Estimating

7 Free Construction Estimating Templates – Excel & Google Sheets

Construction estimating templates help you complete your work efficiently and quickly, but you need to spend time creating a template for your projects. If you are looking for pre-made construction estimating templates, you can find hundreds of Google sheets and Excel sheets on the web. In this post, we’ve collected seven free construction estimating templates …

Calculation of Cement and Sand Quantity for Plastering

How Much Cement, Sand And Water Is Required For 12mm Thick Plastering? Plastering is done on the walls to remove surface imperfections, maintain line level and alignment. In addition to that it also acts as a protective surface for external walls. Cement plaster, Gypsum plaster and Lime plaster are the commonly used plastering materials for …

Construction Cost Estimating Free Software for Windows

e-STM8 Construction estimating software can help you gain a competitive advantage by facilitating your preparation of detailed, profitable bids while managing job costs and subcontractor bids. e-STM8 offers basic and advanced estimating features which allow the accurate construction of an estimate. The software enables you to set your default labor rates, plant rental cost and …

How to Calculate Steel Quantity for Slab, Footing and Column?

Estimation of steel reinforcement quantity for concrete slab, footing and column, beams etc. is crucial for the cost evaluation for the construction. Design drawings are used as a base for computing rebar quantity in different structural elements. This article presents steel quantity computation process for slabs, columns, and footings. Calculate Steel Quantity for Slab Obtain …

Brick Calculator for Masonry Construction Works

The instructions on how to use the brick calc are simple to follow. The first step to decide on the number of bricks you will use up is to consider what surface you want to cover with them. In order to do it by yourself you have to calculate: The area that a single brick …

How to Calculate materials Quantity for Plastering Work

In this tutorial, we will analyse how much materials such as cement and sand are needed for plastering work. Take a look at step-by-step guidelines on how to calculate the cement sand quantity for plastering. Mortar ratio = 1:6 where 1 is cement and 6 part is sand. Plaster thickness = 12 mm = 0.012 m Cement …

Center Line Method of Building Quantities and Estimation

There are three different methods of estimation such as Centerline method, Long and short wall method and Crossing method. In this article, I will discuss center line method briefly for the estimation of materials. What is Center Line Method? In this method of estimation, the total center line length of walls in a building is first calculated, then the …

How To Calculate Water Quantity in Rectangular Tank

In this post, we will explain here how to work out the size and capacity of a water tank with a rectangular or square shape. Use following formula to find out volume of the tank. Volume of tank = Length x Breadth x Height You can find out quantity of water in 1 cuft in …