Job-Costing

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Ways to Navigate a Huge Project

‘Whale’ jobs can drown you if you don’t plan properly and weigh the extra costs Read more

The 2015 Cost vs. Value Report
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The 2015 Cost vs. Value Report

A tepid housing market and rising job costs have pushed back the payoff on... Read more

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Four Ways That Hopeful Thinking Can Ruin You

Eliminate these problem traits to help ensure you do profitable work Read more

When Do Cost-Plus Deals Make Sense?
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When Do Cost-Plus Deals Make Sense?

For a Pennsylvania remodeler, it's when time is tight or being a loss-leader is... Read more

Do the Math - Overhead & Profit
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Do the Math - Overhead & Profit

In this segment of Do the Math, we look at two numbers that every contractor needs... Read more

Do the Math: Digging a Hole With Discounts
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Do the Math: Digging a Hole With Discounts

A lot of contractors answer customer price objections by offering discount. In... Read more

Do the Math: The Breakeven Formula
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Do the Math: The Breakeven Formula

How much revenue do you need to cover overhead expense? In this installment of ”Do... Read more

Do the Math: Are You Charging Enough for Labor?
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Do the Math: Are You Charging Enough for Labor?

There are plenty of ways to lose money in the construction business, but one of... Read more

Do the Math: Markup and Margin
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Do the Math: Markup and Margin

You hear these terms used interchangeably, as if they were the same. As dollar... Read more

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Cost vs. Value Spotlight: Replacing Windows Cost vs. Value Spotlight: Replacing Windows

The price that remodelers charge for installing a wood or vinyl window can vary as much as 37% depending on which of 101 metro areas they're operating in, REMODELING's 2014 Cost vs. Value report finds. Prices tended to be lowest in the Deep South and highest along the Pacific coast. Read more

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