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sitework Estimating Services

We provide Sitework Quantity Takeoff and Cost Estimating Services for Contractors who work on Construction sites and Landscaping projects.

sitework Estimating Services

We provide Sitework Quantity Takeoff and Cost Estimating Services for Contractors who work on Construction sites and Landscaping projects.

Sitework quantity takeoff services

We use the latest software tools, including Civil 3D, cut & fill, Terramodel, AGTEK 4D, InSite, Planswift, and AutoCad, to create digital material quantity lists. These lists are organized neatly in EXCEL spreadsheets, following either the MasterFormat standard or a customized format tailored to your needs.

Our material quantity lists cover a wide range of items, including:

Clearing & Site Preparation: Getting the site ready for construction.
Soil Erosion & Sediment Control: Preventing soil erosion and sediment runoff.
Asphalt Paving: Calculating the asphalt needed for roads and surfaces.

Earthwork: Determining the amount of soil to be moved.
Sanitary Sewer: Estimating materials for sewage systems.
Storm Sewer: Planning for stormwater management.
Water Distribution: Calculating water supply materials.
Curbs and Pavement: Materials for curbs and road surfaces.
Fence and Gates: Quantities needed for fencing.
Site Furnishings: Estimating items like benches and trash cans.
Retaining Walls: Materials for retaining structures.
Landscaping: Figuring out the materials for beautifying the site.
Planning for utilities.: Trenching for Electric, Gas, and Site Lighting 
Excavation and Backfill: Quantities for digging and refilling.
Parking Appurtenances: Estimating materials for parking areas.
Striping & Signs: Materials for road markings and signage.

Our precise material quantity lists are a valuable resource for effective project planning and management.

Our landscaping estimation services are tailor-made for landscaping professionals. We provide real-time cost analysis to help you set profit margins and grow your business.

We use Planswift to perform on-screen landscape and irrigation takeoffs for materials, labor, and equipment. Our detailed material lists are easy to understand, and you can quickly send them to your local vendors for pricing.

Our portfolio includes estimating services for projects like golf course construction and landscaping grading work. We’ve also assisted in various sports complex projects by offering consultancy, cost control, and future projections to ensure projects stay on track.

Meeting project timelines is crucial, and we achieve this by prioritizing critical activities through careful scheduling. Architects and construction developers often come to us with their initial designs and drawings for site work estimates, whether it’s for securing loans, winning bids, or renting equipment.

Depending on your project’s scope and client requirements, our landscaping and irrigation takeoffs typically cover items such as:

  • Soil
  • Grass Seeds
  • Pavers
  • Sod
  • Mulch
  • Gravel
  • Plants & Trees
  • Irrigation Pipings
  • Sprinkler System
  • Fence
  • Fertilization
  • Trimming
  • Aeration
  • Thatching
  • Spraying

Our Portfolio of Sitework Estimating Services

Sanitary Sewer


Earth Moving Tasks

Grading Plans

Retaining Walls

Utility and/or Mass Rock

Site Concrete



Contractors specializing in sitework and exterior improvements need precise bid estimates to secure projects successfully. Our construction cost consultants specialize in excavation estimating services and offer comprehensive guidance in specific trades such as fences, gates, retaining walls, fabricated bridges, sports surfacing, tennis courts, traffic signs and signals, and playground surfaces.

In fact, we also provide estimates for irrigation systems, planters, vegetated roofing, edging, tree staking, and other site enhancements. Contractors rely on these figures when creating bid proposals, ordering materials, setting project budgets, and assessing project feasibility. We calculate the contractor’s markup for each line item, ensuring accurate profit margins.

Our site improvement takeoffs encompass various aspects, including:

  • Fences and Gates Hardware: Estimating materials needed for fencing and gate systems.
  • Fabricated Bridges: Calculating materials for custom-built bridges.Vegetated Roofing: Determining materials for green roofing systems.
  • Edging: Estimating materials for landscape edging.
  • Grates and Guards: Assessing quantities for drainage systems and protective guards.
  • Roof Barriers: Planning for rooftop safety barriers.
  • Tree Staking: Estimating materials for supporting trees.
  • Docks and Marine: Calculating materials for marine structures.
  • Turf and Grasses: Determining quantities for lawn and turf installations.
  • Gabions: Estimating materials for retaining structures.

Accurate Earthwork Volume Estimation

Getting the right estimate for how much earth needs to be moved is crucial for contractors. It helps them bid on projects, decide on profit margins, create budgets, and control costs. Our team uses the latest software to carefully calculate earthwork volumes by comparing existing conditions to what’s needed. 

This ensures we determine the exact amount of soil to be dug up and filled in to achieve the desired landscape. We also provide visual reports that illustrate the areas where digging and filling will occur.

In our Earthwork Volumes estimates, we include calculations for:

  • Clearing: Removing vegetation and obstacles.
  • Demolition: Breaking down existing structures.
  • Soil Strata & Groundwater Elevations: Understanding the soil layers and water levels.
  • Excavation and Backfill: Digging and refilling areas.
  • Pre-Load: Preparing the site for construction loads.
  • Structural Fill: Adding supportive materials.
  • Phasing & Staging: Planning the project in stages.
  • Sub-Grades: Creating the foundation level.
  • Embankment: Building up raised areas.
  • Distribution Analysis: Ensuring materials are spread correctly.

Our precise earthwork volume estimates empower contractors to make informed decisions and succeed in their projects.

Sitework Sample Estimate With Color Coded Markup Plan

Explore more Sitework and Landscape sample estimates

Explore our sample estimates to see how we calculate the quantities of construction materials you need for your projects, along with cost estimates. These samples show how we work, making it easy for anyone to understand.

Easy to understand Sitework Estimate

Our sitework and Landscape Estimate deliverables. What do we quantify?

We provide a precise and detailed estimate with a clear scope of work. Our CSI Division 2 and Division 32 estimate consists of:

  • Digital takeoff in Excel spreadsheet
  • Carefully count equipment and fixtures needed.
  • Details on materials quantity, including types, and lengths
  • material wastage
  • Lists of fittings require
  • Estimates for labor man-hours
  • Totals for labor units
  • Summary report of bid which include quantity takeoff, Total costs of CSI division, taxes, permits, profit percentage, tax, contingency and insurance cost
  • Drawing plans, color-coded for clarity (markup plan)

Benefits of hiring us as sitework and landscape estimator

Accurate estimating of any sitework, earthwork and landscaping project holds much importance. Utilizing the expertise of our takeoff estimators have many benefits.

Our cost estimators streamlines the process, ensuring both time and financial savings for finishes contractors.

Our detailed estimates includes detailed quantity takeoffs, material and labor expenses and wastage.

Why choose Veracity Estimating for Sitework Estimating

Accurate Sitework Estimates

We know how important it is to have precise cost estimating for construction jobs.  Our team uses the latest estimation softwares and follows the best methods in the industry to make sure our predictions are dependable and cover all the necessary aspects. .

Expertise in Sitework Takeoffs

Our construction estimators has many years of experience in this field. We've handled projects of all types, whether big or small, simple or intricate.  We make it a point to keep ourselves informed about the most recent developments and top methods in the construction business to guarantee that our cost estimates are dependable and cover all the necessary details.

Cost Savings

We've created our construction estimating services to assist you in saving both time and money on your construction projects.  When you choose to outsource construction estimating requirements to us, you can sidestep the expenses tied to hiring and training estimators in-house. Additionally, we provide adaptable pricing choices to make sure our services are economical and customized to meet your unique requirements.

Fast Turnaround

We understand the importance of time in construction projects. That's why we promise to provide our cost estimates promptly and within the planned budget.  Our team is always ready to assist and answer any questions or worries you might have while we work on the estimate.

Turning Your Plans into Profitable Reality

We provide sitework estimating and earthwork takeoff services for contractors who work on construction sites, landscaping projects and general construction. 

They rely on us to give them accurate and detailed cost estimates for their projects. We do this by analyzing the amount of earth they need to move (cut and fill), creating 3D maps, and delivering all this information to them within 24 to 48 hours. Our precise estimates help them win more contracts and reduce their expenses.

Many of our clients are excavation contractors who are often too busy working on their projects to calculate these estimates themselves. They prefer to outsource this work to us because we are both dependable and cost-effective.

Our Sitework Estimating Services include:

1. A detailed list of earth moving tasks (cut and fill) with a summary.
2. Calculations for the amount of earth to be moved, quantities, and section details.
3. Grading plans for the project’s surface.
4. 3D reports that visualize the cut and fill work.
5. 3D maps and thoroughly reviewed bid documents.
6. Estimates for landscaping work, including soil volumes for hardscape, softscape, and irrigation.

By using our quantity takeoff services, contractors can save time, make more informed decisions, and improve their chances of winning contracts.

We work with:

General Contractors


Remodeling Contractors




Veracity Estimating is a team of highly professional construction estimators and material takeoff specialists. Our online estimating services are tailored to meet contractors specific requirements within our service areas.



Send us Your Plans

Send an email to info@veracityestimating.com 

Please remember to include your project’s scope of work and any relevant project details.

Get a Quote

We will provide you with a comprehensive service quotation. Since each client is distinct, we meticulously assess each situation on a case-by-case basis, taking into account factors such as project scope, complexity, trades involved, zip code based labor and material costs and other relevant considerations.

Receive your Estimate

Our team will perform a project assessment and provide you with a takeoff and cost estimate

Once ready, you will receive your flooring estimate in both PDF/Excel formats.

We’re committed to excellence in our construction takeoff services. To ensure the utmost accuracy and efficiency, we utilize the industry’s leading takeoff solutions.

Our portfolio of Sitework Estimating

Our expertise in sitework estimating and quantity takeoff services extends to residential, commercial and industrial projects, comprising manufacturing facilities and warehouses. 

Additionally, we provide accurate sitework/earthwork estimates for civil work projects such as infrastructure development, roads, bridges and public works in all states including New York, California, Florida, Texas , Arizona, Washington, Pennsylvania, Colorado, Alaska, Michigan, Nevada and other states.


Flooring takeoff services for residential projects.


Flooring cost estimating services for commercial projects.


Flooring estimating services for industrial projects.

Parks & Recreation Centers

Educational Facilities


We understand that making informed decisions is crucial for our clients, that's why we've compiled a comprehensive list of frequently asked questions.


Sitework estimating involves calculating the costs associated with site preparation, earthwork, grading, utilities installation, and other groundwork activities before the construction begins. It’s essential because accurate sitework estimates provide a clear understanding of project costs upfront, helping you budget effectively and avoid unexpected expenses during construction.

  • Accurate cost projections: Our experienced estimators analyze project requirements to provide precise cost estimates, helping you plan your budget with confidence.
  • Risk mitigation: By identifying potential challenges and cost factors early in the process, we help mitigate risks and avoid costly delays or overruns during construction.
  • Enhanced project planning: Our detailed estimates provide valuable insights into the scope of work, allowing you to plan and schedule your project more efficiently.

Sitework estimating services are suitable for a wide range of construction projects, including residential developments, commercial buildings, industrial facilities, infrastructure projects, and more. Whether you’re building a new structure or renovating an existing site, our team can tailor our services to meet your specific project requirements.

Our team of experienced estimators reviews project drawings and utilize industry-leading estimating software tools to ensure precise estimates. We also stay updated on market trends, material costs, and labor rates to provide the most accurate estimates possible.

Requesting an concrete takeoff estimate is easy. Simply contact us through our website contact form or via email, or give us a call. We will be happy to discuss your project requirements and provide you with a detailed estimate.

The turnaround time it takes to receive your estimate depends on the complexity of the project and our current workload. We always try to provide estimates in a timely manner, usually in 2 to 4 business days.