Drywall estimator in New York, NY


Takeoff and estimating software for drywall contractors – Square Takeoff

We understand the owners requirements and specifications – our focus on detail will ensure that your projects are completed on time and within budget. We bring deep, functional expertise, but are known for our ability to deliver results to clients. We have a methodology to complete our quantity take-off projects on time. We blend the perfect mix of human capital and technology to effect an affordable outsourced estimating delivery model. Get to know more about us.

Drywall Estimating Services

Our cost estimates and detailed reports are customized according to the client’s specific requirements, but commonly contain the following:

  • Complete takeoff spreadsheets
  • Labor, materials & equipment pricing
  • Labor hours
  • Color-coded drawing plans
  • Bid Summary comprising total material. labor & equipment costs, profit percentage, overheads, permits, taxes, and various other costs.
  • Complete review of inclusions and exclusions

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The Drywall Estimating Services we offer:

The drywall estimating services we offer are made to suit the needs of clients ranging from commercial projects to multi-residential projects. The drywall estimates we offer include but are not limited to

Estimating the number of drywall boards needed.
Estimating the number of joint compounds needed.
Drywall miscellaneous and additional estimates.
Estimating the number of drywall tapes and insulators needed.
Estimating the number of screws and corned beads needed.
Drywall hanging estimates.
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Estimate Drywall Tape – Drywall installation

Using the total number of drywall sheets needed, multiply by the perimeter of each sheet to determine the linear feet of joint tape for the drywall. The perimeter of a 4-by-8 sheet is 16 feet; the perimeter of a 4-by-12 sheet is 20 feet. For example, if you need 55 4-by-8 sheets, the total tape needed is:

55 x 16 = 800 feet

Most rolls of tape contain 500 feet, so divide your total by 500 to determine how many rolls tape you will need. Once that you know how many rolls of drywall tape is required, multiply by the cost per roll.


You’re going to need more than an online drywall takeoff calculator or spreadsheet to compile a detailed and accurate estimate of your project. Our experienced team will look at every aspect of your project and come up with a detailed partition wall estimate including Sheetrock for your next residential contract or commercial building project.

There are a variety of different factors that we consider when we prepare your material takeoff list. We’ll look at the cost of drywall materials, fixtures, and transportation costs. We also take into consideration the costs of permits, fees, taxes, and planning applications. There are a lot of hidden costs associated with the partition walls that you need to consider whenever you’re preparing an estimate.

Another important component that we consider whenever we prepare your drywall takeoff and estimation is how much labor will be required to complete the drywall installation process. We’ll look at how much skilled and unskilled labor you’ll require, the project management costs, and foreperson requirements.

Labor requirements are a large part of any estimate. If you have your dedicated labor source, we can work with your rates, or we can help prepare the average costs of local labor wherever the project is located. We can also use rates from your wholesale drywall material providers or sourced from local suppliers.

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OUR PRICING – How to Estimate Drywall

We aim to offer you competitive market rates to help increase your chances of winning construction bids.

ACCURACY:- How to Estimate Drywall

Accuracy is essential for you to reach your project goals. We guarantee precise estimates by utilizing the latest zip code-based material and labor costs from RSMeans and our cost database.


We are the most efficient estimating service, providing estimates within 24-48 hours. However, turnaround time may vary based on project scope, excluding complex industrial projects.


We offer reasonable rates below market value thanks to our large estimation staff. Pricing is based on the project scope and includes unlimited amendments and reviews. Our quotes are 80% acceptable to clients, and negotiations are encouraged to close deals. To get a clearer idea of pricing specific to your project needs, simply upload your plans.


For startup contractors and trade-specific companies (MEP, civil, finishes, drywall, lumber, insulation, etc.), Real Estimate Service provides a dedicated construction estimator working in office with 24/7 customer support.


We offer a dedicated construction estimator who works only for you, with customized services, including the use of your own CSI and material codes. We provide detailed takeoffs, marked-up plans, and estimates with as-built conditions in mind. Our pricing is based on RSMeans zip codes for labor and materials, and we offer 24/7 customer support via email and live chat, even on weekends.


We prioritize the privacy of your financial information by using Electronic Online Payments. Once we receive your plans and project specifications, we send a quote that includes an Electronic Invoice and delivery date. If you accept the quote, you can easily pay via credit card or PayPal through your mobile phone, or desktop.


Our estimated turnaround time is normally 2 to 3 business days, depending on the project scope and complexity. We prioritize the privacy of your financial information with Electronic Online Payments, allowing for easy payment via credit card or PayPal. We do not offer refunds after delivery of the estimate but can provide a Non-Disclosure Agreement if requested. Our estimates serve as guidelines, not final pricing, and we use RSMeans for zip code-based material and labor pricing, though fluctuations may occur. We are always available for review, and adjustments, and to answer any questions.