Overview

These STACK Quick Start assemblies serve multiple tradesmen in Division 9. Technically some overlap into other divisions since many of our users who work with walls and ceilings do work in 6, 7 and 9.


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Table of contents

  1. 09 Finishes

    1. ACT

      1. 2x2 ACT - Area, 2x4 ACT – Area

    2. Flooring

      1. Carpet - Area

      2. Cove Base - Linear

      3. Vinyl Flooring - Area

    3. Framing, Drywall, Insulation

      1. Ceiling – 2x6 Frame, Drywall - Area

      2. Ceiling – 2x8 Frame, Drywall - Area

      3. Ceiling – Metal Frame, Drywall - Area

      4. Walls – 2x4 Frame, Drywall - Linear

      5. Walls – 2x4 Frame, Drywall, Insulation - Linear

      6. Walls – 2x6 Frame, Drywall - Linear

      7. Walls – 2x6 Frame, Drywall, Insulation - Linear

      8. Walls – Metal Frame, Drywall - Linear

      9. Walls – Metal Frame, Drywall, Insulation - Linear

    4. Painting

      1. Interior Paint – Area & Surface Area

      2. Interior Paint – Linear

    5. Tiling

      1. Floor/Wall Tile – Area & Surface Area

    6. Vinyl Wallcoverings

      1. Vinyl Wallcoverings – Area & Surface Area

09 Finishes - ACT

2x2 ACT - Area, 2x4 ACT - Area

Summary: There are two ACT assemblies, both identical aside from the ceiling tile items and the formulas for the grid. They are designed for Area takeoffs.

Variables:

There are no variables in these assemblies.

Required Items:

These items will be automatically added to your takeoff.

  • ACT Labor – per square foot.

  • ACT Support Wire – total rolls.

  • ACT 2’ and 4’ Cross Tees – calculation depending on ceiling tile size.

  • 2x2 ACT, 2x4 ACT – ceiling tile items, total pieces.

  • ACT Wall Molding – based on linear footage of your takeoff.

  • ACT Main Beam

Item Groups:

These groups contain a selection of items to choose if needed.

  • Acoustical Caulk

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09 Finishes - Flooring

Carpet - Area

Summary: This assembly is designed for Area takeoffs.

Variables: There are no variables in this assembly.

Required Items:

These items will be automatically added to your takeoff.

  • Carpet – in Square Yards.

  • Carpet Pad – in Square Yards.

  • Carpet Adhesive – by the gallon.

  • Flooring Labor – by the Square Foot.

Item Groups:

There are no Item Groups in this assembly.

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Cove Base - Linear

Summary: This assembly is designed for Linear takeoffs.

Variables: There are no variables in this assembly.

Required Items:

These items will be automatically added to your takeoff.

  • Cove Base Cement – in gallons.

  • Cove Base – in linear feet.

  • Cove Base Labor – in linear feet.

Item Groups:

There are no Item Groups in this assembly.

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Vinyl Flooring - Area

Summary: This assembly is designed for Area takeoffs.

Variables: There are no variables in this assembly.

Required Items:

These items will be automatically added to your takeoff.

  • Vinyl Adhesive – in gallons.

  • Flooring Labor – by the Square Foot.

Item Groups:

These groups contain a selection of items to choose if needed.

  • Choose Flooring Material – pick the type of flooring required.

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09 Finishes – Framing, Drywall, Insulation

Ceilings – 2x6 Frame, Drywall - Area and Ceilings – 2x8 Frame, Drywall - Area

Summary: There are two assemblies for wood framed ceilings. The choice of lumber is the only difference. These assemblies are designed for Area takeoffs. They will only work if you are measuring a rectangular area with consistent joist spans and spacing.

Variables:

  • Joist Span Feet – Enter the length of the joists in feet. This will not determine the lumber item you choose, rather the joist count.

  • Joist Spacing Inches – To determine the joist count.

Required Items:

These items will be automatically added to your takeoff.

  • Drywall Labor – per square foot.

  • Joint Treatment Tape – total rolls.

  • Joint Compound – total number of 5 gallon buckets.

  • Drywall Screws – total number of 40 lb. boxes.

  • Wood Framing Labor (sf) - per square foot (note this is a different item than found in wall framing assemblies).

Item Groups:

These groups contain a selection of items to choose if needed.

  • Choose Joists – A selection of lumber from 8’-20’ long, 2x6 or 2x8 depending on the assembly.

  • Choose Drywall – A selection of drywall from ½"-5/8” and 8’, 9’, 10’ or 12’ long.

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Ceilings – Metal Frame, Drywall

Summary: This assembly is for metal framing and drywall in a ceiling and is designed for Area takeoffs. It will only work if you are measuring a rectangular area with consistent U- and Hat-Channel lengths and spacing.

Variables:

  • U Channel Spacing Inches – To determine amount of hanging wire and channel piece count.

  • Hat Channel Spacing Inches – To determine the channel piece count.

Required Items:

These items will be automatically added to your takeoff.

  • Hat Channel – as 10’ pieces.

  • U Channel – as 10’ pieces.

  • Hanger Wire – in bundles.

  • Metal Framing Ceiling Labor – in square feet.

  • Joint Compound – in 5 gallon buckets.

  • Drywall Labor – in square feet.

  • Joint Treatment Tape – total rolls.

  • Drywall Screws – total number of 40lb. boxes.

Item Groups:

These groups contain a selection of items to choose if needed.

  • Choose Drywall – A selection of drywall from ½"-5/8” and 8’, 9’, 10’ or 12’ long.

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Walls – 2x4 Frame, Drywall - Linear and 2x6 Frame, Drywall - Linear

Summary: There are two assemblies for wood framing and drywall in a wall. The choice of lumber is the only difference. These assemblies are designed for Linear takeoffs.

Variables:

  • Wall Height Feet – for calculating drywall items.

  • Stud Spacing Inches – To determine the stud count.

  • Number Of Sides Drywall – whether this is an exterior or interior wall and/or there are multiple layers of drywall.

Required Items:

These items will be automatically added to your takeoff.

  • Drywall Screws – total number of 40lb. boxes.

  • Wood Framing Labor – by the linear foot.

  • Joint Treatment Tape – total rolls.

  • Drywall Labor – in square feet.

  • Joint Compound – in 5 gallon buckets.

Item Groups:

These groups contain a selection of items to choose if needed.

  • Choose Studs – A choice of lumber from 8’ to 16’ high either 2x4 or 2x6 depending on the assembly.

  • Choose Top Plate – A choice of lumber from 10’ to 16’ long either 2x4 or 2x6 depending on the assembly. The formula assumes 2 top plates in the wall.

  • Choose Bottom Plate – A choice of lumber from 10’ to 16’ long either 2x4 or 2x6 depending on the assembly with pressure treated as an option. The formula assumes 1 bottom plate in the wall.

  • Choose Drywall – A selection of drywall from ½"-5/8” and 8’, 9’, 10’ or 12’ long.

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Walls – 2x4 Frame, Drywall, Insulation - Linear and 2x6 Frame, Drywall, Insulation - Linear

Summary: There are two assemblies for wood framing, drywall, and insulation in a wall. The choice of lumber is the only difference. These assemblies are designed for Linear takeoffs.

Variables:

  • Wall Height Feet – for calculating drywall and insulation items.

  • Stud Spacing Inches – To determine the stud count.

  • Number Of Sides Drywall – whether this is an exterior or interior wall and/or there are multiple layers of drywall.

Required Items:

These items will be automatically added to your takeoff.

  • Drywall Screws – total number of 40lb. boxes.

  • Wood Framing Labor – by the linear foot.

  • Insulation Labor – by the square foot.

  • Joint Treatment Tape – total rolls.

  • Drywall Labor – in square feet.

  • Joint Compound – in 5 gallon buckets.

Item Groups:

These groups contain a selection of items to choose if needed.

  • Choose Studs – A choice of lumber from 8’ to 16’ high either 2x4 or 2x6 depending on the assembly.

  • Choose Top Plate – A choice of lumber from 10’ to 16’ long either 2x4 or 2x6 depending on the assembly. The formula assumes 2 top plates in the wall.

  • Choose Bottom Plate – A choice of lumber from 10’ to 16’ long either 2x4 or 2x6 depending on the assembly with pressure treated as an option. The formula assumes 1 bottom plate in the wall.

  • Choose Drywall – A selection of drywall from ½"-5/8” and 8’, 9’, 10’ or 12’ long.

  • Choose Insulation – select the type of insulation needed.

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Walls – Metal Frame, Drywall - Linear

Summary: This assembly is for metal framing, drywall and insulation in a wall. It is designed for Linear takeoffs.

Variables:

  • Wall Height Feet – for calculating drywall items.

  • Stud Spacing Inches – To determine the stud count.

  • Number Of Sides Drywall – whether this is an exterior or interior wall and/or there are multiple layers of drywall.

Required Items:

These items will be automatically added to your takeoff.

  • Drywall Screws – total number of 40lb. boxes.

  • Metal Framing Labor – by the linear foot.

  • Standard Metal Track – by the linear foot.

  • Joint Treatment Tape – total rolls.

  • Drywall Labor – in square feet.

  • Joint Compound – in 5 gallon buckets.

Item Groups:

These groups contain a selection of items to choose if needed.

  • Choose Studs – A choice of metal studs from 8’ to 20’ high.

  • Choose Drywall – A selection of drywall from ½"-5/8” and 8’, 9’, 10’ or 12’ long.

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Walls – Metal Frame, Drywall, Insulation - Linear

Summary: This assembly is for metal framing, drywall and insulation in a wall. It is designed for Linear takeoffs.

Variables:

  • Wall Height Feet – for calculating drywall and insulation items.

  • Stud Spacing Inches – To determine the stud count.

  • Number Of Sides Drywall – whether this is an exterior or interior wall and/or there are multiple layers of drywall.

Required Items:

These items will be automatically added to your takeoff.

  • Drywall Screws – total number of 40lb. boxes.

  • Metal Framing Labor – by the linear foot.

  • Standard Metal Track – by the linear foot.

  • Insulation Labor – by the square foot.

  • Joint Treatment Tape – total rolls.

  • Drywall Labor – in square feet.

  • Joint Compound – in 5 gallon buckets.

Item Groups:

These groups contain a selection of items to choose if needed.

  • Choose Studs – A choice of metal studs from 8’ to 20’ high.

  • Choose Drywall – A selection of drywall from ½"-5/8” and 8’, 9’, 10’ or 12’ long.

  • Choose Insulation – select the type of insulation needed.

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09 Finishes – Painting

Interior Paint – Area & Surface Area

Summary: This assembly is designed for Area or Surface Area takeoffs and will yield finish paint, primer and labor.

Variables: There are no variables in this assembly.

Required Items:

These items will be automatically added to your takeoff.

  • Paint Labor – per square foot.

  • Interior Primer – by the gallon and figured with one coat or primer.

Item Groups:

These groups contain a selection of items to choose if needed.

  • Choose Finish Paint – offers paint choices by the gallon and figures two coats of paint.

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Interior Paint – Linear

Summary: This assembly is designed for a Linear takeoff and will yield finish paint, primer and labor.

Variables:

  • Wall Height In Feet – used to calculate all items in this assembly.

  • Sides Of Wall To Paint – Choose 1 or 2 to determine an exterior or interior wall, used to calculate all items in this assembly.

Required Items:

These items will be automatically added to your takeoff.

  • Paint Labor – per square foot.

  • Interior Primer – by the gallon and figured with one coat of primer.

Item Groups:

These groups contain a selection of items to choose if needed.

  • Choose Finish Paint – offers paint choices by the gallon and figures two coats of paint.

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09 Finishes - Tiling

Floor/Wall Tile – Area & Surface Area

Summary: This assembly is designed for Area or Surface Area takeoffs.

Variables: There are no variables in this assembly.

Required Items:

These items will be automatically added to your takeoff.

  • Tiling Labor – per square foot.

  • Tile Grout - in 25 lb. Bags.

  • Thin-set – in 50 lb. Bags.

Item Groups:

These groups contain a selection of items to choose if needed.

  • Choose Tile – offers tile choices that yield total square feet.

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09 Finishes - Wallcoverings

Vinyl Wallcoverings – Area & Surface Area

Summary: This assembly is designed for Area or Surface Area takeoffs.

Variables: There are no variables in this assembly.

Required Items:

These items will be automatically added to your takeoff.

  • Vinyl Wallcovering – per square yard.

  • Wallpaper Adhesive – by the gallon.

  • Wallcovering Labor – by the square yard.

Item Groups:

There are no Item Groups in this assembly.

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