# What is the taking off sheet in Quantity Surveying?

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 been prepared.

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## What is the taking off sheet in Quantity Surveying?

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 been prepared.

### What is a dimension sheet?

A dimension paper also known as a takeoff sheet or measurement sheet is used to enter measurements taken off from an architectural drawing or building plan.

What is squaring in QS?

The squaring column is used to calculate the quantities of work and represents the products of the timesing and dimension columns. The squaring process figures out the quantities of work by multiplying the dimensions by the timesing factor.

What is takeoff list?

Construction takeoffs provide a list of all the materials necessary to complete a project and their associated costs. Materials are the first on the list in a construction takeoff is the list of materials, which is sometimes referred to as a quantity takeoff.

## What is a take off list?

### What is elemental bill of quantities?

A bill of quantities (sometimes referred to as a ‘BoQ’ or ‘BQ’) is a document, typically prepared by a cost consultant (often a quantity surveyor), that provides measured quantities of the items of work identified by the drawings and specifications in the tender documentation for a project.

What is a takeoff sheet?

Quantity takeoff or calculating sheet is the common type of indexing and taking off dimensions, amounts of substance needed and sorts needed in a bidding method of a construction task.

What is the difference between MTO and BOM?

Only difference between MTO and BOM is, that MTO is terms applied in Detail Design Package for Erection while BOM is terms applied in Detail Design Package for Fabrication. MTO contains more bulk materials listing with qualities, quantities and/or weights.

## What are the types of bill of quantity?

According to NRM2, RICS new rules of measurement, Detailed measurement for building work, there are two types of bill of quantities; firm and approximate.

### What is MTO engineering?

Material Take Off (MTO) is a term used in engineering and construction, and refers to a list of materials with quantities and types (such as specific grades of steel) that are required to build a designed structure or item. This list is generated by analysis of a blueprint or other design document.