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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

CSCS Green Card or Blue card: A Flawed System For Checking Competency?

16th MAY 2019

Here's the scenario:

Painter 1:  Young person, just finished their NVQ level 2 and has passed the CITB Health and Safety Test.  Total lack of experience but has a Blue CSCS card.

Painter 2:  Experienced painter with over 10yrs working as a commercial painter (but NO NVQ) and has also passed their CITB Health and Safety test.  Fantastic site painter but only has a Green CSCS card.


Painter 2 is restricted to working on sit

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You need to sharpen up on your site paperwork!

9th MAY 2019

I know we painters are not the best at 'paperwork', but many of the problems faced by all painters, but particularly 'house bashing' painters, is that they do not obtain the necessary signed documentation from the Principal Contractor prior to commencing and completing decorations to each plot.

Consequently, painters regularly start work in plots before they are actually ready, become liable for poor plastering/taping and jointing and are forced to carry out re-decs because they ne

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Painters: 'House Bashing': Who'd sign up?

30th APR 2019

Yesterday I was contacted by a Client of ours.  They were being offered a job and were being asked to sign up to the Contractor's Inclusions List and asked if we'd take a look.

It contained the usual unreasonable clauses:

1. Unlimited snags (all risk contract).

2. Painter to snag plastering.

3.  Painter to remove radiators if required to paint behind.

4. Painter to caulk around light switches.

5. Painter to caul

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