Acoustic Ceiling Labor
Repair of ceiling tile
  repair loose tile 1A@.253 ea — 12.30 12.30
Installation of ceiling tile
  tiles on furring strips 1A@.025 sf — 1.22 1.22
  tiles on flat ceiling 1A@.029 sf — 1.41 1.41
  furring strips 1A@.007 sf — .34 .34
Appliances
  for appliance work 2A@1.05 ea 17.20 58.10 75.30
Gas cook top.
  replace, high grade [view picture] 7P@1.99 ea 826.00 142.00 968.00
  replace, with grill / griddle 7P@1.99 ea 1,110.00 142.00 1,252.00
  remove 1D@.615 ea — 25.80 25.80
  remove for work, then reinstall 7P@2.20 ea 4.96 157.00 161.96
Gas range, free standing.
  replace, economy grade [view picture] 7P@2.05 ea 658.00 146.00 804.00
  replace, standard grade 7P@2.05 ea 882.00 146.00 1,028.00
  replace, high grade 7P@2.05 ea 1,200.00 146.00 1,346.00
  replace, with grill / griddle 7P@2.10 ea 1,620.00 150.00 1,770.00
  remove 1D@.618 ea — 26.00 26.00
  remove for work, then reinstall 7P@2.80 ea 5.27 199.00 204.27
Space-saver gas range, free-standing.
  replace, standard grade [view picture] 7P@1.99 ea 857.00 142.00 999.00
  replace, high grade 7P@1.99 ea 1,110.00 142.00 1,252.00
  remove 1D@.618 ea — 26.00 26.00
  remove for work, then reinstall 7P@2.80 ea 5.27 199.00 204.27

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