Now you can quickly and easily estimate the cost of all types of home remodeling projects. You'll find prices for the most difficult types of estimates, such as demolition, cutting and patching, working around existing conditions, plus minimum quantity and costs. You'll find yourself turning to this costbook again and again, whenever you're preparing a preliminary estimate, evaluating a subcontractor's bid, or submitting a formal budget proposal. It puts at your fingertips accurate and up-to-date material and labor costs for thousands of cost items, based on the latest national averages and standard labor productivity rates. What's more, the book includes detailed regional cost modifiers for adjusting your estimate to your local conditions.