A real-world guide to success in construction estimating, the DEWALT Construction Estimating Complete Handbook is loaded with tips, checklists, worksheets, data tables, and tutorials that will provide readers with the tools they need to effectively navigate through every step of the estimating process. The book focuses on the construction estimating "how-to" essentials and provides on-the-spot answers backed up with graphic examples.
With a thorough understanding of the important profit-making factors within the industry, its comprehensive coverage includes:
- Bid planning
- Scope review
- Quantity take-off for all trades and divisions
- Cost analysis
- Value engineering
- Excel spreadsheet estimating
- And more!