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Estimating for Residential Construction

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ISBN-10: 1401879470

ISBN-13: 9781401879471

Edition: 2006

Authors: David Pratt

List price: $159.95
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Estimating for Residential Construction offers a concise introduction to residential estimating processes and to the steps involved in accurately preparing a cost estimate. Author David Pratt uses clear, straightforward language to describe the basic arithmetic of residential construction work, along with logical explanations of how to prepare takeoffs. Readers will learn how to price excavation and site work, concrete, carpentry, masonry, plumbing, heating, and electrical work, as well as the general expenses and sub-trade work. Specifics on how to prepare a bill of materials from a takeoff, how to summarize and prepare a bid for a custom home, assessing markup on an estimate, and how to…    
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Book details

List price: $159.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 4/27/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 8.25" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Introduction to Building cost Estimates
Arithmetic and Principles of Measurement
Measuring Excavation and Sitework
Measuring Concrete Work
Measuring Carpentry Work
Measuring Masonry and Finishes
Estimating Plumbing, HVAC and Electricaln Work
Pricing General Expenses
Pricing the Work
Pricing Equipment
Subcontracting Work
Estimate Summaries and Bids
Estimates for Remodeling Work
THe Metric System and Conversions
Equations used in Estimating
Sample House Drawings