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Gulf Coast Reconstruction Estimator (Gulf Coast Reconstruction Estimator W/CD)
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Estimating Gulf Coast reconstruction costs isn't easy. Skilled labor is in short supply. Working conditions are difficult. Markups are higher. Many material prices have been affected by higher petroleum costs. This manual is a comprehensive guide to Gulf Coast reconstruction costs during 2006. Content is based on the popular 2006 National Renovation & Insurance Repair Estimator but with prices and area modifiers appropriate for repair work in the Katrina-Rita area. Th disk inside the back cover includes everything in the book and a program that makes it easy to use these costs to compile estiates. Most important, these costs are revised monthly during 2006 to reflect changes as they occur in coastal Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Updates are available on the Wb at no additional costs.
- Amazon Sales Rank: #12700976 in Books
- Published on: 2006-01-01
- Original language: English
- Number of items: 1
- Dimensions: 10.84" h x 1.21" w x 8.42" l, .0 pounds
- Binding: Paperback
- 572 pages
From the Publisher
Based on the 2006 National Renovation & Insurance Repair Estimator, the Gulf Coast Reconstruction Estimator has a massive ammount of information for fixing homes in the Gulf Coast region. It includes price adjustment for over 150 cities in the Gulf Coast area.
From the Back Cover
Labor & Material Costs for All Insurance Repair & Renovation Work Appliances – Cook Tops, Dishwashers, Dryers, Garbage Disposals, Ovens, Ranges, Washers Cabinets – Bathroom, Built-In, Countertops, Full-Height, Kitchen, Repairing, Refinishing, Utility Columns – Aluminum, Plaster, Stone, Stucco, Wood; Bases, Capitals, Pilasters, Repairing Concrete – Flatwork, Footings, Foundation Buttressing, Foundations, Piers, Rebar, Repair, Sawing Demolition & Hauling – Debris Hauling Per CY, Ton & Truck Load; Dump Charges, Refuse Chutes Doors – Bypassing, Exterior, Folding, French, Garage, Interior, Louvered, Pocket, Sliding Patio Electrical – Conduit, Fans, Fixtures, Heaters, Outlets, Panels, Switches, Thermostats, Wire Excavation – Access Holes, Backfill, Basements, Footings, Foundations, Mobilization, Trenches Fences – Board, Chain Link, Ornamental Iron, Picket, Vinyl, Woven Wood; Gates & Hardware Finish Carpentry – Casework, Door & Window Trim, Gingerbread, Mantels, Molding, Niches Fireplaces – Caps, Chimneys, Dampers, Faces, Fire Brick, Hearths, Prefabricated, Repairing Flooring – Carpet, Linoleum, Marble, Parquet, Plank, Slate, Terrazzo, Tile, Vinyl, Wood Strip Hazardous Materials – Containment, Decontamination, Disposal, Encapsulation, Removal Insulation – Blown Cellulose, Fiberglass, Wool, Fiberglass Batt, Rigid Foam Board, Vermiculite Masonry – Brick, Concrete Block, Glass Block, Tile; Cleaning, Lintels, Repairing, Repointing Painting – Concrete, Doors, Drywall, Floors, Masonry, Trim, Wood; Prime, Seal, Stain, Varnish Paneling – Frame-&-Panel, Hardboard, Plywood, Specialty Woods, Tongue-&-Groove Plaster & Stucco – Acoustic, Cast-In-Place, Cement, Gypsum, Synthetic, Repairing Plumbing – Antique Hardware, Fixtures, Rough Plumbing, Supply & DWV Pipe, Water Heaters Roofing – Built-up, Coated Metal, Fiberglass, Roll, Sheet Metal, Shingle, Slate, Tile Rough Carpentry – Beams, Decking, Headers, Plates, Posts, Railings, Stairs, Truss Joists, Walls Stairs – Attic, Balustrades, Brackets, Framing, Newel Posts, Prefabricated, Spiral, Tread Trim Water Extraction – Carpet, Treatments, Removal, Dehumidifying, Pad & Block Furniture Windows – Aluminum, Fixed, Movable, Reglazing, Repairing, Screens, Skylights, Vinyl, Wood Free Estimating Disk Enclosed Monthly price updates on the Web are FREE and automatic all during 2006 Inside the back cover of this book you'll find National Estimator, a CD-ROM with all the cost estimates in the book plus an easy-to-use estimating program for Windows. National Estimator works just like a book. Page through the entire book one screen at a time or use the electronic index to search (in seconds) for what you need. Then select the cost estimates you want and copy them to your estimate with the touch of a key. It's quick and easy (costs are extended and columns totaled automatically). And you can change any price or quantity, including subtotals, and add the markup of your choice. Job Cost Wizard Turns estimates into invoices and exports to QuickBooks Pro. Export entire estimates or invoices to track job costs for each item or category in your estimate. Then compare estimated and actual costs for each part of any job. Handles progressive billing (invoices for each part of the job) with QuickBooks Pro. Requires Win 98 or higher.
Most helpful customer reviews
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Too accurate for its own good
By George King
The only problem with this book is that it offers real prices for the gulf coast area that may be more accurate than insurance companies want to pay. In other words, the costs are real costs for a real world. The FREE estimating disk and the monthly updates make this a great value. The prices on remediation are in line for what I've seen.