Over the years, Chief Architect has changed the way many designers and contractors operate their businesses. At ChiefExperts.com, my mission has been to help people understand exactly how this software can be used to their benefit and make them more profitable. How It All Began So, how did ChiefExperts.com get started? In 1993, I was […]
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I often get asked which Chief Architect program is better for drawing plans: Home Designer Pro 2015 or the more expensive X6 Premier? Here’s my take on both. Home Pro vs Chief Architect Premier For users on a tight budget, Home Pro is an excellent choice for getting started in 2D and 3D CAD. But beware… […]
2012 has been a fantastic year for me to take my Chief Architect and design abilities to new levels. I’ve had the privilege of working along side of Michael Elzufon with Real Development Corp. and have been involved in the conceptual design and creation of some fantastic projects. I’ve learned more than I ever imagined possible about the […]
Chief Architect is a world class design tool that will help you save time and make more money. Discover just how powerful you can become with the Chief Architect Training DVDs from ChiefExperts.com (more…)
Discover Business Success Tips From a Seasoned Contractor In a recent visit to Wadsworth Ohio, Dan Baumann with ChiefExperts.com had a chance to do an interview with Tim Englert. We did this interview for fun and considering that neither of us knows much about cameras, it turned out ok. Tim Englert shares some of the things […]
BeamChek is the quick, accurate and easy to use structural design software for residential architects, professional home designers, engineers, and design/build contractors. Calculate beams, joists, and rafters with confidence and speed. The BeamChek database includes steel, wood, timber, glu-lams, and structural composite lumber. Advanced Wood Beam Analysis Size beams, rafters, floor joists, hips and valleys Enter […]
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Learn 7 popular Keystrokes that will save you time when you’re working on a plan in Chief Architect.
In Chief Architect you can import a photo, scale it to full size and using Chiefs build in measuring tools you can find out the dimensions of a building.
In this video you’ll discover how easy it is to import a blueprint of a plan and trace over it. This will save you a lot of time.