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Old 06-01-2019, 12:02 PM   #1
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Lighting And Appliances

I don't do many remodels or additions mostly repair stuff. However, when I do estimate one of my concerns are with things like lighting. Is there a standards for adding things like lighting, ceiling fans, appliances, and plumbing fixtures to an estimate. Do you have standard pricing and product you use on every estimate.
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Old 06-01-2019, 06:44 PM   #2
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How are you a GC if you mainly do repairs?


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Iím a GC that specializes in repairs.

Thereís all kinds.

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Old 06-02-2019, 12:04 AM   #4
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lighting, plumbing, flooring, hardware etc can be covered with allowances.

now what you have to be careful about is to provide a realistic allowance for what your clients want as far as brand, style & quality.

no low balling, you need to have a realistic expectation as to what they want.

another thing to keep on top of is to have decisions made in a very timely manner, hopefully before you start construction.

communication & education are vital....
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Old 06-12-2019, 11:40 PM   #5
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Exactly what Griz said! I always put in an allowance for things that the client will be picking and try to give a fair allowance on those items. You have to judge your clientele to get a feel for their budget and taste and also explain that's where they can save or blow the budget depending on their selections.
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