From the Back Cover
GET THE ONLY REPAIR AND REMODEL COST GUIDE BACKED BY THE AUTHORITATIVENESS AND RELIABILITY OF MARSHALL & SWIFT AND SWEET'S!
Sweet's Repair and Remodel Cost Guide 2002 from Marshall & Swift gives you more value and better data than any similar guide available. Use the CD-ROM or flip through the book for the industry's most precise, most thoroughly researched unit construction costs. Your estimates, bids, specifications, and cost checks on residential and light commercial building jobs will come in right on target with this annually updated guide. So thorough, you'll find costs for just about every item associated with repair and remodeling.
Labor, materials, and equipment prices have been calculated from the average cost of actual jobs completed in 1000s of locations nationwide and presented in CSI MasterFormat the industry standard for estimating. With this valuable resource, you'll be able to accurately calculate overhead, profit, crew size, and productivity rates. A handy geographical conversion table is included so making adjustments for local costs is a snap.
Sweet's Repair and Remodeling Cost Guide 2002 provides contractors, architects, engineers, and all other building professionals the highest available level of precision in predicting repair and remodeling costs for:
Sitework Concrete & Masonry Metals Woods & Plastics Thermal & Moisture Protection Doors & Windows Finishes Specialties Equipment Furnishings Special Construction Conveying Systems Mechanical Systems Electrical Systems Crew Data Equipment Data And More
THE CD-ROM--You're always just a keystroke away for the accurate estimates you need!
Specifically developed by Marshall & Swift to provide you with the most reliable estimating tool available, the enclosed CD-ROM generates accurate unit cost data and caluclates estimates quickly and easily, allowing the user to:
* Automatically "localize" the cost data to the 3-digit zip code level
* Search the cost data by Construction Specification Institute's (CSI) code
* Generate spread-sheet estimates
THE EASIEST, MOST ECONOMICAL WAY TO COME IN WITH THE RIGHT BUDGET NUMBER!
About the Author
Marshall & Swift (Princeton, NJ) has been the leader in building industry cost date for more than 65 years. It provides a wide range of building cost products, as well as industry-specific publications, annuals, software products, and computer services. It serves 70,000 customers.