Tag Archive: estimating

Mar 13

Monitor and Adjust Material Waste Factors

Feb 20

5 Tips to Help Create Accurate Estimates

Jan 30

Using the RFI Process During Estimating

Sep 12

Keep an Eye on Pricing and Market Trends

Aug 07

E776: Ask Coach – Should I Charge for Estimates?

Aug 01

E772: Get Off the Estimating Hampster Wheel

May 02

E707: Incorporating Safety into Your Estimate

Making safety a priority starts in estimating. #safetyweek  

Feb 14

E652: Plan Your Estimating Workload

Avoid mistakes by properly planning your estimating workload.

Nov 08

E582: Organizing Your Estimating Process

Create systems to organize your estimating and avoid errors.   Estimating is a complex effort and it’s easy to miss some details There are many aspects to every estimate Contract General Requirements Project Management Work Scope/Tasks Closeout & Warranty We can miss things and scope gaps erode profits Create a system to help avoid omissions Guides and …

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Oct 25

E572: Qualify Your Quotes

Review your quotes before submitting your proposal.     Part of our estimate includes quotes Supplier quotes Subcontractor quotes Equipment quotes During estimating we reach out to vendors for quotes We typically provide them with the information Some review that information and some don’t They provide us quotes and sometimes for the wrong thing Protect …

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