12 Exterior Estimating and 12 Inspecting Checklists

Bundled and Individual PDF's

  • 1

    Home Building Exterior Checklists

  • 2

    Exterior Remodeling Project Checklist

    • Exteriors Remodeling Project Checklist

  • 3

    Exterior Existing Damage

    • Exteriors Existing Damage Checklist

  • 4

    Pre Construction and Demo

    • Estimating - Pre-Construction and Demo Checklist

    • Estimating W/O Notes - Pre-Construction and Demo Checklist

    • Installation Checklists - Pre-Construction and Demo

    • Installation Checklists W_O Notes - Pre-Construction and Demo

  • 5

    Cities, Permits and Inspections

    • Estimating Checklists - Cities, Permits and Inspections

    • Estimating Checklists W/O Notes - Cities, Permits and Inspections

    • Installation Checklists - Cities, permits and Inspections

    • Installation Checklists W_O Notes - Cities, Permits and Inspections

  • 6

    Site Prep

    • Estimating Checklists - Site Prep

    • Estimating Checklists W/O Notes - Site Prep

    • Installation Checklists - Site Prep

    • Installation Checklists W/O Notes - Site Prep

  • 7

    Concrete and Foundations

    • Estimating Checklists - Concrete and Foundations pdf

    • Estimating Checklists W_O Notes - Concrete and Foundations

    • Installation Checklists - Concrete and Foundations

    • Installation Checklist W_O Notes - Concrete and Foundations

  • 8

    Rough and Top Out MEP's

    • Estimating Checklists - Rough and Top Out MEPs

    • Estimating Checklists W_O Notes - Rough and Top Out MEPs

    • Installation Checklists - Rough and Top Out MEPs

    • Installation Checklists W_O Notes - Rough and Top Out MEPs

  • 9

    Framing

    • Estimating Checklists - Framing

    • Estimating Checklists W_O Notes - Framing

    • Installation Checklists - Framing

    • Installation Checklists W_O Notes - Framing

  • 10

    Weather Proofing and Damp Proofing

    • Estimating Checklists - Weatherproofing and Damp Proofing

    • Estimating Checklists W/O Notes - Weatherproofing and Damp Proofing

    • Installation Checklists - Weatherproofing and Damp Proofing

    • Installation Checklists W/O Notes - Weatherproofing and Damp Proofing

  • 11

    Windows and Doors

    • Estimating Checklists - Windows and Doors

    • Estimating Checklists W/O Notes - Windows and Doors

    • Installation Checklists - Windows and Doors

    • Installation Checklists W/O Notes - Windows and Doors

  • 12

    Siding

    • Estimating Checklists - Siding

    • Estimating Checklists W/O Notes - Siding

    • Installation Checklists - Siding

    • Installation Checklists W/O Notes - Siding

  • 13

    Masonry

    • Estimating Checklists - Masonry

    • Estimating Checklists W_O Notes - Masonry

    • Installation Checklists - Masonry

    • Installation Checklists W_O Notes - Masonry

  • 14

    Roofing

    • Estimating Checklists - Roofing

    • Estimating Checklists W/O Notes - Roofing

    • Installation Checklists - Roofing

    • Installation Checklists W/O Notes - Roofing

  • 15

    Gutters

    • Estimating Checklists - Gutters

    • Estimating Checklists W/O Notes - Gutters

    • Installation Checklists - Gutters

    • Installation Checklists W/O Notes - Gutters

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    Order of Operation

    • Order of Operations

Estimating and Installations

Exteriors Only

Everything costs money. Bid for it! Pros. It helps us remember what we need to price for a complete estimate. A Beginner can use this as a road map for bidding jobs. There are hundreds of hidden costs in building and remodeling. Contractors will be charged for everything by the Trades and suppliers, so find out who will do every aspect of the job and how much it will cost. Nothing is free for us! • The Order of Operations section gives a brief description of the most common processes. • The Overview section gives a general description of products and installation considerations. • Existing Structure section focuses on what damage and out of code issues you will probably need to fix before doing your job. Figure out who will do the repair work and add the costs to the estimate. Difficult Install Considerations add time, which costs. Sometimes there are direct costs like adding scaffolding rental to the supply list. MEP's are usually involved in every job somehow. They require a licensed tradesperson to do the work and can be pricy. Forgetting to include them in the estimate can backfire later when you give the customer the bill. Included in the Service is very important. You must figure out everything to be done and then who will do what part. Then collect a bid from each trade. This section helps you remember all the parts of the project to bid for per trade. Sometimes one business will do several parts, but you have to ask! Don't assume. Measuring section. It is an excellent idea for contractors to take rough measurements even if they call trades or an architecture designer to do the job. They were comparing notes before a demo is a great idea to catch mistakes. Contractors who do work themselves use this section to bid product costs. It is estimated over 70% of installations are incorrect. This includes professional businesses offering installation. • Trades do not like to be trained in a facility. • Trades do not mind training on the job. CTS Contractors are taught to be educators for the trades in the field. The Installation sheets give contractors a reference list of installation procedures to keep the trades on track during the job when it is easy to fix. • If a product is installed incorrectly and not caught during the job, the contractor must track down the trade and schedule rework, which costs in time. • If the contractor cannot get the trade back, they must schedule a new professional to do the rework—more time. Trades are paid when the work is complete and checked, so the direct costs are not significant, but the loss of time significantly dents the budget and can blow the timeline.