Download from our list of free Building Templates for your own use. Search from Estimating, Contract Administration and Specifications templates for the one you require. Use and adjust the templates to suit your project, save them and adjust for the next project. contingency and proﬁ t, for a complete estimate of home building costs Excel worksheets for quickly calculating material quantities All the worksheets in PDF format that you can print and ﬁ ll out manually ESTIMATING HOME BUILDING COSTS Revised Craftsman Book Company 6058 Corte del Cedro / P.O. Box 6500 / Carlsbad, CA 92018 ® Apr 08, 2019 · Build some contingencies into your budget for unexpected costs and delays. But don't over inflate your budget too much or you may never get the project started. Don't try and do it all yourself. Make sure you get input from all the other key individuals and organizations that will play a role in delivering the project. The Itemized Bid Worksheet for Kitchen & Bath (download below) corresponds to the K&B section of the Estimating & Budgeting Spreadsheet. In this case, a single line item on the Estimating Spreadsheet, Kitchen Cabinets, is broken down into Cabinets, Pulls, and Countertops to reflect separate bids.