Bidding Professionals provides quantity takeoffs and cost estimates to General & Sub contractors under following CSI trades:
Residential Construction Estimating Services
Believe in us for quick and accurate residential construction estimating
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Trades We Cover
Residential estimation is a process of calculating the cost of residential construction. It comes under construction estimating services that help contractors determine the actual cost of residential construction for their clients.
Our team of residential construction cost estimators have more than 7 years of experience in all types of residential cost estimates and we are helping our clients to win more bids with our accurate estimates. We offer residential construction estimating services for:
Complete and Comprehensive Residential Estimating
As a contractor, Bidding Professionals has got a bird’s-eye view of every aspect of residential estimating.
We provide quantity takeoffs and cost estimation services for all types of residential projects, from small single-family residences to multi-storey residential buildings.
Our professional residential cost estimators have the expertise to provide complete and comprehensive residential estimating of all kinds of new construction, renovation, and remodelling projects irrespective of the location of the project. We have the expertise to provide the most accurate residential construction cost estimates to general contractors and subcontractors.
Accurate Calculation of Residential Construction Cost
Residential estimating is the major factor in residential construction costs calculation which determines the accuracy and credibility of the cost estimate and helps the client to win more profitable jobs.
This process of residential cost estimating is the most important and time-consuming task. Bidding Professionals is determined to calculate the accurate residential construction cost to bring the accurate unit cost to the clients, keeping all the calculations confidential.
The first step in this calculation is to get the labor and material prices from RSMeans. RSMeans is an online platform to get updated labor and material prices as well as labor productivity according to the zip code. In the next step, our team of site engineers get the real-time productivity of the labor and actual market prices. In the end, we calculate the final prices by combining the values obtained in the first two steps and making a more accurate unit cost for each and every line item.
Residential Construction Estimating Deliverables
Our residential construction estimates format is well-organized, easy to understand and accurate enough to boost your chances of winning the project. Our deliverables in residential construction estimating include a spreadsheet with the following:
Specifications of Residential Construction Estimating
The residential construction cost completely depends on the scope of the project and the requirements of the client but we try our best to provide an estimate with the mentioned scope broken out into minor details while following Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) divisions.
- General Conditions (permits, taxes, logistics, storage, etc.)
- Sitework (site preparation, excavation, backfilling, formwork, landscaping)
- Concrete (foundation, driveway, sidewalk, paving)
- Masonry (walls and piers)
- Wood/Plastic Composites (carpentry & millwork)
- Thermal & Moisture Protection (Insulation of roof and walls)
- Openings (Doors & Windows)
- Metals (Structural steel, Misc. Metals, Decking)
- Interior/Exterior Finishes (drywall. plastering, painting, flooring, tiling, roofing, wall and pier finishes)
- Furnishings (Countertops, Cabinets, etc.)
- MEP (Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing)
What We Do For Residential Architects And Residential Designers
Our dedicated residential construction cost estimators have the expertise to work on schematic, conceptual, design development and final construction documents to design estimates for architects and designers with accuracy. In these types of estimates, the residential construction cost estimator have to make some assumptions to meet the requirement of the project and make it more close to accuracy. An accurate design estimate can help the client to design the feasibility of the project and get an idea of the prices beforehand. The client has to pay less once he/she gets the detailed project plans.
Why Choose Bidding Professionals For Residential Construction Costs Estimates
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Who is Bidding Professionals?
Local pricing and accuracy of on-field labor productivity are imperative to win more projects so we help our clients prepare entire bids based on the zip codes and crew sizes.
Most contractors are so occupied with their on-field tasks that they don’t have enough time to do the estimating. Most of the Contractors find time to do the estimation on nights and weekends since they are preoccupied with other tasks like attending important meetings, dealing with vendors and suppliers, internal team management, and day-to-day other business activities.
It shouldn’t go like that!
How Bidding Professionals Helps Our Clients Win More Projects
“I need accurate estimates”
-Every Contractor in the USA
We Have A Proficient Team Of Civil Engineers Capable Of Delivering 50 Projects Every Week. We Can Deliver Residential Estimating Within 2 Working Days By Engaging More Estimators On High-Priority Projects. Our Experts Guarantee 100% Factual Construction Estimating and Takeoffs. Moreover, We Use RSMeans For Location-Based Pricing To Get The Best Rates According To Zip Codes.
We optimize the pricing according to zip codes by incorporating RSMeans pricing with real-time labor productivity to maximize the contractor’s profit. We use RSMeans for local prices but improvise the prices with a calculated factor of labor productivity. We carry out cost estimates according to the price of materials and resources in your local area.
“It’s difficult to find time to do projects’ estimations”
-Nightmare of Every Contractor
Every contractor is fed up working late nights and on weekends due to the lack of time. They don’t find time for their multiple projects’ estimations. This is why Bidding Professionals is here to help. We’ve worked with over 500 contractors nationwide helping them find bid opportunities and submitting bids on time.
100% Accuracy Guaranteed
Our Proven Strategies that makes us apart from the market
We have largest client retention rate due to our remarkable bid win ratios in major trades:
- Steel = 55%
- Sitework = 72%
- Drywall = 87%
- Concrete = 45%
- Other Trades = 30%
Most of the time, subcontractors have to meet short deadlines submitting bids to the General Contractors. We, as an estimating team, try to make sure that our clients do not miss a single bid opportunity and our team of experienced estimators make it possible by:
- Working overtime
- Working on the weekends
- Engaging more estimators on a single estimating job
- All this without compromising the quality of work through detailed critical evaluation of the estimate
Our proven strategies enable us to achieve these results. Visual representation of our hierarchical project reviewal.
Residential Construction Cost Estimator FAQs
Yes, we proudly present samples of our previous residential building cost estimate to our clients. A general estimate, as well as a relevant estimate, is shared with the client to let him understand the format we use and to give an idea about how detailed our cost estimates are.
Turnaround time completely depends on the size and complexity of the project but we can meet short deadlines by engaging more residential building cost estimators to a single project. It will increase the cost but the project will be done precisely and on time.
Our charges depend on the size and complexity of the project plans. Roughly speaking, we charge $20-30 an hour. Most of the time, we are giving discounts to our new as well as the regular customers.
We receive payments via an invoicing system integrated with Bank of America. We also receive direct bank transfer and support payment platforms like skrill, wise etc
To build a house from scratch, we need a thorough examination of each and everything from soil report to labor productivity to better understand the cost. In the home building cost estimation of a new house, we need to cover all the divisions to get a detailed estimate and an accurate cost.
Our deliverables include an editable excel sheet which contains the complete materials takeoff mentioned in the scope of the project along with the pricing. Moreover, marked up plans will also be shared in pdf format for the client to review the job.
Yes, we do provide addenda updates after the delivery of the project. Some are free of cost and if there are major changes in the addenda then we charge a small amount for this.
We have signed NDA (Non-disclosure Agreement) with a few clients. Whether or not NDA is signed, we keep the files and information of the client completely confidential.
We need the project plans as well as the scope on which we have to do the takeoff and we are ready. There may be a few RFIs during the project so we need immediate answers to our queries to avoid any delays.
Yes, we do provide monthly/yearly subscription depending on the volume of the work. We also provide a dedicated residential construction cost estimator on hourly rate to do a single client’s project only.