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Markup and Profit: A Contractor’s Guide$55.99
To succeed in a construction business, you have to price your jobs to cover all labor, material and overhead expenses, and make a decent profit. The problem is knowing what markup to use. You don’t want to lose jobs because you charge too much, and you don’t want to work for free because you’ve charged too little. If you know how to calculate markup, you can apply it to your job costs to find the right sales price for your work. This book gives you tried and tested formulas, with step-by-step instructions and easy-to-follow examples, so you can easily figure the markup that’s right for your business. Includes a CD-ROM with forms and checklists for your use.
BNi General Construction Costbook 2021 Edition$135.99
The most comprehensive and accurate cost coverage for all aspects of construction.
Fundamentals of Construction Estimating 4th edition$175.99
This comprehensive resource offers thorough instruction on the principles of construction estimating and helps readers develop the skills they need to become professional estimators. FUNDAMENTALS OF CONSTRUCTION ESTIMATING, Fourth Edition, presents estimating procedures in a straightforward and engaging way, clearly explaining key processes of estimating and costing construction work such as quantity takeoff; pricing of contractor work, sub-trade work, and site overhead; and compiling bid documents. In addition, the text includes drawings of two major projects–one residential and one commercial–to guide readers through a complete estimating process that can be followed by various trades on many different types of construction projects.