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”