Digital Estimating

Challenges Faced by Construction Material Suppliers

Material suppliers are the unrecognized yet true heroes of the construction business. Without the right assets showing up in the right area at the right time, no structure or scaffold or expressway will actually be built.  As one of the most significant members in any construction venture, building suppliers need to give the right assets …

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Bidding Tricks as A General Contractor

Most contractors lose a larger number of offers than they win. To begin winning more than you lose, the mystery is to start bidding as a general contractor. Look at our most recent cheat sheet to assist you with winning more offers.  Your Cheat Sheet to Winning More Bids with Fewer Proposals  It’s assessed that …

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Phases of a Construction Project

Practically, all construction processes include six stages. You have to get ready for every one of these stages well ahead of time and examine different approaches to utilize your assets with most extreme productivity. Accomplish prep work to set up things before you press the ‘Go’ button. Indeed, even the smallest of issues may back …

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Cost Estimation: How to be More Accurate

Ascertaining a precise cost estimate is perhaps the hardest obstacle in the construction process. On the off chance that your quote is excessively high, your opponent might be granted the offer. And if it is excessively low, you may have minimal possibility of gaining any benefits from the offer.  This causes construction organizations to remain …

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Common Mistakes Made by Small Contractors

During a project, any contractor can encounter issues. In any case, small contractors carry a specific arrangement of difficulties to the place of work. In the event that they don’t find a way to defeat those difficulties, they can become a huge pain for everybody – which includes clients, the other contractors and subs for …

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Mistakes made by Contractors and How to Avoid them

We have arranged this manual to focus on the basic mix-ups of contractual workers and how might we keep away from them. Each project will include a specific degree of hazard. Beginning from the well being issues to cost and estimation challenges that are set up for such dangers that will help smoothen the most …

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The top 10 mistakes done with construction estimating

From the recent studies, it has been identified that most of the construction projects don’t end up as they planned at the beginning. The mistakes done with construction estimating plays a major role. If you are engaged with construction estimating, it is essential for you to have a vibrant understanding about these mistakes and then …

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Know What you are Getting Into

The number one reason to get a construction estimate with Digital Estimating is transparency. This is not an easy industry. Every person in construction is looking to make a quick buck however they can. If subcontractors are allowed to overbid a project, they will. If GC’s are allowed to take advantage of developers, they will. …

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Why Quantity Takeoffs are Important for GC’s

I had a meeting last week with a general contractor and business owner looking to build a $6mil transfer station. It is a big metal building with a recycling/waste center inside. I was working with the owner to bring down his costs, but I also work with various subcontractors who were interested in bidding the …

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What’s happening to the Construction Industry?

People, usually those in the business for a while, often ask me what’s been happening to the construction industry. There seems to be a bewilderment among the old-timers and experienced contractors. I can attest to the same problems they have. The quality is going downhill, everything’s getting expensive, and nobody seems to be doing anything …

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Estimating for Government and Larger Corporate Clients

Government is inefficient. If you are a contractor that wants to work with them you should always keep that statement in mind. The largest inefficiency is their bidding requirements. Let’s face it- the work is the same no matter who the client is. It’s being awarded the contract that is time consuming. It is important …

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