Estimating: From Yellow Pad to Excel Spreadsheet
As your business grows, you'll need to develop an estimating system that does more...
The Pitfalls of Hybrid Estimating
A look at three ways to create an estimate, with varying proportions of labor,...
Four Common Delusions Among Contractors
Contractors are often their own worst enemies. Here are four ways they make it...
How to Conduct a Job Start Review
If you work with employees or subs, you need to be clear about what, exactly, the...
Bring Your Own Device
BYOD is nothing new, but the potential effects on businesses are changing fast....
Make More Money By Controling The Growth Of Your Building Business
When I was a young builder in the early '80s, there was an old-timer in town who...
Getting Into Light Commercial Work
Have you ever been walking through a shopping mall where a new store was being built and wondered what it would be like to do that kind of work? Like residential work, commercial jobs have their challenges and rewards, but the work isn't for everyone.