FAQs

What does KBBConnect cost?

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KBBConnect is a real time online service that you subscribe to on a monthly basis. The minimum contract period is one year. Please contact us on 01344 878110 for the current tariff

What do I need to run KBBConnect?

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Any modern computer with an internet connection will work.

Do I need to install software for KBBConnect?

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No, KBBConnect is an online service, similar to internet banking so there is no need for large software slowing you system down

Will KBBConnect work on Apple Mac computers?

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Yes, KBBConnect is compatible with Apple Mac computers.

I have forgotten my password, how can I retrieve it?

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When on the login screen for KBBConnect, simply click on the Forgot password link and this will automatically send a new password to the registered email address.

Can I import a CAD file into KBBConnect?

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Yes you can.  KBBConnect works seamlessly with leading CAD software to import components – see our Quick Guides section for more information

I want to add some additional users to my KBBConnect account is this possible? 

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Yes, you can create additional users in the Users tab in KBBConnect. Please note that there is a nominal additional charge for each additional user.  You will also need to email the request to eva@smart-systems.co.uk to ensure the new users are activated!

I want to create a quotation for a few items without calling it a Kitchen, Bedroom or Bathroom quotation, can this be done?

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Yes. When you create a new quotation you can select the “Items only” quote button which will allow you to quote without all the specific fields.

I want to add an item to my quote which isn’t in any of my pricelists

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No problem! Simply use the free text item button in the quotation screen which will allow you to create a unique item for your quote.

Why are some suppliers not approving my pricelist requests?

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The majority of suppliers will approve your pricelist requests within 48 hours providing you have an account with them. If they are taking longer than this we recommend you speak directly to your supplier and request they process this for you.

How do I get trained on KBBConnect?

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There are various options for training on KBBConnect from our in house training days and regional seminars to our free online Video tutorials. Please go to the Training page for more information about training services

Can my colleagues use KBBConnect and share data with me?

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Yes, once you register and logon with KBBConnect you will be able to add your colleagues into the user list.

If my computer crashes, will I lose all my data?

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Your data is always saved and continually backed up. There is an additional advantage to you in that you can minimize investment and resource in maintaining an in house data back up.

Will my competitors be able to ‘hack’ my account?

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KBBConnect uses a completely secure system, all data is your own and will not be passed on to third parties etc. The only way your data could be accessed is if you gave away your username and password.

How can I check to see what my overall margins are on my quotation?

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You can keep an eye on your profits and margins in KBBConnect by going to Advanced Tasks and then selecting Price Sums on the left hand menu.

I want to quote a job in two different ranges.  Can this be done without having to overwrite my first quotation?

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In KBBConnect you can simply Clone your original quotation and then change the range and click reprice. This will then price up the quotation in a different range giving you two separate quotations.

It seems that my discounts and margins are not correct – how do I check this?

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Setting your discounts and margins in KBBConnect is vitally important as it ensure you are making the right profits. Click on the terms tab to check the discounts and margins you have set for each of your suppliers and make sure these are correct.

I want to recommend a new feature on KBBConnect, how can I do this?

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We are always looking to develop KBBConnect and welcome any feedback on this, if you have any feature requests or recommendations please feel free to email us.

I am having trouble with something in the system. What can I do?

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Our support team are ready to assist you with any issues between the hours of 8.45am – 5.30pm. Please call our technical support team on 01344 878110 or alternatively email support@smart-systems.co.uk