5 Working with Sketchup’s Components
I think components are vital, but they’re often overlooked when using sketchup. Right-click and select Make Component to turn your object into not just a group, but an Instanced Group. This means you can copy and paste it multiple times, and whatever you do to one Instance will be done to the rest. Modular building like this saves lots of time, and components can be nested inside other components. Everything in my models is cleanly split into these, and controlling this grouping helps to prevent future headaches.