What is Construction & Quantity Takeoff Services
While providing Construction and Quantity takeoff Services, we start with reading the building drawings/plans and calculate the type and the amount of materials required to build the specific building. The calculation of materials in terms of type and amount is called the quantity takeoffs. These calculations are put in an excel spreadsheet in an organized format and delivered to the client. The preparation and delivery of this spreadsheet is Construction and Quantity Takeoff Service.
Our Process of Construction and Quantity takeoff Services
In addition to Quantity takeoffs, we also provide accurate cost estimation services to our clients. The process is simple. The client sends us the project plans and we provide free consultation as well as a quote to do the project according to the given scope. Once we have an agreement, we charge 50% of the fee initially and start the project. The first step in the process of Construction and Quantity takeoff Services estimating is to go through the project plans thoroughly and check if the concerned estimate is a budget estimate or a design estimate. In the second step, the estimator marks the plans on Bluebeam Revu which is a software used to calculate the quantity takeoffs. The third step is the cost estimation in which we calculate the cost of each corresponding line item using RSMeans. RSMeans is an online platform by which we can get the changing market prices of construction materials. Estimators get the prices of labor and materials along with the productivity of the labor from RSMeans. The detailed construction material take-off services estimate is performed with everything broken down to show each minor detail to the client. The site estimate is performed in the first step covering each and every small detail.
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What We Do for Contractors:
New Construction Takeoff: Bidding Professionals provide widespread quantities take-off and cost estimation services to the clients covering all the trades. All types of commercial, residential, and industrial projects of all sizes and scope are entertained by bidding professionals. We have done projects ranging from a couple of millions to several million dollars.
Renovation Takeoff: We also provide a complete quantity take-off the package to the contractors and owners who are seeking renovation and remodeling takeoffs. The client just has to provide the scope and we’ll prepare a detailed renovation estimate.
Our Experience With Quantity Takeoffs:
Projects of all sizes, from small shops to huge commercial towers are entertained at Bidding Professionals. We have experience working on more than 800 quantity take-off projects with more than 300 satisfied customers. We provide quantity takeoffs to the clients after thoroughly working on the plans using BlueBeam Revu and preparing an estimate on MS Excel.
Bidding accuracy and work productivity can be achieved with precise, organized and timely quantity takeoffs, eventually increasing profit margin. Bidding Professionals helps the clients to submit more bids on time. Our bid format allows the client to add, remove or alter any line items with changing demands.
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Benefits of Working With Us
Softwares We Use
Different softwares are used for different purposes:
Bluebeam Revu and Planswift are used for reading and marking the project plans.
RSMeans is used for cost analysis according to different states.
MS Excel is used to put the quantities and cost in and prepare the final file for the client.