The following is a list of facts and considerations

The following is a list of facts and considerations

  1. Not all contractor education courses are the same

 

  1. Course writers are most often not contractors and have no building experience

 

  1. Most contractors don’t know the building code

 

  1. Most contractors can build, but not necessarily successfully.

 

  1. Most contractors lack business education.

 

  1. Most all contractors don’t know what their daily overhead cost is.

 

  1. Most contractors don’t understand labor burden rates

 

  1. Most contractors don’t understand the productive hour and how much that hour should cost.

 

  1. Most contractors don’t know how to track costs.

 

10.  Cost is arrived at and not known in advance.

11.  A good set of drawings is not a bid document.

12.  The consumer is looking to define cost; the contractor needs to define the work!

13.  Design work is separate business from construction.

14.  Of all the preconstruction contractor efforts, costing should be last

15.  Most contractors don’t understand construction processes.

16.  Contractors rely on inspectors to approve or deny the work.

17.  Most contractor think they know all they need to know about their construction endeavors.

18.  Remodelers and custom builders sell services, not products!

19.  Developer/builders sell products and financial services.

20.  Most contractors don’t keep up on construction technical changes.

21.  Most contractors don’t understand Green Building.

22.  Most contractors don’t know State licensing laws.

23.  Most contractors fail to write a proper contract.

24.  Most projects end with the contractor paying for extra labor cost not included in the original cost.

  1. Not all contractor education courses are the same

 

  1. Course writers are most often not contractors and have no building experience

 

  1. Most contractors don’t know the building code

 

  1. Most contractors can build, but not necessarily successfully.

 

  1. Most contractors lack business education.

 

  1. Most all contractors don’t know what their daily overhead cost is.

 

  1. Most contractors don’t understand labor burden rates

 

  1. Most contractors don’t understand the productive hour and how much that hour should cost.

 

  1. Most contractors don’t know how to track costs.

 

10.  Cost is arrived at and not known in advance.

11.  A good set of drawings is not a bid document.

12.  The consumer is looking to define cost; the contractor needs to define the work!

13.  Design work is separate business from construction.

14.  Of all the preconstruction contractor efforts, costing should be last

15.  Most contractors don’t understand construction processes.

16.  Contractors rely on inspectors to approve or deny the work.

17.  Most contractor think they know all they need to know about their construction endeavors.

18.  Remodelers and custom builders sell services, not products!

19.  Developer/builders sell products and financial services.

20.  Most contractors don’t keep up on construction technical changes.

21.  Most contractors don’t understand Green Building.

22.  Most contractors don’t know State licensing laws.

23.  Most contractors fail to write a proper contract.

24.  Most projects end with the contractor paying for extra labor cost not included in the original cost.

The following is a list of facts and considerations

  1. Not all contractor education courses are the same

 

  1. Course writers are most often not contractors and have no building experience

 

  1. Most contractors don’t know the building code

 

  1. Most contractors can build, but not necessarily successfully.

 

  1. Most contractors lack business education.

 

  1. Most all contractors don’t know what their daily overhead cost is.

 

  1. Most contractors don’t understand labor burden rates

 

  1. Most contractors don’t understand the productive hour and how much that hour should cost.

 

  1. Most contractors don’t know how to track costs.

 

10.  Cost is arrived at and not known in advance.

11.  A good set of drawings is not a bid document.

12.  The consumer is looking to define cost; the contractor needs to define the work!

13.  Design work is separate business from construction.

14.  Of all the preconstruction contractor efforts, costing should be last

15.  Most contractors don’t understand construction processes.

16.  Contractors rely on inspectors to approve or deny the work.

17.  Most contractor think they know all they need to know about their construction endeavors.

18.  Remodelers and custom builders sell services, not products!

19.  Developer/builders sell products and financial services.

20.  Most contractors don’t keep up on construction technical changes.

21.  Most contractors don’t understand Green Building.

22.  Most contractors don’t know State licensing laws.

23.  Most contractors fail to write a proper contract.

24.  Most projects end with the contractor paying for extra labor cost not included in the original cost.

Share →