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Thank you for the review. Costs are impossible to pin down in a book because they vary geographically and over time. Instead of prices, I provide readers a method to develop a comparative cost estimate, and then from the info mined from cost books (which are updated yearly and regionally), and comparative shopping a method to create specifications that guaranty the best price possible in your area. Right now I work in four cities across 1000 miles and have to develop a different budget for the same projects in each one. But a disciplined approach to planning and cost allows me to achieve the lowest costs possible in every local. Why pay any more than you must?
Thanks again, Fernando.

sheila

fernando is right - usually there are too many variables to really give good prices, but RS Means has been in the estimating business for 20+ years and have software, regional quote books, etc. i would LOVE to see several seasoned pros review the books and software for accuracy/usefulness, as i'm tempted to use them:

http://www.rsmeans.com/

thanks.

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