When preparing a bid for a construction project, an accurate takeoff ensures you won’t overcharge or undercharge. Estimating is the…

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A construction project does not come to fruition without electrical estimating. There are many factors businesses have to consider to…

How to Prepare a Bill of Quantities A bill of quantities is a document used in the construction industry that itemizes…

Building Estimating Services There are several different types of building estimating services. They offer budget cost estimates, full fixed-price estimates,…

Construction estimating in general aswell as mechanical estimating, insulation estimating or plumbing estimating, is one of the most challenging and…

Introduction Ductwork is an essential part of the HVAC system in any building. Ducts can only function at their optimum…

To survive and grow in contracting, we need to find ways to gain an edge on our competition. Contractors need…

Cat A and Cat B: If you are a landlord or tenant seeking to transform a building into an office,…

takeoffs in construction: Taking accurate measurements is one of the most challenging aspects of construction estimating, but it’s also one…

Consistency and going above and beyond on every project is what gets you on top of your competition and helps…

prime costs and provisional sums:

Increase Profit Margins The construction industry is yet to reach stable ground since the pandemic hit two almost years ago….

Insulation Estimating A construction estimate is a forecast that determines how much money a new building will require. A build…

Mechanical Estimators, Every construction project, no matter its size, needs an accurate estimate for a successful and most importantly, profitable…

Submission Steps, In my last blog, we outlined five basic steps to help make the Mechanical estimating process as stress…

Estimating Mistakes , Estimation is possibly the most challenging job in construction. It is wise to get an accurate estimate…

The term ‘quantity takeoff’ has been around in the construction business for a long time now. It is a crucial…

A steady flow of incoming projects is needed to run a successful construction business;Construction Contracts This involves trying to win…

Construction Estimation, Estimation is a critical preconstruction job. To get a 100% accurate estimate is a challenge in itself. Estimate…

Businesses today use technology to simplify their processes. Digital formats and IT systems are disrupting industries worldwide and the Construction…

In this blog, you will begin to understand why you would hire a construction estimator for your project. If you…

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Thermal Insulation: Anyone who is in the thermal insulation game knows that it’s a niche industry with its quirks and…

Estimate Electrical Work: Knowing how to estimate electrical work so you don’t miss out takes a little preparation. Misjudging a…

Construction Estimating COVID -19 is having an enormous amount of impact on every aspect of our day to day life….

So let’s be honest, being a building estimator is a complex job. It may seem that you can hire any…