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Wiring by the Sq. Ft. Seriously?

Don’t be fooled to price your work based on Sq. Ft prices that are set by people working out of their home with no insurance. Residential Electrical work is not a great way to make money. Being forced to price by a Sq. Ft. number in lieu of actual cost.

Electrical Estimating-How did we get here?

Electrical Estimating- How Did We get Here? The days of pen and paper with lots of luck thrown in. Thirty years ago electrical contractors had no choice but to run their businesses the old-fashioned way by using pen and paper, writing down endless list of material and using their calculator Electrical Estimating Software s to […]

Don’t Tell Me -Another Addendum

Surely not another change, You will never eliminate changes in construction estimating  but you can stop the problems that come with managing your revised drawings. With the Accura Cadd PDF Draw software you can overlap new drawings on top of the original drawings to easily identify changes.  The aggravation of addendums  is a familiar scene.  Estimator […]

It All Starts With The Estimate

It all starts with the estimate. The role of an electrical estimator is one that is highly specialized and extremely important. The estimate is the foundation of the project. It is also one of the most rewarding.  Electrical estimators in the US took home a median pay of $68, 800 with a top industry pay of […]

Update your Software Prices

Best Bid Electrical Estimating Software has just purchased Real Time Pricing. . We can now help you with keeping your prices updated. Real Time Pricing is an affordable way to keep your A list items up to date. www.electricalestimating.net All of Real Time Pricing data matches Best Bid’s 100% so there is no need to modify […]

Take the time to Succeed

We receive letter after letter and they all say the same thing. (We need help producing our estimates). It takes too long and we can never bid enough work to keep up with the request. There are only three things that can change that. Brushing up on your estimating Skills. Spending the time to master […]