A comphrensive guide to estimating remodeling jobs from the construction industry's leading publisher since 1915. Approaches remodeling estimates step by step-- figuring the labor costs to remove old installations; figuring the amount of material needed for new installations; and estimating the labor costs to complete such installations. With quick reference cost tables, this book is a must for everyone involved in remodeling; and it's useful for homeowners who intend to oversee projects on their residences. It contains 17 chapters covering interior and exterior residential remodeling. You get detailed information on: Kitchens; Baths; Room Conversions; Decks and Porches; Stairways and Flooring; Interior and Exterior Painting; Electrical; Roofing and Siding; Windows and Doors and more.