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How to measure and price painting to door frames?

In the UK, Rules of Measurement says:
1. Any item with a girth less than 300mm should be measured in Lm.
2. Any item with a girth greater than 300mm, should be measured in m2.

Sounds simple and it is, except where door frames are involved.

The main problem is that Quantity Surveyors always tend to assume that the girth of a door frame (measured architrave to architrave), is less than 300mm. However, on many occasions, I have been on sites doing re-measures

19th FEB 2019

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Can I Calculate Wallpaper rates using Quick Paint Rate

Absolutely!

Quick Paint Rate gives you the power to calculate wallpaper rates to ANY wallpaper specification, to your own Daily Painter Charges and material purchase prices.

Lining Paper rates

Standard Finishing Paper rates

Wide Vinyl rates

Digital Paper rates

If you need a wallpaper rate, Quick Paint Rate is for you.

Happy Estimating

Mark

Painting Estimator-panddonline

15th FEB 2019

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How to Price Painting to Doors?

The most accurate way of costing any commercial painting project is to measure each item of decoration works and apply the appropriate (m2) 'all-in' painting rate.

Doors are measured in (m2).   You should measure the door 'flat', both sides (if you are painting both sides of the door).  You then multiply your measure for one door by the total number of doors of this size and type.

So, if you have 25nr. flush doors (838mm x 2040mm) and you are painting both

12th FEB 2019

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