Step 1 – Decide The Area You’re Searching In
Step 2 – Decide What Materials Your Project Needs
Once you have made a material takeoff for your project go through your list and determine what type of supplies you will need to gather. This could include a wide range of construction supply companies, but almost every construction project will have the following types of material suppliers (with some companies being able to supply multiple categories of products):
Step 3 – Contact Construction Suppliers For Quotes
Determine the construction suppliers contact information and reach out to them requesting a quote for the materials you need from their company, or ask for their general pricing information. For this step you want to reach out to as many material suppliers as you can so you have a range of suppliers to choose from. You also want to reach out to multiple suppliers because it will help you determine the general pricing for the supplies you are in search of along with pricing variations depending in the quality of the material supplier.