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Old 03-20-2013, 04:04 PM   #1
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Looking for cost books for post frame construction. Looking for labor rates for square footage on these buildings for various heights and differing overhangs and that sort of stuff. I know I've seen them for residential but can't seem to find for post frame.
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Old 03-21-2013, 10:22 AM   #2
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RS Means has some decent cost books. I know they have Residential, but not sure about for specifically Post-Frame. It's been a while since I've explored there products. They do have regional factors to help you better base your cost estimates for your area. The one I use is there "building construction cost data book" it's got a lot of different trades work. Can also come in handy to see if your subs prices are on base or not.

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Thanks, I'll take a look at their stuff.
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Like Trowlan 1 said R S Means. They do have a bunch of books. Maybe 25 or more,don't know if post frame is one though. Best of luck.
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RS Means also has various production data for different trades/ crews/ tasks/ equipment, which can be helpful in estimating completion time for trades you're not as familiar with.
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