Quantity take offs: We prepare a spreadsheet for you with all the take-off numbers, Square Footage, Cubic Yardage and Linear Footage for your job. You will have all these raw numbers to work your prices out.
Labor and material estimates: We prepare a detailed estimate with unit prices of materials and cost of labor based on our experience and published & updated cost data. We can also provide only a spreadsheet in excel format and you will fill it in with your prices.
Bill of Materials (BOM): We prepare a list of the materials needed for any portion of the job or a list for the materials for the whole job; we arrange the materials by material type or in any way you need it to make it easier ordering materials.
Preliminary budget cost report: Using either your costs or our experience and published & updated cost data, we input the information and provide you with a full preliminary total report for budget estimating purposes. You can use this report as a rough guide for giving a ballpark price or for comparison purposes.
Submittal package preparation: We prepare a full package for submittal. We cover all the aspects of your full bid and prepare it in a professional format for you to present it to your clients. Also if you need it we can do the presentation for you.
Other Important Things to Keep in Mind
OUR PRICES: The cost of our estimating services is determined by the type & size of the project. For that reason, it is vital that we get a copy of your plans and specifications via “PDF or a link”. Once we receive a copy of your plans, we will examine it and give you a quote along with the estimated time frame on how long it will take to complete.
HIRING US: You should receive our quote "via email" after we finish reviewing your plans. If approved, we'll email you a "Pro-Forma Invoice" that would require your signature.
PAYMENT: We'll email you a link where you canpay anddownloadyour take-off and/or estimate.
GUARANTEE: Since we're not a bonding company, we do not offer any guarantee. But we do promise to do our job as best as we can.
YOUR SUBS & VENDORS: If you would like to use prices or proposals from your subcontractors and/or vendors for materials & equipment; please forward them to us and we will incorporate them in our estimate.
LABOR & MATERIALS PRICING: Please bear in mind that we use a software to generate estimates. Clients must always confirm pricing for all items since we are using “Craftsman & RSMeans Database Standards”.
REVISING THE ESTIMATE: Any inquiries or questions for clarity should be addressed in writing via "e-mail" immediately. Once you receive the estimate we will be more than happy to make changes or add things; feedback is always welcome.
We do: Any Take-off, Bill of Materials or a Full Job Estimate. We adhere to your contracting needs.