Estimating Specialists

Meet the estimating service team Find out what a typical day for our estimating specialists consists of… Our brilliant estimating service team are often referred to as the ‘fast, friendly estimating service’ and we believe this is because they understand our clients and their needs as a result of their own building experience (155 years…

Estimating Service reviews

The Estimating Service Survey has received fantastic results! Shock horror- our fast, friendly and fantastic Estimating Service and team have (once again) received great reviews in our latest Estimating Service survey! Take a look at the results and see how we have excelled in customers satisfaction with the level of detail and accuracy of our estimates, the…

Home owner! Buy cheap buy twice: did you get the estimate you paid for?

There are so many sayings relating to money – probably because it makes the world go round! ‘Cheap and cheerful’ is another one. Let’s face it – things are usually cheap for a reason. And that’s OK when it doesn’t have to last too long. But you wouldn’t scrimp on your self-build project would you?…

15 ways you could save time running your building firm

How well do you spend your working day? You know, in a lifetime you spend literally years sleeping, eating and queuing, months and months checking junk emails, sitting at traffic lights, brushing your teeth… So what about making the rest of your precious time really count. Construction companies are typically fully on. And if you’re…

Tips on handling customers to win and keep winning building projects

We may be teaching grandmother to suck eggs here, but it’s got to be worth the two minutes it should take you to read this, to confirm that you’re king or queen of customer service! Making a good first impression When you visit a prospective customer for the first time, dress professionally but not out…

So what makes a builder come to our Estimating Service for help with building quotes?

Ian our Account Manager answers questions about sticking to budget and the many and varied reasons building firms hand over their valuable projects to the HBXL Estimating Service. So do Property Developers ever come to you for estimates? Ian: “Yes regularly. Businesses, larger building firms and property developers, who are investing big money in a…