Products & Resources for Government Agencies

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  1. National Building Cost Manual

    2020 National Building Cost Manual (Book & Estimating Software Download) - 25% DISCOUNT, SLIGHTLY DAMAGED, LIMITED SUPPLY

    25% DISCOUNT, SLIGHTLY DAMAGED, LIMITED SUPPLY - Square-foot costs for residential, commercial, industrial, military, schools, greenhouses, manufactured homes, fire stations, libraries, churches, government offices and farm buildings. A smart resource for adjusters and appraisers using the cost approach. Quickly work up a reliable budget estimate based on actual materials and design features, class of construction, area, shape, wall height, number of floors, and support requirements. FREE BONUS: Includes immediate access to the companion software download while your book is in the mail.

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    Regular Price: $88.00

    Special Price $66.00


  2. 2020 National Renovation & Insurance Repair Estimator Book with Software Download

    2020 National Renovation & Insurance Repair Estimator Book with Download

    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.

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    $99.50

  3. 2020 National Construction Estimator

    2020 National Construction Estimator

    68th Annual Edition - Current building costs for residential, commercial, and industrial construction. Estimated prices for every common building material, the labor cost to install the material and a total "installed" cost. For those jobs where you can't rely on your past experience to estimate, rely on the prices in this national standard of construction costs to get you safely in the ballpark. Every cost is carefully described. It even provides suggested crew sizes, and equipment rates.

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    Starting at: $48.75


  4. 2020 National Home Improvement Estimator

    2020 National Home Improvement Estimator

    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. Material prices are current, with location adjustment factors and free quarterly software updates on the Web. Gives step-by-step instructions for the work, with helpful diagrams, and home improvement shortcuts and tips from an expert.

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    Starting at: $49.37


  5. National Home Improvement Estimator Book with Download

    2020 National Home Improvement Estimator Book with Download

    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.
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    $98.75

  6. 2020 National Painting Cost Estimator Book with Download

    2020 National Painting Cost Estimator - Book with Download - 25% DISCOUNT, SLIGHTLY DAMAGED, LIMITED SUPPLY

    25% DISCOUNT, SLIGHTLY DAMAGED, LIMITED SUPPLY - A complete guide to estimating painting costs for just about any type of residential, commercial, or industrial painting, whether by brush, spray, or roller. Shows typical costs and bid prices for fast, medium, and slow work, including material costs per gallon; square feet covered per gallon; square feet covered per manhour; labor, material, overhead, and taxes per 100 square feet; and how much to add for profit. FREE BONUS: Includes immediate access to the companion software download while your book is in the mail.

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    Regular Price: $98.00

    Special Price $73.50


  7. 2020 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

    2020 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

    Manhours, labor and material costs for all common plumbing and HVAC work in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. You can quickly work up a reliable estimate based on the pipe, fittings and equipment required.

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    Starting at: $49.12


  8. 2020 National Electrical Estimator Book with Download

    2020 National Electrical Estimator Book with Download

    Current installation costs for all common electrical work: conduit, wire, boxes, fixtures, switches, outlets, loadcenters, panelboards, raceway, duct, signal systems, and more. Provides material costs, manhours per unit, and total installed cost. Explains what you should know to estimate each part of an electrical system. FREE BONUS: Includes immediate access to the companion software download while your book ships.

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    $97.75

  9. 2020 Craftsman Site License Download w/Free Tech Support & Free Updates During 2020

    2020 Craftsman Site License Download w/Free Tech Support & Free Updates During 2020

    Estimating software with all 11 of Craftsman's 2020 cost databases. Includes free tech support and updates for 2020 calendar year. You pay only one low price.

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    $134.99

  10. 2020 National Repair & Remodeling Estimator Book with Download

    2020 National Repair & Remodeling Estimator Book with Download

    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.

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    $98.50