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Estimating Home Construction Costs
Estimating Home Construction Costs

Bring your houses in under budget and make your construction process more efficient by developing complete and accurate estimates. 


Product Code: 0867186151


Estimating Home Construction Costs

Custom builder Jerry Householder can help you improve your estimating abilities and discover better ways to do a quantity takeoff, whether you prefer to use pen and paper or estimating software. He teams up with builder Emile Marchive III to show you:

  • * Types of estimates and when to use them
  • * Tips and formulas for figuring quantities easily and accurately
  • * Procedures for integrating estimating with cost control, purchasing, and scheduling
  • * How computer estimating can enhance your work
  • * How establishing and maintaining a database facilitates your future estimates


This second edition provides a new, larger sample floor plan and new elevations, work sheets, checklists, a comprehensive glossary, plus a list of resources and recommended reading.