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Estimating 2 & 3 - Urbandale, IA
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Discover short-cut formulas that will speed up the material take-off process. Estimating 3 takes students beyond basic house design and focuses on some of the more difficult areas of completing framing take-offs.

 Export to Your Calendar 10/19/2020 to 10/20/2020
When: October 19 & 20 2020
8:00 am - 5:00 pm each day
Where: Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott
8661 Plum Drive
Urbandale, Iowa  50322
United States
Contact: Connie Johnson

Online registration is available until: 10/13/2020
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If online registration is closed, please contact the NLA office at 763.595.4045 to check on seating availability.

*Please Note – If students are not familiar with interpreting blueprints and using scales they MUST watch the blueprint reading webinar prior to the first day of class.   A link to the webinar will be emailed the week prior to the class.

Estimating 2 - Residential Material Take-Off

This session will lead attendees through the process of completing a material take-off of residential structures. Emphasis is placed on developing a consistent method for measuring and applying formulas to produce an efficient take-off,

Topics Covered Include:

  • Floor framing

  • Wall construction

  • Roof system

  • Siding & exterior trim

Estimating 3 – Advance Residential Material Take-Off

The workshop will progress beyond basic house design and focuses on some of the more difficult areas of completing framing take-offs including Irregular layouts, doors, windows and millwork.

Topics Covered Include:

  • Insulation & wallboard

  • Irregular floor and roof lines with over-framing

  • intersecting roof lines with over-framing

  • Stick-framed roofs including hip, valley, and jack rafters

  • Multi-pitched roofs

  • Vaulted walls and ceilings, rake framing

Additional time will be included for doors, windows and millwork.

**ESTIMATING 3 cannot be taken as a stand-alone class

Who Should Attend?

Sales Staff
Design Staff


Registration & Hotel Information



Registration Pricing

$525 per Person

$495 per person when registering 3 or more attendees


$745 per person



Hotel Block 

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott
8661 Plum Dr, Urbandale, IA

Phone: 515.278.2500

Block Rate: $79+ taxes

Expires: 10/5/20

Hotels/meeting facilities may have their own health guidelines & protocols due to Covid-19.  Contact the NLA office if you would like more information.