Work Late Hours? You're Not Alone
When the sun goes down after a long day of work, the laptop lights up for many...
How to Write a Small-Job Proposal
Keep it simple but address the details. And try this short-cut.
Killer Apps for Contractors
Here are six apps that you can load onto your smart phone that offer smarter...
Clear Estimates Speeds Estimating Process
Get your summer and fall backlog all lined up with this quick and easy estimating...
Online Calculator for Stairs and Decks
Blocklayer.com offers an online calculator that shows how much decking and how many fasteners you’ll need for a deck of a given size.
The Cost of Lighting
For a look at how much it will cost to upgrade outdoor lighting, check this interactive calculator from Remodeling Expense. It includes a zip code field, allowing estimates to be adjusted by location.
Bidding and Building Large Projects
Anticipating what can go wrong keeps profit margins intact.
Five steps to accurate and dependable estimates.
Adding a Deck Pays Off in the 2006 Remodeling Cost vs. Value Report
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Estimate Like a Pro
Tips from a full-time estimator will help you produce fast and accurate quotes.