Estimating & Bidding for Builders & Remodelers
Estimating & Bidding for Builders & Remodelers 5th Edition contains all the information required for estimating and bidding a construction or home improvement project. It explains what is needed for a career as a construction estimator, how to construct a take-off from plans, how to check the details of an estimate, prepare a schedule, deal with subs, and calculate project overhead and profit. Also covers how to estimate remodeling work for typical remove and replace jobs, and include markup for remodeling work. The book also explains how to profit from estimating commercial work. Includes the National Estimator stand-alone estimating program with a 50,000 item database for residential, commercial and home improvement work. An associated video tutorial and program helps export completed estimates into QuickBooks Pro for job costing or progressive billing. Contains the database of the National Construction Estimator and the National Home Improvement Estimator.
Softcover. Includes CD.