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How to succeed in the construction business—step-by-stepguidelines for estimatingTo be competitive, contractors and homebuilders need to know howto generate complete, accurate estimates for labor and materialcosts.

This book guides readers through the entire estimatingprocess, explaining in detail how to put together a reliableestimate that can be used not only for budgeting, but also fordeveloping a schedule, managing a project, dealing withcontingencies, and ultimately making a profit.Completely revised and updated to reflect the new CSIMasterFormat 2010TM system, the Second Edition of this practicalguide describes estimating techniques for each building system andhow to apply them according to the latest industry standards.

Costconsiderations and quantity takeoff and pricing are included forvirtually every type of work found in residential and lightcommercial projects, from demolition, concrete, and masonry towindows and doors, siding, roofing, mechanical and electricalsystems, finish work, and site construction.