Craftsman Data Licensing

Construction Cost Data & Data Licensing for construction estimating or appraising programs

Insurance, appraisal, estimating and other construction industry software developers looking for a cost data source will find Craftsman's licensing fees fair and affordable.

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How Does Craftsman Data Licensing Work?

Craftsman Book Company has been a trusted construction cost authority for over 60 years. Put that credibility to work for you!

Benefits:
  • Wide range of available cost data
  • Available in Excel, text and relational database formats
  • Straightforward data license program!
  • Service & support unlike no other!
  • Affordable rates!
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Construction Databases: backed by years of experience


General Construction

National Construction Estimator

Originally developed over 60 years ago in a partnership between a general contractor and an insurance company owner. It has been improved by diligent updating and contains 30,000 cost estimates.

Repair & Remodeling

National Repair & Remodeling Estimator

Originally the database of a large insurance company, this database of 6,000 repair and remodeling costs is updated yearly by an insurance appraiser with over 30-years experience. It has been in use for over 30 years.

Home Improvement

National Home Improvement Estimator

Based on databases from large hardware retailers, this 10,000-item package is maintained and updated by the Craftsman staff.

Renovation & Insurance Repair Estimator

National Renovation & Insurance Repair Estimator

Written and updated by an insurance appraiser with 40 years of experience, this 14,000 item database contains hard-to-find renovation and insurance repair items.

Electrical

National Electrical Estimator

Written and updated by an electrical estimator, this is a 9,000-item database.

Plumbing & HVAC

National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

Written by and plumber and HVAC specialist, this 8,000-item database is updated yearly by the Craftsman staff.

Painting

National Painting Cost Estimator

Written and updated by a former painting contractor this is a 5,000 item database.

Concrete & Masonry

National Concrete & Masonry Estimator

Written and updated by a former tradesman and teacher of construction estimating, this is a 15,000-item database.

Earthwork & Heavy Equipment

National Earthwork & Heavy Equipment Estimator

Written and updated by a former tradesman and teacher of construction estimating, this is a 15,000-item database.

Framing & Finish Carpentry

National Framing & Finish Carpentry Estimator

Written and updated by a former tradesman and teacher of construction estimating, this is a 5,000-item database.

Heavy

National Heavy Construction Estimator

Written by the Army Corp of Engineers and completely updated by the staff of Craftsman Book Company this is a 20,000-item database.

Want to Get Started or Find Out More?

Contact us today to find out how Craftsman Data Licensing can serve you best. Construction costs never stop fluctuating, and Craftsman never stops researching. We can tailor a cost update plan to meet the needs of your customers!

  • Determine what data and format will work best for you
  • Send you the appropriate sample files
  • Go over the plain-English license agreement terms

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