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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 to New Build Housing Developments: It's the same story all over the UK

30th APR 2021

I can't believe in recent weeks how many painting contractors  I have spoken to all over the UK  who have been offered to take over a new build housing development because the current painter is getting 'kicked off'.

Why's the painter getting kicked off?

Quality and keeping up with programme of course!!!!

The House Builder complains that they can't get decent painters, but is the painter no good or is it a simple case that in their

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Painting Contractor Looking to Do More Commercial Painting Projects £5K-£100k? Where to Start, Part 1?

27th APR 2021

1. Getting Main Contractors to Send You Tenders.

This part involves 'leg work'!  As you drive to your jobs keep a look out for construction companies and either go in an speak to the site team or make a note of their office number from the sign boards.  Try to speak with the Project QS or if telephoning the office, ask to speak to the Estimating Team.  Explain you are trying to get on their tender list for decorations packages.

They will probably sen

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Rates for painting to door frames which have the intumescent strip already installed

30th MAR 2021

We had this question from a Quick Paint Rate user:

We give a £/Lm rate for painting door frames, but now they've fitted intumescent fire strips into the frame lining that we have to cut in 3 times, would you have rate in mind?

Painting Estimator Reply:

You’re right: It takes a lot longer to cut in to the intumescent strip installed into the frame lining.


The materials part of the cost will be the same:

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