Test Blog Page

  • While measuring a civils Bill of Quantities for a road project, we came across the below and we must say these do seem like impressive numbers, on the face of it anyway. Transport Infrastructure Ireland made 584 payments totaling around €114m in the period of April, May, and June 2022.
  •   While we all make mistakes, sometimes, some can be more costly than others. A second opinion always helps, ‘Two heads are better than one’. When measuring your work, it’s always advisable to check and then double-check your quantities and descriptions. It’s amazing when working on a piece of work,
  •   Are you self-building your dream home? Many people have a dream of owning a beautiful home. Lots of people pursue this dream and work hard to achieve it. Here are some tips from Take off Bill to help you achieve your dream. Just in case you don’t know who
  • Do you want to: Save money on your self build? If so, have a read of the below. This article was produced by the team at Take off Bill.     Are you about to start your self build journey? If so this is an exciting time for you and
  •     A bill of quantities (sometimes referred to as ‘BoQ’ or ‘BQ’) is a document prepared by a cost consultant, this article explores Common mistakes in bills of quantities. (aka Take off’s)   It is very important that bills of quantities are prepared according to a standard, widely recognised
  •   In this article, the team, at Take off Bill, take a look at the Construction of Trump’s wall and how its progressing.   President Donald Trump declared a state of emergency in February over the situation at the US southern border, which has seen a rise in the number
  • Definition of measurement – Measurement of quantities for construction works.   Measurement of quantities for construction works is the transformation of drawn information into descriptions and quantities, undertaken to value, cost, and price construction work.   It is not just about a quantity surveyor producing a bill of quantities for
  •       In relation to taking off construction works, the term ‘taking off’ refers to the process of identifying elements of construction works that can be measured and priced.   This is necessary to produce bills of quantities and requires that the design is complete and a specification has
  •   A bill of quantities is a document, prepared by a cost consultant or QS that provides measured quantities of the items of work identified by the drawings and specifications in the tender. It is then issued to tenderers for them to prepare a price for carrying out the works.