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Can I do a takeoff in cubic feet (cf) or cubic yards (cy)?
Can I do a takeoff in cubic feet (cf) or cubic yards (cy)?

This article explains how to do cubic feet and cubic yards measurements in Buildxact.

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Written by Dan C
Updated over a week ago

How to do a takeoff in cubic feet

When it comes to measuring volume for various tasks like excavation, concrete work, landscaping, and more, cubic feet (CF) is a commonly used unit.

In Buildxact, you can easily incorporate CF into your measurements by following a few simple steps.

To begin, ensure that you set the Unit of Measurement (UOM) as CF. Once you have selected CF as your preferred unit, proceed by clicking the takeoff button to initiate the volume measurement process.

For a full demonstration of this procedure, see the video below:

How to do a takeoff in cubic yards

Cubic yards is also one of the options on the dropdown menu of possible measurements (UOM) you can use for your takeoffs.

The following short video takes you through the steps to complete your takeoff using cubic yards.

We are here to assist you every step of the way. If you have any questions or require further assistance, simply click on the "Need Help" button within Buildxact.

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