Collaboration

Mastering Quotes and Estimates for Your Construction Business

Giving quotes and estimates is an important part of any construction business. It helps clients understand how much a project will cost and allows you to set clear expectations. Here’s a simple guide to help you handle this process properly.

Digs Featured in the Wall Street Journal: Embracing AI in Home Building - A New Era for Home Builders

Digs is featured in the Wall Street Journal article: Stressing Over Your Next Home Renovation Project? Let AI Handle It. In the article, reporter Nancy Keates surveys a range of ways AI tools are being used in home building and renovation. But to kick it off, she connects with Digs’ customer Cascade West Development and their client, Kyle Loucks, to learn more about his journey through the intersection of the AI revolution and his dream home.

Boosting Your Business: The Vital Role of Record Keeping in Client Relationships for Builders, Homeowners, and Contractors

The construction industry is a customer-focused industry, where every project is a unique puzzle of timelines, materials, and manpower, the importance of meticulous record-keeping cannot be overstated. Whether you're a builder, homeowner, or contractor, maintaining thorough and accurate records is not just about ticking boxes—it's about fostering trust, transparency, and ultimately, better relationships. Let's delve into why record-keeping is a cornerstone of successful collaborations in the construction industry.

How MassaRossa Luxury Homes Stopped Bending Software to Fit Their Pre-Construction Needs

One of the first things clients look for when seeking a custom home builder is experience, knowledge, and a good reputation. Nathan and Emoly Walters, the President and Realtor behind MassaRossa Luxury Homes in Edmond, Oklahoma, have all three of those traits in spades.

Vancouver-based Community Builder Cascade West Differentiates with Digs

Cascade West, a luxury community home builder, has stood out among other construction companies in Clark County, constructing high-quality custom homes throughout Vancouver's expansion. Their success in remaining one of the top builders in the area lies in their commitment to tailoring each build to the specific needs of their clients rather than simply focusing on constructing the largest and most expensive houses.

Builder Spotlight: Building Dreams with Kavanagh Construction Company

In the realm of construction, where tradition meets innovation, Kavanagh Construction Company stands as a beacon of excellence. Founded by Patrick Kavanagh, a veteran with over 25 years of experience in crafting high-end residential projects, the company embodies a legacy of quality, craftsmanship, and personalized service.

Building Success: A Simple Guide to Implementing Construction Software for Builders

Welcome, builders! In the fast-paced world of construction, staying ahead is crucial. One way to boost efficiency and streamline your projects is by implementing construction software. Don't worry if you're not a tech expert – this guide is here to help you navigate the process.

IBS 2024 Recap

The International Builder Show occurred in Las Vegas from February 27 to February 29, 2024. The week was action-packed with live demos, networking, events, and opportunities to engage with your peers in learning sessions. NAHB’s event offers build professionals the unique opportunity to collaborate, connect, and innovate with their peers.

Maximizing Productivity on the Construction Site: Time Management Hacks

Building stuff is undeniably awesome, isn't it? But here's the scoop – being a successful builder is about more than just skills. It's about being efficient, maximizing productivity, and mastering the art of time management. Let's dive into why these aspects are crucial for your journey toward becoming a top-notch builder.

How Attending the NAHB International Builders' Show Benefits Your Business: What's New and Where to Find Value

Hey there! Builders, you'll be excited to know that the NAHB International Builders' Show (IBS) is coming up soon! In 2024, the show will feature over 1,700 exhibitors, with 45% of them being new. There are exciting changes in store this year, and we’re excited to highlight a few! This blog is your go-to guide to understanding how to get the most out of your three days in Vegas.

Digs Secures $14 Million Funding to Supercharge Growth and Marketplace Strategy

AI home build collaboration platform, Digs, is making waves in the home construction and ownership industry with a recent announcement of $14 million in funding. The funding, a combination of a $7 million Seed Round and a prior Pre-Seed Round, aims to propel the company's growth, enhance operations, and advance its marketplace strategy. In addition to the funding boost, Digs welcomes a new Chief Operating Officer (COO) to further scale operations and drive the marketplace vision.

Navigating the Future: A Recap of CES 2024's Home Tech Trends

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2024 was a whirlwind of innovation, showcasing the latest advancements in technology. Among the standout trends were Transparent TVs and Car Tech, but the primary focus for the Digs team was to understand how others are helping evolve the future of every home being understood.

Managing Subcontractors Effectively: Key Strategies for Builders

Managing subcontractors effectively is a crucial skill that can make or break a project. In this blog, we'll explore some key strategies for builders to ensure the smooth coordination of subcontractors and the successful completion of construction projects.

The Winter Challenge: Building in the Cold

Cold temperatures, snow, and ice can make construction projects more complicated. But, it's not all gloom and doom. Winter construction has its value too. Let's explore both the challenges and the benefits of building in the winter.

Fall 2023 Home Style Trends: A Blueprint for Builders and Homeowners to Create Dream Homes

Whether you're a builder constructing a new home or a homeowner looking to upgrade your living space, it's essential to stay up-to-date with the latest Fall 2023 home style trends. In this guide, we'll explore these trends and how builders and homeowners can work together to infuse them into new-build homes.

Enhancing the Builder-Homeowner Relationship: A Comprehensive Guide to House Framing with Digs

In this blog post, we will explore how Digs, an innovative platform, can significantly enhance the relationship between builders and homeowners throughout the stages of pre-construction, construction, homeowner handoff, and warranty management.

Seamless Collaboration: Builders and Homeowners Transforming Pool Projects with Digs

Creating the perfect pool involves more than just digging a hole and filling it with water. It requires careful planning, execution, and effective communication between everyone on the project, especially builders and homeowners. Digital platforms like Digs have changed the way builders and homeowners collaborate throughout the entire build process, from pre-construction to warranty management. In this blog, we will explore how Digs supports each stage of the pool building journey, making for easy collaboration and improving the overall experience.

Collaboration During the Custom Home Build Process

Building a home is a complex and intricate process that requires the coordination of multiple professionals and trades. In this blog, we will discuss the importance of collaboration in the home build process, why it matters, and how home builders can improve collaboration among their teams.

GeekWire Highlights Digs Open Beta

Real estate startup vets land $7M for new construction project management startup

Digs Featured in Forbes

Digs Out Of Stealth With $7 Million Seed Funding

Digs Announced in TechCrunch

“Digs is a Figma-like collaboration tool for home builders and suppliers.”

Create your Construction Business Mission, Vision, and Values

As a home builder or general contractor, it's important to have well-defined mission, vision, and values that align with your business objectives and core values.