Low Bidder Blues

For most construction projects,  we send out our drawings and specifications along with a bid form to 4 or 5 builders. The bid form is a chart that helps itemize costs in line by line format so we can understand the various trades like electrical, plumbing, tile, framing etc. and compare them to each-other.  This […]

Bidding 101

What’s in the bid? Time and costs. Here is some advice for bidding your construction project. Three solid pieces of advice, before you dive in: a. The ball is only in your court once! That is before you sign the contract. Meaning that when you are bidding, and the contractors may be eager and hungry […]