When it comes to roofing, an estimate is a crucial part of the job. Estimates provide information for the customers, and they will have a better idea of what to expect from you. They can also take a look at their budget and figure out if it needs to be adjusted. So what should you include in your roofing estimate?
You will need to take several things into consideration before preparing an estimate for your customer. For example, you’ll need to think about the time it will take you, the materials that you will need, etc.
The first thing you will need to do before you prepare your estimate is meet the customer and take a look at the job. It’s true that some information can be told to you over the phone, but you won’t really understand exactly what the job entails until you see it in person. The customer may have overlooked some important details as well that you won’t miss, being a professional. Take measurements and get exact specifications. You will be ready to prepare your estimate once you have all of this information.
Work with a template so that you can plug in the information where you need to. You’ll want to include the following information:
One of the most essential parts of the estimate is the approximate cost. So how do you calculate the costs? Here are a few things to think about:
An estimate is one of the most important aspects to getting the roofing job. Be sure to consider all of the above factors, and you will be able to provide a well-written estimate to the homeowner.