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Beyond Price and Quality Part Four: The Job Walk

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One of the keys to a successful construction tender (request for bids) is an effective job walk. More often than not contractors are asked to view a potential site on their own without a project manager to explain the details … Continue reading


Beyond Price and Quality: Part Three

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Since our inception in 2004, Wolfgang Commercial Painters has been involved in over three thousand construction tenders. Many of the projects were tendered effectively and some were not.  Projects that are tendered ineffectively start off on the wrong and inevitably … Continue reading


Beyond Price and Quality: Part Two

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One of the keys to a successful construction project is setting the correct expectations with your contractor. With potential employees you set expectations during the job interview and with potential contractors you set expectations during job tender.  Get your service … Continue reading


Beyond Price and Quality: Part One

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Recently, at a local trade show, I taught a seminar on tendering construction projects. The purpose of the seminar was to help building owners and property managers choose the right contractor for their construction projects. In other words how do … Continue reading


Pumpkin Contest Winner!

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October is my favourite month of the year.  Halloween is my favourite holiday and, this October especially, the weather is awesome! Crunching leaves under foot, crisp air, scarves… it’s all picture perfect fall. This October has been especially welcome thanks … Continue reading