Soaring lumber prices are causing widespread chaos in the construction industry, thwarting momentum in residential construction and decreasing contractors’ profit margins. Here we provide three practical strategies for navigating volatility in lumber prices.
Subcontractors often assume that takeoff software will solve their estimation problems, but it could end up costing their business time and money. In this post, we discuss the best alternative to estimating software.
Estimating a project's costs accurately can be almost as difficult as trying to estimate the timetable needed to get the job done. Fortunately, we've put together this guide to help you create an accurate concrete takeoff estimate for your next project.
For smaller contractors, calculating the cost to build an apartment or multi-family complex is difficult. In this blog, we break down the process to help you calculate the cost quickly and accurately.
Estimating a project's costs accurately can be almost as difficult as trying to estimate the timetable needed to get the job done. Fortunately, we've put together this guide to help you create an accurate framing takeoff estimate for your next project.
Most contractors assume that construction estimating software will solve their estimation problems. But it’s the opposite; it only causes more problems. In this post, we highlight new alternatives to construction estimating software every contractor should know.
Since COVID-19, the construction industry is experiencing a labor shortage. Getting talented construction estimators for your job is even more difficult. In this post, we outline easy ways to find the best estimators for your projects.
Most contractors lose more bids than they win. To start winning more than you lose, the secret is to bid a job as a general contractor. Check out our latest cheat sheet to help you win more bids.
Estimating flooring costs is a lot more complicated than you think. Learn how to develop an accurate flooring estimate in 2020
How do you determine the exact cost for your next drywall project with the rapid changes in material costs? Our new guide can help determine the cost of your drywall project, and save you time.