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Interior And Exterior Estimating Services

Crafting Excellence for Your Interior and Exterior Spaces

Do you want to provide accurate estimates and win bids for your construction project? Our interior and exterior estimating services are the best option. Our team is highly skilled at delivering accurate estimates for different finishes. It ensures that your project stays on budget and is completed with precision.

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Why Choose Our Estimating Services?

  • Accuracy is key: Our professionalism, experience, and commitment to accuracy set us apart. Outsourcing your estimates to us will allow you to benefit from our experience and reduce in-house costs.
  • Covers a variety of materials: Our comprehensive estimating service covers a variety of materials, from specialized coatings to stucco and plaster. We offer accurate material takeoffs, bid estimates, and other services for flooring, ceilings, drywall, and other finishes.
  • Cost-Effective Solution: We know the financial impact of exterior and interior finishes. We place a high priority on accurate takeoffs to avoid unnecessary costs, saving both time and money.

Interior And Exterior Estimating Services Overview:

  • Material Takeoffs: Our material takeoffs are detailed and cover many finishes. It ensures that you understand the materials needed for your project.
  • Bid Estimates & Reviews: Our team will provide accurate estimates and reviews to help you make informed decisions about your construction projects.
  • Project Lead Generation: Bidding on more projects will increase your efficiency, and you'll get more work. Our estimating service includes project lead generation, giving you more chances to win bids.
  • Subcontractor marketing: We offer support to market your services, foster collaboration, and ensure a smooth construction process.

Our Residential Construction Estimating Services Deliverables:

Residential construction estimates are tailored to the needs of contractors, homeowners, and home builders. We provide all the information you need to bid, purchase, budget, and finance.

  • Digital Takeoff EXCEL Files
  • Material Types and Quantities
  • Material & Labor Costs
  • Colored Marked-Up Plans
  • Complete Takeoff summary containing labor hours and other costs, including permits, taxes, contingencies (overheads), profit percentages, and more.
Get 30% off on your first estimate!

Boost your bids, accuracy and profit margins by outsourcing finish estimating services!

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Why Build an Estimate?

  • Estimates that are detailed and accurate
  • Competitive market rates for cost-effective solutions
  • Estimates are delivered faster and more timely
  • Pay us only when you need our services and reduce your overhead costs
  • Bidding on more projects will increase efficiency and help you get more jobs
  • Consultation on how to submit bids intelligently and win more projects
  • Increase your bid-hit rate and win more bids
  • Chat & Email Support Available 24/7

Save 30% on your first estimate. Outsourcing finish estimating can boost your bids, accuracy, and profit margins!

Expert Flooring Estimating Services:

Build an Estimate specializes in accurate material takeoffs, cost estimates, and flooring contractors, architects, designers, and manufacturers. Our flooring estimating service is tailored to minimize waste while accommodating all patterns, inlays, and design elements.

For Residential Contractors

Residential estimating services can help contractors to win bids through accurate and timely estimates. We will handle your estimates and submit quotes before the deadline. It gives you an advantage.

Our Deliverables Include

  • Digital flooring takeoff file
  • Material spreadsheet
  • Plans with color-coded schemes
  • Seaming diagrams
  • Takeoff summary including total square feet, welding & seaming linear feet, wall base, and stair information.
  • Review of bid documents, addenda, and other information

We Quantify the following trades:

  • Broadloom Carpet
  • Resinous Flooring
  • Stair Tread & Nosing
  • Linoleum
  • Sealed Concrete
  • Rubber Base
  • Terrazzo
  • Laminate Flooring
  • Leather Flooring
  • Dance Flooring
  • Fluid Applied Flooring

Painting & Coating Estimates Made Easy

Our team can provide accurate and efficient estimates for any residential, commercial, or industrial painting project. Our team of experts uses the latest technology to give you precise estimates. It will increase your bid success rate and profits while saving you time to grow your business.

Our Painting Estimates Includes

  • Takeoff EXCEL spreadsheets
  • Material & labor costs per SF
  • Plans with color-coding
  • Work Hours
  • Summary of the bid with inclusions and Exclusions
  • Specialized coating finishes available

Accurate Drywall Estimates

Our company specializes in accurate drywall and interior ceiling estimates. Our estimates help clients to quote competitive prices to suppliers and general contractors.

Expert Ceiling Estimates

We offer ceiling estimation services for acoustical ceilings, specialty ceilings, and luminous ceilings. All types of ceilings are also available for maintenance and restoration.

Plaster & Gypsum Board Estimates

Our detailed estimates include gypsum and plaster projects. It includes furring, lathing, non-load-bearing wall framing, and Portland cement (stucco) plaster. We also offer drywall, Venetian plasters, lime plasters, gypsum boards, and different types of tiles.

Simplify Your Estimation Process & Boost Your ROI!

  • 1Send us your drawing plans:

    You can attach the file to the Contact Us page and complete the form with all the details.
  • 2Request a Quote

    After reviewing your plan documents, you can quickly request a quote. After the invoice is accepted, you can pay it via PayPal, credit card, or debit card.
  • 3Receive Estimate

    A comprehensive estimate will be delivered in Excel or your chosen template. It includes all quantities of materials and labor, along with pricing.

Our Service Areas

Build an Estimate provides interior and exterior estimating services to America and Canada. We have worked in various US markets, including Florida, Massachusetts, Georgia, South Carolina, and more.

Outsourcing finish estimating can boost your bids, accuracy, and profit margins! Contact us today at +1 816 310 0657 or info@buildanestimate.com and get 30% off on your first estimate!

Frequently asked questions


1How much do you charge for estimates of interior and exterior finishes?
Our charges for estimates of interior and exterior finishes vary depending on the scope of the project you are bidding on. On average, we charge $200, but the cost may be as low as $100 for projects requiring only a few hours of work.
2Do you offer any monthly packages for finishing contractors?
Yes, we offer monthly takeoff packages that are cost-effective and can save you the expense of hiring an estimator. These packages can also save you time if you are doing takeoffs yourself. Click here to learn more.
3What types of finishes do you take off for painting contractors?
We take off all quantities of coatings, finishes, DTM, glazed, and specialized coatings by specifying the walls and partition details and descriptions in proper line items.
4What is the typical turnaround time for finishing estimates?
Typically, our turnaround time for finishing estimates is within 24-48 hours.
5How do you establish the price for the finishing takeoff?
We have developed our own pricing database and have established links with suppliers/vendors. We also use RSMeans for up-to-date, zip code-based pricing.

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