It doesn't matter if you are working on a small residential construction project or the Sydney Opera House, it is of supreme importance that you properly manage your time.
As a construction company, chances are, you aren't used to sending out a lot of emails. You rely on word of mouth and personal connections within your network to help build your business. Unfortunately, if you aren't using an email list, you're missing out on a number of great opportunities to connect with your clients! There are several key reasons why having--and using--your email list will ultimately benefit your business.
For the past ten years, the Australian construction industry has enjoyed substantial growth. With the number of residential building approvals increasing noticeably since 2009, individuals in the construction industry have remained active with new projects. However, forward-thinking tradies are diversifying to ensure that they shield themselves from an inevitable market slowdown.
Today we are going to cover the unfortunate situation that occurs when a contractor does not pay you. We want to provide logical and helpful solutions that you can use before hiring lawyers and taking the contractor to court.
If you are in need of a project to be done, you are going to want to make a call about an estimate. And if you are looking for an estimate, you will want to be prepared with everything you need to save you time and headache. With this in mind, here is everything you need to know for your next manufacturing quote and project estimate.
The first thing you need to know to prepare yourself to get a quote is to be specific about your needs. It may seem like a lot to put this together but it will save you time in the long run. This will help you get as close as possible to the actually price and will save you from any unnecessary surprises.
A Quick Call
If you are prepared with all of the necessary information, it should only take about fifteen minutes on the phone to nail things down. Providing us with the most accurate details of your project as possible will help us get through the phone call quickly and help us give you the most correct estimation we can. If you do this, you may be able to get your quote as soon as the same day or the next.
We want to help you make your project run as smoothly as possible. If you have any questions or if you are ready to get an estimate, please contact us today. We hope to be hearing from you soon!
Despite some recent positive indicators, the apartment boom, and that of housing in general in Australia may soon be winding down, according to Chris Bourke at Bloomberg. The housing market here is more than 4 times the size of the gross domestic product, a figure which has never been reached before, even by the United States and England when those markets were at their heights.
Very few people enjoy the paperwork side of the subcontracting business. At the same time, making sure you document clearly is the main way to protect yourself if some other part of the construction process gets delayed or the clients aren't satisfied with the work. Some major reasons to document your process thoroughly are to avoid wasting time, to avoid builder disputes, and to avoid legal action.
Outsourcing estimating is on the rise in Australia's construction industry as business owners become familiar with its financial benefits. In addition to saving on overhead costs, contractors and construction companies are able to devote more time and energy to core business tasks such as new business development.
If you're a business owner, you're busy--especially if you work in construction. After all, the road to success isn't short, and you'll have to put in some serious hours if you want to get where you're going. But even if you're trying to be as efficient as possible, it can still be difficult to determine which tasks are the best things for you to handle.
As of June 1, we officially launched TCA USA. After the success of the Australian operation, we've partnered with a couple of guns over in California to spread the message!