Finding Your Profit Margin

Whether you’re running a 50 man multi-million dollar shop, taking over an existing shop, running a 5 man crew, or just recently acquired your Master Electrical License and are stepping out on your own for the very first time, one thing is clear: You must know your profit margin. Being a smart, safe and knowledgeable electrician is key to completing …

Estimating and Scope Letters

Estimating can be daunting, takeoffs can take forever, writing your scope letter can be mind numbing and cumbersome. Because none of this time is billable, your overhead is driven up and your project’s value is driven down. Going back and forth from plans to spreadsheets takes a lot of time and patience, especially when office distractions or calls from clients …

How Does Electrical Management Software Save Time and Money

Electrical contractors (especially small electrical contractors) spend a lot of time racing between the office working on estimates, the supply house picking up supplies and the job site working in the field trying to keep the job on track and the customer happy. Contractors are also faced with choosing an estimating software that only estimates or a management software that …