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Best Practices Guide to Residential Construction: Materials, Finishes, and Details
By Wiley
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ean: 9780471648369, isbn: 0471648361,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
The most comprehensive guide to material selection &installationIt takes a wise choice of building materials and details to createdurable, attractive, and affordable custom homes and remodelingprojects. Best Practices Guide to Residential Construction providesup-to-date, field-tested recommendations that help professionalsbalance cost and performance when designing and buildingresidential projects.Steven Bliss, former editorial director of The Journal of LightConstruction and founding editor of

National Painting Cost Estimator 2018
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ean: 9781572183377, isbn: 1572183373,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 68 reviews
A complete guide to estimating painting costs for just about any type of residential, commercial, or industrial painting, whether by brush, spray, or roller..

Trenchless Technology: Planning, Equipment, and Methods
By Mohammad Najafi
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The complete guide to trenchless technology project management, planning, costs, and methods Written by an expert in the field of pipeline system engineering, this book describes how to plan, schedule, and implement efficient, cost-effective trenchless technology piping projects. Filled with detailed illustrations and real-world examples, Trenchless Technology: Planning, Equipment, and Methods explains how to accurately compare the costs of trenchless projects, considering geotechnical and rock

Construction Technology for High Rise Buildings: Handbook
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This book is directed mainly toward Construction Management, Construction Engineering and Contractors and it has three objectives, the first is to provide technical guide for students taking courses in civil or structural engineering, the second is to serve as a quick reference for professional engineers to a wide variety of construction information, the third is to present a tool to assist Contractors in selecting the optimal construction technique. Practitioners or Organizations involved in

National Home Improvement Estimator 2018
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ean: 9781572183360, isbn: 1572183365,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 68 reviews
Current labor and material prices for home improvement projects. Take advantage of home improvement jobs you may never have bid on before by relying on the solid cost figures in this reference. That's why so many home improvement contractors use this manual as their company price book. You'll be able to quickly locate hard-to-find costs for demolition, foundations, framing, structural repairs, decking, deck repairs, window repair and replacement, door repair and replacement. wall and ceiling

Contractor's Pricing Guide 2017: Residential Repair & Remodeling Costs with RSMeans Data (Means Residential Repair & Remodeling Costs)
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Construction Contract Claims, Changes & Dispute Resolution
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Prepare yourself for the pitfalls and opportunities that arise during the process of contract claims and change orders with this practical guide of straightforward, simple approaches for solving your claims and changes challenges. This thorough and comprehensive update of the highly successful 1977 edition by the author is intended to serve as a handbook for those involved in construction contracting and in the prevention, preparation, management, and resolution of construction claims and

The E-Myth Contractor: Why Most Contractors' Businesses Don't Work and What to Do About It
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 143 reviews
With The E-Myth Contractor, Michael E. Gerber launches a series of books that apply the E-Myth to specific types of small businesses. The first is aimed at contractors.This book reveals a radical new mind-set that will free contractors from the tyranny of an unprofitable, unproductive routine. With specific tips on topics as crucial as planning, money and personnel management, The E-Myth Contractor teaches readers how to:Implement the ingenious turnkey system of management—a means of creating

Temporary Structures in Construction, Third Edition
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The most complete and current guide to temporary structures in design and construction With significant revisions, updates, and new chapters, Temporary Structures in Construction, Third Edition presents authoritative information on professional practice, codes, standards, design, erection, maintenance, and failures of temporary support and access structures used in construction. New developments and advancing technologies are discussed throughout the book, and new chapters on construction and

Starting Your Career as a Contractor: How to Build and Run a Construction Business
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This incisive, practical guide provides a thorough breakdown of the ins and outs everyone needs to know when turning contracting skills into a business. From summoning the motivation to start your own business to the intricacies of being your own boss, Claudiu Fatu artfully turns his personal experiences and those of other successful contractors into advice on every aspect of building a business. The chapters focus on:Developing a business structure, insurance, and brandingHandling legal and

Calculating Construction Damages
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 126 reviews
Calculating construction damages can be complex and confusing. Written by recognized experts in the area of construction claims, Aspen Publishers’ Calculating Construction Damages is a one-of-a-kind resource providing step-by-step guidelines for valuing a claim and calculating damages. Calculating Construction Damages keeps you completely up-to-date with the changes in the construction industry, and provides new and updated coverage on: Reductions in scope through deductive changes The

Start Your Own Construction and Contracting Business: Your Step-by-Step Guide to Success (StartUp Series)
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Focusing on budgeting and estimating — the least understood but most important factors of a contracting business — this guide shows contractors how to price their services to recover expenses and still have money for capital expenses and profits. It goes into detail on accounting issues and provides checklists for required government accounts. Plus, it covers concerns such as dealing with problem employees and clients and establishing lines of communication within the company..

Project Management in Construction, Sixth Edition
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ean: 9780071753104, isbn: 0071753109,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 123 reviews
PROVEN CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGEMENT METHODS Fully revised to cover the most current contract information and green building guidelines, Project Management in Construction, Sixth Edition provides project managers and general contractors with the skills necessary to run every phase of a construction job. This practical guide discusses estimating, purchasing, contract administration, team management, quality control and quality assurance, safety, and other topics essential to completing a

The FIDIC Forms of Contract
By Wiley-Blackwell
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ean: 9781405120319, isbn: 1405120312,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
In September 1999, FIDIC introduced its new Suite of Contracts, which included a “new” Red, Yellow, Silver and Green forms of contract. The “new” Red Book was intended to replace the 1992 fourth edition of the Red Book, with the ambition that its use would cease with time. This ambition has not materialised and is unlikely to do so in the future. Despite the importance of the 1999 Forms, there has been very little published on the new concepts adopted in them and how they interact with

The Elements of Building: A Business Handbook For Residential Builders & Tradesmen
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The Elements of Building is about the business of residential construction, that is, how to build and run a construction company. It is a must have resource for new and seasoned tradesmen and builders. With 40 years of experience the author details the skill required to run a successful company. This invaluable handbook offers insightful guidance on hiring and working with employees and subcontractors; choosing and working with clients; estimating and bidding; managing money and marketing; and

The Construction MBA: Practical Approaches to Construction Contracting
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ean: 9780071763257, isbn: 0071763252,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
Proven business strategies for operating a profitable and efficient construction firm Written by a successful management researcher, advisor, and educator to construction contractors, The Construction MBA reveals effective operating practices for managing the multiple processes that must work simultaneously to make a construction firm consistently profitable. The methods in the book apply to both general and specialty contracting firms and describe how to grow both the top line and bottom line.

Electrical Contractor: Start and Run a Money-Making Business
By Brand: Tab Books
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 78 reviews
Describes the opportunities available to electrical contractors and discusses such aspects of entrepreneurship as finance, equipment, record keeping, customers, costs, management, and growthUsed Book in Good Condition.

Building Spec Homes Profitably
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 140 reviews
Professional guidance from a veteran spec home builder... A complete system to reduce risk and ensure profits in spec home building, no matter what the economic climate.Used Book in Good Condition.

Successful Construction Project Management: The Practical Guide
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9781497344419, isbn: 1497344417,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 105 reviews
Successful Construction Project Management is a ‘must read’ before you start your next project. It provides useful practical tips for managing a construction project and is aimed at construction professionals as well as those studying construction project management. Managing a construction project isn’t an easy job and requires many skills. Some skills are learned by attending courses and colleges. Others, however, are only learned by experience, and often the hard way – learning from

Paper Contracting: The How-To of Construction Management Contracting
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mpn: 43192-405090, ean: 9781572182707, isbn: 1572182709,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
Looking for a better way to make a living in construction?Construction consultants are doing that right now. They don t have the headaches common on nearly every project risk of loss, code compliance, warranty claims, liens, and always the need for more capital.Consulting contractors work with the designer, get owner approval of the plans, guarantee a maximum price, select trade contractors, make sure work is done right -- and then collect a little extra for finishing under budget. It can be a

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