Nick Cook, an experienced builder and founder of the online build cost calculator ProntoCALC, explains how you can easily sync rates to suit your needs.
The ProntoCALC cost calculator has more than 100 individual rates in its system. All of the rates can be adjusted in `My Rates`, you can however quickly align the system to match the costs from previous projects that you have completed. Having reviewed the `Getting Started` notes follow these steps:
Synchronize Step by Step.
- Review an existing project that you successfully completed and note the total value of its costs.
- Using the Drawings from your existing project, enter the project details into the ProntoCALC site.
- Go to the `Flex All Rates` and slide the bar until the cost matches that of your project. Make a note of the % shown.
You can now use this % when pricing projects of that quality in your region. Review the three quality selections for your region to understand their comparative % values.
ProntoCALC allows you to easily estimate costs involved when building an extension, new build, barn conversion or other types of building work. It makes it quicker and easier for you to price work and presents the costs in a 16 page format that will win you work.
To sign-up for a free 14 –Day Free trial, visit www.prontocalc.com