NEW build cost calculators available on

8th September 2017

We’ve just opened the doors to Dublin’s premier event for self-builders and home improvers, Selfbuild Live in Citywest.

To mark the occasion we’re launching a range of build cost calculators powered by online budgeting tool ProntoCalc.

The Build Cost Calculator gives you a rough idea of how much your project will cost, contractor-led. It’s free, quick and easy.

The Build Cost Manager meanwhile provides a more detailed cost breakdown with a bill of quantities. The online software can also double up as a project management tool.

You can avail of the Build Cost Manager for FREE for two months or, if you subscribe to Selfbuild magazine, the free trial can be extended another six months, giving you eight months of unrestricted access.

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To learn more about budgeting for your self-build, come along to Selfbuild Live Dublin. There’s still time to register for tickets, so head on over at the weekend:

Selfbuild Live is the ultimate showcase for people who are building, extending, improving or simply decorating their home. Selfbuild Live Dublin, 14th-16th September 2018 takes place in the Citywest Convention Centre.

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Written by Astrid Madsen

Astrid Madsen is the editor of SelfBuild & Improve Your Home magazine. She previously held the same role in an Irish trade publication, before that she worked at the National Standards Authority of Ireland. She graduated with a BA in Urban Studies from Columbia University in New York and holds an MBA from the Instituto de Estudios Bursatiles in Madrid. France of origin, she now lives in Portarlington, County Laois, where she's taken on the task of renovating a listed building! Email

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