The Cost & Estimating Guides will explain all steps necessary in the estimating process.
Vol. 1: You will learn to calculate the required labor, materials and related job costs in order to properly allocate your company's overhead and analyze profit strategies. Includes a variety of working drawings and specifications to help the user perform estimates on residential, commercial and industrial jobs.
Vol. 2: Rates and tables are presented to help the user determine appropriate labor production rates for all work processes likely to be performed including surface protection, surface preparation, painting, gypsum board finishing, wall covering, caulking and decorative painting.