BNi Building News Home Remodeler's Costbook 2021 Edition (print + pdf download)
Printed book PLUS instant pdf eBook download
Now there's a cost estimating guide created specifically for contractors doing home remodeling work!
The 2021 BNi Home Remodeler's Costbook lets you quickly and easily estimate the cost of all types of home remodeling projects, including additions, new kitchens and baths, and much more. You'll quickly agree that the 2021 BNi Home Remodeler's Costbook is the first place to turn, whether you're preparing a preliminary estimate, evaluating a subcontractor's bid, or submitting a formal quote.
This all-new Costbook puts at your fingertips accurate and up-to-date material and labor costs for thousands of cost items, based on the latest national averages and standard labor productivity rates. What's more, the costbook includes detailed regional cost modifiers for adjusting your estimate to your local conditions.
The 2021 BNi Home Remodeler's Costbook features:
Material costs for thousands of items based on current national averages (including allowances for transport, handling and storage)
Labor costs based on the prevailing rates for each trade and type of work, PLUS man-hours tied to each unit cost, so you can clearly see exactly how the labor cost was calculated and make any necessary adjustments
Equipment costs -- including rental and operating costs
- Square-foot tables based on the cost-per-square-foot of hundreds of actual projects -- invaluable data for quick, ballpark estimates
All data is categorized according to the CSI division format. This industry standard provides an all-inclusive checklist to ensure that no element of a project is overlooked. In addition, to make specific items even easier to locate, there is a complete alphabetical index.
With the 2021 BNi Home Remodeler's Costbook, you'll save yourself time and effort, while protecting yourself from hidden costs, cost overruns, oversights, and hazardous "guesstimates."