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Communicating Payment With Clients

Are Your Clients Clear on When to Pay You?

November 22, 2020

Trying to run a business in 2020 has been a bit of a challenge so far, to say the least. As we continue to move in and out of periods…

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Planning A build With The Future In Mind

The cost of thinking long term when building

November 15, 2020

So often a person looking to build is so interested in the ‘right now’ of what it is they want, they neglect to think about the maintenance costs or the…

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Managing Young People On The Work Site

Managing Gen Y Onsite

November 8, 2020

Mmmm. Young people. Now you know I’m broad brushing here….. not all young people are as I’m going to describe….. but you know you would be telling me fibs if…

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Calculating Hardware

Blog Bites – hot tips on measuring hardware

September 27, 2020

I reckon measuring hardware is one of the most under measured items when builders measure themselves… More often than not most rely on their supplier to capture all of the…

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Calculating Framing & DPC

Blog Bites – hot tips on measuring framing and DPC

September 20, 2020

The carpentry trade is the largest of all the trades within the NZ Standard, and rightly so! So I’m going to just give you a little nibble at a time…

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Calculating Formwork

Blog Bites – hot tips on measuring formwork

September 13, 2020

Measuring formwork used to do my head in….. formally There are lots of rules around measuring it correctly and sometimes you do it in square metres and sometimes in lineal…

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Calculating Concrete

Blog Bites – hot tips on measuring concrete

September 6, 2020

Concrete works come in many forms… slabs, perimeter walls, columns, beams… the list goes on. Because all the different types of concrete works often have different MPA requirements, and different…

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Labour Charge out Calculator

Labour Charge Out Tutorial

August 9, 2020

Victoria walks Pete the Builder through Labour Charge Calculator Remember that calculator we sent you last week? We know that it may look complicated but in actual fact, it’s a…

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