2010 labor and material prices for thousands of framing and finish carpentry items. Step-by-step instructions for estimating everything from the sill plate to the ridge board, including hundreds of helpful pictures, tables and illustrations.In stock$42.25
Current prices and detailed descriptions for hard-to-find items needed on most insurance, repair, remodeling, and renovation jobs. All items include labor, material, and equipment breakouts. Includes many reinstall/salvage cost estimates, hundreds of sample product images and unique architectural items. FREE BONUS: Includes immediate access to the companion software download while your book is in the mail.In stock$89.50
Current labor and material prices for home improvement projects. Provides manhours for each job, recommended crew size, and the labor cost for the removal and installation work. Gives step-by-step instructions for the work, with helpful diagrams and expert home improvement shortcuts and tips. FREE BONUS: Includes immediate access to the companion software download while your book ships.In stock$88.75
Manhours, recommended crew, material and labor cost estimates for nearly every common item in residential, commercial and industrial construction. FREE BONUS: Includes immediate access to the companion software download while your book is in the mail.In stock$87.50
Most builders estimate with Excel because it's easy to learn, quick to use, and can be customized to your style of estimating. Here you'll find step-by-step instructions on how to create your own customized automated spreadsheet estimating program for use with Excel 2007.
You'll learn how to use the magic of Excel to create customizable detail sheets, cost breakdown summaries, and hyperlink. You'll put all this knowledge to use in estimates for concrete, rebar, permit fees, and roofing. You'll see how to create your own formulas and macros and apply them in your everyday projects. If you've wanted to use Excel, but were unsure of how to make use of all its features, let this new book show you how.
You don't have to be a computer expert to understand the simple instructions included here. Author Jay Christofferson has taught thousands of contractors how to use the power of Excel in completing estimates.
Includes a CD-ROM that illustrates examples in the book and provides you with templates you can use to set up your own estimating system.In stock$44.95
This practical guide to estimating home construction costs includes digital Excel estimating forms and worksheets to ensure accurate and complete estimates for your residential projects.
Simple instructions show how to estimate labor and material costs for each stage of construction, from site clearing to figuring your markup and profit. Every chapter includes a sample cost estimate worksheet that lists all the materials to be estimated. On the included CD-ROM, all the worksheets are provided as Excel spreadsheets.
FREE BONUS: Includes immediate download access to the PDF eBook while your book is in the mail.In stock$38.00
Estimate every phase of residential construction from site costs to the profit margin you include in your bid. Shows how to keep track of manhours and make accurate labor cost estimates for footings, foundations, framing and sheathing finishes, electrical, plumbing, and more.
Provides and explains sample cost estimate worksheets with complete instructions for each job phase.In stock
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All the information you need for estimating and bidding construction and home improvement projects.
Includes Craftsman's National Estimator software with a 50,000-item database from the National Construction Estimator and National Home Improvement Estimator.In stock$89.50
How to organize and use cost information from jobs just completed to make more accurate estimates in the future. Explains how to keep the records you need to track costs for sitework, footings, foundations, framing, interior finish, siding and trim, masonry, and subcontract expense. Provides sample forms.In stock
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Collected in this single volume are the building estimator's most useful reference tables, including manhours for installing nearly every type of construction material, including site work, concrete work, masonry, steel, carpentry, thermal & moisture protection, doors & windows, finishes, specialties, equipment, plumbing, mechanical and electrical.In stock$59.00
The complete pricing guide for dwelling reconstruction, repair and remodeling jobs including up-to-date material costs and labor figures, recommended crew sizes, and average production rates. Includes separate listings for high- and low-volume builders, and estimating tips specific to repair and remodeling work to make your bids complete, realistic, and profitable. FREE BONUS: Includes immediate access to the companion software download while your book is in the mail.In stock$88.50