Material Increases and Margins: Are You Charging Too Much?

Porter, Monroe
April 2009
Roofing Contractor;Apr2009, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p20
Trade Publication
The article emphasizes the need for roofing contractors/businesses in the U.S. to examine their pricing practices. It discusses the impact of material price increases on the pricing practices of some contractors. It explains how contractors may be overpricing jobs for their failure to recalculate gross profit break-even points based on material increases. It relates the problem with the decision of some roofing contractors to bid so much per square.


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