When to Outsource Your Estimating: Why HBXL Estimating Service is Your Best Choice

To outsource your estimating can be a massive weight off your mind. In the construction industry, accurate and timely project estimates are crucial for securing jobs, managing budgets, and ensuring project success. However, estimating can be complex and resource-intensive. When you outsource your estimating tasks to the HBXL Estimating Service, you free up time and…

Staying in the black: Small building firms that outsource their estimating

Without wishing to sound dramatic, for some building firms pricing their building projects accurately isn’t only about profitability; it’s often the thin line between solvency and a financial nightmare. Insolvency is a concern that casts a shadow over many building firm owners, given the complex mix of costs, risks, and market fluctuations. That’s why many…

2024 business goals for your building firm

What are your business goals for 2024? Do you want to… Be more appealing than your competitors? Have a point of difference? Give customers more pricing choice? Work with customers to reach the right price? Use accurate estimates to make maximum profit? Want to win more high-quality jobs in 2024? We’ve got a few tricks…

Five tips: Secrets to small business success in construction

To help your building firm succeed, there are a lot of different things you need to be good at. Other than the obvious – producing high quality work! – you also need to have good planning and organisational skills. Also, if you want to achieve small business success, you must keep good records, use successful…

Helping you succeed: The Power of Professional Estimating

You can’t beat the power of professional estimating. Builders today face a whole load of challenges that extend far beyond the construction site. In the competitive world of renovations, extensions and loft conversions, time is precious, and every opportunity counts. Yet, amid the demands of overseeing projects, managing teams, and ensuring quality craftsmanship, many builders…

The 3 steps to estimating success

What is a construction estimate? A construction estimate is an analysis of what a construction project will cost. They often take a considerable amount of time to produce due to the amount of factors which should be considered. These include being detailed, needing to consider the client’s vision, availability of materials and labour, and all…