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Construction Budget

Construction Budget Worksheet

 

 

 

 

 

Description

Percent

Budget

INDIRECT CONSTRUCTION COSTS

 

 

Bldg. Permit/Fees

 

$7,300.00

Setup Short-Term Financing

 

$0.00

Interest charges

 

$0.00

Plans and Specs.

 

$900.00

Structural engineering

 

$0.00

Survey Review

 

$0.00

Building Lot

 

$55,000.00

Course of Constr. Insurance

 

$274.00

Supervision/overhead

 

$750.00

Misc. equipment rental

 

$350.00

Temp./Mobile Phone

 

$300.00

Trash pickup

 

$25.00

Cleanup

 

$0.00

Temporary Power

 

$0.00

Title Insurance

 

$1,000.00

Other:

 

 

 

 

$65,899.00

 

 

 

EXCAVATION/SITE WORK

 

 

Site clearing

 

$0.00

Foundation excavation

 

$500.00

Finish grading

 

$1,000.00

Backfill

 

$1,000.00

Sewer/Water Trench

 

$250.00

Electric Trench

 

$250.00

Drain tile and gravel

 

 

Other:

 

 

 

 

$3,000.00

 

 

 

MASONRY

 

 

Footings/labor & materials

 

$12,000.00

Foundation/labor & materials

 

$0.00

Rebar & steel

 

$0.00

Waterproofing

 

$0.00

Termite protection

 

$0.00

Sand or gravel & placement

 

$1,000.00

Basement floor

 

$0.00

Garage floor/labor & materials

 

$0.00

Walks and patios

 

$0.00

Driveway & other ext. flatwork

 

$0.00

Stoop, steps & ramps

 

 

Fireplace brick

 

 

Suspended Garage Floor

 

 

Steel beams and posts

 

 

Porch Cap

 

 

Basement Steps

 

 

Flatwork

 

$8,211.90

 

 

 

 

 

$21,211.90

 

 

 

ROUGH CARPENTRY

 

 

Framing lumber

 

$9,000.00

Trusses

 

$4,500.00

Framing labor

 

$7,000.00

Crane service

 

$0.00

Windows & screens

 

$3,000.00

Skylights

 

$0.00

Exterior doors

 

$1,000.00

Garage doors & openers

 

$1,450.00

Decks & porches

 

$0.00

Other:

 

 

 

 

$25,950.00

 

 

 

PLUMBING

 

 

Rough plumbing

 

$5,000.00

Fixtures & trim

 

$2,490.00

Other:

 

 

 

 

$7,490.00

 

 

 

HVAC

 

 

Heating & air conditioning

 

$5,900.00

Other:

 

 

 

 

$5,900.00

 

 

 

ELECTRICAL

 

 

Rough electrical

 

$3,000.00

Finish electrical

 

$1,000.00

Fixtures

 

$0.00

Vacuum System

 

$750.00

Alarm System Prewire

 

$75.00

Television prewire

 

$75.00

Telephone prewire

 

$100.00

Audio prewire

 

$50.00

Other:

 

 

 

 

$5,050.00

 

 

 

INSULATION

 

 

Wall & attic insulation

 

$2,600.00

Other:

 

 

 

 

$2,600.00

 

 

 

DRYWALL

 

 

Drywall materials & labor

 

7,000.00

Other:

 

 

 

 

$7,000.00

 

 

 

FINISH CARPENTRY

 

 

Interior doors

 

$1,200.00

Moldings/stair rail/columns

 

$1,000.00

Finish carpentry

 

$1,500.00

Fireplace equipment

 

$1,000.00

Hearth and mantel

 

 

Closet organizers

 

 

Finish hardware

 

$500.00

Other:

 

 

 

 

$5,200.00

 

 

 

EXTERIOR FINISH

 

 

Roofing

 

$5,000.00

Housewrap

 

 

Siding

 

 

Stucco

 

$3,000.00

Brick

 

$9,000.00

Stone work

 

 

Exterior trim

 

 

Soffit & facia

 

$1,500.00

Gutter mat'l/labor

 

$0.00

Chimneys

 

 

Wrought iron

 

 

Other:

 

 

 

 

$18,500.00

 

 

 

PAINTING

 

 

Interior painting

 

$3,000.00

Exterior painting

 

$0.00

Wallpaper

 

$0.00

Other:

 

 

 

 

$3,000.00

 

 

 

FLOORING

 

$5,000.00

Ceramic tile

 

 

Carpeting

 

 

Wood Flooring

 

 

Vinyl Flooring

 

 

Stone work

 

 

Other:

 

 

 

 

$5,000.00

 

 

 

MARBLE, TILE & GLASS

 

 

Tub/Shower surrounds

 

$725.00

Shower doors, mirrors & glass

 

$650.00

Other:

 

 

 

 

$1,375.00

 

 

 

LANDSCAPING

 

 

Sprinkler system

 

$0.00

Fill and topsoil

 

$0.00

Seed or sod

 

$0.00

Trees and plantings

 

 

Retaining walls

 

 

Fencing

 

 

Other:

 

 

 

 

$0.00

 

 

 

CABINET, COUNTER & APPLIANCE

 

 

Kitchen and bath cabinets

 

$6,500.00

Counter & vanity tops

 

$1,000.00

Medicine chests

 

 

Laundry cabinets

 

 

Entertainment ctr./built-ins

 

 

Kitchen appliances

 

$3,000.00

Other:

 

$0.00

 

 

$10,500.00

 

 

 

MISCELLANEOUS

 

 

Smoke alarms

 

 

Doorbell

 

 

Dryer vent

 

 

Foundation plaster

 

$500.00

Attic fan

 

 

 

 

$500.00

 

 

 

On-site supervision

 

 

Contingency

 

$12,000.00

Other:

 

 

 

 

$12,000.00

 

 

 

Total Cost of House:

 

$200,175.90

Building Costs:

 

$145,175.90

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