Professional and timely estimates are the first step to generating new work and getting referrals. Your landscape business will win work often once you can provide fast, detailed, and accurate estimates that meet the needs of a customer. LMN Gro is a mobile app that landscaping businesses can use to estimate landscaping jobs immediately with a tap or swipe of a finger.
If you would like to build an Estimate on the fly, you have the option to build an Estimate from scratch. The key to making this quick and easy is having your Service Templates set up. For more on how to create service templates check out our article on How to Create a Service Template. Follow these steps to setup an estimate from scratch:
Once you have completed the question prompts, you will be brought to the Services Tab of the Estimate Details screen. On this page you will be able to:
Once you are happy with the estimate, you can tap on the back arrow at the top of the screen to return to the Estimates and Jobs screen.
Landscapers and contractors can also use LMN Gro to send out estimates for approval, creating estimates from scratch or through the Estimate Builder, and finally take the created estimates and convert them to Jobs. This estimating process should save hours in a week that opens up more time for your landscape business to earn more profit. If it’s not repeatable, you can’t improve it, and LMN Gro is easily learned and repeatable.
The following steps will walk you through creating Estimates and Jobs instantly with the Estimate Builder. The key to making this quick and convenient is having your Estimate Builder and Service templates set up. For more information on how to do this, check out our articles How to create a Service Template and How to create an Estimate template.
In Gro, you can send an Estimate to your clients from a couple different places:
Sending an Estimate from the Estimates & Jobs Screen
You can an existing estimate directly from the Estimates and Jobs screen:
Sending an Estimate from the Estimates Details Screen
You can also send estimates for approval via the Estimates Details screen:
Once you have sent your estimate for approval, your client will receive an email asking them to review their estimate. The client will then be able to instantly approve the estimate by clicking on the Approve button on the Estimate.
Once your client has made a decision on the Estimate, you will get an email notifying you of their response.
If your Estimate is approved, it will automatically become a Job that can be scheduled and tracked on your timesheets. You can view the approved estimate by tapping on the Jobs tab on the Estimates and Jobs screen.
The LMN Gro mobile app shoulders the load for all of your landscape business admin work. Creating estimates has never been quicker and easier with LMN Gro. Our estimating feature just scratches the surface of what LMN Gro can do for your landscape business. With Gro, you will be able to: