2nd Edition

Spon's Estimating Costs Guide to Finishings Painting, Decorating, Plastering and Tiling, Second Edition

By Bryan Spain Copyright 2007
    270 Pages
    by Spon Press

    by Spon Press

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    Specially written for contractors and small businesses carrying out small works, Spon's Estimating Cost Guide to Finishings contains accurate information on thousands of rates, each broken down to labour, material overheads and profit.

    This is the first book to include typical project costs for such a wide range of finishings: painting and wallpapering, plasterwork, floor and wall tiles, rendering, and external work.

    Introduction  Part 1: Unit Rates for Finishings  Part 2: Unit Rates for Painting and Wallpapering  Part 3: Project Costs  Part 4: Tool and Equipment Hire  Part 5: Business Matters  Part 6: General Construction Data  Index


    Bryan Spain is a consultant quantity surveyor who specialises in building and civil engineering costs. He has worked in local government, private practice and contracting organisations. He has also written over 50 books, mailny on construction costs.