Author: Gerstel, David
Number Of Pages: 388
Release Date: 17-10-2021
Details: Bidding and estimating are the heart of any sustainable construction business. You may be a great craftsman and project manager. You might even be a good at sales. But you need more than that. You must be able to astutely select the right jobs to bid, closely estimate your costs for building them, and properly calculate overhead and profit to arrive at a viable selling price. Otherwise you are not likely to survive in business much less prosper. Nail Your Numbers laysout the procedures you need to bid wisely and estimate accurately. You will learn to: Select the right jobs to bid and avoid the bad ones Efficiently execute takeoffs Closely figure labor costs Get reliable subcontractor and supplier quotes Correctly mark up for overhead and profit Create a powerful estimating spreadsheet Nail Your Numbers will take you even further. It will show you how to convert estimating from a costly burden to a source of income. You will learn to get paid for your estimating and related pre-construction work. You will move beyond bidding for free. Nail Your Numbers methodically imparts all the skills necessary for successful bidding and estimating. With its spacious layout and conversational style, it makes the task of acquiring those skills as approachable as possible.
Package Dimensions: 10.9 x 8.5 x 1.0 inches