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  • Improving the Accuracy of Subcontractor Bids

    September 22, 2021

    With a tight construction market, every penny counts. Subcontractors must make sure their bid is as accurate as possible to keep their companies competitive. Turning in a bid that isn’t accurate is like throwing money down the drain. Use these tips to help improve the accuracy of your next construction project bid. Use software to […]

  • How to Find Professional Cleaning Subcontractors

    September 22, 2021

    When we think of a construction project, we may think of just the niche subcontractors who come together to work on it, such as the electricians, plumbers, drywall hangers, and concrete professionals. However, there are additional professionals that are just as impactful to project completion. Hiring a cleaning professional to remove and clean the debris […]

  • How You Can Become a Successful Subcontractor

    September 22, 2021

    Becoming an official and licensed subcontractor takes a tremendous amount of effort and a small touch of luck. The importance of the job requires earning the necessary certifications that take a number of lengthy steps. Many states have their own chosen criteria, but generally speaking, the going standard is hours of time spent in multiple […]

  • How to Find Quality Subcontractors to Bid on a Project

    September 22, 2021

    If you struggle to get bids from quality subcontractors, you’re not alone. It’s hard to tell from a bid the quality of work the subcontractor will provide, how you’ll get along with them, and if they have the financial capacity to take on a project. On bid day, it’s a scramble to find the best […]

  • How Subcontractors Can Measure Project Work Effectiveness

    September 22, 2021

    A subcontractor’s work is never done. During a project, there’s a flurry of activities and so many moving parts that it’s almost impossible to catch a break. Still, you have to slow down at certain intervals to evaluate how the project is going and take measures to correct aberrations and keep both your general contractor […]

  • Find the Best Flooring Subcontractors Through PlanHub

    September 22, 2021

    When working on any project, a general contractor should expect nothing but the best from any subcontractor they hire. This is especially true when looking for a flooring subcontractor. As a general contractor, you will need a flooring subcontractor who can advise you and get the job done right the first time. Through PlanHub’s subcontractor […]

  • How PlanHub Helped a Subcontractor Make Half a Million in their First Year of Business

    September 22, 2021

    For subcontractors, the first year of their business is typically the most important. You spend most of your time perfecting your trade, streamlining your business, and learning what works (or more likely), what doesn’t work when trying to find, bid, and organize your projects. Let’s look at how to make that first year of business […]

  • How General Contractors Can Pre-qualify Subcontractors

    September 22, 2021

    When it comes time to select subcontractors for your project, you’ll quickly learn that not all subcontractors are matched equally. Some are just starting out, and some have years of experience in their chosen trade. Some have done extensive projects, while others focus mainly on small projects. It can be challenging to know which subcontractor […]

  • How to Analyze Subcontractor Bids

    September 22, 2021

    Come bid day, many estimators only look at the bottom line when analyzing subcontractor proposals for their project. The subcontractor with the low bid is often the one who wins the project, but that doesn’t mean you should automatically pick the sub with the lowest price. There are other factors, including experience, scope of work, […]

  • How to Determine if a Project is a Good Fit for Subcontractors to Bid

    September 22, 2021

    How do you know if you should bid on a construction project? There are so many bid opportunities out there that weeding through them to find the right ones for you can take a lot of time. And you don’t want to waste additional time bidding on projects that aren’t a good fit for your […]

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