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There’s always the possibly of incurring liability because of something your sales rep said during the sales presentation. One way to limit that possibility, construction lawyer Patrick C. Barthet says, is to have the right sales agreement in place, with appropriate disclaimer language.
A straightforward spreadsheet can be used for a single task or as a building-block for a unit-pricing database
New-home builders transitioning to remodeling need to watch out for these issues
Gather accurate information for your estimates
The best part of this estimating software is its extensive database of item costs, says the author
Define the problems you will be responsible for and set clear procedures for final payment
Storing documents in digital form saves time, money, and space
Contractors need to allow for material and labor price increases that may occur after they submit a quote
Checking weekly that actual expenses are in line with the estimate alerts you to overruns
Putting all the paperwork for a project in a single notebook ensures details don't get lost during the transition from sales to production
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