What are you waiting for?
Thinking of doing a bit of remodeling or adding a room to your home? The planning stages can be just as stressful as the remodeling process. Sitting down with a contractor to discuss price, materials needed, and length of project can be very intimidating for some. Here is a brief explanation of some of the things people find confusing.
In construction, an estimate and a bid can take on different meanings depending on who is using the terms. Some construction professionals use the words “estimate” and “quote” interchangeably, while a bid or proposal may turn into a contract if the customer signs it.
To further simplify it, it’s a lot like the difference between Coke, cola, soda, and pop- it all depends on where you are and who you are talking to, but we can all agree that you won’t get a glass of milk when you order one.
Now, putting all of the confusion aside, below is our differentiation of quote vs. estimate.