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Construction Estimating - National Home Improvement Estimator [With CDROM] (National Home Improvement Estimator (W/CD))

National Home Improvement Estimator [With CDROM] (National Home Improvement Estimator (W/CD))

National Home Improvement Estimator [With CDROM] (National Home Improvement Estimator (W/CD))
From Craftsman Book Company

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Book Description

Take advantage of remodeling jobs that you may never have estimated before, by relying on the solid cost figures in this book. That's why so many home improvement contractors use this manual as their pricing book when bidding on jobs they've never done before.

Hard-to-find costs for demolition, foundations, framing, structural repairs, decking, deck repairs, insulation, roofing repairs, window repair and replacement, door repair and replacement, wall and ceiling repairs, floor repair and replacement, kitchen and bathroom improvement prices, retrofitting for energy savings and much more. Just about every cost needed for estimating home repair is included in this book.

Labor Costs: Includes typical costs (including taxes and insurance) to install, demo, or repair each job based on the type of crew. Wage rates are included for most trades.

New Items for 2011: Prices for smart home electrical management systems that comply with Green Building Council Regulations, LED lighting system retrofit, HEPA central air filtration retrofit, heat recovery ventilator central system retrofit, storm flood repair damage repair and prevention, mold remediation, basement HVAC restoration, brace plate installation and more.

FREE Estimating CD-ROM: Along with the book you receive a CD-ROM with a stand-alone estimating program that totals prices when you include the quantities, Adding your zip code to your estimates automatically adjusts labor, material, and equipment costs to your area of the U.S. or Canada. Price updates are free on the Web for 2011.


Book Details

  • Amazon Sales Rank: #4500228 in Books
  • Published on: 2011-11-30
  • Original language: English
  • Number of items: 1
  • Dimensions: 1.20" h x 8.30" w x 10.80" l, 2.80 pounds
  • Binding: Paperback
  • 539 pages

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful.
5Very Useful
By D. Proctor
Great book for anyone doing estimates, have found the labor and product info to be on the mark. Give it a look

0 of 0 people found the following review helpful.
4Win/LLose By The Number$
By HAMILTON KEY JR
Great information but must invest the time to get a clear understanding of how it effects your area and specific business.

0 of 0 people found the following review helpful.
5A VERY GOOD BOOK, VERY HELPFUL FOR MY HUSBAND BUSINESS
By TARO
A VERY GOOD BOOK , VERY HELPFUL FOR MY HUSBAND BUSINESS. THANK YOU VERY MUCH.

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