First Estimator is the culmination of many years of experience in the construction estimation industry while featuring expertise in thorough and precise estimates and material takeoffs for all CSI divisions for residential, commercial, industrial, retail, and civil projects.We offer our clients a time saving and cost-saving model by blending our knowledge gained from experience and the latest Software to serve them in the best way possible.


We have a dedicated lumber estimator for woodwork and lumber, who has past experience of working with various contractors in North America. Our team of construction cost estimators ensures each project is met with strict policies and guidelines of the certified American estimators organization like American Association of Cost Engineers (AACE) and the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS). Our Lumber estimator figures out each and every wood sill, structural and non-structural lumber and fascia in your plans and takeoff and describes them in detail. Our wood-plastic composites estimating services are reliable and accurate.


    • Lumber Takeoffs
    • Framing Takeoffs
    • Lumber Cut Lists
    • Bid Estimates
    • Budget Estimates
    • Preliminary Estimates
    • Bidding Assistance
    • Subcontractor Marketing
    • Project Lead Generation
    • Change Orders
    • Value Engineering
  • Our Deliverables For The Lumber Takeoff Comprises:

    • Lumber takeoff EXCEL sheets
    • Labor and material costs
    • man-hours
    • Marked up drawing plans
    • Lumber cut list
    • Bid Summary comprising total material. labor & equipment costs, profit percentage, overheads, insurance, logistics, permits, taxes, and various other costs.
    • Complete review of inclusions and exclusions


The right lumber estimate and quantity takeoff require an in-depth knowledge of millwork construction techniques, wall arrangements, lumber qualities, structural connections, labor costs, man-hours, transportation costs, etc Performing takeoff and estimation by yourself can be very time consuming and frustrating. By hiring an estimating company like ours, you can save a lot of time that can be utilized in other activities like bidding on more projects, developing business strategies, etc. By outsourcing your millwork estimates you are relieved from hiring and training professional staff which also bear huge costs. You also save the expense of costly estimating software Professional estimation companies have expert estimators to perform highly accurate and timely takeoffs, by getting services from them, your chance of getting the jobs increases, and it also contributes towards long term relations with your general contractor.


By outsourcing to us, you get a detailed and accurate estimate containing detailed material takeoff with each line item description that contribute towards bidding and winning more projects. We deliver lumber estimates within the quick turnaround times and we have connections with local vendors with a huge database of location-based pricing that gets updated many times in a year.

  • Comprehensive estimates with easy to follow marked up plans
  • Fastest turnaround within 24 to 48 hours and always on-time delivery of estimates
  • Cost-effective estimates that offer great value for money
  • Complete consultancy regarding bid filing and also manage biding network profiles of our clients
  • Dedicated expert lumber estimator to handle all the woodwork estimates
  • The bid-hit ratio of as high as 92%
  • 24/7 customer support on live chat & Email