Category: Estimator’s Tools

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Quantity Takeoff Paper / Measurement Sheets for Building Contractors and Project Engineers.

Quantity Takeoff Paper / Measurement Sheets for Building Contractors and Project Engineers. The general measurement sheet used by building contractors and project engineers is quite different from the standard dimension paper used by quantity surveyors. You can obtain this paper at a few selected stores that are still supplying it. The takeoff sheet is available …

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Single-Leaved Standard Dimension Paper / Quantity Takeoff Sheet for Building Estimating

The Single-Leaved Standard Dimension Paper / Quantity Takeoff Sheet for Building Estimating The single-leaved standard dimension paper is an alternative that you can use in place of the double-leaved takeoff paper. Available at a few stores and suppliers of stationery, this paper is offered in A4 size, and you can choose between feint and no-feint …

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Two-Leaved Standard Dimension Paper / Quantity Takeoff Sheet for Construction Estimating

The Two Leaved Standard Dimension Paper / Quantity Takeoff Sheet for Construction Estimating The two-leaved standard dimension paper is a common quantity takeoff sheet used by professional quantity surveyors and consultancies. It is available in stores and stationers as an A4 size sheet, with or without feint ruled lines. The advantage of at two-leaved takeoff …

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3 Types of Dimension Paper / Takeoff Sheets Used by Quantity Surveyors, Building Estimators and Engineers.

3 Types of Dimension Paper / Takeoff Sheets Used by Quantity Surveyors, Building Estimators and Engineers. A dimension paper also known as a takeoff sheet or measurement sheet is used to enter measurements taken off from an architectural drawing or building plan. The traditional quantity takeoff sheet in the form of A4 paper is widely …

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5 Best Distance Measuring Wheels for Site Surveyors and Estimators

5 Best Distance Measuring Wheels for Site Surveyors and Estimators A distance measuring wheel is a convenient tool for measuring long distances on site. This tool consists of a wheel, pole (steering or handle), kickstand and the meter (measuring dial). There are various types of measuring wheels, some with collapsible wheels which can be reduced …

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5 Best Construction Calculators for Estimators, Contractors and Architects

5 Best Construction Calculators for Estimators, Contractors and Architects A construction calculator is a handy tool that you would need if you are dealing with mathematical problems on site or in your office. This tool will be useful for estimators, quantity surveyors, architects, contractors and various trades such as carpentry, metalwork and plumbing. Estimators – …

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Top 10 Distance Laser Measuring Tools for Construction Estimators and Quantity Surveyors

The Top 10 Distance Laser Measuring Tools for Construction Estimators, Land and Quantity Surveyors   A distance laser measure also known as a range finder is a modern tool used by construction estimators and quantity surveyors to measure distance. The device can also measure area and volume, including Pythagorean triangles. If you are still using …

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BIM vs. Bills of Quantities. Will 3D Model Takeoff Software Eliminate The Need for Quantity Surveyors and Estimators in Construction Projects?

BIM stands for Building Information Modelling. There are many perspectives in which people view BIM. It is essential to know that BIM evolved as an architectural design process based on digital 3D Modelling, but instead of the Architect being the only one involved in the design process, it is now inclusive of other parties involved …

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Office Tools and Furniture for a Construction Cost Estimator / Quantity Surveyor

A Construction Cost Estimator is a qualified professional who spends time in the office working on papers as well as in the field, taking site measurements at each stage of a construction project. So basically, an estimator needs two types of tools – office tools and site tools. Office tools allow the consulting estimator to …

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