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Focusing completely on residential paintings, ESTIMATING FOR RESIDENTIAL development, 2E offers a truly visible, reader-friendly creation to strategies because it information the stairs considering properly getting ready a price estimate. choked with examples, the e-book in actual fact explains tips to expense excavation and location paintings, concrete, carpentry, masonry, plumbing, heating, and electric paintings, in addition to the overall expenditures and sub-trade paintings. It additionally covers the impression of eco-friendly development practices and potent estimating "shortcuts".

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Estimating for residential construction

Focusing completely on residential paintings, ESTIMATING FOR RESIDENTIAL development, 2E presents a truly visible, reader-friendly advent to techniques because it information the stairs keen on thoroughly getting ready a value estimate. jam-packed with examples, the booklet essentially explains find out how to cost excavation and location paintings, concrete, carpentry, masonry, plumbing, heating, and electric paintings, in addition to the final charges and sub-trade paintings.

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All Rights Reserved. May not be copied, scanned, or duplicated, in whole or in part. Due to electronic rights, some third party content may be suppressed from the eBook and/or eChapter(s). Editorial review has deemed that any suppressed content does not materially affect the overall learning experience. Cengage Learning reserves the right to remove additional content at any time if subsequent rights restrictions require it. CHAPTER 2—ARITHMETIC AND PRINCIPLES OF MEASUREMENT 35 tasks encountered on the kind of projects they estimate.

Due to electronic rights, some third party content may be suppressed from the eBook and/or eChapter(s). Editorial review has deemed that any suppressed content does not materially affect the overall learning experience. Cengage Learning reserves the right to remove additional content at any time if subsequent rights restrictions require it. CHAPTER 2—ARITHMETIC AND PRINCIPLES OF MEASUREMENT 35 tasks encountered on the kind of projects they estimate. This catalog can be in a book form or in the form of a database in a software program.

What Is Measured The estimator should note that the work measured in the takeoff process for a residential project is generally the quantity of materials required for the job. The objective of a materials takeoff is to compute the amount of material that needs to be purchased in order to construct each particular item of the project. However, a quantity takeoff for a cost estimate has to go a little further than a purely materials takeoff because additional information is often required for pricing.

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