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    Painting and Wallpapering Rates
    Calculator Software.

    Developed by our own painting estimators. Quick Paint Rate gives you the power to quickly and easily calculate painting/wallpapering rates for all types of painting and decorating works to your own labour rates and material prices.

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    Painting Estimating Services for
    Commercial Painting Contractors

    Experienced painting estimators, providing a complete, cost effective estimating service for painting contractors.

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    Health and Safety for Painting Contractors

    Providing help with CHAS, Constructionline, EXOR, SMAS etc. applications as well as Health and Safety Policies, Risk Assessment, Method Statements PLUS our health and safety advisor retainer schemes.

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    Estimating Training for Painting Contractors

    Tendering and estimating training courses delivered by experienced commercial painting estimators. Learn how to price all types and sizes of commercial painting projects from drawings, how to calculate painting rates and much more…..

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    Measure quantities from electronic drawings
    directly in your Microsoft Excel Workbook.

    Our electronic drawing "take off" software is essential for Quantity Surveyors, Estimators, Principal Contractors and Trade Sub-Contractors who want to significantly speed up the "take off" process. Measure quantities, quickly and accurately, from electronic drawing files such as PDF, DWG, DWF, TIF, and many more.

Quick Paint Rate

Painting rates calculator software. Calculate painting rates for ceilings/bulkheads, walls, woodwork/trim, metalwork etc. For use when pricing bills of quantities or painting projects based on your own measure.

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Estimating Services

Painting and Decorating Quantity Surveyors. We measure and cost all types and sizes of commercial painting project as well as carrying out on-site re-measures and valuations.

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Health & Safety Advisors

Providing health and safety advice for Painting Contractors. Help with CHAS, Constructionline, EXOR, Alcumus, SMAS etc. applications as well as Health and Safety Policies, Risk Assessment, Method Statements (RAMS) etc.

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Estimating Training Courses

Providing specialist tendering and estimating training courses for Painting and Decorating Contractors: Learn how to measure and price medium to very large size painting contracts.

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Digital Drawing Takeoff Software

Electronic drawing takeoff software. An Excel add-in giving you the power to takeoff your electronic drawings directly within any Microsoft Excel workbook including your own Excel spreadsheet templates.

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Latest Blog Posts

Painting Contractors Should Invest In Estimating Training and Estimating Software

1st APR 2019

It's very simple:  If you want to expand your business, you need to know all about measuring painting works from drawings and how to calculate all-in painting rates.

Without these skills, you will always be held back, relying on either pricing by guesstimating the number of days or a Principal Contractor Q.S. produced bill of quantities.

The problem with guesstimating is that the larger, more complex the project, the more likely it is that you will get t

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How to price painting to doors?

29th MAR 2019

For commercial painters, painting to doors is priced by measuring 'flat', each side of the door that is to be painted.  So if you have a door 900mm x 2000mm and you are painting both sides, the measure will be:  2 x(0.9m x 2m)=3.8m2

Irrespective of whether the door is flush, panelled or glazed, they are all measured flat in m2.

Of course you separate your measures according to the door type, so flush doors are measured separately to panelled or glaz

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Painting Contractors Beware! All-Risk Contracts: Should come with a Government health warning

26th MAR 2019

All-risk contracts basically get the painting contractors to sign up to do as many 'redecs' as the Principal Contractor decides.  This is normally determined by how 'incompetent' the site management team are (So as you can imagine, it usually involves a lot of work)!

The sole reason this type of contract exists is that Principal Contractors cannot manage site works.  Consequently, they are 'hit' with 'variations' or 'dayworks' to cover re-decs due to 'damage by other trad

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