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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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Labour Only Tips

Labour Only Tips

July 26, 2020

We live in a crazy world…. And since this crazy world has meant a LOT of my dear builders are jumping into labour only work, I thought the despite having…

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Dealing With Your Client's Quantity Surveyor

If I was your client’s QS….

July 19, 2020

If I was your clients QS….. Settle down… I know most residential homeowners do not engage a QS to look after the financial side of their project for them, but…

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Pricing Your Services

How to Charge More – and get more clients through the door…

July 12, 2020

Charging A Premium You’re a skilled tradie and you’re proud of the work you do. You know your workmanship is as good – if not better – than others in…

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July 5, 2020

You know I’m the biggest cheerleader of SME builders….. I really am. I think you guys are awesome…. But there is a cloud over dealing with some of you sometimes…..…

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Home Reno #11

Vic’s Home Reno #11

June 28, 2020

Unwrapping the House I was starting to wonder if I would EVER see the light of day through my windows again… but lo and behold…. The wrap and the scaff…

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Labour Calculator

Using a labour charge out calculator

June 21, 2020

MANY of you guys have already, but if you haven’t, then I suggest you email either me or Paul and ask for a copy of our Labour Charge Out Calculator….…

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Quoting Builds

Quoting Jobs is like going on Tinder

June 14, 2020

Full disclosure – I told my builder I was going to write about his comment because it was HILARIOUS.   I was yakking to my builders the other day who…

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