How to Estimate a Driveway


In this video, you will learn about asphalt paving companies. When you are a contractor, there is a lot to know. Running your own business can be very complicated.

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Estimating jobs is one of these complexities. How you estimate a job is going to depend on how you charge a client. You can buy a rolling tool that accurately measures the length of the area you are trying to pave. Some customers want you to pave a patch, or a smaller area, while some are going to want you to pave the entire driveway. To find the area, you do length times width. This is how you measure. When giving an estimate, you are going to want to include the full amount. Some homeowners do not understand how this works, so be sure that you can describe it to them. As mentioned previously, there is a lot that goes into being a contractor. Estimating a job is one of the harder parts. There is going to be constant competition from other homeowners. If you are interested in learning more, keep watching this video for more information.