Roofing Construction Estimating

Author: Daniel Benn Atcheson
Publisher: Craftsman Book Company
ISBN: 1572180072
Release Date: 1995
Genre: House & Home

Everything you need to know to estimate, build, and repair practically every type of roof covering: asphalt shingles, roll roofing, wood shingles & shakes, clay tile, slate, metal, built-up, and elastomeric. Shows how to measure and estimate most roofs (including estimating shortcuts discovered by the author), how to install leak-proof underlayment and flashing, and how to solve problems with insulation, vapor barriers, and waterproofing. Over 300 large, clear illustrations that help you find the answers to all your roofing questions.

Construction Estimating Reference Data

Author: Ed Sarviel
Publisher: Craftsman Book Company
ISBN: 9780934041843
Release Date: 1993-01-01
Genre: Science

Provides the 300 most useful manhour tables for practically every item of construction. Labor requirements are listed for sitework, concrete work, masonry, steel, carpentry, thermal and moisture protection, doors and windows, finishes, mechanical, and electrical. Each section details the work being estimated and gives appropriate crew size and equipment needed. This new revised edition contains National Estimator, a computer estimating program. This fast, powerful program and complete instructions are yours free on high-density 3 1/2" disk when you buy the book.

Rough Framing Carpentry

Author: Mark Currie
Publisher: Craftsman Book Company
ISBN: 0934041865
Release Date: 1993
Genre: House & Home

This book contains all the information necessary for framing houses and light commercial buildings. Includes shortcuts to laying out, speed cutting trimmers and plates, rake walls, installing ceiling backing, ceiling joists and truss joists, arches and drop ceilings--all with time-saving techniques. Over 100 on-the-job photos of how to do it right and what can go wrong.

Fundamentals of Construction Estimating

Author: David Pratt
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781439059647
Release Date: 2010-06-03
Genre: Technology & Engineering

FUNDAMENTALS OF CONSTRUCTION ESTIMATING 3rd edition presents estimating procedures in a clear and precise manner explaining all the procedures of estimating the cost of construction work such as quantity takeoff, pricing of the contractor's work, pricing sub-trade work, pricing site overhead and compiling bid documents. This book offers readers thorough instruction on the principles of construction estimating and the skills to become a professional estimator by using drawings for two complete projects - one residential and one commercial, thereby leading the reader through the complete estimating process which can be used in various trades on many different types of construction projects. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Craftsman s Construction Installation Encyclopedia

Author: Stephen Diller
Publisher: Craftsman Book Company
ISBN: 1572181516
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Contains alphabetically arranged entries that provide step-by-step instructions, with tips, techniques, tools, and templates, for residential construction projects, including tiling, dry wall, electric, heating and air conditioning, siding, and much more. Includes CD-ROM with instructions for each job.

Wood frame House Construction

Author: LeRoy Oscar Anderson
Publisher: Craftsman Book Company
ISBN: 0934041741
Release Date: 1992
Genre: Architecture

Location & excavation -- Concrete & masonry -- Foundation walls & piers -- Concrete floor slabs on ground -- Floor framing -- Wall framing -- Ceiling & roof framing -- Wall sheathing -- Roof sheathing -- Exterior trim for cornices & eaves -- Roof coverings -- Exterior frames, windows & doors -- Exterior coverings -- Framing for plumbing & heating -- Thermal insulation & vapor barriers -- Ventilation -- Sound insulation -- Basement rooms -- Interior wall & ceiling finish -- Floor coverings -- Interior doors, frames & trim -- Casework & other millwork -- Stairs -- Caulking & flashing -- Adding a porch or garage -- Chimneys & fireplaces, masonry & metal -- Driveways, walks & basement floors -- Painting & finishing -- Protection against decay & termites -- Protection against fire -- How to reduce building costs -- Protection & care of material on site -- Maintenance & repair -- Estimating construction costs.

National Construction Estimator

Author: Dave Ogershok
Publisher: Craftsman Book Co
ISBN: 1572181761
Release Date: 2007
Genre:

Over 30,000 Construction Costs on Every Area of Construction! The National Construction Estimator is our most popular book for pricing construction, and has been for years. It has proven to be the "industry standard" for construction costs. Here's why: Material Costs: You'll find the current cost of every commonly-used construction material and thousands of specialties...based on typical selling prices of building material dealers. Labor Costs: Typical costs to the contractor (including taxes and insurance) to install each of the thousands of materials listed...along with typical manhours per unit. Wage modifications are listed for nearly every city plus most Canadian provinces. Wage breakdowns by trade are listed for 24 construction trades. Subcontract Costs: Bid prices most frequently quoted by specialty contractors...including the sub's overhead and profit. FREE CD-ROM: Includes an electronic version of the book with a stand-alone estimating program & tutorial and price updates

Spon s Estimating Cost Guide to Roofing

Author: Bryan Spain
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 0415344123
Release Date: 2005-04-04
Genre: Architecture

Specifically written for contractors and small businesses carrying out small works, Spon's Estimating Cost Guide to Roofing contains accurate information on thousands of rates, each broken down to labour, material overheads and profit. This is the first book to include typical project costs for slating and tiling, sheeting, cladding and other coverings, rooflights, underfelt and battens, repairs and alterations, and different sized houses.

2001 National Construction Estimator

Author: Craftsman Book Company
Publisher:
ISBN: 1572180943
Release Date: 2000-10
Genre: Building

Current building costs for residential, commercial and industrial construction. Estimated prices for every common building material. Man-hours, recommended crew and labor costs for installation. Includes Estimate Writer, an electronic version of the book on computer disk, with a stand alone estimating program. 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.

DEWALT Construction Estimating Complete Handbook

Author: Adam Ding
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133018872
Release Date: 2009-12-04
Genre: Technology & Engineering

A real-world guide to success in construction estimating, the DEWALT® Construction Estimating Handbook is loaded with tips, checklists, worksheets, data tables, and tutorials that will provide readers with the tools they need to effectively navigate through every step of the estimating process. The book focuses on the construction estimating "how-to" essentials and provides on-the-spot answers backed up with graphic examples. With a thorough understanding of the important profit-making factors within the industry, its comprehensive coverage includes marketing, bid planning, scope review, quantity take-off for all trades and divisions, cost analysis, value engineering, Excel® spreadsheet estimating, and more. Based on the author's extensive experience in estimating, this valuable resource aims to provide workable solutions to the unprecedented challenges that construction professionals face today, from a weak economy and fierce competition to material price volatilities, skilled labor shortages, and strict regulations.

2004 National Construction Estimator

Author: Dave Ogershok
Publisher:
ISBN: 157218132X
Release Date: 2003-10-31
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Material prices and manhours for estimating new construction costs.