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2013 National Home Improvement Estimator

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Current labor and material prices for home improvement projects.
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Take advantage of home improvement jobs you may never have bid on before by relying on the solid cost figures in this book. That's why so many home improvement contractors use this manual as their company price book. You'll be able to quickly locate hard-to-find costs for demolition, foundations, framing, structural repairs, decking, deck repairs, window repair and replacement, door repair and replacement. wall and ceiling repairs, floor repair and replacement, kitchen and bathroom improvement prices, and much more. Provides manhours for each job, recommended crew size, and the labor cost for the removal and installation work. Many assembly prices are included to help you speed your estimates, just add linear or square feet to complete the estimate. Material prices are current, with location adjustment factors and free quarterly updates on the Web. Gives step-by-step instructions for the work, with helpful diagrams, and home improvement shortcuts and tips from an expert. Craftsman's 2013 National Home Improvement Estimator has the most complete, most authoritative estimates available for the cost of drying out flooded homes and businesses and remediation of mold damage caused by excess moisture. What to do. How to do it. And the cost. If you're bidding flood or wind damage repair work from hurrricane Sandy, you need the practical how-to information and cost estimates in this 2013 edition. You will also receive a link to download the 2013 electronic version immediately while your book and disk are in the mail. Includes a CD-ROM with an electronic version of the book, and National Estimator, a stand-alone Windows estimating program, plus an interactive multimedia tutorial that shows how to use the disk to compile home improvement cost estimates. Revised annually. Included with National Estimator CD-ROM: Job Cost Wizard – turns estimates into invoices and exports both in QuickBooks Free Online Technical Support – for the National Estimator Software Free Quarterly National Estimator Updates – Updates to the 2013 costbooks and zip code modification factors are updated quarterly. Quarterly price updates on the Web are free and automatic all during 2013. You'll be prompted when it's time to collect the next update. A connection to the Web is required. The National Estimator System Requirements: Operating Systems: Windows 8, 7, Vista or XP. Note: Windows 8, 7 and Vista 64-bit now supported. PC with 1 gigahertz (GHz) or higher Intel (or equivalent) processor recommended. Requires up to 160 megabytes (MB) of hard disk space. 512 MB system memory. 1024 x 768 or higher video resolution, video adapter and monitor. CD-ROM or DVD drive. To listen to video tutorial - Sound card and speakers or headphones. DSL or Cable internet connection is recommended for automatic updates and other optional program features.

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ISBN 978-1-57218-281-3
Publisher Craftsman
format Paperback

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