Hard bid, the best price for your project?

How do you get the best price for your project? It might seem that a “hard bid” or “fixed cost” will give you the best deal, but this method comes with many caveats.

Craftsmen  with Touchstone Tile install mosaic

Craftsmen with Touchstone Tile install mosaic

 

A recent article by a professional owner’s representative illustrates the point in his article “Hard Bid and Air Travel.” Paul Wember writes that with the hard bid process “clients should expect additional costs along the way as additional services and scope are required…expect some turbulence.”

To read the full article about Hard Bid, click here.

To see completed images of this mosaic project, click here.

 

Carefully shattered plate becomes part of the mosaic.

Carefully shattered plate becomes part of the mosaic.

 

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