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2018 National Repair & Remodeling Estimator

2018 National Repair & Remodeling Estimator

By Albert S. Paxton

Reliable, specific data you can apply on every repair and remodeling job. Includes FREE estimating software download!

Price: $88.50
Product Code/ISBN: 9781572183407
Year: 2018
Binding: Softcover
Publisher: Craftsman Book Company


The National Repair & Remodeling Estimator gives you reliable, specific data you can apply on every repair and remodeling job. It gives you up-to-date material costs and labor figures based on thousands of jobs across the country.

This cost estimator provides:

  • Recommended crew sizes
  • Average production rates
  • Exact material, equipment, and labor costs
  • A total unit cost and a total price including overhead and profit

It includes separate listings for high- and low-volume builders, so repair and remodeling prices shown are specific for any size business. Estimating tips specific to repair and remodeling work to make your bids complete, realistic, and profitable.

Includes Free Estimating Software Download!

The download software is an electronic version of the book and includes the National Estimator, an easy-to-use estimating program. National Estimator works just like a book.

Page through the entire book one screen at a time or use the electronic index to search instantly for what you need. Then select the cost estimates you want and copy them to your estimate with the touch of a key.

It's quick and easy (costs are extended and columns totaled automatically). And you can change any price or quantity, including subtotals, and add the markup of your choice. Quarterly updates are FREE during 2018.

With the download you'll also find the Job Cost Wizard program which allows you to export your estimates into QuickBooks Pro for progressive billing and compare your actual costs with your estimated costs so you can see where you made (and lost) money. Requires Win XP or higher.