How do I do construction estimating?

Answer You have learned your trade and become a master. Now it is time to move out on your own. Licensing, insurance, taxes and sales are all new skills you will need to learn to succeed. But, none is mor... Read More »

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Construction Cost Estimating Schools?

In the construction field, a crucial part of any successful bid is accurately calculating the total cost of the job so your company makes the desired profit when the work is completed. Although som... Read More »

How can the choice of construction materials and construction techniques influence sustainability?

In a huge variety of ways. But since you didn't mention what you are building, I can't tell specifically. Here's an example though: If you're building let's say a garage with a concrete foundation,... Read More »

Estimating Lessons for the Third Grade?

Estimation is a valuable skill that we use in our lives on a daily basis, often without even realizing it. Accurate estimation is a learned trait, and one that can be taught and worked on with youn... Read More »

Problems With Estimating Volume?

The education system teaches the concepts of volume as early as fifth grade because it is such an important idea. You can break most objects down into basic geometric shapes to estimate volume. Lea... Read More »