Estimating & Job Costing

Charging for the Estimate
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Charging for the Estimate

How to avoid giving away a lot of free work Read more

Contractors, Is Your Pricing Really Fair?
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Contractors, Is Your Pricing Really Fair?

Here are 3 considerations to determine if your pricing is "fair" Read more

Yellow Pad Estimating For Contractors: The Good and the Bad
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Yellow Pad Estimating For Contractors: The Good and the Bad

Doing a paper-and-pencil estimates on the fly can actually serve a good purpose ..... Read more

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Controlling Whole-House Remodeling Costs

Managing customer and architect expectations can head off problems in a remodeling project. Read more

Faster Time Tracking
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Faster Time Tracking

This automated time clock can speed payroll, improve job-costing, and help you... Read more

Job-Costing With Quicken
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Job-Costing With Quicken

Pushing this inexpensive checkbook program to its limits can give you a simple,... Read more

Estimating With a Spreadsheet
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Estimating With a Spreadsheet

Learning some advanced functions will save loads of time. Read more

Controlling The Job With Purchase Orders
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Controlling The Job With Purchase Orders

This simple tool can streamline your estimating, purchasing, and job-costing --... Read more

Bidding Large Jobs
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Bidding Large Jobs

To avoid costly errors, be methodical about the way you collect and compare prices. Read more

Estimating Finish Carpentry
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Estimating Finish Carpentry

A simple spreadsheet is the backbone of this estimating method, but the daily job... Read more

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