Using Bidding Software: What, Why and How

Bidding for construction projects is one of the main ways that general contractors, sub-contractors and material suppliers make their way into the most profitable projects. Without this step, it would get extremely difficult for newer construction-related businesses to enter the commercial development market. Although earlier, bids were often made on paper, the way we do […]
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3 Ways A Quantity Takeoff Service Provider Can Help You

As digital transformation continues to disrupt the construction industry, we see many contractors opting to outsource ancillary departments and focus on what they do best. Construction companies that are leveraging digital technology to become more agile seem to be reaping substantial benefits—firms report that costs fell by 4-6% while construction productivity went up by 14-15%. […]
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How Construction Estimating Services Can Help Increase Profit Margins

Like many other industries, construction has also taken a hit following COVID-19. Although the pandemic has undoubtedly made it more difficult for contractors to operate, it’s important to note that construction profit margins have been plummeting since 2014. Recent statistics from the Journal of Building Engineering indicated that profit margins were down to 0.38% in 2019. […]
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Determining the Installation Costs of Your Next Drywall Project

Rapid changes in material costs can make it difficult to determine the cost of your next drywall project, especially since the cost of a drywall installation can fall anywhere between $955 and $2547. The geographic location, job specifications, and labor costs all have a substantial impact on the final price. Plus, if you’re adding specialty […]
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What Is Meant By Quantity Takeoff In Construction?

Quantity takeoffs are complicated numbers to calculate and handle, but their main purpose is really straightforward. Also known as construction takeoffs, this segment of construction estimation is essentially a list of all the materials needed for a project. The appropriate quantity of each material is usually listed as well as the per unit and the corresponding total […]
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