Lumber Takeoff

Lumber Takeoff
If you are a lumber contractor, framer, or vendor seeking for reliable and detailed lumber takeoff and estimate, we are here to help!

World estimating is providing wood plastic composites estimating services. Let us estimate your next and every framing lumber takeoff. It could be your framing takeoff or carpentry countertops to be quantified. World Estimating helps Framers, rough carpentry, trim, and millwork contractors in their busy schedules and alleviate their pressure by minimizing their cost and workload with our experienced lumber estimators and framing material estimator. Each estimate is proofread and reviewed through cold eyes on a line-item basis.

World estimating is the culmination of many years of experience in the construction estimation industry while featuring expertise in thorough and precise estimates and material takeoffs for all CSI divisions for residential, commercial, and civil projects. We offer our clients a timesaving and cost-saving model by blending our knowledge gained from experience and the latest Software to serve them in the best way possible. Our company provides all wood & plastic composites estimating services including lumber takeoff.

We are a call away. Don’t miss the opportunity to avail 30% off for lumber takeoff of your plans.

Call us: 347 480-1903

Just upload plans in the below link, we will review and send a quote in next 5 minutes:

Who are our clients and how we serve them?

Lumber vendors, suppliers, and retailers reach out to us for the accurate lumber estimate of wood log quantities that help them in getting orders from their millwork contractors. Our highly precise takeoffs help their salesperson to advise the right material quantity to their customers, which results in increased sales and long term business relations.

Woodwork Contractors, framers, builders, and carpenters are also among our regular clients when it comes to affordable lumber estimates. Our estimates that include all the details like timber or lumber, labor, manhours, transportation cost, insurance, permits, etc have not only helped them in winning the bids but also getting good markups.

Our Portfolio in Lumber takeoff

We have successfully served in rough cabinetry, millwork, lumber and timber, framing, countertops, veneers, paneling, laminates, decking, sheathing, and sub fascia for various residential, commercial, and retail projects.

Some of our regular clients are:

  • 84 Lumbers

  • Weyerhaeuser Co.

  • Georgia-Pacific LLC

  • Sierra Pacific Industries

  • LMA Group

  • Commercial Millworks Inc

  • Horizon Construction Services

Dedicated Lumber Estimator to Serve You!

Construction project estimators in our office have diverse experience working with all contractors in the US. Our team of construction cost estimator will ensure each project be met with strict policies and guidelines of the American Association of Cost Engineers. American Society of Professional Engineers (ASPE), and the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS). Our Lumber estimator will figure each and every wood sill, structural and non-structural lumber and fascia in your plans and will takeoff and describe them in detail. our wood plastic composites estimating services are reliable and accurate.

How we Quantify Materials for Lumber Takeoff?

We deliver the takeoffs to our clients in EXCEL sheets with proper reference of drawings number and details. Our takeoff includes the breakdown of all the quantities, labor, and manhours required to complete the woodwork structure.

While performing lumber takeoff, the following factors are taken into consideration:

  • In-depth review of drawing plans and specifications provided by the client.
  • Estimation of the number of wooden posts, with different types and sizes.
  • Estimation of the number of structural lumber components including framing panels, plates, wall studs, corner studs, ladder studs, etc.
  • Estimation of the number of insulation and sheathings.
  • Estimation of the number of window/door casings including headers, cripples, and trimmers.
  • Estimation of the number of joists, rafters, and trusses.
  • Estimation of labor (skilled and unskilled), and manhours needed to complete the project.
  • Estimation of various other costs like transportation, insurance, permits, taxes, etc.
  • Estimation of wastage. We perform a precise lumber cut schedule to ensure the usage of maximum wooden posts to avoid wastage by cutting lengths.

Software we use

  • Bluebeam

  • Trimble

  • Planswift

  • IMHS Mark Systems

  • ProEst

  • RS Means Cost Works

  • Bid Point XL

  • Quest Estimating

Why Outsourcing Your Lumber Takeoff is the Right Strategy?

The right lumber estimate and quantity takeoff require an in-depth knowledge of millwork construction techniques, wall arrangements, lumber qualities, structural connections, labor costs, manhours, transportation costs, etc.

Performing takeoff and estimation by you can be very time consuming and frustrating. By hiring an estimating company like ours, you can save a lot of time that can be utilized in other activities like biding on more projects, developing business strategies, etc. By outsourcing your millwork estimates you are relieved from hiring and training professional staff which also bears huge costs. You also save the expense of costly estimating software.

Professional estimation companies have expert estimators to perform highly accurate and timely takeoffs, By getting services from them, your chance of getting the jobs increases, and it also contributes towards long term relations with your general contractor.

By outsourcing to us, you get a detailed and accurate estimate containing detailed material takeoff with each line item description that contribute towards bidding and winning more projects. We deliver lumber estimates within the quick turnaround time of 24 to 48 hours. We have connections with local vendors and a huge database of location-based pricing.

Benefits of Outsourcing Your Next Lumber Takeoff to us!

  • We have a proven track record of delivering highly accurate estimates.
  • We offer the fastest turnaround time (24 to 48 hours)
  • Our dedicated Lumber estimator is well versed with all the woodwork takeoffs
  • We offer cost-effective and comprehensive estimates (200$ on average, which can be less or more depending on the scope of work).
  • You can save 60 % expense of the estimator by subscribing to our affordable monthly takeoff packages.
  • Our estimators are certified with ASPE, ACCE, AIQS.
  • We offer consultancy regarding bid filing and also manage biding network profiles of our clients.
  • Our estimates have a bid-hit ratio of 85% as per our constructors’ data.
  • 24/7 customer support is available.

Are you Ready to Take the Plunge!

The process is very easy:

Or just upload plans in the below link, we will review and send a quote in next 5 minutes:

Get a Quote: A quote will be sent to you consisting of the invoice, turnaround time, and delivery date.

Get an estimate: You will receive your estimate in EXCEL sheets either in our format or a format supplied by you.

We provide construction estimating services of DIVISION 6 (WOOD PLASTIC COMPOSITES) in all of the following trades.

  • Cabinets takeoffs
  • Millwork takeoffs
  • Wood stairs takeoffs
  • Lumber and timber takeoffs
  • Countertops takeoffs
  • Plastic fabrication takeoffs
  • Paver stands takeoffs
  • Woodwork takeoffs
  • Wood veneers takeoffs
  • Plastic laminates takeoffs
  • Slat wall paneling takeoffs
  • Rough carpentry takeoffs
  • Wood decking takeoffs
  • Sheathing takeoffs
  • Drywall framing takeoffs
  • Fiberglass gratings takeoffs
  • Exterior trim takeoffs
  • Wood trusses takeoffs
  • Subfascia takeoffs
  • Framing takeoffs
  • Eaves and Rakes takeoffs


What quantities do we consider while preparing framing takeoff?

Ans. We consider wood panels, plates, studs, joists, sheathing, headers, cripples, trimmers, trusses, labor, manhours, logistics, permits, insurances, taxes, etc.

How much time do we usually take to deliver your lumber estimate?

Ans. A detailed lumber estimate and quantity takeoff will be delivered to you in 24 to 48 hours.

What do we quantify in lumber estimates?

Ans. We have diverse experience in the takeoff of all cabinetry, millwork, lumber and timber, countertops, veneers, wood stairs and railings, trim and siding, paneling, laminates, wood truss, decking, sheathing, wood shelving, and fascia.

In what format do we prepare the takeoff?

Ans. We deliver the takeoff in EXCEL sheets either in our format or the one provided by the client.

Which line items and work we quantify in our estimates?

Ans. World Estimating has past and diverse experience in the takeoff of all cabinetry, millwork, lumber and timber, countertops, veneers, paneling, laminates, decking, sheathing and subfascial from our estimator being more proficient in these specific works. When any woodwork drawing or file reaches out to World Estimating, it is first reviewed by our estimators and we send a quote to the client after acceptance of the quote. We start working on the drawings and plans.

What areas of the country do we provide our estimation services to?

Ans. We have our regional offices in Texas, New York, Florida, Pennsylvania, and in short nearly all states of the USA. There is not a single state in the USA from where contractors have not reached out to us for takeoffs and Estimation.

How much do we charge for lumber takeoff?

Ans. We usually charge on average $150-$200 for wood-plastic composites and lumber takeoffs but still, it always depends upon the scope of the work and extent of the work.

How Lumber companies are getting more business by outsourcing estimation to us?

Ans. So Outsourcing saves them time and money, they focus on their core business, ordering and supplying lumber to contractors and builders. They save their expense of hiring a full-time lumber estimator.

Why Does World Estimating provide estimates to framer and lumber salespeople?

Ans. In ordering Lumber from a Supplier, Either the salespeople will overdemand for the material and will provide more thus losing resources for wrongly ordering the amount of material and quantifying the material. Your framer will charge for each time he visits the shop for ordering for each logistics cost. Hence, no interest in either situation.

Do our clients provide us their price list for estimates?

Ans. We also provide wood plastic composites estimates in your templates and fill out quantities in your price list.

What are our service areas?

Ans. We provide estimating services in the US, Canada, and Australia.

What are you waiting for? If you are planning to hire a construction project estimator, then World Estimating is the right option for you to choose!

Millwork Contractor (Wood Plastic Composites Estimating) Case study:


A San Luis based client in the carpentry business was so deeply engaged in the bid filing and lumber logistics that he had to deal with plenty of estimating and lumber takeoff work to carry out the jobs on time. He reached out to us and explained why his business seems falling down after each hype because of his engagements in onsite work.


World Estimating lumber estimators who have past enormous experience of framing takeoffs dealt with the problem in expense-saving and accurate manner such that the takeoffs were delivered in the least turnaround times. Please visit our profile on The Blue Book and Yelp.


This outsource estimating service reduced his expenses in a timely and very efficient manner. We pride ourselves to be a pioneer in facilitating the contractors with all construction estimates. By subscribing to our monthly package, he saved 60%-66% from November 2017 to November 2018 by getting accurate estimates within 24-48 hrs. Our wood-plastic composites estimates can give contractors a perfect idea to control their cost.