Opening- (Door, frame and Hardware, Glazing)

At Lakeshore Estimating, we specialize in providing accurate and reliable openings estimating services for various types of doors and windows. Our team of expert cost estimators is dedicated to calculating installation and material costs to assist door and frame contractors in their bidding process. Whether you’re working with aluminum, bronze, vinyl, fiberglass, or metal doors, we can provide detailed estimates tailored to your specific needs.

  • Quantification of opening frames, doors, and windows from the plans.
  • Description of the materials required for the project.
  • Color-coded marked-up drawings to highlight the quantities taken off
  • Calculation of labor costs for the installation of special materials and function-specific doors and windows.
  • Consideration of both commercial and residential facilities.

By partnering with Lakeshore Estimating, you can save time and money. We offer monthly takeoff and openings estimating packages or the option to hire a dedicated construction estimator to handle your estimating needs. This allows you to focus on your installation and fabrication work while leaving the estimation process to our professionals. Many contractors have seen an increase in their income by utilizing our services and being able to concentrate on filing more bids.


We provide our services throughout the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, and other countries. Our expertise covers a wide range of door types and materials, including metal door frames, steel doors, aluminum doors, bronze doors, wood doors, plastic doors, residential doors, vinyl doors, fiberglass PVC doors, and more. We also specialize in various openings such as access doors, panels, sliding doors, swing doors, louvers and vents, hangar doors, coiling doors, grilles, and thermal shielding doors, among others.

Focus on your expertise, and let Lakeshore Estimating handle your openings estimating needs. Contact us today and experience the benefits of our professional estimating services!


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