Technology, in general, has changed the way we live and work today, and nowhere is that more obvious than in the construction industry. CAD Services can be a real boon to any project, be it architectural, engineering or building, but some people still don’t really understand the benefits of CAD. In this article, we will discuss some of the benefits in more detail.

Draw to Scale

Using CAD in a building project allows our designers to draw all elements of the building to scale, and also to change this drawing easily. It should be obvious to everyone that the more to-scale and accurate the drawing is the better!  If you are completing a manual 2D drawing, then you need to work out your scale before you start, and stick to it whereas CAD allows you to be a little bit more flexible throughout the project and change the scale with relative ease.

Easy to Edit

As we have covered slightly in the paragraph above, making changes to your design along the way can be more efficient when using CAD technology. Making changes to a manual design can be quite a time-consuming process, and it can be tempting to just not make the changes due to the hassle! With the use of a CAD programme though, changes can be made quickly and easily every step of the way, meaning that the product is always the best it can be.

More Accuracy

With the use of CAD software, every single measurement can be adjusted right down to the smallest of details meaning the highest quality of work can be achieved in the shortest amount of time. Unfortunately, it is often the case that even the most skilled hand drafting technician is unable to achieve the level of accuracy that a CAD technician can.

Easily Duplicate Designs

If there are certain areas of a building that are the same throughout the design, then the CAD programme will allow the technician to easily and quickly replicate them. On the other hand, doing this manually is going to take some time which can be a real drain on resources.

Easy to Share

Construction projects are often large-scale projects with lots of different people involved. Using a CAD system means that all of the information about the project can be collated in one place, and shared with everyone easily.  Gone are the days of filing cabinets stuffed full of drawings, now you can just log onto the system, search for the file you need and open it quickly.

More Productive

What all of this adds up to is that the use of CAD services will make your entire team more productive. Using a CAD system can save you a lot of time and money, as you can test things along the way and modify them easily before they become big issues.

If you’re interested in finding out more about how our CAD services could benefit your next construction project, then please give us a call today. You can call us today on 0161 427 0348 or email us at We’ll be happy to help.