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    Hi Lads,

    Just stumbled across this forum while i was looking for information. Looks excellent and offers a wealth of knowledge.

    Im just going to jump right in and ask a question. I am currently working on a tender and the BOQ has the taping in linear. Any time I have priced from a BOQ previously its always been in m2. It has me stumped. How can I convert this?

    Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

    Cheers!

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    Find out what the ceiling height is and multiply that by the wall lengths (linear measure)
    Surely the ceilings are in square metres?

    Welcome to the forum.

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    Thanks for your help Tony. I'll have a play about with the measure and see how it looks. There is a lack of information on the bill. The job is a hanger in an airport. So there will be a lack of actual ceilings.

    Looking forward to trawling through all the old posts reading up on some tips.

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    Welcome to the forum Bob

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