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The Inside Outside Guys: The Costs of Construction

By Ken Calverley and Chuck Breidenstein

DETROIT, June 10, 2021 ~ There you are. Sitting in your living room and staring at the four walls, wondering. “Should we build that new sunroom, add that new deck, go ahead with the master bedroom conversion?

People often ask, “Where are the costs in a construction project?” There are literally hundreds of costs associated with running any business and corresponding cost categories for each, but in construction we have five main cost categories that include materials, held or in-house labor, subcontract work, business “hard” and “soft” costs and money.

There are many costs to construction.



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