The trend toward greener buildings hasn’t slowed down in recent years and isn’t expected to do so anytime soon. Experts predict the green building materials market will reach nearly $365 billion by the year 2022. Adding green building materials and options to your services allows clients who are interested in green buildings to choose the options that make the most sense for them.
Learning how to estimate in construction, while remaining both competitive and profitable, is one of the most common contractor education needs. We’ve put together a guide to estimating construction work for home renovation so that you can increase your profits and provide the most accurate price for jobs to clients.
Watch Construction Estimating Courses Online. Construction estimating courses online are a fast and easy way that you can learn estimating basics, or advanced estimating skills, at your own pace. They can be easier to follow than construction estimating books, and give you a visual to follow along with in each video. Estimating, bidding, and submitting […]
Construction Estimate 101 – How To Estimate Construction Costs Learning how to do a construction estimate takes time, skill, and above all…. experience and practice. If you’re looking to learn how to estimate construction costs, than this article will serve as a great introduction for you. Plus we’ll point you to Estimating 101 – a […]
Estimating Concrete Footers Installations Are you a specialty contractor who deals with concrete footers? Are you a general contractor who supervises concrete subcontractors? If you answered yes, it is important that you learn to estimate concrete footers. What are concrete footers? We need to look at the role concrete footers play before we jump into […]
Improve Your Project Estimates Every project starts with an estimate. Estimates are really just budgets for projects. They are your budget for what you think it will cost you as the contractor to complete the project for the homeowner or building owner. Are your projects really just a guess at what you think will happen? […]
Learn Basic Formulas for Construction Estimating Are you exploring construction estimating as a possible career option? Do you have strong math skills as well as strong organizational skills? These skills are critical skills for individuals who are interested in exploring construction estimating careers. According to the United States Department of Labor Bureau of Labor and […]