https://www.buildtools.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Builder-on-Phone.jpg 1414 2121 Jenna Guy https://www.buildtools.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/ECI-BuildTools-340.png Jenna Guy2020-07-22 16:24:222020-08-06 16:14:37How Builders Are Planning Their Return to Work
Technology presents a unique opportunity for custom home builders, remodelers, and contractors returning to work during COVID-19. Find out how industry-specific remote collaboration tools like construction project management software can help you get projects moving again while keeping your crew, subcontractors, and clients safe.
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Custom projects involve a lot of people and moving parts, and a job site can be a high-traffic area with project managers, subcontractors, and clients coming and going on a regular basis. Here are five ways technology can help you keep projects moving and keep your team safe during COVID-19.
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Historically speaking, the vast majority of the construction industry has been reluctant to adopt modern technology and methods to increase their building practices. As a result, builders could be sacrificing quality, speed, and profitability. With BuildTools bid management, you will find tools to simplify your current bidding process while also promoting your subcontractor’s adoption to technology
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As a home builder, you know what goes into good construction. But what goes into building a good workday for you? Efficient, effective client communication. You need happy clients – a good reputation is fertile ground for new business growth. Here are three key communication steps that successful builders take.
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How many times have you had this conversation with a client: “But we talked about wanting to _____ . I expected it was included!” or “That’s the not the right color! We told the designer we wanted to change it to ____ months ago!”.
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Avoid surprises on the job site. Learn how a central database and central point of communication can help reduce the likelihood of missing deadlines and improve scheduling.
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In the next couple of weeks, you’ll see visuals around BuildTools changing. Why? You may have heard that BuildTools recently joined the Residential Home Construction Group at ECI Software Solutions.
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While every state has different orders surrounding the coronavirus pandemic – some states deeming construction an essential business, while not in others – builders across the nation are forced to figure out how to work in these unprecedented times.