Improving Construction Project Profits By Understanding the Weather

Improving Construction Project Profits By Understanding the Weather

When it comes to an outdoor construction project (ie: most projects) nothing matters more than the weather. Yes, you need a rock-solid contract, a cooperative client, and fine-tuned asset tracking. You need an accurate invoicing system and a good combination of talent and dedication on your team. But none of that matters if you get…

Exciting New Technologies in Concrete Construction and Repair

Exciting New Technologies in Concrete Construction and Repair

The invention of concrete is one of mankind’s greatest construction triumphs, dating back, at least to ancient Egypt. Even as durable and versatile as concrete is, it has one fatal flaw, its tendency to crack. The most common reasons for cracking are shrinkage during the curing process, settling, load stress, and environmental wear and tear. Over time, moisture…

How to Improve Profits on Construction Contracts

How to Improve Profits on Construction Contracts

Improving profits on construction contracts can help your business succeed and put more money in your pocket. The key to any successful business is correct pricing. There are tips for pricing that can drive more business through your doors as well. This article will look at ways to improve profits on each contract and techniques…

Construction Estimating Process

Construction Estimating Process

With the internet and the increasing number of projects that are open to bid, contractors are looking for technology to help them expedite the estimating process. They need a standardized, accurate, formulaic method to estimate the costs involved in projects. They need to understand the local labor regulations, expenses and supply costs. They also need…

Construction Estimating - How To Get It Right

Construction Estimating - How To Get It Right

Accuracy and efficiency are the top two challenges an estimator faces when preparing the numbers necessary to bid on a new construction project. How is it that things can go so wrong? Take a look at how cost expectations went widely off the rails for a water-park project in Westchester County, New York: When Costs…

8 Tips to Strengthen Your Construction Company's Cash Flow

A construction company’s cash flow is a powerful attribute. A healthy cash flow can open the door for growth and your ability to bid on larger projects. However, managing cash flow is a major headache for many small to medium-sized construction businesses. Most business owners would prefer to focus on sales and new business development…