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Blueprint Estimating Services

Elevate Your Project with Precision

Build an Estimate offers accurate and efficient blueprint estimating services for construction projects. Our expert estimators analyze your blueprints, ensuring precise and unbiased estimations. Use our blueprint estimates as valuable third-party insights to compare contractors and uncover hidden differences. Investing in our blueprint takeoff services is a smart choice for your construction project.

Why settle for general estimations when you can rely on specialized and certified blueprint estimating services from Build an Estimate? With years of experience serving general contracting corporations, contractors, home builders, and real estate developers, we strive to provide thorough and precise blueprint estimates to aid you in bidding. Our team of specialized blueprint estimators is certified by reputable organizations such as AACE, ASPE, and AIQS for reliable blueprint takeoff services.

Why You Should Get Blueprint Takeoff Services?

  • Save on expensive blueprint estimation software and professional staff.
  • Avoid the costs of hiring a full-time blueprint estimator.
  • Increase your bid volume and win more projects.
  • Enhance estimating efficiency and profit potential.
  • Uncover hidden differences between estimates.

Bonus Points of Our Blueprint Estimating Services

  • Highly accurate estimates with a bid-winning ratio of over 92%.
  • Swift turnaround time of 24 to 48 hours.
  • Save 60% compared to in-house estimators with our monthly subscription.
  • Affordable blueprint takeoff services.
  • Estimators follow standards set by AACE, ASPE, AIQS.
  • 24/7 customer support for your convenience.

Our Blueprint Estimation Method

Our blueprint estimation process begins with a thorough study of the client's uploaded blueprints. We perform an on-screen takeoff using digital software like Bluebeam and OST, entering all provided details to generate an accurate and cost-effective estimation. In case of missing details, our experienced estimators make informed assumptions based on their expertise. The lead estimator conducts a final check to ensure the estimation meets your requirements.

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Upload Plan

What To Do Next

  • 1Submit Your Drawing Plans

    Attach the file to the contact us page and send us complete details by filling out the form. We accept PDF format and your plans can be Bid set, Schematic, Design Development, Construction document, or conceptual drawings. It can be a Dropbox link or portal link, etc.

    Upload Plan
  • 2Get a Quote

    After reviewing the plan documents, you will quickly get the quote. Once accepted, you can pay the invoice via credit card, debit card, or PayPal, and our team will start working on your project.
  • 3Receive Estimate

    You will receive an estimate that will contain all the material & labor quantities with pricing. We deliver the estimate and takeoff sheet in EXCEL or in our template or in the client's template, as per demand.
Frequently asked questions


1What is required in the blueprint?
We need elevation drawings, basement/foundation plan, cross-section drawings, roof plan, plot plan, floor plan, footings and bearing walls plan, and a comprehensive electrical layout.
2How long does it take to deliver a blueprint estimate?
Our typical turnaround time is 24 to 48 hours, although it may vary for special cases.
3What are the charges for blueprint takeoff services?
We offer affordable pricing, with an average cost of $150 for a blueprint estimate. The price may vary based on the project scope.
4How can sub-contractors save on estimating expenses?
Sub-contractors, contractors, and developers can save up to 60% on estimating expenses by subscribing to our monthly plan instead of hiring an in-house estimator.
5How do we ensure the accuracy of blueprint estimates?
Our skilled estimators utilize advanced software like OST and Bluebeam, along with the expertise of our certified engineers. Their experience and attention to detail result in precise blueprint takeoff estimations.
6What format are the deliverables in for blueprint estimating services?
We provide deliverables in PDF and Excel formats, and we can accommodate other client-specific formats as well.

Where We Provide Blueprint Estimating Services?

Build an Estimate has been providing blueprint estimating services for over 15 years across United States of America and Canada. In the US, we serve all states and adhere to respective business rules and regulations. Our services are available in Florida, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Georgia, Massachusetts, South Carolina, Illinois, Texas, Arizona, Indiana, North Carolina, Wyoming, Kentucky, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Alabama, Missouri, Washington, Connecticut, Minnesota, Colorado, Virginia, Hawaii, Michigan, Ohio, Alaska, Oregon, Tennessee, Wisconsin, Vermont, Montana, Arkansas, California, Delaware, Idaho, Iowa, Nebraska, New Hampshire, Nevada, Utah, and Mississippi.

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