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2020 BNi Home Builder’s Costbook

2020 BNi Home Builder's Costbook

BNi Home Builder's Costbook: The easy way to estimate the cost of all types of residential construction projects! Available now!

Price: $110.95
Product Code/ISBN: 9781557019851
Year: 2020
Binding: Softcover     Page Count: 328
Publisher: BNI Publications, Inc.

The easy way to estimate the cost of all types of residential construction projects!

The 2020 BNi Home Builder's Costbook is the first place you should turn, whether you're preparing a preliminary estimate, evaluating a subcontractor's bid, or submitting a formal budget proposal. It 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 BNi Home Builder's Costbook includes detailed regional cost modifiers for adjusting your estimate to your local conditions.

The 2020 BNi Home Builder'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-hour tables tied to each unit costs, 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

With the 2020 BNi Home Builder's Costbook, you'll save yourself time and effort, while protecting yourself from hidden costs, cost overruns, oversights, and hazardous "guesstimates".

Make estimating construction costs easy and order your BNi Home Builder's Costbook now!

By purchasing this costbook, you will also receive the 2021 version on a no-risk free-trial basis.

Includes FREE Online Interactive Edition!

NOTE: To access the eBook portion of this combo package, please register on (registration is free). Then, please call us at 1.888.264.2665 (M-F) between 9:00 AM and 7:30 PM Eastern time, and we will confirm your purchase and activate this publication in your personal eBook library. A print edition will also be shipped to you.

Searchable! The eBook portion of this combo is compatible with PC and Mac. For a single user or computer.

The Online Interactive Edition of this book lets you instantly re-calculate all costs in the book based on your own labor rates for different building trades, as well as your markup rate, and then download a complete pdf of the book. For a Free Demo of how the Online Edition works, please click here.