Construction Estimating FAQ's
Do you have a question regarding our Construction Estimating? Take a look at some of our most frequently asked questions below. However if you have a question that isn't answered below, or you want to find out more, please contact us on 07912 120 052 , or fill out the enquiry form below.
What is Construction Estimating?
Estimating is the process undertaken to produce a figure for how much a project will cost to complete. This includes taking off operations, cost modelling, producing a B of Q and investigating material ad sub-contractor prices.
What is Construction Tendering?
Tendering is the process undertaken to appoint a contractor or service provider to complete the physical works, or provide a critical service for the completion of the project. This process involves sending out all the relevant documents and drawings to nominated or interested parties, these will then return a tender bid detailing amongst other things the costs and time period they estimate the works or services will take. These bids can then be compared or negotiated with a view to appointing one of the parties to undertake the works. The information complied during the tendering process will then become part of the contract documentation between the appointed party and the client.
Do you price work on behalf of builders/ contractors?
Yes, we price works from drawings and or specifications with profit and overheads to suit builder requirements.
Do you provide architects and clients with budget estimates?
Yes, we can provide budget estimates prior to full design works please call for a discussion.
What is a Bill of Quantities?
This is a document prepared by Quantity Surveyors using information prepared by the Architect/ whole design team. In basic terms each and every aspect of the project is measured using a standard method of measurement and scheduled out to produce separate bills and these form the completed document. This document is then used to obtain an overall price for the scheme.