Scott Dylan

As a former construction apprentice and the son of a contractor, Scott knows his way around a job site. In addition to Workyard, he has written for Angi and HomeAdvisor. His hobbies include weightlifting, playing piano, and spending time with his wife and daughter.

Author’s Articles

Construction take offs can involve a lot of paperwork--but they don't have to.

What Is a Take Off in Construction?

In this article, we’ll cover the importance of using accurate construction takeoffs to stay shielded from losses, delays, and liability as a contractor. Digital takeoffs help contractors create more accurate calculations and estimates.

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construction overhead and profit

Contractor Overhead and Profit: How To Make More With Less

In this article, we’ll lay down the foundation for what typical contractor overhead and profit should look like when running a business. We’ll also jump into how to calculate overhead and profit, how to know if your profit could be better, and how to increase earnings as a contractor.

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