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2016 National Home Improvement Estimator

Labor and Material Prices for Thousands of Home Improvement Projects

By Ray Hicks

The 2016 National Home Improvement Estimator allows you to capitalize on residence improvement jobs you may never ever have actually bid on before by counting on the strong price figures in the 2016 National Home Improvement Estimator. That's why a lot of house improvement professionals use this handbook as their company rate book.

You'll manage to promptly estimate hard-to-find costs for demolition, structures, framing, architectural repair services, decking, deck repair services, home window repair service and substitute, door repair and replacement. wall surface and ceiling repair services, flooring repair work and cooking area, washroom and substitute improvement rates, and far more.

2016 National Home Improvement Estimator Contains:

National Home Improvement Estimator provides manhours for each and every job, advised team dimension, and the labor price for the extraction and installation work.

Craftsman's 2016 National Home Improvement Estimator has lots of assembly costs are provided to empower you speed your quotes, simply add square or direct feet to finish the quote. The 2016 National Home Improvement Estimator provides material costs, with area change factors and cost-free quarterly updates on the Web. Provides detailed guidelines for the job, with practical layouts, and home improvement shortcuts and suggestions from a professional. More National Cost Estimators are available on our Cost Guides page.

Brand-new prices consisted of for 2016: Smart home electrical administration systems rates that abide by US Eco-friendly Structure Council requirements for energy-efficient upgrades. LED lights retrofit prices, HEPA central air filtering retrofit expenses, heat recovery ventilator central system retrofit costs, tornado flood damages repair and deterrence prices, mold and mildew and dry rot remediation prices, basement HVAC repair prices, rust finish prices, and much more.

Labor Costs: Includes typical costs to install, demo, or repair each job based on the type of crew. Wage rates are included for most trades.

2016 National Home Improvement Estimator - Labor Costs, Material Costs, City Cost Modifiers

  • Demolition - Gutting a Building, Porches and Decks, Slabs, Roof Cover, Walls, Ceilings, Floors
  • Foundations - Board and Plywood Forms, Reinforcing, Footings, Slabs, Walls, Finishing
  • Framing - Room Additions, Wall Bracing, Sheathing, Breakthrough Window and Door Openings
  • Structural Repairs - Sagging Floors, Replacing Posts and Plates, Roof Frame Jacking, Sheathing
  • Insulation - Ceilings, Walls, Crawl Spaces, Attics, Insulation Board, Fiberglass, Foam, Ventilation
  • Siding - Repairs, New Siding Over Old, Vinyl, Wood, Hardboard, Plywood, Shingle, Veneer, Stucco
  • Roofing Repairs - Finding and Fixing Leaks, Temporary and Permanent Repairs, Flashing Repairs
  • New Roofing - Re-Roofing Over Old, Composition Shingles, Wood Shingles, Built-Up, Concrete Tile
  • Window Repairs - Loosening Stuck Sash, Sash and Balance Repair, Moving a Window, Trim
  • New Windows - Custom Made, Vinyl, Aluminum, Vinyl-Clad, Bow Windows, Storms, Skylights
  • Door Repairs - Refurbishing, Antiquing, Re-Hanging, Moving Doors, Adding Doors, Casing, Stops
  • New Doors - Security, Hardwood, Steel, Fiberglass, Prehung, Locksets, Storms, Patio, Weatherstrip
  • Walls and Ceiling Repairs - Patching, New Over Old, Furring, Textures and Finishes, Molding
  • New Walls and Ceilings - Gypsum Drywall, Plywood, Hardboard, Plank Paneling, Drop Ceilings
  • Floor Repairs - Surface Prep, Underlayment, Emboss Filler, Flooring Over Concrete, Tile Backer
  • New Flooring - Resilient, Sheet Vinyl, Wood Strip and Laminate, Base, Trim, Paver Tile, Ceramics
  • Modern Kitchens - Estimating Checklist, What to Renew, What to Replace, Making Good Choices
  • The New Kitchen - Finished and Unfinished Cabinets, Fixtures, Soffits, Installed Appliances, Hoods
  • Modern Bathrooms - Adding a Bath, Replacing Fixtures, Moving Plumbing, Electric & HVAC Lines
  • Painting - Surface Prep, Interiors, Exteriors, Windows, Doors, Trim, using Brush, Roller or Spray

Use this manual (and the National Estimator disk in the back of the book) as your company price book when bidding home improvement work. Following the figures in this guide will help you develop reliable, comprehensive estimates that result in consistently profitable completed jobs.

Free Estimating Disk Enclosed

Inside the back cover of this book you'll find National Estimator, cost estimating software with all the cost estimates in the book plus an easy-to-use estimating program for Windows™. National Estimator works just like a book. Page through the entire book one screen at a time or use the electronic index to search (in seconds) for what you need. Then select the cost estimates you want and copy them to your estimate with the touch of a key. It's quick and easy (costs are extended and columns totaled automatically). And you can change any price or quantity, including subtotals, and add the markup of your choice.

Included with National Estimator Software:

  • Job Cost Wizard – turns estimates into invoices and exports both in QuickBooks
  • Free Online Technical Support – for the National Estimator Software

2016 National Home Improvement Estimator - Craftsman Book Company - CR-HomeImprovement - ISBN: 1572183187 - ISBN-13: 9781572183186
Paperback, 565 pages

2016 National Home Improvement Estimator

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2016 National Home Improvement Estimator - Craftsman Book Company - CR-HomeImprovement - ISBN: 1572183187 - ISBN-13: 9781572183186
Paperback, 565 pages