4. Item Catalog (Advanced)
This section will take you through some of the most powerful time-saving features of the Item Catalog, like setting up your Production Rates and your Work Area Templates. Samples included!
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This video briefly describes what you're going to get from setting up some of the more advanced features in the LMN Item Catalog menu; specifically production rates and work area templates.
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Production rate calculators make it easy, consistent, and trainable for estimators to calculate how much time it should take crews to perform different types of work. Watch this video to see how its done! ...
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Using a production rate calculator on an estimate is simple. Anytime you add a labor item to an estimate, you'll see a calculator button displayed beside the quantity. This is your button to launch the pro...
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Unfortunately we cannot provide production rates, responsibly speaking. Since our user-base is global, we support companies from Alaska to Australia and everything in between. Production numbers vary too mu...
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Here, we have 2 calculator samples - one for commercial mowing (which has larger mowers and is calculated in acres) and a second sample for residential mowing (which has smaller mowers and is calculated in s...
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This calculator assumes the labor times are for beds that have already been excavated and prepped with soil. If you wanted to include bed preparation time in one single calculator, you could always add Exca...
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Here are 2 sample calculators that can be used for installing pavers. One rate calculator (Driveway w/ Equipment) is used for larger areas where equipment is available. The second rate calculator (Walkway ...
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Work Area Templates make landscape estimating fast, streamlined, and mistake-proof! Templates group labor, equipment, materials, calculators and even client/crew notes so that you can build complete, thoroug...
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In this article we'll take you through the steps required to create a good Work Area Template for installing paver driveways. Click the Item Catalog menu (located on the left hand side of your LMN screen)...
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Work Area Templates can be created directly in an estimate as well as from your Item Catalog. It can be beneficial to create it directly in an estimate as you're creating estimates so there's less duplicatio...
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No, it does not. Although LMN does come equipped with some samples, we cannot create templates for companies since every company: Has different crews and skills Has different equipment Uses different mate...
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Work area templates are a great way to save time and effort when estimating, but did you know you can also build estimates that can serve as templates? This tip can save you many hours building estimates fo...