The construction industry in California is growing rapidly. Contractors, home builder and developers in California are always looking for ways to manage, build and estimate construction projects more efficiently. QTO Estimating is now offering state of the art construction estimating services in California for local general contractors and builders. We have a team of professional construction estimators with knowledge of California building codes and construction standards. Moreover, our materials and costs database for Californian construction market is a great aid for us. It helps us to prepare accurate cost estimates for residential and commercial projects.
We are offering estimating services to California based entities including;
- General Contractors
- Insurance Companies
California-based Projects Estimated by QTO
We have estimated hundreds of projects for California based contractors, builders and home owners. A few of them include;
1. Single Residence Estimate in Ojai, California
The scope of works included a complete material and cost estimate as per the CSI trades prepared for a contracting firm. It’s a remodeling job in which we estimated demolition, concrete, metal works, lumber framing, insulation, finishes and MEP trades.
2. Lumber Framing Estimate in Lodi, California
We have been working since long time with local framing contractors in Lodi, California. The lumber framing projects included new construction as well as TI projects. The typical scope we estimated included all the wood framing material including wood studs, ceiling joists, headers, roof rafters, blockings, plywood sheathing, siding etc.
3. Drywall Estimating in Redwood City, California
For drywall sub-contractors in California, we prepared detailed drywall estimates. This estimate was prepared for the construction of a leading hotel chain “Holiday Inn” and the building comprised of 5 floors with multiple units on each floor. In the breakdown we provided the number of gypsum board sheets, metal studs lengths and count, top and bottom runners, sealants for drywall, mudding, taping, joint compound quantities and drywall screws.
4. Structural Steel Estimating in Vacaville, CA
A local steel fabricator and erector company in Vacaville, CA hired our services to get a detailed structural steel estimates for a commercial building project. We produced a detailed steel takeoff including girders lengths, steel columns, steel beams, braced frames, steel canopy framing, trash enclosure framing and miscellaneous metals take-off.
5. Commercial Estimating in Roseville, CA
A detailed material take-off with cost estimate was prepared for a multiunit apartment building comprising of dozens of units on each floor. Total 12 buildings were to be constructed in this project including 6 type A and 6 type B apartment buildings. Scope of work comprised of division 1 to division 16 complete estimate as per the CSI trades. Our client was a big general contracting company based in Roseville, California.
6. Electrical Estimating Project in Fresno, CA
For an electrical contractor in California, we prepared a complete estimate that included conduits, conductors, grounding items, breakers, panels, transformers, equipment’s, power devices, light fixtures, and fire alarm systems.
Types of Estimating Services Offered in California
Furthermore, a material wastage percentage like 5% to 10% is taken in addition to the measured quantities. This forms a detailed material take-off list. The material take-off list can be used to get pricing quotes from local material suppliers in California. Furthermore, the same takeoff sheet can be used for ordering materials and managing the inventory during the construction.
The costs of general line items like mobilization, supervision, project controls, permit fees and closeouts etc. are also considered while preparing a detailed budget for construction project. In addition to that, a percentage for contingencies, overheads and profits is also added to ensure your profit from the project.
GET ESTIMATE FOR YOUR PROJECT IN CALIFORNIA
Do you want to know how much it would cost to build a residential or commercial construction project in California? Look no further. We will review your project plans free of cost and give you a quote for estimating the materials and costs for your construction project. The pricing will be based on local market rates as per the ZIP code your project.
How to Pick the Right Estimating Firm in California
We Offer Services in Following Counties of California
QTO Estimating offers construction estimating services throughout the state of California. Some of the major counties in which we offer our services include;
How to Get Started
It is very easy to get started with your first project. Email us the project plans, specifications and any other relevant documents to us along with the scope of works. We will review the project and send you a proposal that will indicates the service charges and the expected turnaround time for the delivery of estimate. After getting go-ahead for the project, we will send you the invoice and assign the project to our estimating team. So, what are you waiting for? Signup now and take benefit from one of its kind construction estimating service in California.