Projects Suffered From Hurricane Ian?
Hurricane Ian ripped through the west coast of southern Florida in September, causing massive wind and water damage throughout the state. As one of the most destructive storms in US history, millions of people, homes, and businesses are facing an uphill struggle to rebuild.Read More
DIY & Owner-Builder Tips!
Here are some helpful tips to be a successful owner-builder.Read More
Planswift Integration with Heavy Bid
We recently developed, for a civil contractor, a custom plugin that seamlessly integrates the takeoff performed in Planswift with his Heavy Bid estimating program!Read More
Agtek Software for Civil Takeoffs
If you own a civil construction business and are looking to outsource your estimating work, Total Takeoffs, Inc has you covered. We are the nation’s most reputable civil estimating company specializing in producing Agtek 4D estimate reports with experience working on the following types of projects:Read More
HCSS Consulting Services (HeavyBid)
Are you a civil contractor who is using HCSS (HeavyBid) software to help you bid on your projects? If so, you may find that you and your employees sometimes need help navigating the finer details of the software.Read More
Estimating Task Orders
As most contractors know, government bids are complex and present many challenges. Between purchasing agents squeezing you for every penny and the red tape, it can be extremely frustrating, but for many firms it is a major source of revenue.Read More
As a roofing contractor, you are well aware of the imbalance of supply and demand for roofing materials in today’s current climate. With supply chain disruptions and rising costs of freight for products from manufacturers, it can be quite challenging to balance your customer’s expectations with current availability.Read More
In today’s climate contractors are being faced with an unprecedented lumber shortage. With it being so hard to get supplies, it is more crucial than ever to provide lumber lists and takeoffs at a more rapid rate to avoid construction delays and price increases from local suppliers.Read More
Construction Estimating for Apartments and Townhomes
The demand for rental property is on a steady incline. However, during the COVID19 pandemic, there have been many obstacles to building new development projects. With the supply chain shortages driving up the cost of lumber, the construction estimate for your apartment or townhome project must be accurate.Read More
Using a Construction Estimator to Control Costs In Multifamily Construction
With the housing and rental markets booming in the wake of the recent slowdown, multi-family housing construction is at a new high. In order to secure the contract to build for new projects, competition is quick and fierce.
It is more important than ever to manage the time it takes to create a bid and ensure that you come in lower than the competition and that your projections are realistic. While many contractors have great experience building, the recent interruptions in the supply chain have made creating estimates problematic and a grueling process.Read More
Construction Estimating for Owner Builders
Anyone who has done any type of new home construction or home improvement project knows how tricky it can be, to say the least! For those of you that have never undertaken a construction project, it can be and will be, the most overwhelming and stressful experience you will ever go through! There are all kinds of processes and obstacles, such as securing the bank loan, dealing with the architect, securing the building permit from your local building department, and finally dealing with your local subcontractors and suppliers.Read More
Swift and Accurate Hospitality Construction Estimation
For the hospitality industry, Revenue Per Available Room (RevPAR) is expected to increase in 2022 by 34.3 percent for the 65 Horizons markets during the year. As the world recovers from the global pandemic, individuals and families resume traveling with less concern about contracting or spreading the COVID19 virus.Read More