When should I write my quote for building work?
Produce a prompt, detailed quote as quickly as you can. This will give the client confidence that you’ll be speedy when building work begins. This will give you a competitive edge and save time for other building projects. If the customer has to chase you up, you’ve less chance of securing the job.
While an in-depth quote can’t be thrown together in a short email or text, you can quickly produce detailed and thorough quotes.
It requires some planning and, ideally, using builders’ quote templates to create consistent, professional documents. It also means quoting for work while still fresh in your mind.
It’s important not to overwhelm your customer with information, but to give them the information they will benefit from. Focus on understanding their problem and how you will help them.
Being able to issue detailed, error-free, timely and transparent building quotes is critical for any individual working in the construction industry. That way, you and your customers can get off on the right foot, giving your building business the best chance of success.