Price List Commentary & New Line Items – April 2018

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Price List Update Commentary

57 new line items! April was a huge month for pricing updates and it was an even bigger month for Actionable Insights. There is nothing more rewarding than downloading the new price list and seeing the fruits of our labor expressed through material updates to the Xactimate price list. We want to extend a most sincere thank you to those of you that have submitted feedback via the “Request a New Line Item” portal. It is because of you that we remain well equipped to provide credible direction for the Xactware Pricing Department.

Do you guys cover your HVAC registers and returns before executing demo or repair activities? If so, you will be pumped to see the Pricing Department has add two new WTR line items for covering registers and returns.

  • WTRMASKV   Mask and cover register/air return
  • WTRMASKV>  Mask and cover register/air return – Large

These two new line items will force some updates to the Asbestos Abatement Insight Sheets in addition to the Negative Air Ducting Insight Sheet.  

Another welcome addition is that test plugs are now incorporated into the price list. When you pull a sink or toilet, now there is a line item that exist to help provide relief for plugging the p-trap or drain flange in a professional workmanship like manner.

  • PLMPLUG      Toilet/sink/drain plug – disposable – up to 4"

This new line item will force some updates to the Covered Plumbing Activities Insight Sheet.  

Those of you that work in high rise environment, you’re really going to appreciate these new “High Density Large Inner City” bid items.

  • FEEHDACC     High Density Large Inner City – Access (Bid Item)
  • FEEHDMST     High Density Large Inner City- Material staging (Bid Item)
  • FEEHDPARK    High Density Large Inner City- Parking- fees etc- Bid Item
  • FEEHDSEC     High Density Large Inner City – Security (Bid Item)

This fee line items exist to be applied in mitigation, packout/packback, abatement and repair scenarios.

If you pre-stain your lumber prior to “staining & finishing”, you will appreciate the 12 new pre-staining line items that range from pre-staining a balustrade to door slabs.

Keep an eye out for add for 3, 4 & 5-piece crown molding line items. These new add for line items include additional material and labor to install crown molding around cabinetry. These items should be used to add crown molding to the cabinets.

Another solid update relates to the moving van line items. They have not introduced new moving van line items; however, the line item descriptions and the additional item info have been updated. The length of the vans are now more thoughtfully curated. The descriptions now highlight the fact that the van lengths are relative to the approximate size of box/packing area (as opposed to the overarching length of the vehicle)

Price List Update Summary

  1.     CABCROWN3     Add for prefinished 3 piece crown molding
  2.     CABCROWN4     Add for prefinished 4 piece crown molding
  3.     CABCROWN5     Add for prefinished 5 piece crown molding
  4.     CAPHHA            Clean household appliance
  5.     CAPHHA-          Clean household appliance – Light clean
  6.     CAPHHA+         Clean household appliance – Heavy clean
  7.     CAPHHA<         Clean household appliance - small
  8.     CAPHHA           Clean household appliance
  9.     CAPHHA<+      Clean household appliance - small - Heavy clean
  10.     CELCAM            Clean camera – exterior wipe down
  11.     CELCAM+          Clean camera – int. & ext.
  12.     CELCAMFL         Clean camera flash / lens attachment – exterior wipe down
  13.     CELCAMFL+      Clean camera flash / lens attachment – int. & ext.
  14.     CELPFK              Clean piano – keyboard type – exterior wipe down
  15.     CELPFK+            Clean piano – keyboard type – int. & ext.
  16.     CELWT               Clean watch / smartwatch / fitness tracker – ext wipe down
  17.     CGNBATHE       Clean electric bathroom beauty / grooming accessories
  18.     CGNBATHE-     Clean electric bathroom beauty / grooming acc.-Light clean
  19.     CGNBATHE+    Clean electric bathroom beauty / grooming acc.-Heavy clean
  20.     CGNMUMIC     Clean microphone – exterior wipe down
  21.     CGNMUSC       Clean music instrument case
  22.     CGNMUSC-     Clean music instrument case – Light clean
  23.     CGNMUSC+    Clean music instrument case – Heavy clean
  24.     CGNOPS          Clean paper shredder – exterior wipe down
  25.     CGNSGBIN      Clean sporting goods – binoculars / monocular / scope
  26.     CHFEXER>      Clean exercise equipment – Large
  27.     CHFEXER>-    Clean exercise equipment – Large – Light clean
  28.     CHFEXER>+   Clean exercise equipment – Large – Heavy clean
  29.     CHFPND         Clean piano – digital
  30.     CHFPND-       Clean piano – digital – Light clean
  31.     CHFPND+      Clean piano – digital – Heavy clean
  32.     CHFTVT         Clean television tray / lap desk
  33.     CHFTVT-       Clean television tray / lap desk – Light clean
  34.     CHFTVT+       Clean television tray / lap desk – Heavy clean
  35.     CLMLMSHG   Clean lamp shade – leaded glass
  36.     CLMLMSHG-  Clean lamp shade – leaded glass – Light clean
  37.     CLMLMSHG+  Clean lamp shade – leaded glass – Heavy clean
  38.     CUPMATA       Clean & deodorize air mattress
  39.     CUPMATA-     Clean & deodorize air mattress – Light clean
  40.     CUPMATA+    Clean & deodorize air mattress – Heavy clean
  41.     FCWFINP        Additional cost to pre-stain wood flooring
  42.     FCWFINSTPP  Additional cost to pre-stain wood step and/or risers
  43.     FEEHDACC     High Density Large Inner City – Access (Bid Item)
  44.     FEEHDMST     High Density Large Inner City- Material staging (Bid Item)
  45.     FEEHDPARK    High Density Large Inner City- Parking- fees etc- Bid Item
  46.     FEEHDSEC       High Density Large Inner City – Security (Bid Item)
  47.     MBLBN            Baseboard – natural marble/granite – prefabricated
  48.     MBLBRS          Baseboard – natural or cultured marble – Detach & reset
  49.     PLMPLUG        Toilet/sink/drain plug – disposable – up to 4"
  50.     PNTBALP         Additional cost to pre-stain balustrade
  51.     PNTDORP        Additional cost to pre-stain door slab only (per side)
  52.     PNTDORTP      Add. cost to pre-stain door/window trim & jamb (per side)
  53.     PNTDORTP>   Add. cost pre-stain door/window trim & jamb-Lrg (per side)
  54.     PNTTRIMP       Additional cost to pre-stain trim
  55.     RFGVENTO2    Roof vent – off ridge type – 2′
  56.     WTRMASKV    Mask and cover register / air return
  57.     WTRMASKV>  Mask and cover register / air return – Large

Items modified for the April 2018 price lists

  1.     CABCROWN++  Removed some text from item description and modified labor component yield in (+) assembly.
  2.     CABCTGM*         Added text to Quality and Note fields of (+) definition to include general thickness of countertop material and to clarify slab thickness alone may not be an adequate indicator of material quality.
  3.     CABCTQ*           Added text to Quality and Note fields of (+) definition to include general thickness of countertop material and to clarify slab thickness alone may not be an adequate indicator of material quality.
  4.     CELACC             Added text to Note field of (+) definition to include cleaning of a docking cradle/station in the list of examples.
  5.     CELCOP>+        Modified labor component yield in (+) assembly.
  6.     CELORGK+        Modified labor component yield in (+) assembly.
  7.     CELSTERP          Modified description to include cleaning of a karaoke machine.
  8.     CELSTERP+       Modified description and Note field of (+) definition to include cleaning of a karaoke machine, and modified labor component yield in (+) assembly.
  9.     CLMFL*             Added text to description of light and heavy clean floor lamp items to reference “no shade" is included.
  10.     CLMLMSHC      Removed text from Note field of (+) definition regarding heavy clean.
  11.     CLMLMSHC-    Removed text from Note field of (+) definition regarding heavy clean.
  12.     CLMLMSHP*    Added text to description and Note field of (+) definition to reference item would include cleaning a lamp shade made of smooth glass.
  13.     CLMTL*            Added text to description of light and heavy clean table lamp items to reference  “no shade" is included.
  14.     CPSTR*            Modified description and Included field of (+) definition to reference size range of moving van and added to Note field that size ranges listed are approximate size of box/packing area.
  15.     FCSMBLB*       Modified description to clarify item is for marble or granite
  16.     FCVNFCPPLK  Modified labor component yield in (+) assembly.
  17.     FCVPLK*         Modified labor component yield in (+) assembly.
  18.     HMRPPERC*   Modified Included field of (+) definition for spelling correction.
  19.     MBLB              Added ( R ) activity.
  20.     PLMSLABOC   Modified labor component yield in (+) assembly.
  21.     PNTB2            Removed text from Included field of (+) definition referencing primer.
  22.     RFGFLCH        Modified material component yield for RFGSTEP in (+) assembly and modified Included field of (+) definition to reference ice and water barrier.
  23.     RFGFLCH<     Modified material component yield for RFGSTEP in (+) assembly and modified Included field of (+) definition to reference ice and water barrier.
  24.     RFGFLCH>     Modified material component yield for RFGSTEP in (+) assembly and modified Included field of (+) definition to reference ice and water barrier.
  25.     RFGFLCHC*     Modified Included field of (+) definition to reference ice and water barrier.
  26.     RFGFLP           Added text to Note field of (+) definition to clarify assumption for flashing material is based on 3 SF per LF of item.
  27.     RFGFLP60P     Added text to Note field of (+) definition to clarify assumption for flashing material is based on 3 SF per LF of item.
  28.     RFGFLPB         Added text to Note field of (+) definition to clarify assumption for flashing material is based on 3 SF per LF of item.
  29.     RFGIWS*         Modified description and Included and Note fields of (+) definition to reference ice and water barrier.
  30.     RFGMTLRA     Added text to Note field of (+) definition to help clarify intent of the item.
  31.     RFGSTEP         Modified Quality field of (+) definition and component yields of (+) assembly to reflect 4" x 4" x 8" step flashing.
  32.     TCRPPERC*     Modified Included field of (+) definition for spelling correction.
  33.     TMPTARP*      Modified material component yield for the battens in (+) assembly.
  34.     WDVLAMIR    Added minor text change to description to match similar items.
  35.     WTRPPERC*   Modified Included field of (+) definition for spelling correction.

Material components added for the April 2018 price lists

  1.     FNC1X4HP       1" x 4" Hardwood (oak or equal) – prefinished
  2.     FNCCMHP       Cove molding – 3/4" hardwood – prefinished
  3.     FNCCWNHP>  Crown molding – 4 1/4" hardwood – prefinished
  4.     MBLBN            Baseboard – natural marble or granite
  5.     PLMPLUG         Disposable ABS/PVC toilet/drain plug – up to 4"
  6.     PNTPRES          Oil or water based pre-stain
  7.     RFGVENTO2     Roof vent – off ridge type – 2′

Material components modified for the April 2018 price lists

  1.     RFGIWS*          Modified description to reference ice and water barrier.

Equipment components modified for the April 2018 price lists

  1.     CPSTR            Modified size range of moving van referenced in description.
  2.     CPSTR<          Modified size range of moving van referenced in description.
  3.     CPSTR>          Modified size range of moving van referenced in description.

Miscellaneous changes to the April 2018 price lists

  •        Updated the Fringe Benefits portion of the Labor Burden for all retail labor components in the United States.

Green Items added for the April 2018 price lists

  1.     CAPHHA         Clean household appliance
  2.     CAPHHA-        Clean household appliance – Light clean
  3.     CAPHHA+       Clean household appliance – Heavy clean
  4.     CAPHHA<       Clean household appliance - small
  5.     CAPHHA
  6.     CAPHHA<+     Clean household appliance - small - Heavy clean
  7.     PNTBALP          Additional cost to pre-stain balustrade
  8.     PNTDORP        Additional cost to pre-stain door slab only (per side)
  9.     PNTDORTP      Add. cost to pre-stain door/window trim & jamb (per side)
  10.     PNTDORTP>    Add. cost pre-stain door/window trim & jamb-Lrg (per side)
  11.     PNTTRIMP       Additional cost to pre-stain trim
  12.     RFGVENTO2    Roof vent – off ridge type – 2′

Future changes and additions to look for in upcoming price list publications

  1.     Item for contractor debris bag.
  2.     Item for detaching a water heater by a mitigation company (when another company is resetting).
  3.     Item(s) for temporary tarps secured using sandbags.

* Signifies changes to multiple items with similar selectors.