Common Sitework Terms and Construction Industry Jargon

Clearing Clearing the space is the first step in the process of preparing a construction site. Clearing means what it sounds like, removing all vegetation. Your contractor will clear the construction site of all bushes, plants, and trees. Because enormous trees must be removed in a thickly wooded location, this takes longer and costs more. … Read more

The Basics of Construction Sitework and Best Practices

The budget allocated for sitework projects can be up to 10% or more of the total projected construction costs, depending on several factors. The surrounding area and type of property can influence the cost. In Ocean County, New Jersey and the rest of the Pine Barrens, sitework costs can fluctuate because of heavily wooded lots … Read more

How to Estimate Sitework and Site Work Costs

The accuracy of a cost estimate relies on a number of things: the quality of the residential or commercial project plan; the level to which the estimator defines a project; the experience and skill of the estimator; the accuracy of cost information; and the quality of any tools and procedures the estimator uses. How can … Read more