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Construction Estimating - Dodge Unit Cost Book, 1998 (Sweet's Unit Cost Guide)

Dodge Unit Cost Book, 1998 (Sweet's Unit Cost Guide)

Dodge Unit Cost Book, 1998 (Sweet's Unit Cost Guide)
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Book Description

This handbook allows builders and contractors to estimate costs, establish budgets, or spot-check calculations on residential and light commercial construction with amazing precision. All the notable Marshall and Swift features are here, including extensive product and output-per-day information, overhead costs, profit margins, and 800 locations rate modifiers.


Book Details

  • Amazon Sales Rank: #18215825 in Books
  • Published on: 1998-01
  • Original language: English
  • Number of items: 1
  • Dimensions: 1.31" h x 8.45" w x 10.75" l,
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • 604 pages

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Get accurate, up-to-date component costs fast! If you work in residential and light commercial construction, this is the most comprehensive, accurate, and affordable cost guide you can buy. For developing precise estimates and budgets, spot-checking jobs, leveraging negotiations, and more, this annually updated field reference from industry leader Marshall & Swift has all of the crucial information on labor and material prices you need-in one easy-to-use source. All of the book's prices are arranged according to the universal CSI Master FormatTM code identification numbers so you can quickly compare costs listed here with those in other resources. You'll find detailed product and output-per-day indormation, overhead costs, profit margins, crew size, and productivity rates, as well as more than 14,000 units-of-construction costs for components used in: Electrical system; Sitework; Walls and ceilings; Thermal and moisture protection; Plumbing and heating units; Concrete, mansory, metals, wood, and plastic; Furniture and accessories, HVAC units, elevators and escalators, and more. Includes tabs that reference CSI division numbers; beginning and ending CSI numbers are referenced on each page for easy access. Plus... Make the almost any adjustment to customize your costs, using special tables at the end of each chapter! And find project estimate worksheets at the back of the book-real timesavers! To ensure pricise cost information, you'll find more than 1,000 location multipliers to make prices more relevant for all geographic areas of the United States and Canada. Marshal & Swift has been the leader in building industry cost data for over 65 years, providing a wide range of building cost products, as well as industry-specific and standardized publications, annual books, software products, and computer services. Marshal & Swift's other Cost Books include Home Repair and Remodel Cost Guide 1998, Dodge Heavy Construction Cost Book 1998, Dodge Electrical Cost Book 1998, and Dodge Repair & Remodel Cost Book 1998-all available from McGraw-Hill.


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