Blueprint Reading

Understanding Project Manuals

Understanding Project Manuals

  What to look for? Understanding Project Manuals, or “Spec Books”, is another skill that is critical. Along with blueprints, they enable us to assemble an accurate bid. These documents are typically provided by the customer, on most larger projects. Usually you will be provided with an FTP site link where you can download the “Plans and Specs”. Once you have […]

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How to do Takeoffs from job sites and plans

How to do Takeoffs from job sites and plans

How to do Takeoffs from job sites and plans How to do Takeoffs from job sites and plans is a very valuable part of my book Paint Contracting and Estimating. Typically, doing takeoffs at a job site will be for a Repaint project, an Addition or a Tenant Improvement (T.I.) This term is used to describe […]

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