Spon's Estimating Costs Guide to Minor Works, Alterations and Repairs to Fire, Flood, Gale and Theft Damage : Unit Rates and Project Costs, Fourth Edition book cover
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Spon's Estimating Costs Guide to Minor Works, Alterations and Repairs to Fire, Flood, Gale and Theft Damage
Unit Rates and Project Costs, Fourth Edition





ISBN 9780415469067
Published August 14, 2008 by Spon Press
312 Pages

 
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Book Description

All the cost data you need to keep your estimating accurate, competitive and profitable.

Do you work on jobs between £50 and £50,000? Then this book is for you.

Specially written for contractors, quantity surveyors and clients carrying out small works, this book contains accurate information on thousands of rates each broken down to labour, material overheads and profit.More than just a price book, it gives easy-to-read professional advice on setting up and running a business.

Table of Contents

Preface. Introduction. Part One: Unit Rates. Demolition, excavation and filling. Concrete work. Brickwork and blockwork. Masonry. Carpentry and joinery. Metalwork. Roofing. Asphalt work. Floor, wall and ceiling finishings. Alterations and repairs. Spot items. Part Two: Damage Repairs. Part Three: Approximate Estimating. Part Four: Plant and Tool Hire. Part Five: General Construction Data. Part Six: Business Matters. Index.

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Biography

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, mainly on construction costs.