How do Metropix orders work?

Are you looking to find out more about how we can convert your floorplan sketches into floorplans using Metropix?

What is Metropix?

We're assuming if you're here reading this you know what it is. But if you don't, pop over for a read of our blog: An estate agents guide to Metropix.

Can you create my floorplans in Metropix?

Yes we can! And it’s really easy to set up in your account...

  1. Login to your Elements account.
  2. Click the 'gear icon' (top right).
  3. Go to Floorplan Sketch Conversion settings.
  4. In 'How should we produce your floorplans?' select 'Metropix'.
  5. Click 'Save changes'.

I work with several agents, can you create Metropix floorplans for them via my account?

If you're supplying your floorplan services to several agents and some of them want their floorplans done in Metropix, then here's how you set things up...

  1. Login to your Elements account.
  2. Click the 'gear icon' (top right).
  3. Go to My clients.
  4. Find your client and click the 'gear icon' to change their settings.
  5. Go to Floorplan Sketch Conversion.
  6. In 'How should we produce their floorplans?' select 'Metropix'.
  7. Click 'Save client'.

To learn more, please see How do I place orders for my clients?

Whose Metropix account do you use? Mine or yours?

Both options are possible but as default we use our Metropix account. Here's how you can change it to yours...

  1. Follow the steps above to get to the Floorplan settings for you or your client.
  2. Under 'Whose Metropix account should we use?' select 'Use my Metropix account'.
  3. Click 'Save changes' or 'Save client'.

Can I still customise my floorplans?

If we're using our Metropix account, the default settings are used with no scope for customisation apart from the choice of black and white or colour plans.

If we're using your Metropix account, then you can set things up in any way you like.

What are the default Metropix settings?

  • Room names, measurements and floor areas are shown
  • Layout of floors is – Best fit, aligned at the top
  • Disclaimer style – Minimal and positioned automatically
  • Measurements show in Imperial then Metric with larger dimensions first
  • Arrows not show
  • Window style is plain box with light line opening style
  • External wall thickness 50% thicker than internal walls
  • Default colour scheme (if you want colour floorplans)
  • No watermark (logo) shown

Will you send me the Metropix reference number and URL link?

You bet! Once we’ve completed your floorplan, we’ll send you three things...

  • a high resolution JPG
  • a URL link to the Metropix file
  • a Metropix reference number to copy and paste into your agency software

The URL link and reference number can be found in the file called Metropix.txt. You can copy and paste these into your agency software to link 'pull' the floorplan into your online listing.

Is there an additional cost?

It depends on who's Metropix account we use. If you use our account then yes.

Elements Metropix account Your (or your client's) Metropix account
Additional £2.00 per order No additional charge

Learn more about pricing.

What are the turnaround times?

Please see this article on our turnaround times.

Can you produce 3D Metropix floorplans?

No, we can only produce 2D floorplans.

Ready to place a Metropix order?

Great! Let's get you set up...

  1. Login to your Elements account.
  2. Update your settings (or your client's settings) as shown earlier.
  3. Place a New order.

Any other questions?

Something else we've missed? Get in touch to find out more :)

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