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Frequently Asked Questions

At Construct Estimates, we understand that every project is unique, and our pricing is tailored accordingly. To get a personalized quote for your project, simply send your plans to For smaller projects that require a few hours to get estimates, we charge $50. Mid-sized projects fall in the $199 to $500 range, while larger projects are usually $800 or more.

Our pricing comes from the reliable Craftsman National Construction Estimator Database Suite. This database is updated frequently throughout the year, allowing us to stay current with market fluctuations and labor and material costs. By basing our estimates on your project’s zip code, we ensure that your bids are accurate and competitive.

For most projects, our delivery time is between 24 – 28 hours. Occasionally, larger or more complex projects may take 4-5 business days. We always provide you with an estimated timeframe before starting.

While we primarily offer monthly packages, we understand that different clients have unique requirements. So, we are open to creating customized hourly packages to suit your needs. Feel free to share the details of your project, and our experts will propose the most suitable package for you.

For an overview of our standard and customized package options, please visit our Pricing to find the plan that best aligns with your project’s needs and goals.

Yes, we believe in building long-term relationships with our clients and offer monthly estimation packages. This approach is ideal for busy contractors as these packages are designed to save you up to 60% on estimation expenses compared to hiring an in-house estimator. Our rates are designed to be affordable and efficient, allowing you to focus on your projects without worrying about estimating costs. Our commitment to providing value and top-notch service extends throughout our partnership.

Our monthly packages are designed to be flexible and without any binding agreements. We don’t enforce credit card deductions on a monthly basis automatically. You have complete control over the duration and continuation of our services, ensuring that you receive the assistance you need on your terms.

Of course! Visit our featured projects to see real examples of estimates we’ve prepared for our clients. From developers and general contractors to subcontractors, architects, and various types of projects like residential, drywall and framing, painting, and more, you’ll find a diverse range of examples to help you gauge the quality of our work.

To get started with our estimating services, simply upload your plans and project details to our website. Once we review your project, we’ll provide you with a quote and proposed turnaround time. After accepting the quote, we’ll send you an invoice, and upon payment, we’ll commence work on your project.

At Construct Estimates, we are experts in various types of projects, including Commercial, Residential, and Industrial. Our range of estimates covers everything from Remodeling, New Construction, High Rises, Multifamily, and Restaurants, to Mixed-Use Retail and Residential, Warehouses, and more. We provide estimates for General Contractors, Subcontractors, Developers, Architects, Owners, Lenders/Banks, Appraisers, Insurance Companies, and many other stakeholders.

No worries! We understand that plans might not always be available. At Construct Estimates, we can still help you estimate the costs of your project based on the quantities you provide or even rough sketches. Our experienced team will use their expertise to create preliminary estimates to guide you in making informed decisions.

Absolutely! We frequently collaborate with Architects, Developers, and Owners during the early planning and design stages. If you have preliminary drawings, specifications or an idea of what you’d like to build, our team of estimators can provide accurate estimates for construction costs. This way, you can plan your project’s budget and design decisions accordingly.

Sending us your plans is quick and easy. You have several options to choose from:

Email the plans and trades you want to bid to

Or Upload the plans Here.

 Construct Estimates offers comprehensive estimating services, covering all CSI divisions and trades of construction. From Civil, Structural, Drywall, Framing, Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Roofing, Flooring, to Structural & Misc. Steel, Thermal and moisture protection, Fire suppression, Sitework, and Lumber takeoffs, we ensure accurate and detailed estimates for your specific project needs.

To ensure the highest level of accuracy, Construct Estimates utilizes advanced softwares such as PlanSwift, PlanDuct, and Bluebeam for quantifying material takeoffs. These tools, coupled with our estimators’ expertise, allow us to provide precise measurements and quantities for your construction projects, enabling you to craft the most accurate budget.

Absolutely! Our team of estimators, comprising skilled engineers, trade specialists, field superintendents, and project managers, is more than happy to provide valuable consultancy services. We aim to empower our clients with the knowledge and strategies needed to enhance their competitiveness, win more bids, and succeed in the construction industry.

Yes, definitely! Our experienced team of professionals, including architects, developers, and designers, is well-equipped to provide you with expert suggestions and plans for your construction project. Even if you don’t have detailed plans, we can help you visualize and craft a roadmap to turn your dream construction into reality.

At Construct Estimates, we prioritize the protection of your personal and project-related information. Any information you provide, including name, email address, and contact number, is solely used to provide you with the best service and negotiate on our quotes. We do not engage in unsolicited calls or emails and ensure that your data remains confidential and secure.

Absolutely not! Construct Estimates is committed to maintaining the highest ethical standards and safeguarding the privacy of our clients. We do not disclose, share, or have any links with third parties that would require or request our clients’ information. Your information is safe with us, and we strictly adhere to this policy.

At Construct Estimates, we ensure full compliance with privacy laws like the California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA), the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), and the Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography And Marketing (CANSPAM) Act. We have a published privacy policy on our website, ensuring transparency about the data we collect and how it is used. Your privacy is of utmost importance to us, and we respect your rights.

Construct Estimates follows fair information practices that revolve around transparency and ethical handling of your information. We never breach personal, commercial, or bid information between stakeholders, and it is strictly prohibited. You can rest assured that your information remains secure and is used solely for the purpose of providing you with the best customer service.

Getting started with Construct Estimates is simple. Just send us your plans and project details and specifications to Once we receive your submission, our estimators will review the information and provide you with a quote, along with the proposed turnaround time. After accepting the quote, we’ll send you an invoice for payment, and upon payment, we’ll start working on your project and deliver the estimate within the agreed timeframe

The cost of a material takeoff or estimate varies depending on the scope and size of your project. We review the drawings/plans and scope of work before providing a quote. You can upload your plans on our website, and we’ll promptly review and quote you. We believe in negotiable quotes and encourage you to share your plans with us for accurate pricing.

At Construct Estimates, we value our clients’ satisfaction and strive to provide exceptional service. We do not charge for minor revisions or changes in drawings. For significant addendums, we may apply a nominal charge. Additionally, separate charges may apply for filing bids. However, we maintain transparency in our pricing, and you can always discuss any concerns with us

At Construct Estimates, we take pride in our team’s expertise and experience. Our estimators are certified by reputable organizations like the American Association of Cost Engineers (AACE) and the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS). We adhere to international standards and continuously update our knowledge to provide the best estimating services for your project. With Construct Estimates, you can trust that your project is in capable hands.

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