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Piping Fabrication Cost Estimation

How do you calculate man hours for piping? For example, if the project mentioned above contains 4 stress critical lines (you have to calculate critical lines from P&ID) per stress system on an average, then the total number of stress critical lines are 250×4=1000. So total piping man-hours estimated would be approximately 1000 x 12=12000. How […]

Construction Cost Estimating Services – Estimators NYC – Construction Estimating Services

Construction material take-off lists are required for the preparation of detailed cost estimates of construction projects. The estimators use the material quantities, labor hours and unit rates, etc. to prepare a detailed cost estimate. So, an accurate take-off serves as a base for an accurate estimate. What is a construction cost estimate? Construction cost estimating is the process of forecasting the cost of building a physical structure. […]

How many sheets of plywood do I need calculator?

Divide by the total square footage by the square footage of a sheet of plywood to find the number of sheets required to cover the space. A 4×8 sheet of plywood is 32 ft2. For example, if the area to be covered in plywood is 800 ft2 then 25 sheets of plywood will be needed to cover it. Lumber and plywood prices are so high now because of the short-run […]

How do I calculate roof removal?

What is a roof takeoff? A roof takeoff is a report that provides a full list of the materials needed to complete your roofing project. … Roof takeoffs are a necessary requirement to having an organized and successful installation. How do I calculate roof removal? On the roof plan, measure the distance from the line of the ridge to the outside of the fascia, which […]

Is Outsourcing Your Estimating a Good Idea?

How Outsourcing Estimating Actually Saves You Money You might be surprised to hear that hiring a professional estimating service is actually much less expensive than hiring an estimator in-house. Here are the numbers. Let’s say you hire an estimator at $84,648/yr, which is the average salary for estimators in US. $84,648/yr is around $7,054 per month. $7,054/mo is […]

How do I estimate the cost of drywall?

Calculate how many drywall sheets you will need by dividing the total square footage of area by 32 (if you’re using 4-by-8 sheets) or by 48 (if you’re using 4-by-12 sheets). If you want to get the cost, just multiply the total number of sheets by the price per sheet. Remember to add local taxes and delivery charges. On average, it costs between $0.24 […]

Quantity Take-Offs Services | 10+ Years in Industry

We are a team of experienced estimators who specialize in MEP (Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing) estimates and take-off. Mainly we cover all building trades including residential and commercial buildings projects with 99 % accuracy. Our estimates are with detailed line items & we follow all CSI divisions for client’s convenience. Normally our turnarounds are 24 […]

How to Estimate New Home Construction Costs?

Find a Builder professional the easy way. To estimate building costs, calculate the size of your house in square meters and multiply by the estimate provided by your local council. Cost will also depend upon standards chosen. A “project” brick veneer home may be $1000m2 while a “high standard finish” brick veneer house is estimated at $2250m2. To figure […]

Construction Price Estimator Virginia

The Virginia Building Construction Cost Database is a collection of project cost information maintained by the Division of Engineering & Buildings (DEB).  Summary data from the database is provided for reference by state agencies for use when planning capital projects.  Periodic updates of this data will be posted on the DEB website. The posted summaries provide average construction costs for various building types. These average construction […]