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    QUICK PAINT RATE
    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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    QUANTITY SURVEYORS FOR
    PAINTING CONTRACTORS
    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 & SAFETY
    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 COURSES
    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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    DRAWING MEASUREMENT
    TAKEOFF SOFTWARE
    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: Don't Bury Your Head In The Sand!!!

25th FEB 2020

For many painters, the normal method of pricing is to go and look at the project and guesstimate the number of days.


Problem is:  For many painting projects, this method of pricing is not feasible or very 'risky'.


Why?


1. At the time of tendering, the new building is not built so you have to price from drawings but don't know how.


2. The Contractor may have given you a bill of quantities but you have no knowledge of &pou

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How to calculate painting rates based on 'out of hours' or 'working away'

4th FEB 2020

I had this question from a Quick Paint Rate user regarding calculating painting rates on an 'out of hours' basis or 'working away'.

Question:

What would you say the average extra over cost for working Out of Hours works are?

We do mainly shopfitting and contract works, therefore our costs generally remain the same i.e 7 days a week 10-12 hours per day, na

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Painting Contractors: Health and Safety Policy-A Practical Approach

17th JAN 2020

Yesterday, I was contacted by a commercial painting contractor who was looking to use us as his company health and safety advisor.  As part of this, I asked him to email over his current health and safety policy.


It looked fantastic!  All the relevant sections, lots of pages and it certainly described all his H&S duties under current UK legislation.


The problem was, nowhere in the policy did it describe how his company actually satisfied these r

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