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National Home Improvement Estimator 2017
By Ingramcontent
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ean: 9781572183278, isbn: 1572183276,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 104 reviews
Current labor and material prices for home improvement projects. Provides manhours for each job, recommended crew size, and the labor cost for the removal and installation work. Material prices are current, with location adjustment factors and free quarterly updates on the Web. Gives step-by-step instructions for the work, with helpful diagrams, and home improvement shortcuts and tips from an expert.2017 National Home Improvement Estimator.

Contractor's Guide to the Building Code: Based on the 2006 Ibc & Irc
By Brand: Craftsman Book Co
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ean: 9781572182028, isbn: 1572182024,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 81 reviews
Don't let your jobs be held up by not passing code inspections the first time. Smooth sign-off is the goal, but to make that happen on the job site you need to understand the latest editions of the International Building Code and the International Residential Code.Understanding what the international codes require can be a real challenge. This new, completely revised Contractor's Guide to the Building Code cuts through the legalese of the code books. It explains the important requirements for

How to Open & Operate a Financially Successful Construction Company - With Companion CD-ROM
By Brand: Atlantic Publishing Group Inc.
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ean: 9781601380173, isbn: 1601380178,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
Starting a construction company, even a small one, can be a very profitable venture. In good times and bad construction is an industry that will always be in demand, and construction is not an industry where technology will replace or undermine it. This new book is a comprehensive, detailed study of the practical side of starting and operating a construction firm. It will take you step by step through every aspect and prepare you with everything you need including sample business forms,

Smart Business for Contractors: A Guide to Money and the Law (For Pros By Pros)
By Taunton Press
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ean: 9781561588930, isbn: 1561588938,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 98 reviews
You are a contractor. You know your trade, and you're good at it. But what about the unique financial and legal concerns of running a construction business? Do you have the right tools for dealing with money and the law? Attorney Jim Kramon provides all the information you need to turn your hard work into greater financial security..

Contractor's Guide to Change Orders: The Art of Finding, Pricing, and Getting Paid for Contract Changes and the Damages They Cause
By Prentice Hall Direct
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ean: 9780131715882, isbn: 0131715887,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 22 reviews
Contractor's Guide to Change Orders: The Art of Finding, Pricing, and Getting Paid for Contract Changes and the Damages They Cause.

Running a Successful Construction Company (For Pros, by Pros)
SKU: #9781561585304
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sku: 9781561585304, mpn: 16-190, ean: 9781561585304, isbn: 1561585300,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 143 reviews
Running a small business can be daunting to the builder whose expertise is in the hands on work -- not finance or law. This book, written by a builder who came up through the trades himself -- and who for decades has run a highly respected and successful construction operation that does both remodeling and new construction -- helps to demystify the day-to-day challenges that contractors face. Running a Successful Construction Company is acknowledged as the leading book in its field. Includes 50

Construction Contractors' Survival Guide
By Thomas C Schleifer
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ean: 9780471513247, isbn: 0471513245,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 101 reviews
The turnover rate for companies in the construction industry is high. This book identifies the ten key elements of contractor failure and shows how to avoid them. Each element of failure is defined, illustrated by real examples, and ways are discussed to avoid or minimize the risks involved. The final chapter shows how to bring all these elements together to develop a positive and workable management strategy. This survival guide should prove invaluable to the 1.4 million individual

Quality in the Constructed Project: A Guide for Owners, Designers, and Constructors (Manual of Practice No. 73) (ASCE Manual and Reports on Engineering Practice)
By American Society of Civil Engineers
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ean: 9780784411896, isbn: 0784411891,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 120 reviews
Quality in the Constructed Project: A Guide for Owners, Designers, and Constructors, third edition, provides information and recommendations on principles and procedures that are effective in enhancing the quality of constructed projects. The guide a complete update of the previous edition discusses the roles, responsibilities, requirements, and limits of authority of participants in the design and construction process, highlighting concepts and practices that are valuable to each in achieving

You and Your New Home
By Brand: J Cross Books
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ean: 9780982579305, isbn: 0982579306,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
This is a collection of new home builder's common mistakes and oversights. The author, a certified building inspector takes you from ground breaking to final inspection. This book is packed with information which will save you big bucks and possibly even a family members life. If only one mistake is prevented, you've paid for the book. If you are building a home then this book is a must have!Used Book in Good Condition.

Financial Management in Construction Contracting
By Wiley-Blackwell
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ean: 9781405125062, isbn: 1405125063,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 106 reviews
This authoritative text provides a detailed insight into how construction companies manage their finances at both corporate and project level. It will guide students and practitioners through the complexities of the financial reporting of construction projects within the constraints of accepted accounting practice. The book is written for non-accountants and from a contractor’s perspective and is equally relevant to subcontractors and main contractors. The authors examine the relationship

Construction Productivity: A Practical Guide for Building and Electrical Contractors (Strategic Issues in Construction Series)
By J. Ross Publishing
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ean: 9781604270006, isbn: 1604270004,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 115 reviews
Construction Productivity offers some of the best productivity studies commissioned by ELECTRI International: The Foundation for Electrical Construction, that were selected, coordinated, and monitored by a number of the most progressive contractors in the electrical industry and performed by outstanding scholars from top universities. Topics include measuring labor productivity, establishing a field benchmarking program, dealing with stacking of trades, understanding and managing schedule

Construction Claims: A Short Guide for Contractors
By CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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ean: 9781537086323, isbn: 1537086324,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 82 reviews
Most construction projects have changes, variations and delays. Due to insufficient knowledge contractors often don’t claim their time and costs resulting from these events, or, their claims end in protracted and expensive legal battles. This easy to read book demystifies the claims processes ensuring entitlements are claimed. Learn when you can claim, how to make claims compelling, and the supporting documentation required to win. Your eyes will be opened to numerous events, costs and

Construction Business Management
By Brand: Routledge
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ean: 9780750681087, isbn: 075068108X,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 93 reviews
Only 43 per cent of U.S. construction firms remain in business after four years. Why? Inadequate management, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration. This is surprising because most construction firms are formed by ambitious construction project managers, executives and tradesmen who have excelled at what they have been doing. But as experienced as these entrepreneurs may be, they are not likely prepared to take on the full range of responsibilities forced on them in managing the

Graphic Guide to Frame Construction: Fourth Edition, Revised and Updated (For Pros by Pros)
By Taunton Pr
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mpn: B200, ean: 9781631863721, isbn: 9781631863721,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
If you’re in need of info on framing construction, look no further. This newly revised and updated edition of our classic visual handbook is loaded with up-to-date code information, the latest material advice, and detailed construction methods. Building on the success of earlier editions--which have sold hundreds of thousands of copies―accomplished architect and teacher Rob Thallon delivers on the details you need to get the job done right. Covers a broad range of projects. Whether you’re

DEWALT Building Contractor’s Licensing Exam Guide: Based on the 2015 IRC & IBC (DEWALT Series)
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ean: 9781305960336, isbn: 1305960335,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 109 reviews
Updated to reflect the 2015 International Building Code and International Residential Code, this guide introduces you to the most critical concepts, from code and OSHA requirements to business management and building theory. This valuable content is enhanced by the book's student-friendly features, including access to an interactive online exam prep course that simulates actual exams, over 500 practice questions, test-taking strategies, exam rules, and answer keys. With all of these tools,

Lineman and Cablemans Field Manual, Second Edition
By McGraw-Hill Education
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ean: 9780071621212, isbn: 0071621210,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
A Compact, On-the-Job Reference for Linemen and CablemenFully updated with the latest NEC and OSHA standards, this one-stop portable guide contains the crucial electrical data, formulas, calculations, and safety information essential at any jobsite. The Lineman's and Cableman's Field Manual, Second Edition, provides easy-to-follow details on constructing, operating, and maintaining both overhead and underground electric distribution and transmission lines. Helpful charts, tables, diagrams,

Guide to Contract Pricing: Cost and Price Analysis for Contractors, Subcontractors, and Government Agencies, 5th edition
By Brand: Management Concepts
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ean: 9781567262414, isbn: 1567262414,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 76 reviews
Perform Contracting Successfully! This master reference — in its fifth edition — contains everything you need to know about government pricing rules and regulations in one easy-to-use volume.Guide to Contract Pricing: Cost and Price Analysis for Contractors, Subcontractors, and Government Agencies, Fifth Edition, explains how the government conducts business and walks you through every step of the contracting process. This fully updated edition includes a new chapter on the role of auditors

National Construction Estimator 2019
By Craftsman Book Co
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ean: 9781572183438, isbn: 1572183438,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 35 reviews
Current building costs for residential, commercial, and industrial construction. Estimated prices for every common building material, the labor cost to install the material and a total ''installed'' cost. For those jobs where you can't rely on your past experience to estimate, rely on the prices in this national standard of construction costs to get you safely in the ballpark. Provides manhours, recommended crew, and the labor cost for installation of every job and practically every type of

National Home Improvement Estimator 2019
By Craftsman Book Co
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ean: 9781572183452, isbn: 1572183454,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 53 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

The Complete Guide to Building Your Own Home and Saving Thousands on Your New House
By Brand: Atlantic Publishing Group Inc.
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ean: 9781601382436, isbn: 160138243X,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
Buying a new home can be an expensive endeavor. Many people dream of building their own home but mistakenly believe that doing so is not cost effective. However, you can save 20 to 40 percent or more by building your own home. In The Complete Guide to Building Your Own Home and Saving Thousands on Your New House you will discover that your dream can become reality.From basic planning to construction methods, this new book will take you through all the steps of building your own home. You will

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