Our Trades

Painting Estimating Services

Brushing Perfection into Every Estimate

In commercial painting estimating services, accuracy, and efficiency are the most important qualities. Welcome to Build an Estimate, where we provide the best painting estimating services. We ensure that every stroke of our estimate is based on the highest standards of excellence. Our experienced experts, who have honed their skills through the years, specialize in creating precise and custom estimates for painting projects of all kinds or commercial establishments. Trust your project to us and be assured of reliable and complete estimates.

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Our Clients for Painting Estimates

Through the many years, Build an Estimate has enjoyed serving many clients in painting estimation. Our portfolio covers a variety of clients:

  • General Contractors
  • Painting Contractors
  • Architectural Contractors
  • Industrial Contractors
  • Floor Finishing Contractors
  • Wall Covering Contractors
  • Wall Protection Contractors
  • Panels Contractors
  • Photoluminescent Coatings Contractors
  • Egress Path Markings Contractors
  • Abrasive Blasting Contractors

Painting Estimates Made Easy

Our experienced estimators are proficient in various painting techniques, covering an extensive palette. It includes:

  • Paints
  • Stains
  • Transparent finishes
  • Faux finishes
  • Gilding
  • Metallic finishes
  • Patinas and chrome finishes
  • Multicolor interior finishes
  • Textured finishes
  • High-performance coatings
  • Special coatings

Whether your project is a large or small estimate, our expert estimators, outfitted with the efficacy that is PlanSwift software, can effortlessly guide you through your estimation procedure. Our estimates for painting cover the widest range of projects, from commercial to residential and industrial ventures.

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Residential Painting Estimates

Our expertise extends to estimating a range of residential structures, such as:

  • Homes
  • Apartments
  • Studio Flats
  • Mixed-Use Facilities
  • Condominiums
  • Home Additions
  • Mansions
  • Home Improvements
  • Custom Homes

Commercial Painting Estimating

In the business world, we estimate our costs are geared to various structures like:

  • Arenas
  • Schools
  • Hospitals
  • Shopping Malls
  • Airports
  • Offices
  • Hotels
  • Restaurants
  • Exhibition Buildings
  • Warehouses
  • Fire Stations

Industrial Painting Estimates

We specialize in delivering precise estimates for various industries, including:

  • Petrochemical
  • Mining and Metals
  • Marine
  • Drilling
  • Oil & Gas
  • Pharmaceutical Plants

Our experienced estimators carefully examine every estimate to ensure its accuracy and high quality. Fast and accurate estimates enable our clients to get tenders for projects confidently.

Estimating Services

Our extensive range of estimation services include:

  • Bid Estimates
  • Budget Estimates
  • Change Order Estimates
  • Project Lead Generation
  • Vendor Quotations
  • Design Estimates
  • Design Estimates

Painting Estimating Services

With many years of experience and expertise, we specialize in offering precise estimates for painting Estimation Solutions to various contractors, including General Contractors, Painting Contractors, Architectural Contractors, and Industrial Contractors. Our highly-qualified estimators from respected organizations like AACE and AIQS provide accurate and accurate estimations for division 9 trades.

Our experienced estimators can quantify the range of services we offer to satisfy your painting requirements. Our services include:

  • Anti-graffiti Coatings
  • Non-sacrificial and Sacrificial Coatings
  • Shop Applied Coatings
  • Protective Coating Systems
  • Zinc/Epoxy/Urethane Systems
  • Epoxy Wall Coatings
  • Environmentally Friendly Coatings
  • Concrete Floor Sealing
  • Faux Finishing
  • Gilding
  • Wood Finishes
  • Multicolor Interior Finishing
  • Textured Finishing
  • Fire Retardant Coating
  • Elastomeric Coatings
  • Concrete, Stucco, and Masonry Coatings
  • Wall Elastomeric Coatings
  • Mould Retarding Coating
  • Architectural Coatings
  • Textured Elastomeric Coatings
  • Intumescent Coatings

Our Deliverables

For Division 9 trade, our deliverables include:

  • Spreadsheets for painting takeoffs
  • Cost breakdown of the materials, labor, and equipment
  • Man-hour estimation
  • Newly marked-up drawing plan plans
  • A summary of the takeoff, including the total cost for the materials, labor equipment, overhead profits, etc.
  • An exhaustive review of exclusions as well as inclusions

Our Efficient Painting Estimating Process

At the beginning of the painting estimation procedure, we examine the uploaded plans to determine the nature of the project. Using digital tools such as PlanSwift, Blue Beam, Accubid and others. Our experts guarantee exact takeoff measurements. Estimates are delivered in user-friendly formats and Excel Spreadsheets.

This Painting Estimating Spreadsheet contains amounts of paint, precise specifications for paints, and staining. It also uses Construction Cost Databases and RSMeans to provide extensive updates and pricing based on zip codes.

Important factors carefully thought through during the calculation are:

  • Man Hours
  • Skilled and unskilled labor costs
  • Costs for equipment and materials
  • Compaction, excavation, leveling transport, and other costs
  • Additional expenses like storage, painting tests and spillage, and logistics

In the end, our estimators can conduct an in-depth review of estimates to ensure they meet the client's requirements.

How To Begin Your Journey With Us!

Bid More, Make More!

  • 1st StepSubmit Your Drawing Plans

    Before you begin your journey, send your drawings together with your specifics. You can expect a quote that includes the amount of your invoice, the timing of turnaround, and the delivery date within a few days of submission. We accept plans in many formats, such as Schematic, Bid set, Design Development, and Construction documents or conceptual drawings. They are available via Dropbox or portal links on our Contact Us page.
  • 2nd StepRequest A Quote

    After reviewing your plans, we'll quickly send you a price. Take the quote and pay us using debit, credit card, or PayPal. Our team will start working on your project.
  • 3rd StepReceive Estimate

    You can expect to receive a complete estimate, including all material and labor costs, along with price details. The estimate includes estimates and Takeoff Sheets in EXCEL format, either using our template or our client's, depending on the need.
Frequently asked questions


1What are the things we can measure in painting estimates?
We offer precise estimates for a wide range of paint projects. Our experience spans architectural, textured elastomeric intumescent wood finishes, anti-graffiti coatings, and more. We guarantee accurate and precise quantification tailored to every project's specific requirements.
2How long will it take to provide an estimate on painting?
Our dedication to efficiency ensures that our painting Estimates are completed within an estimated time of 24-48 hours. We know the importance of prompt and accurate estimates to plan your project.
3How much do we charge for Painting takeoffs and how does it save estimating expenses?
Our pricing structure was designed to be affordable and clear. The estimates typically begin at around $200, based on the scope and complexity of your project. We also offer the painting contractors a substantial 60 discount on takeoff packages. It is not just a way to ensure affordability but also drastically reduce estimation costs, resulting in significant savings for our customers.
4How can we ensure precision when it comes to Painting estimates?
The accuracy of our estimates is an essential element of our services. Our estimation method is meticulous and includes a thorough review of your project, considering elements like the materials used, the labor involved, and the project scope. With our highly experienced team and the most advanced tools, we guarantee an extremely high level of precision in each estimate. Our commitment to accuracy is further emphasized by our constant efforts to improve and refine our estimation methods, thereby providing our customers with reliable and reliable estimates for painting projects.

Estimate Examples

  • The wood finishes are for the Texas Rangers Sports Complex/Stadium in Arlington, Texas (Division 9 bid estimate)
  • Faux Finishing for PWC Tower Residential apartmaents in Park District, Dallas, Texas (Painting bid estimate)
  • Gilding to Tropical Smoothie Cafe in Chicago, Illinois (Preliminary estimate)
  • Textured Finalization on Trenton High School Cafeteria in Frisco, Texas (Painting document estimate)

Our Portfolio

With Build An Estimate, Our extensive Painting Estimating Services provide throughout North America, covering states like Arizona, Georgia, New York, Illinois, North Carolina, Minnesota, Colorado, Indiana, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, New Hampshire, Virginia, Wyoming, Delaware, Nevada, Arkansas, Tennessee, Ohio, Wisconsin, Hawaii, Vermont, Michigan, Texas, South Carolina, California, Oklahoma, Maryland and Alabama. Furthermore, our services extend across the Caribbean, Africa, and Australia. We will elevate your painting estimates into an art style.

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