What We Believe How do i get this book ?I live in indonesia, and my job is in a construction business.In my country, regulation for overhead and profit was controlled by goverment which is not more than 15%.So the construction company is not growth. April, 2020, You two make a great team, I truly felt the passion in your teaching and sharing. Say the materials are $4k and the contractor makes $400 off of the markup…that’s his money he doled out for the materials, his time to assess what materials to get, his time to pick out the materials, his gas and his vehicle to pick up the materials, etc. The weekly newsletters continue to be great reminders for operations and we discuss them often.June, 2019, You are both such a tremendous blessing, to myself and so many others . T & M is nothing by an open ended disaster waiting to happen. . I really appreciate your approach in education. 20% is a myth- the SMALLEST company operating out of their moms basement can’t even make those numbers work. That’s with T&M or Cost Plus jobs, not fixed price. (40 dollar rates can be found for non-contractor home maintenance rates even in Florida…one of the cheapest places in the country wage-wise). In this case the contractor’s portion would be around $15k. From where I sit you and your firm provide an invaluable service. I am convinced that our small business will turn around now! . IT doesnt matter if a contractor figures thier rate and overhead as you suggest (by bid) or rate and hours. We did a cost plus. In major municipalities of California, deliveries are typically $85 to $100. The simple answer is that you should be the highest paid mechanic in your shop. Do you really want them to go cheap? I mean don’t get ridiculous. The Contractor should have a policy that requires its employees to use sound business ... diem rates for different localities may be found at the General Services Administration web site, ... 2019, the mileage rate allowed for use of a personal vehicle on business is Having an idea of how to steer the ship and avoid the rocks is invaluable. I really appreciate what you've done here. Ask Your Question. It is a lot of hassle managing a project with schedules, materials, deliveries, subs, insurance, etc. Thank you. Someone is putting that material together and making the porch happen and they deserve to be paid for their labor. I would say 15-25% depending on the price. On behalf of my husband, son, and I, thank you so very much! Want to first take a moment to thank you for all your insights in the industry. You’re asking how much of the price is labor and finishing materials. double the wholesale price,… which is slyly termed 50% markup, – i.e. Is that fair? There is… Read more ». The total price for your carpentry project will depend on what you want to build or repair, materials, and how long it takes to complete. We so appreciate how you changed our business and our livelihoods. . I feel confident (still a little scared ;) in running the business thanks to all of your great resources. It’s as if they think we pick up the phone in the morning, call the plumber, electrician, excavator, etc. Then, while doing the job I would be working away taking way too long because of my picky nature. . I would love to hire people to do various jobs, but when I feel I am being price gouged, I do tend to see if there are ways around that. As far as the “20% O&P” goes, there is no industry standard of 20% or 10%. Thank you! I WOULD CHARGE THE HOME OWNER BECAUSE ITS NOT YOUR FAULT YOU HAVE TO RENT CONCRETE HOSE YOU SHOULD BE ABLE TO DRIVE RIGHT UP TO WHERE YOU DOING THE WORK I WOLD TELL THEM ITS GONNA COST MORE FOR THE WORK YOU SHOULD HAVE KNOW THAT IN THE BEGINING SO REALLY IT SHOULD HAVE BEEN WITH THE REST OF THE COST. . When we asked him if he charged 20% on the items listed in owner’s budget, which would include items we pick out and pay for, all he said was, “I have never been asked that question before”. 1120 Eglinton Ave. East Mississauga, Ont. If they aren’t, it’s appropriate to pay for the material cost increase, because those materials are improving your property and… Read more », I totally understand what you are saying and that but I am trying to wrap my head around the number of $5,000 he is coming up with. Unfortunately this will be an expensive “I told you so” learning experience for you. I've used THOUSANDS of dollars worth of estimating software over the years and most recently Hometech. I realize that every company is different and not to expect a standard price. I also came away with one more thing: You guys are sincere, straightforward, no BS, and you're really good at what you do!July, 2019, Hi Michael, we attended your seminar a few years ago. Congrats, you just paid yourself $12.50 an hour. In the end, if you cannot afford a remodel or project then you shouldn’t even consider doing it. Construction Websites that Generate Leads. I've used THOUSANDS of dollars worth of estimating software over the years and most recently Hometech. General contractors get paid by taking a percentage of the overall cost of the completed project. You don’t get to dictate to people what they are willing to work for EXCEPT just don’t hire him. Thank you for helping us grow. Thanks! We charge a fair amount for our work and have been able to put ourselves on payroll for the first time, ever . We talk about remodeling, but new home builders are no different – they need to cover their overhead expenses and make a reasonable profit… Read more ». Before I started using your software, our contracts were poor/scant if existent at all. March, 2012, I have attended 4 of your seminars at JLC Live and am working on reading your books. We will end up very close to the 8% net profit as suggested. The total retail cost of materials for the job is about $6,000. I am very involved… Read more ». April, 2018, I just wanted to say thanks for all you do. October, 2015, Have been following CPR for quite a while. September, 2015, Thank you for your articles, they have helped us learn so much about running our own construction business and we are grateful. I have been looking all over in my area for the type of training you provide and can't find it anywhere. I'm ordering the software to to replace a stick build one. No exception. They are generally either looking for help with their Cost Plus project that’s gone wrong, or they’re trying to figure out if the price they were quoted (or charged) is reasonable. March, 2018, I am really getting energized about making my business profitable. I wish there were more like you both!!! i am in the process of doing a commercial TI. L4W 1K5. April, 2016, The class was really helpful. They are the foundation of my Construction business. If you’re pulling permits and managing the design, you’re the GC hiring a sub to do labor. Read our book, Markup and Profit; A Contractor’s Guide. I'm very pleased with how simple yet effective it is. I've always wanted to know how it's really done. Thanks for your valuable resources keep sharing the information like this…. What if the contractor is charging a 10% mark up And an additional 30% profit To my let overall cost. This is the best and most practical information I've found and no longer feel like I'm working in the dark. Paying additional for time and expenses is exactly how it should be since these payments come out of your contractors pocket and are expected to reimbursed by you. Audnak – It sounds like you’re doing all you can to get this job done as cheaply as possible. July, 2014, All of your resources have been extremely helpful to a general contractor just starting out. To be focused on professional service and professional work. What is the protocol? The hourly rate in Seattle area for a job foreperson is probably different than the hourly rate in San Francisco, Phoenix, or North Dakota. I also came away with one more thing: You guys are sincere, straightforward, no BS, and you're really good at what you do!July, 2019, Hi Michael, we attended your seminar a few years ago. You may then want to round your hourly rate off to the nearest whole number (i.e. Bathroom would add at least another $8k. The following are some of the changes now in force as part of the new financial year 2019/20, which contractors keen to make their money go further should be aware of: • Higher rate tax band has increased to £50,000, meaning you can draw more dividends at the basic 7.5% tax rate. I own both of your books, have purchased an online course of yours, and read dozens of your posts. According to data for IT opportunities taken directly from our site, the average pay for an IT contractor right now stands at £199.31 a day -- equating to £51,820.60 per annum. July, 2014, I gave away my first copy of your book to my brother-in-law who's been contracting for 20 years. Ashdotcom, you need to ask an attorney. It’s hard to be fair and competitive. February, 2014, Heard about this book on the Contractor Talk forum. October, 2017, I am thoroughly enjoying and learning a great deal from your online estimating seminar and I'm only half way through it.July, 2017, We have found your website and your resources to be a wealth of information to us. May 2019. Thanks so much for the encouragement. it may be too much for certain people with a smaller budget, that doesn’t mean the entire industry is too high. As a customer, markups will… Read more », Where in this article did Michael state that a contractor needs to charge 150% markup? He has also included overhead and profit in the original bid. A typical shower tile job should take 2-3 days. Thank you both for sharing your experiences, knowledge and truly helping the little guy. Thanks to this book and the seminar, I am still in the business. As you know, this is a tough business in which emotions, fears (when pricing) and a bunch of this come into play. All we do is remodel. It's not easy in the construction industry and Markup & Profit has been like a bible for us.January, 2020, I am a landscape contractor . I would get another contractor. It’s a legitimate charge incurred to pour their patio. I think the biggest change I was able to make was to not be focused on price. More, About Us If the contractor/consultant is engaged on a short-term basis, a further factor should be included to allow for the time and overheads involved in seeking contracts (which is non-saleable time). May, 2013, The articles on your blog are exceptional! That construction is cheap.It is not a good idea to allow yourself to get in a price war. Thanks for your help. Just to clarify, I did not intend to insult any trades people by commenting on here. Opting for this and reading your web site again as a bit of support at a dificult time. The average hourly wage for a General Laborer in the United States is $16 as of November 25, 2020, but the range typically falls between $14 and $19. All the more reason it should be a job cost? It was everything I was hoping it would be and more! Is there a… Read more ». I believe yours is the only one I can say that for!March, 2018, Thank you so much for this relevant information!! I've been happy with with all of it, Thank you. I'm tired of winging estimates etc. Thank you again for being a voice to be listened to in our business.January, 2018, I'm applying what I'm learning from book and its paying off already .THANK YOU.January, 2018, Thanks for the information in your "revisited" book! August, 2016, I have purchased both of your books and I have been following your strategies. August, 2013, Thank you for your help and to tell you your customerservice is ***** stars. I seen 2x4s go from 7 to 14 dollars in a matter of months. When he says $5,000 is due to him because of the 25% increase, then to me that is a 25% increase on the entire project cost of $20,000 (so I am paying more for not only… Read more ». All contractors and subcontractors are required to pay the current prevailing rates of wages and supplements. We are building a new house and we really trust our contractor. I love the Fast Track Proposal software. I thought for the most part the profit & overhead are added to the subtotal of the construction cost – separately? 1.0. . Leaving April 11, 2021, 7 nights on Royal Caribbean from Fort Lauderdale. Minimum Hourly Rate = $5,000/[128 *(1-.3)] + $1,200/128 = $65.18/hour. July, 2015. !October, 2018, I have been working in residential alterations and renovations 15yrs. October, 2014. April, 2020, We appreciate your time, your years of experience and your desire to help people in our position. April, 2012, I Bought the original Markup and Profit when it first came out and have been applying the knowledge consistently since then. Then they have their royalties to pay, taxes, employees, etc. August, 2020, Thank you so much for today’s webinar, I’ve just finished watching and I am so appreciative to you both for the time, effort and invaluable information you provide! July, 2015, Thanks so much for everything you and your wife have done for us! Thank you for the work both you and Devon do to make this industry better and more professional.June, 2019, Our company has greatly benefited from your products and wisdom over the years. I will say that you should never have gotten involved with a cost + contract. May, 2020, I just started using FTE this week. can't thank you guys enough one of the best programs I have been to in a really long time. I pay one way. I come from a family of loggers and ranchers so I understand about overhead. The employees and the contractor. I took cost which was all subs and materials added my guys labor 2100 man hrs x 75 hr and gave me supervisor 6 months salary.Cost came out to 580000 and went 1.5 times came out to 870000 .They said I was over there budget. That 35% goes twords the countless unpaid hours of work to get them that 35%. April, 2012, I attended Michael Stone seminar 12 years ego and I got the first book. I'm greatly looking forward to getting into the Profitable Sale's book. It is more common than uncommon to speak to contractors in disputes with home owners and/or $ troubles.DIY TV has a lot to do with it IMO. If a GC provides a quote for a $25k bathroom remodel what percentage of that would be… Read more ». I am encouraged and helped by your work and words. I spent hours making things as perfect as possible. By the way…GC’s do pay markups on everything else! What is owed to your contractor should have been worked out prior to the start of the job. February, 2020, I’ve been a huge fan of CPR for years and I want to thank you for everything your company has done for the construction community. Thank you for your good work. The information you provide is so valuable! Second project, i was working with the homeowners… Read more », I responded here: https://www.markupandprofit.com/articles/is-my-contractor-overcharging-me/#comment-3297, We were having excessive sweating of our ductwork after a new HVAC system was installed last summer. I would still be charging you a mark up to cover all… Read more », “What happens if there are unforeseen circumstances and the job was way more complicated than it originally seemed… will you volunteer to pay the difference? Testimonials . :) August, 2016, I would not still be in business if it were not for the books, and what I learned about business finances from you. Thanks for your efforts. December, 2013, Michael Stone is AWESOME. March, 2018, Fast Track Estimating Program rocks! If so, you need to pay it. The median annual wage for construction managers was $95,260 in May 2019. The supervisor/manager is the safety of the entire project. . I really appreciate your approach in education. June, 2014, I am one of your big fans. . April, 2016, Thank you for having so much valuable information available for a new contracting business like ours. So a big thank you for all you do for us and for the wisdom you’re passing along, we’re all very grateful. !March, 2019, What a blessing your class has been to us. It has been a priceless resource for me so thank you very much. In addition, they were clear to tell me that means if a project involves more than one person doing work on the project, it means the total of all work (with all materials, etc for the project entirely) cannot hit the $500 mark or they all… Read more », This is a great article! How accurate is the Contractor Pay Calculator? August, 2018, I've thoroughly enjoyed your site and education.August, 2018, Hello, I have purchased almost all of you online classes including your proposal estimator and I am having great success with everything.August, 2018, Michael advised me when I was having a difficult client. The article does not mention this, and too closely ties fixed and variable markup costs. September, 2013, been going to your seminars at JLC for years... you are a legend September, 2014, Recently there was a tiny mix up with a book I ordered. Your course is a great alternative to university opportunities and costs!April, 2017, I'm really impressed with your instructional videos of which I listened to two just this weekend.April, 2017, I had purchased your books a couple of years ago and have also been a subscriber to the newsletter. The way it was described to me was, overhead is the cost of being in business not doing business. May, 2020, I just started using FTE this week. August, 2014, Thank you Mr. Stone. Anyone who is planning on hiring a contractor for their business/home remodeling should read this. $52 in this case) Finally, multiply your hourly rate by 8 to reach your day rate. He also gives me great advice and “baby sits” his… Read more », Just toss him like $5 and be like “idk” *shrug*. https://www.markupandprofit.com/articles/is-my-contractor-overcharging-me/#comment-3297, https://www.markupandprofit.com/blog/how-much-should-contractor-charge, Construction Websites that Generate Leads. He is making $5,000 profit on my job.” Nope, not true. If you subtract 544 hours (68 days x 8 hours per day) from that you get 1536 hours. Recently I made a connection with a local interior designer. He has a great knack for understanding where people stand and I think he has helped many honest contractors go from losing money to having a decent life. . Markup isn’t profit. The way we figure our own projects for ourselves is how much our time is worth an hour.… Read more ». The information was awesome and you helped me add to my list of things I want to be doing for the business.March, 2020, I've been with the company since the very beginning and we've been huge fans of your work! February, 2016, I read every newsletter you put out since I first discovered CPR. Thanks! So a big thank you for all you do for us and for the wisdom you’re passing along, we’re all very grateful. Someone who spends there life establishing their self and business had spent countless hours running their business behind the scenes. November, 2014, What a great resource your company is. The Fee is essentially the Contractor’s OH&P. The biggest error in estimating projects is almost always labor. plus all materials as well are included inTo my quote. To me, this feels like double dipping. Once I noticed the trend of where the good info was coming from, I purchased markup and profit. you will think you were lied to and shouldn’t trust the contractor. We deeply appreciate the influence you have had in that. I would say that 90% of my business has been structured and based off of the advise in your books and I am now fully employed by my company and I no longer work for any outside employers. October 2020, It’s clear in all of your writings and speaking engagements that you genuinely want to see the Good Guys Win. I guess that gets some people angry. I really appreciated how it was handled. Search the 2019 Schedule of Equipment Rates October, 2015, We really appreciate the professionalism and standards you have established and taught over the many years in our industry. Did you have anything leftover to put food on your table? Keep in mind also that this guy did try to gouge him, in that he was doing NO DEMO, NO MATERIALS, hence none of the actual “Work” involved except to slap the tile on a prepped job. I currently hover at 30-33% burden, 10-12% overhead, 9.25% profit and 5-10% material markup. . April, 2015, I've purchased Markup and Profit and Profitable Sales book. Since that time, I have read from your blog roll everyday and purchased your book . . That said – it’s legitimate to ask for a credit on the patchwork or the ductwork along the ceiling that didn’t happen. We continue to receive the newsletter which has been beneficial as well. After all the contractor is just muscle (babysitter) and scheduler (excel sheet). I’m confused? In addition, average hourly earnings in construction—a measure of all wages and salaries—increased 3.2 percent over the year to $30.73. I look forward to talking with you again. . I think I have made every single mistake highlighted in the book. For my money, your product is the best valueMarch, 2017, I purchased your books a couple years ago and they have really helped me in my business. July, 2015, Thanks so much for everything you and your wife have done for us! October, 2014, We joined our local HBA and had some business questions and a colleague said that I most certainly needed to start reading your markup and profit book and that started our quest for more information to make our business better. It really has made a big difference in the way I see things, I can now price my jobs fairly and have a clear conscience at the end of the day. As a side, when I had a computer problem, Devon was so very kind and prompt in helping me get some information I needed. Here’s one for you. A good ‘glorified coordinator or babysitter’ is worth the money. What an education! or rather not. I've familiarized myself with it and have put it to great use . Thanks again and Merry Christmas. April, 2020, Thank you very much and I am so blessed to have come across your site. October, 2016, I have recently read Markup & Profit and subscribed to you newsletter which I look forward to reading, always containing very useful information which has helped my bottom line and made me realize what operating a business is worth. We have always been profitable but now we purpose to be in control of our numbers and outcome. This year has been our best ever. Your labor hour estimate can be dead on but if you are charging 20% less than you should for the individuals working on the job site that can amount to a substantial loss of money when the job is completed. Let’s say that number is $500 per day per employee (hypothetically, of course). And in some cases, I have heard our estimators say “we just know too much about these types of projects” – in other words, they have done them over and over and KNOW what problems will arise and add contingencies for it. Most people don’t have as much free time as you. And God forbid we need to come back for touchups or things don’t go perfectly. This could mean you’re able to book more jobs per week. Knowing the general contractors Dallas costs is recommended before starting a general contractors project. Thank you for the reassurance. I'm sure you hear this all the time, but it was transforming. April, 2016, The class was really helpful. After reading only a few chapters I have realized how much money I have been missing over the years! She has since put a stop to all his work because of a misunderstanding between my husband and… Read more », “Legal” is what is binding in your contract. Hahaha most deliveries are less that $100, and sorry, but most contractors have no taste. February, 2015, I very much enjoyed your Profit and Markup Book, and appreciate your efforts in helping those in the construction field with the often overlooked business side of the job. October, 2017, If I hadn't came across your website 6 years ago I would have scrapped the idea of running my own construction business entirely. Minimum Hourly Rate = $5,000/[128 *(1-.3)] + $1,200/128 = $65.18/hour That means you’ll want to charge at least $65 per hour for your services. You’ll see things in the book that can help you find workarounds. Thanks! Leave it to the home owners to buy the product and the contractors work! No architect/draftsman or… Read more ». Then go ahead and do it yourself. 3X markup is standard across the board. Thanks again for your input. Waylon, the tip is for all those working on the job, not just for one employee. A contractor is NOT a babysitter. Thank you for honoring the discount even though I am ordering the packages a few days apart. Every cost incurred by your business needs to be included in either your job costs or your overhead expenses. February, 2014, Heard about this book on the Contractor Talk forum. I fully believe in fair pay for fair work, but our GC seems to be billing excessively. There isn’t any industry standard in construction, and don’t assume you can estimate the labor, etc., involved. They were full of very helpful information and presented well. Few people do that in this world. It’s like going to a restaurant and asking how much the bun, lettuce, and tomato cost them, and how much they paid the cook. I have an MBA and we literally spent years learning to dissect financial statements, but they didn't teach us how to use those numbers to run a profitable business . Does does an employer have the right to take your tips and distribute them how he sees fit this is a fencing company just to be clear. When I would have questions about how to price the work, what to do when etc., I would google it. April, 2018, I read every one of your newsletters that come across my email. Have been for a while! I'm tired of winging estimates etc. The newsletter always is a welcome surprise in my inbox each week, and the books have proven to be very helpful in making the improvements to my business. I did have other contractors claim to be booked for months. Did you know that when laying tile that standar is a minimum of 80% coverage of adhesive on the tile. I’ve been in business 18 years, have an 18 yo F250 (bought used) and a salvaged Escape (gets better gas mileage than the truck). His markup on materials is 10%. I am still implementing my procedures and have many steps still to take up the mountain, but it's going the right way. An eye opening and game changer for sure. People will pay for that. It is the amount a business charges above their direct cost. Plumbers and Electricians work on the same level, not differently as you indicate. April, 2012, I attended Michael Stone seminar 12 years ego and I got the first book. It seems to me like it should be. He has the “stable” of great subcontractors (installers, tilers, electricians, plumbers who I have paid directly). he has dragged the build out for four months when it was supposed to be done in one. Should my price be retail even if he gets 35% off? I learned from them. September 2020, I have been a huge fan of yours for several years. The project is not in the final stages (approximately 3 days of work left till complete) and the contractor has now demanded an increase in… Read more », Dale, it takes more than material to build a porch. My neighbor who had been in the business for several years started his own business and I volunteered to be his first client. I want to thank you for helping small contracting companies like ours succeed by giving us the necessary tools and resources. $2500 for a day or 2 of labor involved in slapping on some tiles IS a bit much. It has been a great help for me and my employees. You have helped us so much as we build our Home Improvement Business. 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