When you’re bidding for a job, there are many factors that can make you stand apart from the rest. One of those factors is an estimate, to help the customer clearly understand what services you’ll be providing and what they are paying for.
An estimate is more than just the approximate cost of the project. Many aspects of the job need to be considered and clearly communicated to the customer. In the video below, Noah explains seven items you must include in your written estimate to win the job.
As you can see, providing the customer with a well-written estimate is crucial to winning a job. It’s important to remember that providing an estimate is not a favor. By including notes on guarantees, insurance and timeline, this will help you to better communicate with the customer and get the job done.
Looking for more tips on preparing an estimate? Read The Do’s & Don’ts of Estimates to help.