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Item Type Takeoff Quantity Labor Cost/Unit Labor Price Labor Amount Material Price Material Amount Total Cost/Unit Total Amount

6000.000 WOOD & PLASTICS
6101.000 Framing: Plates
2x4x10 200.00 ea 7.20 /ea 27.00 /hr 1,440 432.97 /mbf 601 10.20 /ea 2,041
2x4x16 588.00 ea 11.35 /ea 27.00 /hr 6,671 432.97 /mbf 2,825 16.15 /ea 9,496
2x6x10 100.00 ea 10.80 /ea 27.00 /hr 1,080 432.97 /mbf 450 15.30 /ea 1,530
2x6x16 102.00 ea 18.00 /ea 27.00 /hr 1,836 432.97 /mbf 735 25.21 /ea 2,571
2x6x18 2.00 ea 19.29 /ea 27.00 /hr 39 432.97 /mbf 16 27.39 /ea 55
6101.100 Framing: Plates PT
Plates PT 2x6x16 20.00 ea 18.00 /ea 27.00 /hr 360 432.97 /mbf 144 25.21 /ea 504
6105.000 Framing: Floor Joist
PT 2x8x10 1.00 ea 14.21 /ea 27.00 /hr 14 432.97 /mbf 6 20.22 /ea 20
2x8x12 78.00 ea 18.00 /ea 27.00 /hr 1,404 432.97 /mbf 562 25.21 /ea 1,966
PT 2x8x14 4.00 ea 20.00 /ea 27.00 /hr 80 432.97 /mbf 34 28.42 /ea 114
2x8x14 91.00 ea 20.00 /ea 27.00 /hr 1,820 432.97 /mbf 766 28.42 /ea 2,586
2x8x16 95.00 ea 22.50 /ea 27.00 /hr 2,138 432.97 /mbf 913 32.11 /ea 3,050
2x8x18 50.00 ea 25.71 /ea 27.00 /hr 1,286 432.97 /mbf 540 36.52 /ea 1,826
2x8x20 114.00 ea 28.42 /ea 27.00 /hr 3,240 432.97 /mbf 1,371 40.44 /ea 4,611
2x8x22 60.00 ea 31.77 /ea 27.00 /hr 1,906 432.97 /mbf 793 44.98 /ea 2,699
PT 2x10x10 4.00 ea 20.00 /ea 27.00 /hr 80 432.97 /mbf 30 27.51 /ea 110
2x10x10 34.00 ea 20.00 /ea 27.00 /hr 680 432.97 /mbf 255 27.51 /ea 935
2x10x12 16.00 ea 21.60 /ea 27.00 /hr 346 432.97 /mbf 144 30.61 /ea 490
2x10x14 140.00 ea 24.55 /ea 27.00 /hr 3,436 432.97 /mbf 1,471 35.06 /ea 4,908
2x10x16 50.00 ea 27.00 /ea 27.00 /hr 1,350 432.97 /mbf 600 39.01 /ea 1,950
6106.000 Framing: Studs 2x4 > 2x8
Studs 2x4x12 378.00 ea 8.64 /ea 27.00 /hr 3,266 432.97 /mbf 1,362 12.24 /ea 4,628
Studs 2x6x10 189.00 ea 10.80 /ea 27.00 /hr 2,041 432.97 /mbf 851 15.30 /ea 2,892
6114.000 Plywood: Subfloor
Subfloor 3/4" T & G Plywood 115.00 ea 1.22 /ea 27.00 /hr 140 0.28 /ea 33 1.50 /ea 173
6116.000 Plywood: Wall Sheathing
Wall Sheath 5/8" CDX Plywood 188.00 ea 1.69 /ea 27.00 /hr 317 0.38 /ea 75 2.09 /ea 392
Wall Sheath 1/2" OSB 185.00 ea 1.69 /ea 27.00 /hr 312 1.20 /ea 231 2.94 /ea 543
50,090

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Our Estimate
Item Types Takeoff Quantity Labor Cost/Unit Labor Price Labor Amount Material Price Material Amount Sub Amount Total Cost/Unit Total Amount

4000.010 MASONRY
4221.100 Conc. Block: 12"
Blk 12" Standard Face Lt Wt 300.00 EA 0.60 /EA 27.00 /hr 180 2.21 /EA 697 2.92 /EA 877
4221.150 Conc. Block: 8"
Blk 8" Standard Face Lt Wt 1,192.00 ea 0.95 /ea 1,132 0.95 /ea 1,132
4221.250 Conc. Block: 4"
Blk 4" Solid Face Lt Wt 199.00 EA 2.70 /EA 27.00 /hr 537 0.63 /EA 131 3.36 /EA 668

6000.000 WOOD & PLASTICS
6101.000 Framing: Plates
Plates 2x4x16 830.00 ea 11.35 /ea 27.00 /hr 9,416 8.67 /mbf 80 11.44 /ea 9,496
Plates 2x6x16 270.00 ea 18.00 /ea 27.00 /hr 4,860 432.97 /mbf 1,945 25.21 /ea 6,805
6101.100 Framing: Pressure Treated
Plates PT 2x10x10 5.00 ea 10.80 /ea 27.00 /hr 54 432.97 /mbf 23 15.30 /ea 77
Plates PT 2x6x16 20.00 ea 18.00 /ea 27.00 /hr 360 432.97 /mbf 144 25.21 /ea 504
Plates PT 2x8x16 6.00 ea 18.00 /ea 27.00 /hr 108 432.97 /mbf 43 25.21 /ea 151
6105.000 Framing: Floor Joist
Floor Joist 2x8x12 91.00 ea 18.00 /ea 27.00 /hr 1,638 432.97 /mbf 656 25.21 /ea 2,294
Floor Joist 2x8x14 100.00 ea 20.00 /ea 27.00 /hr 2,000 432.97 /mbf 842 28.42 /ea 2,842
Floor Joist 2x8x16 105.00 ea 22.50 /ea 27.00 /hr 2,363 432.97 /mbf 1,009 32.11 /ea 3,371
Floor Joist 2x10x10 57.00 ea 20.00 /ea 27.00 /hr 1,140 432.97 /mbf 428 27.51 /ea 1,568
Floor Joist 2x10x12 42.00 ea 21.60 /ea 27.00 /hr 907 432.97 /mbf 378 30.61 /ea 1,285
Floor Joist 2x10x14 138.00 ea 24.55 /ea 27.00 /hr 3,387 432.97 /mbf 1,450 35.06 /ea 4,838
Floor Joist 2x10x16 150.00 ea 27.00 /ea 27.00 /hr 4,050 432.97 /mbf 1,801 39.01 /ea 5,851
6106.000 Framing: Studs 2x4 > 2x8
Studs 2x4x10 352.00 ea 7.20 /ea 27.00 /hr 2,534 432.97 /mbf 1,057 10.20 /ea 3,592
Studs 2x6x10 265.00 ea 10.80 /ea 27.00 /hr 2,862 432.97 /mbf 1,193 15.30 /ea 4,055
6109.000 Framing: Roof Rafters
Rafters 2x8x18 60.00 ea 25.71 /ea 27.00 /hr 1,543 432.97 /mbf 648 36.52 /ea 2,191
Rafters 2x8x20 65.00 ea 28.42 /ea 27.00 /hr 1,847 432.97 /mbf 781 40.44 /ea 2,629
Rafters 2x8x22 70.00 ea 31.77 /ea 27.00 /hr 2,224 432.97 /mbf 925 44.98 /ea 3,148
Rafters 2x8x30 105.00 ea 33.00 /ea 33.00 /ea 3,465 /mbf 33.00 /ea 3,465
6113.500 Heavy Frame: Glu-Lam
18" LVL 315.00 mbf 67.50 /mbf 27.00 /hr 21,263 179.97 /mbf 58,958 254.67 /mbf 80,220
11 7/8" LVL 90.00 mbf 67.50 /mbf 27.00 /hr 6,075 179.97 /mbf 16,845 254.67 /mbf 22,920
9 1/4" LVL 96.00 mbf 67.50 /mbf 27.00 /hr 6,480 179.97 /mbf 17,968 254.67 /mbf 24,448
6116.000 Plywood: Wall Sheathing
Wall Sheath 1/2" OSB 4,140.00 sf 1.69 /sf 27.00 /hr 6,986 1.20 /sf 5,167 2.94 /sf 12,153
6117.000 Plywood: Roof Sheathing
Roof Sheathing 5/8 " 5,568 sf 6,125.00 sf 1.76 /sf 27.00 /hr 10,749 0.38 /sf 2,446 2.15 /sf 13,195

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Our Estimate
Item Types Takeoff Quantity Labor Cost/Unit Labor Price Labor Amount Material Price Material Amount Sub Amount Total Cost/Unit Total Amount

7000.000 THERMAL & MOISTURE
PROT
7700.000 Building Wrap
Typar 3,450 sf 5.50 ea 0.10 /ea 1 0.10 /ea 1
8000.000 DOORS & WINDOWS
8361.000 Doors: Overhead
Door OH Sectional Vertical Lft Garage 1.00 ea 485.96 /ea 27.00 /hr 486 1,210.23 /ea 1,210 1,696.19 /ea 1,696
8610.010 Windows: Wood
Wood Windows 2862 6.00 ea 81.00 /ea 27.00 /hr 486 121.02 /ea 726 202.02 /ea 1,212
Wood Windows 2832 2.00 ea 81.00 /ea 27.00 /hr 162 121.02 /ea 242 202.03 /ea 404
Wood Windows 3062 Triple 1.00 ea 81.00 /ea 27.00 /hr 81 121.02 /ea 121 202.02 /ea 202
Wood Windows 3062 Single w/ Trans. 5.00 ea 81.00 /ea 27.00 /hr 405 121.02 /ea 605 202.02 /ea 1,010

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Framing Materials Used In House
20000
This project involved an owner who
did not want to pay the contractor
the full amount he was owed for
materials and labor. The owner felt
the contractor was being wasteful
15000 with materials during construction
of his home.

The contractor argued that the
owner continued to add new ideas
Board Feet

to his home construction that were
not in the original scope of work or
the original drawings.

10000 These charts show the relationship
to the materials the contractor
charged on his invoices vs our
estimate of materials necessary
and the contractors estimate of
materials necessary.

The green bars are the cost of the
invoices charged to the owner. The
5000 blue bars are Construction
Managers, Inc. estimation for
materials necessary. The orange
bar is the contractors estimation of
materials necessary. A standard
20% waste factor is included in
these estimations.

0
2x4 2x6 2x8 2x10

Invoices Our 20% Waste Their 20% Waste

Harper Home 06-15-07
Framing Materials Used In House
400

300
Board Feet

200

100

0
PT 2x6 PT 2x8 PT 2x10 2x12

Invoices Our 20% Waste Their 20% Waste

Harper Home 06-15-07
Framing Materials Used In House
400

300
Board Feet

200

100

0
18” LVL 9 1/4” LVL 11 7/8”

Invoices Our 20% Waste Their 20% Waste

Harper Home 06-15-07
Framing Materials Used In House
7000

5250
Square Feet

3500

1750

0
Floor Sheathing Wall Sheathing Roof Sheathing

Invoices Our 20% Waste Their 20% Waste

Harper Home 06-15-07
Closet
Sunroom Bedroom

Closet
Bath

Hall

Dining Kitchen Bedroom
Room Powder Laundry

Double Garage

Hall

Master
Closet Bath
Family Room Foyer

Master
Bedroom
This is a floor plan we
created for the report. This
plan was based on the
original plan provided to us
by the contractor.

We used this floor plan to
calculate our estimate of
materials necessary to build
this home.

Harper Home #01 06-15-07
This is a photo of the home
taken from the location
shown on the previous page.
This shows the condition of
the home and the amount of
work completed by the
contractor.

Harper Home #01 06-15-07
This is the same photo with blue
highlights overlayed. These highlights
represent areas of the home that were
extras added to the home by the
owner. These were not included on
the original plans the contractor used
to estimate the cost of the job.

These blue highlighted areas required
extra materials and labor that were
reflected on the invoices.

#01 Extras
Harper Home Highlighted 06-15-07
Closet
Sunroom Bedroom

Closet
Bath

Hall

Dining Kitchen Bedroom
Room Powder Laundry

Double Garage

Hall

Master
Closet Bath
Family Room Foyer

Master
Bedroom

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#02 Extras
Harper Home Highlighted 06-15-07
This is a graphic example
illustrating the proper
Source: “Graphic Guide to Frame Construction” ©1992 technique used when
framing soffit returns.

Roof Soffit
Harper Home Detail 06-15-07
Closet
Sunroom Bedroom

Closet
Bath

Hall

Dining Kitchen Bedroom
Room Powder Laundry

Double Garage

Hall

Master
Closet Bath
Family Room Foyer

Master
Bedroom

Harper Home #03 06-15-07
This is a photo showing the
proper soffit return
construction was used on
this home. No extra
materials were wasted by
the contractor to build
these soffits.

Harper Home #03 06-15-07
For this particular case standard
2D drawings could not easily
convey the use of framing
materials when building this
home. We created a 3D model
from the original plan to
illustrate several different view
points in a way that was easy to
understand by everyone.

This page shows ceiling joists in
all the rooms that have standard
flat ceilings. The locations
without ceiling joists are where
vaulted ceilings were going in
the home.

3D View
Harper Home Ceiling Joists 06-15-07
This page shows the location
of the vaulted ceilings and an
approximation of the size of
these vaulted ceilings. The
original plans called for a roof
truss system to be used to
create these vaulted ceilings.
The owner was not satisfied
with this construction method
because the peak of the
vaulted ceilings were not high
enough. In order to achieve the
height the owner wanted it was
necessary to build these
ceilings using vaulted ceiling
joists. This method of
construction requires more
materials and labor and
therefore more cost overall.

3D View Vaulted
Harper Home Ceiling Joists 06-15-07
This page shows the exterior
roof location in red. This is to
illustrate how closely the
vaulted ceiling peaks were to
the top of the roof peak.
These were tall ceilings.

3D View Roof and
Harper Home Vaulted Ceiling Joists 06-15-07
This is a side view to better
illustrate the same concept
as the previous page.

Side View Roof and
Harper Home Vaulted Ceiling Joists 06-15-07
Closet
Sunroom Bedroom

Closet
Bath

Hall

Dining Kitchen Bedroom
Room Powder Laundry

Double Garage

Hall

Master
Closet Bath
Family Room Foyer

Master
Bedroom

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Harper Home #04 06-15-07
The red lines on this photo
trace the location of the roof
rafters in the background of
these photos.

#04 Roof Joists
Harper Home Highlighted 06-15-07
The blue highlights in these
photos represent the
additional wood necessary to
frame the vaulted ceiling using
ceiling joists.

#04 Ceiling Joists
Harper Home Highlighted 06-15-07
Closet
Sunroom Bedroom

Closet
Bath

Hall

Dining Kitchen Bedroom
Room Powder Laundry

Double Garage

Hall

Master
Closet Bath
Family Room Foyer

Master
Bedroom

Harper Home #05 06-15-07
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#05 Roof Joists
Harper Home Highlighted 06-15-07
#05 Ceiling Joists
Harper Home Highlighted 06-15-07
Closet
Sunroom Bedroom

Closet
Bath

Hall

Dining Kitchen Bedroom
Room Powder Laundry

Double Garage

Hall

Master
Closet Bath
Family Room Foyer

Master
Bedroom

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#06 Roof Joists
Harper Home Highlighted 06-15-07
The blue highlights in this
photo represent the extra
materials necessary for the
vaulted ceiling joists.

The highlighted areas at the
bottom of the photo represent
extra materials necessary to
enclose the kitchen space.
This was not on the original
plans and was an added
request by the owner.

#06 Ceiling Joists and
Harper Home Extra Framing Highlighted 06-15-07
This view illustrates another
request for changes added by
the owner. The original plans
had a standard 2 car garage
with unfinished space above.
The owner requested to add a
finished bonus room above the
garage. The areas highlighted
in blue represent extra
materials that were necessary
to add the bonus room. The red
highlights show the roof
framing that was included in
the original plan.

3D Bonus Room
Harper Home Addition 06-15-07
Closet
Sunroom Bedroom

Closet
Bath

Hall

Dining Kitchen Bedroom
Room Powder Laundry

Double Garage

Hall

Master
Closet Bath
Family Room Foyer

Master
Bedroom

Harper Home #06 06-15-07
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Again. The blue highlighted
areas represent additional
framing materials necessary
to add the bonus room to this
home. In this photo a new
staircase and floor framing
system can be seen.

#07 Extra Ceiling Joists
Harper Home and Framing Highlighted 06-15-07
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Nearly everything in this
photo is additional material
necessary to construct this
bonus room.

#08 Extra Framing
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#09 Extra Framing
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#10 Extra Framing
Harper Home Highlighted 06-15-07
This is a page from the
engineered shop drawings
provided by the truss
manufacturer. This was the
truss that would have been
used to create the vaulted
ceilings on this home if the
original plans were followed.

Engineered Truss
Harper Home 06-15-07
Drawing
This view of the model shows
the size and orientation of the
truss highlighted in green. As
you can see the truss comes in
one pre-manufactured piece that
can quickly and easily be setup
on site using a crane. This
method takes less time and
materials than framing ceiling
joists and roof joists by hand.

3D View
Harper Home Roof Truss 06-15-07
A side view of the same truss.

Side View
Harper Home Roof Truss 06-15-07
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