Masonry Take off

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Masonry Take off

Masonry takeoff is the practice of estimating and quantifying the materials required for construction of a masonry project – typically blocks, bricks mortar and any additional components needed in its completion. Here is an outline how we perform masonry takeoff:

  1. Review the plans: Locate accurate architectural and structural drawings of your construction. They will give essential insight into dimensions, elevations and types of masonry units as well as any specifications necessary.
  2. Identify materials needed: Drawings based on plans, it’s possible to identify all of the necessary masonry components (bricks ,blocks, stones and bricks) along with their size colors textures as well as find out which type of mortar would best serve their construction project.
  3. Quantities calculation: Calculate the dimensions of columns, walls and other masonry features from their drawings. Calculate each piece’s area to calculate how many masonry units will be required.
  4. Calculating wastage: We are aware of waste and cutting loss from cutting. In general, include an amount of material for handling and cutting that accounts for waste in handling and cutting processes.
  5. Calculate mortar requirement: Calculate how much mortar will be necessary based on the illustrations provided for you and its type. Its amount depends upon various factors like joint width and the kind of masonry units being employed in their construction.
  6. Include additional materials: We make sure to include any necessary items, like reinforcement bars (if required) and ties as well as flashing, also other equipment you might require, like flashing may need.
  7. Price Materials: Obtaining the pricing of the masonry units, equipment, mortar and other items from local suppliers and vendors depending on your area.
  8. Calculate the cost: Multiply the quantities with their unit price so we get the total material cost for the project that will be required to complete the project.
  9. Labor Cost: Calculating the labor cost by evaluating the number of hours used to perform this work, this can be done on hourly basis and also per sq ft, pricing varies for skilled and unskilled workers.
  10. Account for Overheads and Contingencies: Consider adding a percentage for overhead costs and contingencies to cover unforeseen expenses.
  11. Final step: Compile all the calculations and estimates into a comprehensive document or spreadsheet to present to stakeholders, clients, or construction teams.

 

How to get started?

Visit the Get Quote page on website, upload the drawings/plans of your project, set the deadline and our team will assist you with your work.

 

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