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even pointed out a few things that he did not like that I didn't see and made sure they were fixed perfectly. We had a few estimates that were less but I sure didn't mind paying a little more for the quality, service and enthusiasm that we received. I would recommend
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Bids are NOT done based on a multiplier on top of materials cost to get labor cost. Think of the consequences in the example you gave - by that method using say plain home depot tile made in Honduras might cost $5/SF materials, so by your method $10 labor. Now, same floor, with Carerra marble or Barre Granite at $75-100/SF - so do you want him charging you $150-200/SF labor when it takes almost exactly the same time regardless of material ?

To put it in simple terms, contractors:

1) figure the amount and cost of materials and consumables needed from the plans and specifications, applying a markup (from 15-50%, depending on contractor and how fancy or specialized a job it is).

2) Then they figure the equipment needed and the operating time to be used or elapsed time to be rented or leased - either opperating hour or elapsed time, or combination of both, especially if it consumes fuel

3) They then figure the labor time for the various trades required to do the job, maybe add an efficiency or ease of work multiplier to those hours to fit the job conditions, multiply those hours by the hourly pay rates, then multiply that times the "load" or "Labor Overhead" to account for employment taxes, workman's compensation costs, health plan, etc, etc.

4) Then they add in the cost of any architect or engineer plans or certifications that are needed, government permits and inspections, etc.

5) Then they add in any subcontractor bids, with appropriate contingency amount for each.

6) All those above totals are added up, an appropriate overall contingency added if needed (typically 5-10%, but on remote site jobs I have seen as high as 200%), and (depending on how contractor figures his costs) at least all the "in-house" costs like his equipment, consumables, and labor costs have a percentage overhead and profit added to them - typically about 100-150%. Some contractors use a lower overhead percentage but apply it to the total estimated job cost, not just in-house costs.

This "company overhead" or "general overhead" or "G&A - General and Administrative Overhead" covers the costs of financing and running the company, management and secretarial and general supply and maintenance costs, buildings and equipment yards lease or mortgage cost, working capital cost, insurance, loan interest, general shop equipment payments, profit, etc. Some contractors use a lower overhead and apply it to every cost in the job, some (especially those doing government work so havingto adhere to government accounting rules) apply a "markup percentage" to materials and rental costs and outside subcontract services, and apply G&A overhead only to in-house costs.

 

That being said, for a general class of work it does generally (on normal jobs) work out that there is a general multiple of labor to materials cost. For instance, yard work and residential tree work is heavy on labor, so it might have a labor to materials ratio of 3:1 or even 5:1.  Detail foundation hand excavation and underpinning can run to 5:1 or more. Many types of building construction like plumbing, tile, carpentry, etc. do end up with a very roughly 2:1 or 3:1 ratio of labor to materials cost. At the other extreme, high energy efficiency or hurricane rated glass installation or a fancy full-building computer and communications system or high-end entertainment center might have a labor to materials ratio of 0.25-0.5 because it is designed to go in pretty fast, but the materials cost a lot.

For your case, a hardscaping ratio could run from 0.5:1 or less to as much as 3:1 or more, for installations with very expensive imported stone and fancy woods and a lot of bought decorative items such as statuary, to the opposite labor-intensive landscaping with lots of sidehill terracing and hand-planted flower beds, hand-dug irrigation system trenches, and manual-placed concrete block or railroad tie walls. Each job should be figured on its own merits - using a "rule-of-thumb" is where people commonly get unpleasantly surprised. That is why you typically get 3 bids unless you have a contractor you trust from prior experience and are confident will give you a fair shake regardless of being sole-sourced. Personally, both for my own purposes and professionally in the design and construction business, I have found sole-source to trusted contractors you have experience with is, in the long run, a BIG money and time saver, as well as making it far more likely to finish on schedule and let you sleep at night.

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You need a general contractor - prefereably one who specializes in additions, because you have excavation, waterproofing, concrete, concrete cutting, carpentry, door and window, etc trades to coordinate.

The cost will depend a great deal on your topography around the house - if the base of the window will be above ground level at least 6 inches, then could run about $500 for a legal egress window purchase and about $1000-2000 for installation, depending on how deep into the concrete you have to cut.

If the bottom of the window will be below ground level, then to call it a bedroom (which mandates legal sized second egress and usauully at least one window)  then you will have two choices - bring it out into a solid watertight concrete storm cellar with collar to keep water out, stairs, and and weather and bug-tight cellar door that is inward-opening, which means a lot of space for stairs and landings top and bottom, or bring it out into an oversized window well at least 36 inches in diameter, and with steps to ground level, with adequate drainage and waterproofing to keep it dry. Either way, sometimes about as easy to put in an outside door as a window, and might raise property value more. Cost from $2-5,000 depending on how deep into concrete wall you have to dig, whether concrete wsall needs reinforcing with steel frame because of the depth of cut, how easy the digging is, and what your water conditions are near the foundation. The last thing you want to do is create an easy water or vermin ingress with your egress.

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The cost to install the veneer stone has a wide range do to many factors. It can range from around $9 to $17 per square foot. It depends on the location, the stone being used, job access, skaffolding needs, wall prep and such. I would think you would be on the lower end of the scale. Your job is on a concrete surface so it eliminates one of the biggest problems they are having with this product, wall preperation. This one of the things that separates the high bidders from the low ones. There are million dollars homes being torn down because of improper wall prep. One a wood frame house a backing system that allows drainage is a must or the moisture absorbed by the veneer can rot the walls behind with alarming speed. Some have had makor damage within the first four years. On a concrete wall the veneer needs no such prep at most wire mesh applied if it is an older concrete wall.

 

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Stamped Concrete reviews in Fairland

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provided a timely & complete estimate and explained how the work would be done and the timing. The work was performed on time and his staff was pleasant and professional.
- Cynthia W.
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comes personally to every job, and on that first day he and his crew removed the furniture from the porch, (including my wicker swing) and tore out the front steps and the slates on the porch. There is a small porch (5x8) level with the front entrance, and four steps going down to the larger patio/porch( 11x30). He leveled the area after removing the slates, laid out and framed the sidewalks, and then left a man here to frame the new steps. The evening prior to the scheduled pouring of the cement, I noticed the frame for the new steps was larger (and nicer) than those they tore out. They would've been much nicer than the originals, but, unfortunately, it looked like my swing would bump into them every time it moved! The swing was not there, and the framer didn't consider it when he was working. The swing can't be moved the other way due to a large chimney on the other side, and I certainly l wasn't about to give up that swing! I texted
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(it was fairly late in the evening) and he called me immediately. He cancelled the pour, came out first thing in the morning, and had a worker stay and reframe the steps.....no problem at all. He apologized for the mistake and took care of it right a way.
This was a bigger job than it may sound. My small porch was resurfaved and finished to match the new steps. My large porch/patio was totally redone and the finish makes it look alot like stone! The sidewalk parallels the driveway and I may occassionally want to park on the patio in winter, so it's all 5-6" thick, so as to be drivable! He then added a cement apron to the
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of the porch for smooth turning in off the driveway.
I cannot say enough good things about
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and his crew. They are experienced, know their business, but best of all,
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is a perfectionest! I am pretty picky, some call it OCD, but every concern I had was quickly addressed by him and done to my great satisfaction. Not only do I highly recommend him, I've already booked him to redo my driveway and add a turnaround behind the house!
- DIANE C.
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Ok....had to come back several times and redo cracks, surfacing and sealing. Original seal was water based and came off. Redid with acrylic seal. Some paint and seal spots missed first time. Very responsive to getting right.
- Michael H.
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Arrowhead is great to work with and they do wonderful work.
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, the owner responded promptly to my inquiry and priced the job fairly. They were a little on the high end of the scale, but worth it! The crew showed up exactly when promised, kept me apprised of how the job was progressing each step of the way, and they were very respectful of my property. They were very patient as we worked together to mix the stain colors to my satisfaction. Although the nature of the job it is a messy process, they did their best to keep things as neat as possible and their clean up after the job was phenomenal. The best I have ever experienced with any contractor. I would highly recommend them wholeheartedly to anyone.

- Nadia H.
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It looked great for the first couple of months, before the texture started separating from the base in numerous places. It took several months of calls and emails, to get them back out here to repair the separations. All they did was slap some stain on top of the base coat, leaving the project looking far less than satisfactory. The layers continue to separate and expose the base.
- Peggy B.
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We had few problems with the scheduling as
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stated his company was receiving a lot of angie's clients from the promotion he was conducting. However, once they came out to do the work, everything went well. I will hire them again.
- Felton H.
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did a fantastic job designing and installing our stamped concrete patio and sitting wall. The crew was professional and they made every effort to minimize the impact to the rest of my front yard. My wife and I were extremely happy with the service and quality of the patio. Highly recommend them for any concrete work you may have. There price was very reasonable and the quality can't be beat.
- Daniel M.
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My neighbor hired
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to pour a stamped concrete patio + sidewalk and I went over and talked to
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(the owner) about doing my driveway extension since he and his crew was already next door. He came over, measured and gave me a great price (because his crew was already on-site) and because his company offers very competitive pricing in general. After I accepted the estimate his crew went to work - FAST and HARD working crew. They did the prep work on 3/28/2015 and the pour on Monday 3/30/2015. My existing driveway was exposed aggregate, and the new driveway extension
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poured matched perfectly. Exposed is very hard to match and can vary in rock size, rock type, and rock texture. He matched is perfectly, and no one can even tell the driveway was extended (looks natural). I couldn't be happier with
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, glad I came across them.
- Joe J.

Stamped Concrete Contractors in Fairland, IN

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Indianapolis

Alsup General Contractors

12855 N Paddock Rd
Camby

Angler General Contracting

133 West Market Street
Anderson

ARIE CONCRETE STUDIOS, INC.

5607 PATRIOT PL
Greenwood

ASAP Roofing

1740 Industry Dr. Suite C
Indianapolis

Asphalt Maintenance

437 South 700 West
Morgantown

AZTEC WFR INC

5101 Massachusetts Ave.
Indianapolis

B&B Concrete Services

3216 mooresville rd
Indianapolis

Baker Construction LLC

902 Edith Ave
Noblesville

BENNETT'S CUSTOM CURB

2435 EAST RD 300 S
Danville

Better Homes General Contracting

938 N. Fenton Ave.
Indianapolis

Beyers Concrete Construction

8112 North 300 West
Fortville

Boss Construction

496 Polk Street

BradBuilt

831 Park Central N Dr, Apt D
Indianapolis

Breaking the Law Landscaping

244 N. Old S.R. 67 South
Martinsville

Brown Remodeling

3790 Shafer Ct
Carmel

Cahaba Scapes

2130 11th avenue north

CALIBER CONSTRUCTION

10775 N BETHEL RD
Mooresville

CAPS Road Materials

6840 Sunrise Dr
Plainfield

CD & Son Concrete Inc

4385 Williams Rd
Martinsville

Christian Bros Chimney Sweeping & Masonry Restor

12148 King Fisher Ct
Indianapolis

CONCRAFTERS INC

16795 N GRAY RD
Noblesville

CREATE-A-CRETE

8592 W 100 N
Anderson

CUSTOM CONCRETE

17241 FOUNDATION PKWY
Westfield

Custom Leisure Pools

49 Boone Village #169
Zionsville

dblpainting

761 North riley Ave.
Indianapolis

DEAN'S CONCRETE SERVICE INC

647 SAYRE CT. (SHOW ROOM)
Greenwood

DECKER CONCRETE INC

574 E US 36
Pendleton

Decorative Edge Curbing

po box 2841
Anderson

DURAN'S CONCRETE

13083 STERLING COMMONS
Fishers

Dynamic Concrete

PO Box 549
Nashville

Dynamic Landscape & Design

1650 Northfield Dr
Brownsburg

Earth Creations Inc

Martinsville

EGW Incorporated

220 S. Boehning
Indianapolis

EKJ Concrete, LLP

1144 Ridgetop Drive
Greenwood

Elite Crete of Indiana

647 Sayre Ct.
Greenwood

Epoxy Pro Indy

Westfield

Facility Maintenance USA

7601 E. 88th Place
Indianapolis

Fall Creek Land Design

9252 Moorings Blvd.
Indianapolis

Featherston Concrete

12962 Abraham Run
Carmel

Foundation Doctors

1618 Columbia Ave
Fort Wayne

Foxy Landscape

11621 Tamarisk Blvd
Fishers

Frady's Tree Service Inc

7053 W US Hwy 40
Indianapolis

GSI Services

108 East Carmel Drive
Carmel

GW Owens Construction Inc

234 Illinois St
Shirley

Hancock Home Improvement

523 west 600 north
Alexandria

Handy Repair Guys LLC

1389 W 86th St
Indianapolis

Hofmann Concrete

7831 S Franklin Rd
Indianapolis

Image Garage Floors

757 Maple Ln
Westfield

INDY DECORATIVE CONCRETE

4626 CANDY SPOTS DR
Indianapolis

Indy Fence & Deck

1095 Coventry Ct.
Greenwood

Indy Home Detailers

Indianapolis

Infinity Construction Services

PO Box 29148
Indianapolis

IRVING MATERIALS INC

8032 N STATE ROAD 9
Greenfield

Jackson Concrete Inc

1512 N Franklin Rd
Greenwood

Johnson Circle T Concrete

4656 E 400 N
Shelbyville

Johnson Pool

po box 11035

JPDP LLC

8738 Knotty Pine Ct
Indianapolis

Kelle Construction Inc.

6327 North 300 West
Fountaintown

Kyle's Stump Grinding & Landscaping

1145 S. 700 W.
New Palestine

Ladd Concrete Solutions

9870 N. West Union Rd

Ladd Scape

Mooresville

Loftland Construction

910 W Van Buren St

MACsimized Living

8063 S Madison Ave
Indianapolis

MGS CONCRETE LLC

605 White Oak Ct
Zionsville

MR MARBLE CARE

210 E BROADWAY
Fortville

Mudslingers Pool and Patio

5575 Elmwood Ave
Indianapolis

Perfection Concrete

2330 Cedar St
Anderson

PHIL MYERS CUSTOM HOMES

10139 NORTHWIND DR
Indianapolis

PRO CARE HORTICULTURAL SERVICES

9801 Commerce Drive
Carmel

Pro Coat Contracting, LLC

PO Box 17638
Indianapolis

R & D RESURFACING INC

2131 W. 166TH
Westfield

Ram Jack of Indiana

14855 Victory Ct
Carmel

Remarkable Makeovers

8063 Madison Ave
Indianapolis

Rhythm's Concrete

3308 N Colorado Ave
Indianapolis

Rockyedge Enterprises

8801 Sargent Road
Indianapolis

Rod's Quality Concrete Inc

10232 Greenbrook Ct
Indianapolis

Roger Pennington Concrete

921 Edgewood Drive

Rollins Rentals & Rehabs LLC

3519 Southeastern Ave
Indianapolis

RON HECK CONSTRUCTION

2714 E. 66th St.
Indianapolis

RUSH CONSTRUCTION

5958 STINEMYER RD
New Palestine

Sage Construction Inc

16529 NORTH GRAY ROAD
Noblesville

SB10 Contracting LLC.

3356 Voigt Dr.
Carmel

Schurger Concrete Abstracts

836 Tanninger Dr.
Indianapolis

SCHWIMMER LANDSCAPE

230 S POST RD
Indianapolis

Shackcrete LLC

849 Cypress W
Greenwood

SHELBY MATERIALS

2701 S EMERSON AVE
Indianapolis

Siva, Inc

1298 Main Street
Carmel

Solid Ground Concrete

6505 Armstrong Drive
South Bend

Stephens Sealing LLC

PO Box 80241
Indianapolis

Stone Engraving Inc

1450 Oliver Ave
Indianapolis

STURGEON STONE & LANDSCAPE

8768 W GRAVES RD
Bloomington

SUPREME MAINTENANCE INC

9835 BROOKVILLE RD
Indianapolis

Sure Seal Restorations

320 W Country Club Rd
Bloomington

SWACKHAMER MASONRY & CONCRETE

7558 S State Rd 67
Pendleton

TAG Exteriors

6407 S. East St.
Indianapolis

The Concrete Man

318 N Riley Ave
Indianapolis

Travis Moore Concrete

176 s 8th Street
Middletown

Turnkey Contracting

p.o. Box 206
Bunkerhill

VIP Home Solutions, LLC.

540 N. Madison Ave.
Greenwood

Vision Custom Concrete and Construction

13133 Mary Ann Drive
Rising Sun

Visions in Hardscapes, Inc.

4284 Windview Cir
Greenwood

VTI CONTRACTING

831 ELSTON DR
Shelbyville

Warmzone

12637 S 265 W Suite 100

White's Painting and Power Washing

11807 Allisonville Rd
Fishers

www.docsarchitecturalsalvage.com

1325 W. 30th Street
Indianapolis

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