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SMA Estimating Services

Project managers and contractors estimate to evaluate a project’s scope and viability and allocate money. They are used by contractors when determining whether to bid on a project or not. SMA Estimating offers competent, cost-effective, precise, and dependable estimating services. SMA is committed to following the stringent rules established by the American Estimators Organization (AEO) and the American Association of Cost Engineers (AACE), assuring that the correct tools are used to provide the right services to our valuable clients.

Our mission at SMA Estimating and Contracting, the best estimating company in the USA, is to deliver Services to our clients’ at the most nominal rates. Our numerous clients have benefited from our Construction estimation services and the completion of bid forms and CORs. Over the last ten years, we’ve executed over 2500 bids and 1600 contracts with various clients.

The Technology Used at SMA Estimation

We use the latest tools for multiple estimation projects.

Cost Works Value FastPIPE
Planswift FastDUCT
Trimble Bluebeam
RS Means Quest Estimating

We also utilize RSmeans, Craftsmen, and our databases to price out takeoffs depending on zip codes.

Undoubtedly, SMA Estimating is emerging as a robust platform among other construction estimating businesses, where you can receive high-quality construction estimates of all industries at a reasonable price, all under one umbrella. We promise our clients to serve best.

Offering Preliminary & Post Estimation Services

We provide commercial estimates to building developers ranging from pre-construction to final construction estimates, supporting them in gathering finances, allocating budget to clients, property cost-benefit research, and creating cost budgets to outsource surveyors. Our construction takeoff services cover all commercial, civil, residential, and industrial estimates.

Offering Construction Bid Estimates

We give incredibly accurate building estimates to general contractors and subcontractors by integrating location-specific material and labour price data with our existing construction cost databases based on zip code. From airport roads to small HVAC projects, we have effective operations in all industries.

Rendering Design Estimates to Designers & Architects

Architects and designers may get comprehensive design estimates from us at every design process, from scratch to final construction drawings. We provide exclusive pre-project Estimation, which is credible, precise, and predicated on our previous experience with commercial, industrial, and residential projects.

Offering Dedicated Construction Cost Estimator

We produce a specialized estimation for overloaded contractors who can give error-free and spontaneous building estimates at nominal rates. With industry-specific expertise, we work as a competent cost estimation consulting firm.

Offering Bid Filing

We provide consultation services to our customer bank to help them better grasp construction cost estimation, material takeoffs, and budget management. Sma is here to assist you in getting the desired project by providing our compelling services. Not only are we concerned with bids, but we are also concerned with aspects that might help you grow your company profile as a contractor. We are here to answer your all concerned questions such as:

  1. How can you beat your rivals?
  2. How can you generate more leads?

Specialized Monthly packages for Overburdened Contractors

You may save up to 60% on extra in-house expenditures by signing up for one of our monthly takeoff packages, and you can obtain more accurate and efficient construction takeoff services at a lower cost by employing us. As a result, you will be accomplishing your construction goals. All of our premium facilities are accessible with a single click.

Frequently asked questions.

Why do you need to outsource estimating to our construction estimators?2021-12-20T07:13:07+00:00

In the modern construction industry, it is crucial to afford the expense of in-house cost estimating and project control departments as they bear huge costs and quality is compromised. Outsourcing your quantity takeoffs can take a heavy load off your mind and pocket. It can save you a lot of time that can be utilized in other important tasks like expanding your business, biding on more projects, pricing your labor correctly, etc. It can also save money by avoiding the hassle of hiring permanent staff with relevant trade expertise. It also increases productivity.

Outsourcing your plans to our estimating company, SMA Estimating, will help you in minimizing your expense by offering you a timesaving and cost-saving model with relevant experience and in-depth market knowledge. Most construction companies hire our estimators and they work for them. We provide the most accurate and fastest Quantity Takeoffs and Estimates in all divisions of construction including Bid Estimates, Design Estimates, BIM estimate, and conceptual estimates.

Benefits of Outsourcing your estimates & material takeoffs to us!

  • We understand accuracy is important to you.
  • Our estimators provide consultancy for filing competitive bids and manage bidding network profiles of clients.
  • Your company can save 60% expense of estimator.
  • We offer detailed estimates with line item descriptions along with markup plans.
  • We ensure quick turnaround time for the estimate
  • We guarantee the most accurate and on time estimates.
  • We can comply with international standards with great precision.
  • Bid more Win more!
What is the average cost of a construction project?2021-12-20T07:11:25+00:00

Every construction project is different to get a quote. Our expert team of estimators evaluate your plan after uploading your construction project. You can send your construction plans to info@smaestimating.com. Our general ranges of smaller construction projects begin with the minimum range of $200. Prices vary with the size of a construction project. Our monthly packages begin from $1500 to save you 60% of the estimated expense.

What’s the process to send the plans for any construction project?2022-02-25T21:49:14+00:00

It is very easy to sustain with the different plans because you can easily send them through the following ways.

  • You can easily email the plans to the info@smaestimating.com
  • Or you can upload through consulting us by visiting our contact page. Fill the form placed over there or contact us through the live chat popup given below.
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One of the major goals of any firm is to achieve specific and well-defined goals and objectives and realize the project’s vision. With this in mind, it’s critical to lay out all of the actions required to turn this vision into a reality. To assess a project’s viability, every firm considering a building project must first examine real-world finances. With the appropriate equipment and a well-executed strategy with commercial construction estimating services, construction is not a difficult task. The only way to make your building dreams a reality is to get a precise construction Estimate and Material Take-Off.

Due to a lack of construction estimating resources and time, many contractors lose an average of more than $250,000 per month by failing to bid. Through our construction estimation resources and time, SMA Estimating is right away here to offer estimates to contractors so that they may bid higher and save money on estimating costs.

We help our valued busy contractors with various Estimating and Takeoff services, including cost estimating, residential estimating, commercial estimating, industrial estimating, preliminary estimators, concrete estimating, framing, Electrical Estimating, Drywall estimating, Insulation estimating, Plumbing takeoff, Mechanical(HVAC) takeoffs, construction take-off, Construction estimating, structural steel estimating, Paint estimating, Lumber takeoffs, etc. These estimations help them pave the way for them to win their projects.

The quickest turnaround time

SMA Estimating services provides Quantity Takeoffs in a 24-to-48-hour turnaround period.

24/7 Customer Support

SMA’s customer support team is readily available to assist you 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Prices that are within your reach

Our construction estimates and quantity takeoffs are reasonably priced, averaging $40-$50/Hour. (Depending on the project’s scope, it may be less or more)

Estimators with Certification

A quality estimating consultant with proven credentials and expertise is part of our Team. Plan Swift, Bluebeam, Trimble, Accubid, RS Means, Cost Works, and Quest Estimating are just a few of the construction estimating tools we are equipped with.

Precise and Elaborated Details

We can assure accuracy in our estimates by using the most up-to-date software and a procedure of getting checked by Senior Estimators to avoid errors. Moreover, our built-in building cost database with more than 10,000 items is based on zip code for the pricing of the material. On-demand vendor pricing is also available against professional SMA estimating services.

Professional Team with a wide range of skillset

Highly-skilled Estimators, engineers, field specialists, and project managers make our estimation team.


Our construction estimators have expertise in construction takeoffs in all CSI divisions detailed below.

MEP (Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing) Estimating Services

Contractors working on MECHANICAL, ELECTRICAL, and PLUMBING projects can confidently use our MEP estimation, CPM scheduling, and construction takeoff services. A separate department of experienced MEP estimators is part of our system. We cover everything in MEP estimates, including Sheet Metal, Process Piping, ductwork, pipe insulation, HVAC, and so forth. We employ specialist tools such as Bluebeam, Plan Swift, FastWRAP, FastDuct, FastPIPIE, and Trimble for trade-specific financial projections. Our certified services can correctly take off the numbers from the drawings while taking into account the necessary standards and codes.

Concrete Estimating Services

Contractors dealing in all concrete projects may rely on us for accurate Construction cost estimating and quantity takeoffs. We give caricatures and quotes for any concrete projects, including foundations, footings, slabs, blocks, pavers, driveways, garages, basements, parking lots, and more. We produce exact concrete estimates and material takeoffs, and our bid success rate exceeds 92 percent. For concrete home estimating services, we utilize Bluebeam, Planswift, and Accubid estimating software. Our services for Thermal Moisture Protection are sprinklers, spray insulation, fireproofs, waterproof takeoffs, DAMP proof takeoffs, and fire stop takeoffs.>

Painting Estimating Services

We produce precise estimates of material takeoffs, person-hours, and labor expenses for Painting Contractors to prevent possible waste. We facilitate general roofing estimates, metal roofing estimates, roof shingles estimates, roof insulation estimates to surveyors. We also offer estimates related to all coating schemes. Among the trades we perform are flooring estimates and various aesthetic and functional finish takeoffs. In providing painting estimate services to clients, our estimators employ high-quality painting materials. You can also outsource any services from SMA estimating if needed.

Steel Estimating

We work with detailing and steel contractors, framers, wholesalers, and fabricators to provide precise and economical steel estimating and takeoffs. We ensure that our senior estimators validate the quality of small items included in caricatures and make them intact. We deal with all kinds of decks, trusses, fences, stud framing, gratings, joists, and casting in steel estimating to define and quantify them effectively.


If you’ve been countering trouble establishing your masonry estimates, our services can be a huge help. We have a qualified staff of masonry cost estimators with extensive expertise working on big building projects worldwide. All contractors working on residential and commercial buildings can benefit from our masonry takeoff services. Brickwork, glazed tiles, CMU, masonry repair, marble precast lentils, sill block, bond beams, knockouts, stirrups, tie beams, headers, dowels, and face bricks are all part of our masonry takeoff service package. Quantifying and creating masonry cost estimates for all sub-divisions is one of our services.


Our regular clients, the drywall contractors, require precise estimates and takeoffs to offer rates to general contractors and suppliers. Our estimating teams quantify shipping costs, labor costs, joint compounds costs, drywall sheet costs, and other items. We deal with a diverse group of clients on single and multi-family residential, commercial, and retail projects, including general contractors, drywall installation service providers, drywall contractors, homeowners, and designers. Our SMA Construction estimation team frequently measures drywall mud, drywall sheets, acoustic insulations, taping, nailing, beads, studs, and other materials.


SMA facilitates frame surveyors, millwork, commercial surveyors, and builders to manage their projects smoothly by providing precise millwork estimates. Drywall framing, cabinets, millwork, lumber, wood trusses, worktops, and paneling are rough and finish carpentry examples. Sourcing millwork estimations from SMA will allow you to avoid the high costs of employing and training expert employees. Our professional team of estimators can save your money by executing extraordinarily accurate and timely takeoffs in Lumber takeoff services by each size and length of Studs and Joist etc., to improve your chances of winning more projects.

Sitework and Earthwork Takeoffs

Our accuracy and efficiency stand has made us a desirable institution in site work and earthwork takeoff estimation from significant companies to small businesses. Excavators and contractors can get cut-and-fill dirt takeoffs, earthwork takeoffs, and Site Utility Estimates (Water, Gas, Storm drainage, and Electrical) with their Excavation, Bedding, and fill according to their standard sizes from our specialized Estimation teams. We supply cut and fill 3D images, earthwork volumes, and surface grading as part of our Earthwork Takeoff services. The scope of work for site concrete includes landscaping, Erosion Control, concrete driveways, piers, foundations, and Retaining Walls Estimates.

Industry Oriented Estimation

Civil Estimation

Our staff has extensive expertise in generating detailed Estimates and Quantity Takeoffs for civil construction projects. We’ve assisted in the planning and Estimating big civil works takeoffs on Earthwork PRO with Cut and Fill Quantities that involved collecting bidders, material prices, and project management and overheads.

Commercial Estimation

Our commercial estimating services and takeoffs are typically highly complicated and require a high level of accuracy, which our construction estimators achieve using best practices. Our price is competitive to make a better deal for your in-house estimator. We have expertise in producing accurate estimates and material takeoffs for projects ranging from $10 million to several hundred million dollars for various industries, including restaurants, airports, warehouses, retailers, recreational, theatres, and hospitals.

Estimation catalogue for Public Sector

Contractors, architects, developers, and engineers working in the public sector domain can also utilize SMA estimating’s knowledge and experience of construction estimating services. Our commercial estimating services are well-versed in drawings, specifications, plans, bid papers, and languages related to construction and other related terms in the public sector. Our estimates are pretty thorough, with complete line item descriptions and CSI division classifications for each trade.

Residential Estimation

For many years, SMA has been dedicated to providing the most detailed residential estimating services in the market. Our expert estimators have provided residential contractors, architects, lenders, and owners with the most accurate residential Estimates and material labor takeoffs, whether it’s a primary single-family home or a complicated multi-apartment project. Our residential estimate catalog includes:

  • Remodelling
  • Renovation
  • House expansion
  • New construction projects
  • Industrial Estimation

Our Estimating professionals are well-versed in the systematic method of generating precise industrial estimating to meet the Process & Power industry’s ever-changing demands. We have excelled in assessing various cost estimates across the project’s entire lifetime, from design to construction, ranging from particular units of manufacturing plants to complicated processes.

SMA Estimating has skilled construction estimators, material takeoff specialists, draftsmen, and project managers for your construction projects. What are you waiting for? SMA estimating is here to provide you the best services you want!

Average 5-star reviews

Based on 13k+ users review

SMA Estimating has been a valued part of our development team over the last few years. Their cost and quantity estimates are thorough and well documented and are a reliable part of our budgeting process, which is critical to our land acquisitions. We fully endorse their construction cost estimating services.


The company SMA Estimating LLC is very professional. As a general contractor, I rely on them to ensure plan take-offs are of a high standard. I am very confident in recommending SMA Estimating Services.

By Matt R.

In my experience working with SMA Estimating, they have displayed tremendous skill in the area of cost engineering. I can always count on their professionalism and expert guidance.

By Luke M.

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How To Begin With Us!

How Do SMA helps its clients to accomplish projects?

Many well-known contractors frequently uses our professional and experienced Estimating and Takeoff services.

Contractors typically purchase our monthly takeoff packages to save money by utilizing precise and efficient Construction Takeoff services.

Our professional Team of Estimators works to deal quickly and productively with all contractors throughout the building to offer an optimum advantage. We provide continuous support until you accomplish every worthwhile project to ensure you need the proper help to execute your project successfully.

Damage and Claim Services

Our building Estimator also works with the following types of damage and disaster circumstances.


We have the knowledge and experience to prepare fire damage claims for many customers. Our skilled team works with customers from all walks of life to resolve their damage claims.


Thanks to its highly competent and efficient staff of expert estimators, SMA now provides its potential clients high-quality services to estimate numerous losses sustained due to storms or natural catastrophes.


We’re here with our expert Team of estimators to assist you to figure out if you should expect a damage evaluation from your insurance company due to cyclone damage to property.

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