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How Does Our Estimating Services Work?

Schedule a Strategy Call

During this call we will go over your current needs and come up with a results driven win strategy for your business 👍

How to Book Your Call:

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Step 1: Choose a project to bid

Once the strategy session has been completed, next step would be selecting a project for us to prepare an estimate for...

Your Jobs & Plans

  •  Select a project from your list of jobs or bid invites.
  •  Upload plans to our convenient online project center.
  • ​Or you can easily ship your plans directly to us.
  • ​To make things super easy, send us the GC bid invite and we take care of getting the plans for you.

Our Jobs & Plans

  •  Free local Job bid lists are available from GC's. 
  •  When we receive the projects we send them to you to choose from.
  • ​We will send you all the details on the project you select when available. 
  • ​If you want to estimate the project we will do all the work on obtaining the plans for your company.
  • ​All project are on a first come first serve basis.

Step 2: Choose the type of Estimating Services Needed

After you choose a project, the next step would be selecting the estimating services package for your project...

Assist Take-Off

  • We first submit fixture, gear, equipment, and material counts for quoted Items to you for your vendors to quote
  • Next, Labor hours for each and every item is calculated
  • Also, system material pricing on each item is finalized
  • ​We give you a detailed estimate of all labor and material needed
  • ​Finally, you finish the bid by adding in vendor quotes, labor rates, final markup and submit your proposal to your bidders

*Most Popular* (Astra Complete)

  • Astra provides you with a complete and detailed estimate
  • First we track down all the GC’s bidding the project
  • Second we call and build relationships with GC’s representing your company
  • ​Third we submit fixture, gear, equipment, and material counts for quoted Items to directly to your vendors 
  • ​Fourth we review and closeout the complete bid with your company
  • ​Fifth we prepare a bid proposal with all includes and excludes of your estimate
  • ​Sixth we submit your bid estimate to all bidding GC’s from the bidders list
  • ​Seventh we call for bid results and track the estimates progress
  • ​In conclusion, we then help negotiate the win for your company

Modified Complete

  • For contractors who only need certain tasks or portions of the estimate completed 
  • Then we offer the modified package
  • Where you can select exactly the services you need from the Complete Package list

Step 3: We provide you with a Cost Quote

Once you choose an estimating service package, we will then quote your company the total cost to prepare the estimate for you... 

We quote you the hours

  • First, we quote you the amount of hours to complete the estimate based on the project and services you selected.

You approve the cost quote

  • Next, after reviewing and approving the hours quoted to complete the estimate, we start the estimating process.

Modified Complete

  • Finally, after reviewing the quoted hours you can accept and we will then start the estimate or you can also pass on the project and choose a different one.

Testimonials of Our Results:

Every One of These Success Stories Started with a Independent Estimator Strategy Call.

No Estimate is Ever Shared with another Contractor! Every project is on a first come first service basis
Estimating Software we use to produce the Highest Quality Bids in the Industry!

To get Started Schedule a Strategy Call

During this call we will go over your current needs and come up with a results driven win strategy for your business 👍

How to Book Your Call:

See Our Results - Testimonials!

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Need Help? Contact Us: info@thinkastra.com or call 330-633-7300
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