A building owner challenges our statement that contractors shouldn’t itemize their estimates.
We’d like to share an email received from an anonymous homeowner. If you believe that it’s smart to provide an itemized invoice, this will make you reconsider.
What if you agreed on a price, now customer wants all receipts for material? Without a clearly written fixed price contract, it's a problem waiting to happen.
Why clients request itemized estimates, and how you should respond.
An example of what transparency does for your business. If clients want the details (i.e., itemization), then provide those details but charge for them.