Learning to quote effectively is a great way to keep your customers happy and your business in the black. Calculating a base rate can help you to provide more accurate quotes and keep your profit margins healthy.
Framing is the single biggest contributor to the construction budget, accounting for (on average) around 18%. With rising costs and labor shortages, framing is becoming increasingly expensive. It behooves the small to medium construction firm to find ways in which to make the framing as efficient and cost effective as possible. You can mitigate some of the framing costs with careful planning, an efficiently run jobsite and the right tools.
At Norbord we count among our greatest assets the vast experience of our staff. Collectively, our employees boast hundreds of years’ experience on the job. Through building booms, economic downturns and severe weather, they and Norbord have prevailed.
The advertising for TallWall OSB seldom fails to mention how it can save builders material and labor costs over traditional 4’x8’ OSB wall sheathing. But is this true? And if so, how much will you save per house, and by doing what? Let’s tear the argument down to its basic components.