Construction Takeoff & Outsource Estimating​

Takeoff Estimating Services

International Estimating LLC offers construction takeoff services, material estimate & cost estimating services to the contractors. We make sure all our estimates are detailed, well-referenced & 100% accurate. Our expert team of Construction Estimators & Material takeoff specialists has a vast portfolio that revolves around professional construction takeoff services and construction estimates for both commercial and residential projects. That is the only reason many top contractors choose us for takeoff; we are a New York-based company and provide outsource estimating services in the USA.

The company deals with all kinds of materials and cost estimates for residential and commercial construction projects. Moreover, the latest Software like Plan swift helps our estimators prepare the most accurate and fast estimates for any project. Our services are for everyone who is looking for material quantities or cost estimation services of construction projects. Whether it’s new construction or renovation of an existing building or site, we can do the estimates hassle-free & provide you a detailed excel spreadsheet that can help you tendering, ordering materials, and cost management of the project.

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Construction Takeoff Services

Many contractors lose their money on an average of more than $250,000 per month because they don’t bid due to a lack of construction takeoff estimating services resources and time. International Estimating is here to provide estimates for contractors to bid more and save their estimating expenses through our expert estimating services. We assist busy contractors with a diverse range of estimating, takeoff services and paving their way toward winning jobs successfully.
Our cost estimating service consists of the primary four phases: a preliminary, conceptual, schematic, and accurate estimation. So, pick your phone and ring now to get unbeatable estimating services; we are always ready to serve you.

Outsource Estimating Services

Accuracy is the primary challenge while estimating the quantity of material. Outsourcing your estimating can help you either way if you are preparing estimates on your own or if you have an in-house dedicated construction estimator to do the job.
Performing an accurate takeoff requires software proficiency and a keen eye for detail. Contractors involved in smaller businesses usually perform material takeoff on their own, which is time-consuming, frustrating, and accuracy gets compromised. Thus, due to workload, they tend to bypass and lose bids. Make sure to outsource your estimating needs to our company that complies with the standards.

Takeoff Estimation Services For Construction Projects

Construction takeoff estimation services are used for almost every dimension of construction, from simple to complex projects. Take-off estimating, often known as material take-off, is an essential aspect of construction calculation. A material take-off includes projected counts of material supplies, material costs, labor expenses, and equipment by detailed pricing, as well as a project completion date estimate based on delivery timings and building hours. A builder begins the construction take-off process by examining the building site and the blueprints. They will evaluate elevations, drainage difficulties, and natural risks during the take-off. This data is then used to estimate expenses by measuring and counting materials and deciding on equipment and contractors. Construction Estimating is a New York-based company that provides services all over the USA. We provide you with hassle-free services for our clients.

Bid Accurate Proposals

Construction take-offs are used in the bidding process to provide the accurate cost that may be used. However, the takeoff estimating stage is time consuming and is a crucial aspect of every project. The profitability after completion will be determined by the accuracy of the construction cost estimation during the take off.

Materials List Accuracy

Construction takeoffs estimate the raw materials or prefabricated products that must be ordered and give assurance that the material list is complete and commodities are correctly cost. Estimators and builders utilize digital take-off software to generate price estimates and correctly calculate material prices. This is especially right for large projects.  

Accounting For Contractors

Many projects necessitate the use of specialist installations. An estimator or builder uses the building material take-off procedure to assess whether a general contractor or many subcontractors are necessary and may be added to the project proposal. We ensure you get the best proposal for the construction project.  

Difference Between Takeoff And Estimating

When you start working in the construction sector, you’ll want to understand the difference between a take-off and an estimate. Take-off is the total amount of materials required for a task. That’s all! Take-offs do not include any material expenses or other charges that an estimate will have An estimate, on the other hand, expands on the take-off. Estimates apply expenses to all items identified by the take-off and include any additional expenditures the contractor will experience. These extra costs include travel expenses, taxes, adding a waste factor, labor expenses, and any other fees you’ll cost while working on the project. To make the work easier, many contractors employ building cost-estimating software.

Why There Is A Need For Construction Takeoff Estimating Services

On consulting with the outsource take-off estimation, it doesn’t mean that you have to hire a completely new team. It will help save time and money and help you estimate the construction. There are some benefits to considering why an estimating company is worth it.  
  • Estimate the actual cost of the project
    An estimating outsourced is also worth it because you already know the construction cost. This helps you in having complete planning of where to start. There is no waste of money as well as no waste of material. An excellent estimating outsourcing company will always tell you about the proper expenditure that will cost. If the team makes any changes, for example, labor, material, or created by the team, you always have the correct update. Estimators can also draw on prior experience and expertise when generating estimates, making them even more reliable. As a result, you won’t be unaware of modifications that might imperil your budget.
  • Effectively plan
    The most important reason you should have an estimating company is that you can plan accordingly. This will help you create an accurate plan for your construction according to your budget level and provide you best outsource estimating services. When you hire the estimator, they will prepare all the estimating documents for you, i.e., construction blueprints, architectural reports, and other technical documents. You can base your budget on the estimated design they provide. You won’t have to worry about the budget if something in design needs to change.
  • An outsourcing company is more accurate.
    As we have discussed above, a plan and design are prepared according to the constructor’s need, which, prepared according to the constructor’s need, saves your time and allows you to concentrate on other tasks. Construction estimating requires extensive knowledge and experience in the field, which most contractors lack or do not want to devote their time to. An outsourced contractor or estimator has a staff of experts in this industry, allowing them to give clients high-quality estimates.
  • Fast turnaround time
    Construction estimating take-off services make it easy for the constructor to reduce the turnaround time. And work can be done according to the estimating plan. When you hire someone to carry out the estimation services for you, they have all the necessary resources to complete it swiftly. That implies a shorter turnaround time, which means your job will be completed sooner and more effectively.

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FAQ’s – International Estimating

We provide material takeoffs in an excel spreadsheet/ colored PDF. It includes a list of all material quantities/activities required for the project. All the items are listed division-wise and refer to the drawing from which the quantity is measured.

Yes, we can generate trade-specific material takeoffs. Sub-contractors and material suppliers can get quantity estimates for their specific trades like Lumber only, drywall, flooring only takeoffs, etc.

We use plan swift , Blue Beam, Açu Bid, McCormick, ConEst, EBM for doing take-offs. The choice of software depends on project needs and client comfort with a certain software for doing take-offs.

Head to our contact page and fill out the form or send your documents through to to get a free no-obligation quote for services.

We will provide pricing and labor hour calculations and all pricing that we receive from your suppliers. We will also provide a tender submission document tailored to your business, including all clarifications, inclusions, and exclusions associated with the project. All you need to do is conduct your due diligence, adjust your hourly rate and margins, and send it to your client.

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