If you are an Owner, Architect, Engineer, or Government contractor, you know that with the constant flow of construction materials and methods, it can be quite the challenge to find the time to appraise all the many different cost possibilities when estimating a job.
Total Takeoffs understands that it is crucial for you to effectively track labor and material cost changes so that you have the most accurate and up-to-date information, this is why we utilize RSMeans Costworks.
We are experts in using this annual subscription database. With access to over 85,000 construction line items, we are able to provide you with the most reliable pre-construction cost information.
How Does RSMeans Work?:
RSMeans is used for pricing and estimating job order contracts and task orders issued by government agencies. As you are going through your process, the software will remind you of items that may have been overlooked during your initial design.
With its extensive database, RSMeans allows you to construct your estimates more accurately by accounting for raw materials, labor, and overhead costs that are specific to any type of project or location prior to construction beginning.
At Total Takeoffs, we understand that for those who are new to the bidding process it can be confusing and even overwhelming, and while we are the experts in utilizing RSMeans, we can also help train your in-house estimators on how to properly use the software so that they are more comfortable and more confident navigating around the software and using the variety of reporting tools available.
RSMeans has the most extensive databases available for cost estimating. It can provide the cost of every unit of material that can and will be used on a project, allowing for every stage of the project to be accounted for.
The software also calculates costs per square foot by the specifice project location. This is imperative to arriving at a proper estimate as cost can greatly vary based on the area’s cost of materials and labor rates.
When it comes to cost estimates, there is none better than RSMeans for providing the most comprehensive data available for materials and labor costs.
Call us today to find out more information on how Total Takeoffs is utilizing this software to take your construction company to the next level with efficient estimating capabilities and faster turnaround times for you as well as your clients.
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