eBook:  Documenting Change Orders

eBook: Documenting Change Orders

Documenting Change Orders and using a construction change order form when a customer asks you to do extra work on a construction project are very important.  If you don't have some sort of procedure in place, you could end up not getting paid for that change order or extra work! While the start of a busy construction season may not be the time to do a full-scale revamp of your current construction contract documentation and job costing systems, it is certainly time to give it a thorough review for the upcoming season, and perhaps make some modifications to your existing system within QuickBooks. Many contractors (General Contractors, construction managers, trade and sub-contractors alike) often approach their projects being ill-prepared to guard against the financial impact of not being paid for…
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Project Information Worksheet-Keep Your Contract Info Organized

Business Productivity Tips & Training
  A project information worksheet will help you keep your contract info organized. One of the best ways to stay organized is by using a Project Information sheet, it will help you to keep your project paperwork organized. We've developed a Project Information worksheet, with the help of several contractors; it summarizes important aspects of a particular job and keeps essential information handy, it's also a great thing to give to your key office staff. When you are working on multiple projects, you do not want to have to stop to re-read a lengthy contract in order to find a single piece of information. The simple practice of recording important detailed information for each contract will make everyone's life easier when you need to complete progress requisitions and/or make collection…
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