General Estimate

General Estimating Sample

Here are some examples of projects we’ve done with previous clients.

GC Commercial Estimate

Music City
Place Louverture

GC Resdential Estimate

5101 California Ave
Richardson Residence

General Takeoff(Estimating)

CSIestimation provides you with a general estimate for your project. This may feature any residential or commercial project of your desire. Cost estimation is such an essential phase of any project planning. If you gloss over it or work it out unprofessionally you may become susceptible to run into problems later. This is where general estimation services come in.

We work with the 16 Divisions of Construction according to the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI)’s MasterFormat, which is the most popular method to describe construction specifications and write information regarding commercial and residential building projects. We provide professional general estimating services based on expertise, data collection, knowledge of the industry combined with proficient use of the latest technology.

We are skilled in and use softwares Bluebeam and Planswift for perfect estimation. Furthermore, we aim to help you out by focusing on achieving precision, accuracy, efficiency, affordability, and finally, the satisfaction of our clients. You can completely rely upon accurate and concise general estimates for your upcoming project.

 Range Of Contractors

Owing to our professionalism, expertise, and experience, we have been known to serve a wide variety of clients. Our clients include:

  • General contractors
  • Mechanical contractors
  • Builders and Construction companies
  • Fireproofing contractors
  • Manufacturers
  • Roofing contractors

Services We Provide

General Estimating services are provided for projects ranging from residential to commercial or industrial.

Reasons To Work With Us

We are a highly committed and intensely focused group and we strive to produce the best results. Our estimates will be precise and helpful. Outsourcing any general estimate project to our professional team will make your project planning and later execution efficient and risk-free.

We provide our services at affordable rates, and we save you much cost and time that you could waste in learning and using sophisticated estimation software or by hiring private experts.

Our reports are detailed, transparent while being easy-to-understand and client-focused. We have maintained a good track record and our clients have shown their trust in our work.

What Do We Deliver To You?

A comprehensive general estimate along with a well-written performance of work is provided to you that includes:

  • An Excel spreadsheet for digital takeoff.
  • List of materials according to type, quantity, and pricing.
  • The summary reports include labor rates, overhead costs, taxes, permits, service estimates, profit percentages, vendor charges, and other miscellaneous charges.
  • A thorough evaluation of the bid proposal was performed to determine what was included and what was not included.
  • A report on total labor hours and labor units will also be provided to you.

The Process We Follow

As a client, your initial role is to upload your plan to determine the main scope of the work whatever your general estimate project is about or lands in the CSI division. Then following a review of the client’s general estimate project details and specifications, our experts conduct takeoffs with digital software, such as PlanSwift and Blue Beam.

Additionally, estimates can be delivered in Excel spreadsheet format or according to customer preference. There will be a description for each line item in the Estimating Spreadsheet explaining the quantity, pricing, and specifications of the material.

The specified things like man-hours, labor, material, and equipment costs include the use of RSMeans and the construction cost database. It greatly helps in updating and pricing based on zip code.

The material pricing with require quantity, storage costs, trial-based things, and logistics are also included among the varied costs.

As part of the quality control process, our lead estimator also conducts a final quality assurance review of the project deliverables. This way, the entire process goes smoothly, and we can help you with any general estimating services if needed.