A recent survey revealed that as many as 80% of contractors who generate estimates and bids on computers are using their trusty spreadsheets instead of dedicated estimating software. One of the greatest pitfalls of spreadsheet-based estimating is having items "fall off the pad" — that is, forgetting to include items or even entire categories of work. An incomplete bid might win you the work, but before you can say "change order," your wallet will be taking the hit. To keep spreadsheet estimates on track, Quick Bid 2000 provides a comprehensive "checklist" of items across every phase of residential construction, and adds some basic reporting and construction documentation features as well. If you're a spreadsheet estimator who has been meaning