Founded in 2014, Total Construction Assistance has spent the last four years working with a wide variety of businesses globally to build and strengthen our estimating process. This experience has enabled us to provide our customers with some of the most accurate estimations in the marketplace.
For business owners and project managers, estimating is one of the most arduous tasks. You want to be building or planning the details of a project to actually get it done. That way you can bill clients and move on to the next project. In contrast, estimating is simply a way for the potential client to test you and see if they will work with you.
Nature has been inspiring some innovative materials that will help design buildings more efficiently. Insulation in the past was toxic, irritable upon contact and used vast amounts of energy to produce. Now different companies are trying to use naturally occurring designs to create more efficient and green products.
In the construction industry, whether or not to outsource work is a key question. From BIM to design to the actual building, virtually every part of the construction process can be outsourced, but not all of it should. When it comes to CAD and detailing work, however, outsourcing is the way to go.
Many of the tasks that need to be completed every day in your business are monotonous, draining, and even difficult to manage. While you manage to get them done, chances are, you're losing a lot of time doing them! Instead of leaving them on the shoulders of your staff, consider these key benefits to outsourcing those tasks.
As much as every subcontractor wishes their projects would go smoothly that is not always the case. Check out the following common issues affecting construction subcontractors as well as a few quick tips on how to lessen the risks they will occur.
When presented with a project there are a few different ways to get the necessary help. The two most common methods are to either hire someone in-house or to hire subcontractors to complete the work for you. The second is undoubtedly the best option for multiple reasons, which we will discuss in the article.
Canberrans are rejoicing as the plans for the light rail are being finalized. It has been a lengthy project but with many branches of the Commonwealth Government needing to coordinate the exact projected route and budget, the ACT has finally released the mid-year update for Stage 2 of the massive venture.
In order to understand the construction industry, you have to be generally conversant with the real estate market and how it works.
If you're a subcontractor, you know how much paperwork there can be when it comes to getting the job done. Everything from emails exchanged with your client, to receipts for materials, to keeping your hours worked time sheets in order, it can feel like an entirely separate job just managing all of that.