Spon's Estimating Cost Guide to Roofing
By Bryan Spain
Spon Press – 2005 – 304 pages
Series: Spon's Estimating Costs Guides
Specifically written for contractors and small businesses carrying out small works, Spon's Estimating Cost Guide to Roofing contains accurate information on thousands of rates, each broken down to labour, material overheads and profit.
This is the first book to include typical project costs for slating and tiling, sheeting, cladding and other coverings, rooflights, underfelt and battens, repairs and alterations, and different sized houses.
Part 1: Unit Rates Part 2: Project Costs Part 3: Alterations and Repairs Part 4: Approximate Estimating Part 5: Tool and Equipment Hire Part 6: Business Matters Part 7: General Construction Data
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 45 books, mainly on construction costs.