A Price, A Plan & A Process

Navigate your way through estimating design/build jobs.

  The most common complaint heard from landscape and irrigation professionals is: "I don't know if I'm making money on this project." A proper estimating process should allow landscape professionals to address this concern. Most estimating systems produce a questionable price for a job and little else. A good estimating system should provide a price, a plan and a process - a quality-control process for controlling the entire spectrum of events that occur within your company.
  Some estimating systems do not account for all of the direct costs in a project. Others do not ... (Read More...)

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