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Estimating for Interior Designers

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ISBN-10: 0823016293

ISBN-13: 9780823016297

Edition: 2nd 2001

Authors: Carol A. Sampson, Carol Sampson

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This new edition provides all the basic imformation readers expect, along with new sections on faux finishing, including trompe l'oeil, Roman shades and using upholstery fabrics for drapery and bed coverings.
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Book details

List price: $23.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale
Publication date: 5/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 5.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Carol A. Sampson, now affiliated with the International Interior Design Association, has been a practicing interior designer for 30 years. She is a representative for an interior fabrics company with offices in Nevada, Arizona, and New Mexico.

Introduction. Why Learn to Estimate?
Paint Basics
Estimating Paint Materials
Cost Estimating
Time Estimating
Choosing a Painter
Example of Final Painting Costs
Wallpaper Basics
Wall Preparations
Estimating Materials
Time Estimating
Cost Estimating
Choosing a Paper Hanger
Example of Final Wallpaper Costs
Carpet Basics
Measuring for Carpet
Estimating Carpet
Cost Estimating
Time Estimating
Selecting A Carpet Installer
Example of Final Carpeting Costs
Today's Drapery Functions
Drapery Basics
Window Functions
Window Styles
How to Measure for Draperies
Drapery Estimating
Cost Estimating
Time Estimating
Selecting a Drapery Workroom
Example of Final Drapery Costs
Bed coverings
Bed Covering Basics
How to Measure for Bed Covers
Cost Estimating
Time Estimating
Choosing a Bed Covering Workroom
Example of Final Bed Covering Costs
Tablecloth Materials
Measuring for Tablecloths
Cost Estimating
Time Estimating
Choosing a Workroom
Example of Final Custom Tablecloth Costs
Upholstery Basics
Material Estimating
How to Measure and Estimate for Upholstery
Cost Estimating
Time Estimating
Choosing an Upholstery Workroom
Example of Final Custom Upholstery Costs
Hard Floor Coverings
Cost Estimating
Time Estimating
Example of Hard Flooring Costs
Afterword: After the Estimate
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