BUILDING MATERIAL JOBSITE DELIVERY ESTIMATING AND TAKEOFF GUIDE
guide consists of the following and much more...
SYSTEM DELIVERY MATERIAL COMPONENTS LISTED IN
ORDER OF USE.
MOST COMMONLY USED MATERIAL TYPES & SIZES.
ESTIMATING METHODS & FORMULAS WITH
DEFINITIONS & WASTE FACTORS.
ILLUSTRATIONS OF STEP BY STEP RESIDENTIAL
WASTE FACTORED JOBSITE DELIVERY FORMULAS.
TAKEOFF DIMENSIONS FROM PLANS, USING COLOR
CODED ILLUSTRATION BLUEPRINTS.
BY STEP INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING VARIOUS PLAN
FORMS & WORKSHEETS FOR ALL RESIDENTIAL
This must have
guide shows user how to convert takeoff dimensions
from blueprints, to a detailed itemized quantity
takeoff list in waste factored delivery order
quantities. Covers all lumber and building
material items that require estimating formulas,
math calculations, and math conversions. Methods
and formulas used has been field tested, and
adjusted for accuracy, from actual job-site deliveries that the supplier has to make, saving
the builder, and supplier valuable time and human resources. Lists sub system material components
and definitions (floor, wall, roof, etc.) in order
of use as the home is being constructed, with a
listing of the most commonly used material types
and material sizes. Put yourself on the job
site as the home is being built with step by step photos and
The guide consists of 100, 8-1/2" X 11"
pages, as well as over 100 illustrations, photos,
and charts. Book has a color-coded set of working
drawings provided. Includes step by step
instructions to easily read blueprints, and where
to locate linear feet and square footages required. Then you enter
the takeoff dimensions to
various plan type worksheets. Worksheets for all
residential home plan types are included with the
estimating and takeoff guide.
Takeoff guide comes in an online version (Adobe
Acrobat .pdf) in which you can download, print and
view from personal computer or you may mail order
it in a spiral bound printed version.
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TAKEOFF GUIDE - SPIRAL
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same day. Please allow us time for
snail-mail. :) The Printed Guide is
now available for immediate shipment. The Printed
version has a color-coded foundation, floor, and
elevation plan of working drawings. Includes step
by step instructions to easily read blueprints,
and to find dimensions required for estimating
methods and formulas. Worksheets for all
home plan types are included with the Estimating
and Takeoff Guide. Coil bound to stay flat when
using, and easier to make copies of various plan
type worksheets when needed. Available exclusively
online from Esti-Mate, Inc.
AND WRITTEN BY V.W. MCLAURIN, SR., WITH 40 YEARS
EXPERIENCE AS A RESIDENTIAL CONTRACTOR FIELD SALES
REPRESENTATIVE AND LICENSED GENERAL CONTRACTOR.
THIS MANUAL IS DEDICATED TO MY FAMILY, AND IN
LOVING MEMORY OF MY SON ROBERT MARK MCLAURIN. WHO
AFTER TWO BRAIN SURGERIES, SIX WEEKS OF RADIATION
TREATMENTS, AND NUMEROUS MONTHS OF CHEMOTHERAPY
TREATMENT, WROTE THESE QUOTES ON MY BUSINESS CARD,
THAT I CARRY WITH ME EVERYDAY. I HOPE IT TOUCHES
YOUR LIFE AS IT HAS MINE.
YOU DON'T WANT TO DO FIRST."
"WHAT YOU THINK ABOUT BRING ABOUT."
"ALWAYS HAVE A GOAL."
" IT'S NOT WHAT HAPPENS TO YOU BUT HOW YOU