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InvoiceOwl has designed these templates by consulting multiple designing and accounting experts to make these estimates effective. If you do not want to go through the painstaking trial and error loop, download these free painting estimate templates now.
These templates are available in Google Docs, MS Word, MS Excel, and PDF file format. Thus, you can easily create an estimate even without any internet.
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Estimating a painting job is mostly done by the area to cover. Know your unit price for materials and labor, and multiply that with the total area to be painted. This is how you get an estimate for a paint job in general. You can use painting estimating software to avoid manual work of creating estimates each time.
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Every painting estimate template must have the following elements columns.
Measure the height and width of the wall you need to paint, multiply both and it will give you the wall area you need to paint. Multiply it with the number of coats you need to apply. This is the total area you need to estimate for painting materials.
i.e. Width X Height = wall area.
Wall area X number coats = Total area.
Now to estimate the painting materials,
Divide the total area with the area one unit (100ml/1liter) of paint can cover. This gives you the number of units you need to use to paint the total estimated area.
i.e . Total area / area one unit (100ml/1liter) of paint can cover = Total units of paint required
Learn how to estimate painting jobs in a few different methods. Take a class or course that is specifically designed to cover painting and estimation. This is accessible online or at a nearby college or trade school. A different way to obtain experience is to work as a painter and pick up skills on the job. Additionally, you can study painting estimate and pricing methods online or in books.
The process of placing a paint job bid might be competitive, but with the correct planning and information, you can improve your chances of success. Following these steps will help you submit a competitive paint work bid:
For more information on how to bid a paint job, you can go through the linked article.
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