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Building Materials

Do you need building materials quantity surveys performed with speed and accuracy using the latest software? You can rely on Total Takeoffs for the most superior accuracy rates and turn around times in the industry.

Call now for building materials surveys at 813-478-5568
We are the industry leader

Our professional staff provides quality surveys that lumberyards, retailers, home centers and others have come to depend on. Our speed and accuracy enables our customers to provide an accurate and timely list of materials to their contractors for pre-construction bidding, concept quotes and budgetary estimating.

Utilizing state of the art estimating software, we can provide a detailed and accurate list of all construction products that are required for a particular job. We can work from a digital file or paper drawing, whatever you prefer. Our proven and professional system takes the pressure off of you.

You no longer have to tie up valuable time and personnel to do manual takeoffs nor worry about accuracy. Leave the responsibility to us and focus on what you do best - run your business.

We will not leave your customer waiting for a week or more for building materials surveys. We provide a 24 to 36 hour turnaround time. This will reflect positively on you as you work with your customer and also free up time for your sales team. We are at your service.

Best of all, you do not need to spend a great deal of money on software and then training new employees to use it. We can export our work to an Excel spread sheet so you can price it send it to your customer.

The software programs we utilize for building material takeoffs are among the most advanced in the industry, including:

  • Planswift
  • Quest Estimator

We can implement and provide ongoing support to your team. We also use the following software when needed or required:

  • RS Means Cost Works
  • Timberline Estimating
  • Xactimate

When you receive a complete a set of plans from your contractor in digital format or on paper, simply forward them to us along with the appropriate specifications, and we will begin work immediately. Our fast turn around will give you the options of providing your price to the customer immediately or keeping your number off the street until bid time.

We have more than 30 years of experience providing complete building materials surveys for single family residential, multi-family residential, retail, assisted living and the hospitality industry. Our team is specifically trained to provide you with the fastest and most accurate list possible to give you a competitive advantage over your competition consistently. This will impress your customers and lead to more orders in the future.

We are not only masters of material surveys , we are also highly proficient in cost estimating for new construction and remodeling projects, budget estimates and concept quotations. Our extensive list of projects ranges from residential homes to multi-million dollar commercial projects. We provide cost estimating and take offs for developers, builders, contractors, architects, engineers, designers, retail and wholesale distributors.

If you have a project requiring a building materials quantity survey for your lumberyard, retail or wholesale business, do not keep your customer waiting for your salesperson to do a take off and be responsible for its accuracy. Leave the job to us and know it will be completed with speed and accuracy.


» Professional independent construction cost consulting firm specializing in residential, commercial, and civil construction cost estimating. Need a residential construction estimator or commercial construction estimator for a project you are trying to estimate, email your plans for a NTE quote!

» Provide building professionals fast and accurate building cost estimates and material takeoffs.

» Independent Construction Estimator serving Florida builders and contractors, as well as nationwide estimating services, including Canada and the Caribbean

» Receive an accurate construction estimate from a certified freelance construction estimator within 24 hrs.

» Email your plans to lou@totaltakeoffs.com for a NTE Quote!

Total Takeoffs

Phone: (813) 478-5568
Email: lou@totaltakeoffs.com