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What is Masonry Estimating Services?

Bidding Professionals LLC provides a complete masonry takeoffs and cost estimation package including all the trades following CSI divisions. CSI Division 04 00 00 Masonry includes a complete set of masonry materials like CMU walls, utility bricks, masonry restoration, etc. Masonry estimate mainly includes masonry material takeoff and pricing. It takes a lot of effort and experience to calculate accurate masonry takeoffs and cost estimation. Our dedicated masonry takeoff estimators make it possible with their hard work and experience-based estimation and provide highly accurate and precise masonry estimates. The following image shows a segment of our masonry takeoffs showing the format we use and our detailed and accurate estimate.

The Range Of Masonry Estimates

With practical knowledge of trained professionals and years of experience, Bidding Professionals is groomed enough to deliver timely and accurate masonry estimating services to a wide range of clients like General Contractors, Masonry Contractors, vendors, home builders, architects etc. We provide an extensive range of masonry estimates like Quantity takeoffs, Design estimates, Budget estimates, Bidding assistance, Restoration estimates and Masonry consulting.

Preparation Of Masonry Estimates

Project Overview

The first step in any type of estimation is a detailed overview of the project and identifying the trades according to the scope of the project.

Importing to Bluebeam

In the second step, the project is imported to Bluebeam Revu which is used to perform marking using flags. Marking is the most important part in any type of material takeoffs. Accurate marking ensures accurate masonry takeoffs.

Identify Masonry Works

In the final step, masonry work has been identified on Bluebeam Revu and marking and flagging is performed which provides an accurate masonry takeoff. The quantities obtained are put in an excel spreadsheet in an organized format for the client to understand and review. Pricing is calculated using RSMeans.

The CSI Division 04 00 00 is about Masonry and includes all the masonry takeoffs from Stone Masonry to CMU Walls.

It has the following sections:

  • Maintenance of Masonry
  • Unit Masonry
  • Stone Assemblies
  • Refractory Masonry
  • Corrosion-Resistant Masonry
  • Manufactured Masonry

Masonry Cost Estimate FAQs

We provide highly accurate and cost-effective masonry estimation services to our clients. Our regular customers can choose from our monthly packages to get huge discounts. The deliverables include the masonry estimate in a spreadsheet and marked-up plans in pdf format.

Bidding Professionals LLC has been assisting GCs and subcontractors all across the nation for the last 8 years. We charge $25-$30 an hour for masonry estimates including a complete package of QTOs and cost estimation. We charge 50% upfront and the remaining 50% after the job is done.

We have occasional promotional offers for our regular clients offering them discounts for their coming projects. Our consistent clients also have the opportunity to utilize our dedicated cost estimator service to get their projects done in time without even paying for every job.

Outsourcing your masonry cost estimates to a well-reputed firm has the following advantages:

  1. Cost efficiency
  2. Accuracy 
  3. The client can focus on other important matters
  4. No management required for estimation

We have been in the estimating industry for the last 8 years and we have worked with more than 30 GCs and around 100 subs. We are working as a complete estimation team for most of our clients. We handle all of their masonry estimating and help them win more bids by preparing accurate and cost-efficient construction estimates. Along with highly optimized cost estimates, we charge a really competitive cost per estimate. It all makes us one of the best estimation companies out there.

We have a well-experienced team of engineers, estimators, and accountants who do the complete analysis of changing market prices and optimize the prices to help contractors win more bids. We have our employees working on-site who get the actual market prices and compare them with RSMeans updated prices to get the best price for the customer according to zip code.

Preparing accurate estimates is a lengthy process and it takes dedication and responsibility to ensure the accuracy of all types of takeoffs. While working in the industry for the last 8 years, we have prepared our own checklist for masonry estimates and we take off each and everything from the list. After the masonry takeoff is complete, our senior masonry estimator reviews the complete job at least two days prior to delivery to the client. If it is approved by the senior estimator then it is delivered to the client otherwise it is sent back to the cost estimation team for a revision. This process helps us to ensure accuracy.

It completely depends on the size and complexity of the job but if the client needs to get a job done within a short deadline, we do that by doing that job on high priority. We engage more masonry estimators to get that job done.

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