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the elements of building.jpgThe Elements of Building

A Business Handbook for Residential Builders & Tradesmen

By Mark Q. Kerson

The Elements of Building is about the business of residential construction.  It is a must-have resource for new and seasoned builders.  With 40 years of experience in the trade, the author details the skills and wisdom needed to establish and run a successful construction company.  This invaluable handbook offers insightful guidance on hiring and working with employees and subcontractors; choosing and working with clients; estimating and bidding; managing money and marketing; and much more.  A tradesman with forty-plus years of experience said of The Elements of Building: “This book should be required reading for every builder and tradesmen in America.”  Published by:  From The Ground Up Publishing, paperback, 360 pages.

Code:  81977

Member Price:  $33.30


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