Estimator

What I Like: Clear Estimates Software
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What I Like: Clear Estimates Software

Two small remodelers gain productivity with templates and data for 12,000 parts More

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Traits To Look for in a Remodeling Company Estimator

Industry consultant Paul Winans discusses how to use the DISC personality profile to find the ideal estimator. More

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Roof It Right: Roofing Contractor Solutions RCSi ProjecTracker Roof It Right: Roofing Contractor Solutions RCSi ProjecTracker

Generate roofing proposals and contracts with ease using RCSi ProjecTracker software. More

So Shoot Me: Using Video Footage for Project Documentation
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So Shoot Me: Using Video Footage for Project Documentation

Rather than using still photos to document projects, video footage has the... More

Update Job Descriptions to Adjust to Shifting Market
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Update Job Descriptions to Adjust to Shifting Market

Bob Weickgenannt's goal for Starcom Design Build is to grow 20% each year. To... More

Profile: Kelvin and Susan Pierce
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Profile: Kelvin and Susan Pierce

Three years ago, Kelvin and Susan Pierce (Big50 1993), owners of Commonwealth Home... More

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Time Sheets

An estimator anticipates the cost to produce a job, and a carpenter tries to complete that job within the estimate. If owners ask carpenters to turn in timecards on a daily basis, the hours associated with doing specific tasks will be more accurate. More

High-tech tool products for the field
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High-tech tool products for the field

Remodeling magazine staff picks the best new high-tech tools products for the field. More

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Keeping priorities straight

It takes humor to tell the boss he or she is micromanaging. Yes, humor. Production manager Andy Hannan and estimator Kirk Van Kamp of Mark IV Builders in Bethesda, Md., found a non-threatening way to approach the difficult task. More

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A good estimator is methodical but creative

Sound estimating is the backbone of any remodeling business, whether you bid competitively or negotiate a design/build contract. We spend a lot of time benchmarking financial standards and processes; estimating deserves equal attention. More

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