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Healing your inner underestimator
Controlling costs with design-build
Detailing your scope-of-work
Forget material markups: This method, successfully practiced for 20 years by an Iowa remodeler, assigns overhead and profit expense to billed time on the job.
A time card can improve the accuracy of your estimates, cut worker’s comp costs, and increase your profit. A custom builder shares his system.
Making your bid stand out
A fully wired and heated trailer provides this GC with an organized space from which to run a complex and long-term job.
Preventing posts from heaving, comments on legal-pad estimating, Andersen windows revisited, more
A CPA explains how to organize your monthly schedule so that you’re always keeping an eye on job costs — and turning a profit.
The hard cost of labor includes taxes, insurance, employee benefits, vehicle expenses, and more. Failing to account for these expenses will take a large chunk out of your bottom line, as this remodeling contractor illustrates.
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