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National Home Improvement Estimator 2013 (National Home Improvement Estimator (W/CD))

National Home Improvement Estimator 2013 (National Home Improvement Estimator (W/CD))
By Ray Hicks

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Book Description

Current labor and material prices for home improvement projects.

Take advantage of home improvement jobs you may never have bid on before by relying on the solid cost figures in this book. That's why so many home improvement contractors use this manual as their company price book. You'll be able to quickly locate hard-to-find costs for demolition, foundations, framing, structural repairs, decking, deck repairs, window repair and replacement, door repair and replacement. wall and ceiling repairs, floor repair and replacement, kitchen and bathroom improvement prices, and much more.

Provides manhours for each job, recommended crew size, and the labor cost for the removal and installation work. Many assembly prices are included to help you speed your estimates, just add linear or square feet to complete the estimate. Material prices are current, with location adjustment factors and free quarterly updates on the Web. Gives step-by-step instructions for the work, with helpful diagrams, and home improvement shortcuts and tips from an expert.

Craftsman's 2013 National Home Improvement Estimator has the most complete, most authoritative estimates available for the cost of drying out flooded homes and businesses and remediation of mold damage caused by excess moisture. What to do. How to do it. And the cost. If you're bidding flood or wind damage repair work from hurrricane Sandy, you need the practical how-to information and cost estimates in this 2013 edition.

Includes a CD-ROM with an electronic version of the book, and National Estimator, a stand-alone Windows estimating program, plus an interactive multimedia tutorial that shows how to use the disk to compile home improvement cost estimates. Revised annually.

Book Details

  • Amazon Sales Rank: #3446637 in Books
  • Published on: 2012-11-01
  • Original language: English
  • Number of items: 1
  • Dimensions: 10.50" h x 8.25" w x 1.25" l, 2.90 pounds
  • Binding: Paperback
  • 544 pages

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5Wonderful Resource tool!
By Anne Harrigan Kusnetzky
Purchased this book to get an idea of pricing on property improvements for our new real estate investment company. It has already paid for itself many times over. Clear, easy to understand for the layperson, it gives you a good idea of how contractors will price a given job with various profit margins. I would highly recommend this to any investors and to contractors that are starting out.

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