counter tops not pricing correctly by LinFt

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John Whitling
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counter tops not pricing correctly by LinFt

Post by John Whitling » Thu Feb 03, 2005 12:47 pm

I took off a top at 96" and got a price $200, as an example. If I double the number of elevations the price doubles, as you would expect.

However if I double the footage of the top I don't get the doubled price. What's going on?

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here's why

Post by John Whitling » Thu Feb 03, 2005 12:52 pm

In the labor setup for counter tops you can enter "labor by top section" (column D) or "labor by lineal foot" (column E).

If your labor factors are in column D the system looks at the number of tops by looking for any field joints and dividing up the top into the number of sections accordingly. Hence, labor won't be calculated by lineal footage. In addition any hardware you've specified for field joints will also be figured. There will be do direct correlation between the lineal foot price.

If you have all of your labor factors in column E, though the price should relate when you double the footage of a top, as long as the other takeoff options are double of the previous entry, such as number grommets, finished ends, etc.
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