Shout About Tech: Recruit Young Professionals to Your Landscape Company

Let’s face it: the landscaping trade has a bit of an image problem. Despite awkward attempts by Coca-Cola to “sex-up” the industry (see the 2013 Diet Coke advert for reference) popular opinion still holds that landscaping isn’t a career for young, innovative go-getters.    And while the view of landscapers as notebook flipping tech-phobics isContinue reading “Shout About Tech: Recruit Young Professionals to Your Landscape Company”

What is a Landscaping Takeoff?

Takeoffs are an integral part of any landscaping project. When done accurately, a takeoff allows the contractor to give its client a solid idea of the total material costs of the project and enables them to create a detailed budget. Of course, the size and requirements can vary hugely between landscaping projects, so the complexityContinue reading “What is a Landscaping Takeoff?”

How to Complete a Landscape Takeoff in LandOne Takeoff Software: Step by Step

LandOne Takeoff is an innovative program designed to keep every piece of your takeoff in the same place and make every estimate quick, easy, and accurate. Every aspect of a project is streamlined and simplified, leading to incredible results incredibly fast.   At the click of a button, our easy-to-use software counts materials, assigns markupsContinue reading “How to Complete a Landscape Takeoff in LandOne Takeoff Software: Step by Step”

Measuring Tools for Landscapers

One of the most important aspects of estimating landscaping jobs is taking accurate measurements. Measuring sounds simple, but actually it is one of the areas where landscaping estimators make their most frequent and costly mistakes. That is because measuring rarely involves straight lines and right angles. Instead, the spaces we are tasked to measure haveContinue reading “Measuring Tools for Landscapers”

Four Ways to Estimate Landscape Jobs Quickly and Accurately

Estimates are funny. The name implies an educated guess, but anyone who’s spent time in the landscaping industry knows, our customers expect so much more. Our estimates need to be accurate. We need to provide a materials list and timelines. We need to schedule accordingly. Plan for things that might not go according to plan.Continue reading “Four Ways to Estimate Landscape Jobs Quickly and Accurately”

Landscape Takeoff Software: What is it and How Will it Help You Earn More Business?

We’re going to tell you a story. If you’re a landscape contractor, it is a story you have most likely lived before, as it is all too common within our industry. This story takes place on a Friday. It’s been a busy week and the weekend is going to be busy still. It’s spring andContinue reading “Landscape Takeoff Software: What is it and How Will it Help You Earn More Business?”

Harness the Power of Landscape Takeoff Software

Ask anyone in the landscaping business what their least favorite word is. We guarantee their answer will be ‘estimate.’ As landscapers, estimates are the bane of our existence. A necessary but high-energy hurdle that must be crossed as we prove to customers we can handle their business. Estimates are time-consuming, they require sheaves of detailedContinue reading “Harness the Power of Landscape Takeoff Software”