Spon's Estimating Costs Guide to Finishings
Painting, Decorating, Plastering and Tiling, Second Edition
By Bryan Spain
Spon Press – 2007 – 256 pages
Series: Spon's Estimating Costs Guides
Specially written for contractors and small businesses carrying out small works, Spon's Estimating Cost Guide to Finishings 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 such a wide range of finishings: painting and wallpapering, plasterwork, floor and wall tiles, rendering, and external work.
Introduction Part 1: Unit Rates for Finishings Part 2: Unit Rates for Painting and Wallpapering Part 3: Project Costs Part 4: Tool and Equipment Hire Part 5: Business Matters Part 6: General Construction Data Index
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 50 books, mailny on construction costs.