Drywall Estimating

At Lakeshore Estimating, we understand the importance of accurate and detailed drywall estimating services to help you avoid overquoting or underquoting on your bids. With our highly precise and comprehensive drywall estimates, you can bid with confidence and ensure that your projects stay on budget.


At Lakeshore Estimating, we have a diverse portfolio of drywall estimates, ranging from single-family housing and multi-family residential buildouts to large commercial new construction projects. Our experience extends to various sectors, including residential, commercial, government, institutional, restaurant, industrial, office, retail, buildouts, core & shell, tenant finish, acoustical ceilings, renovations, additions, remodeling, and repairs.

Our drywall estimating services cover a wide range of areas, including:

We cater to general contractors, drywall contractors, drywall installation service providers, homeowners, and designers involved in the construction of single and multi-family residential, commercial, and retail projects. Our detailed estimates with accurate cost breakdowns and material takeoff sheets help drywall contractors win bids with good profit margins.


Our drywall estimating services quantify various elements required for the installation of drywall, including drywall sheets, sheetrock panels, gypsum wallboard, gypsum board ceilings, acoustic ceilings, cementitious backer boards, backing, sheathing, thermal insulation, acoustic insulation, FRP, drywall mud, drywall taping, blocking, joint tape, joint sealant, screws, corner beads, clips, bracings, metal studs, metal furring’s, and more. Our deliverables include:

Why Outsource to Us?

Our approach to drywall estimating begins with a thorough review of the drawing plans and bid documents to understand the project scope. Using advanced takeoff software, such as Planswift, we accurately measure walls, partitions, and ceilings, minimizing the chances of errors. The quantities are then exported to organized Excel spreadsheets, categorized by floors, wall types, partitions, sections, and elevations. We apply pricing using RSMeans and our construction cost database for up-to-date and location-based costing of materials and labor.


Our estimates include local labor rates, labor hours, transportation costs, wastages, permits, taxes, site repairs, cleanups, and other miscellaneous expenses.


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