Price List Commentary & New Line Items – February 2017

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The following major new price list items were added
1.     CAB (Cabinetry) – Items added for stainless steel backsplashes.
2.     FEN (Fencing) – Item added for varius cedar post and rail fences.
3.     FPL (Fireplaces) – The February 2017 price lists for all Washington areas include the automatic application of the Washington Solid Fuel Burning Device Fee to appropriate projects in Xactimate version 28. This is a fee paid at the time of purchase of a solid fuel (wood, coal, or any other nongaseous and non-liquid fuel) burning device in the state of Washington, as per the Washington State Department of Revenue. The new line item FPL WSFBDF can be added to an estimate by users with Xactimate version 27.

New items added for the February 2017 price lists
1.     CABBSS        Backsplash – stainless steel
2.     CABBSS+      Backsplash – stainless steel – High grade
3.     FENPR2         Post & rail fence – 2 rail – cedar or equal
4.     FENPR3         Post & rail fence – 3 rail – cedar or equal
5.     FENPR4         Post & rail fence – 4 rail – cedar or equal
6.     FPLWSFBDF  Washington Solid Fuel Burning Device Fee

Items modified for the February 2017 price lists
1.     ACCTIRE*        Added text to Note field of (+) definition to clarify material component price for tire does not include any state environmental or recycling fees
2.     ELSSLRP*       Modified (+) assembly and Quality field of (+) definition to reflect range in watt capacity
3.     ELSSOLARP    Modified Quality field of (+) definition to reflect range in watt capacity
4.     FCVNFCPPLK  Modified labor component in (+) assembly from Flooring Installer (FLR) to Wood Flooring Installer (FLR-W)
5.     FCVPLK*          Modified labor component in (+) assembly from Flooring Installer (FLR) to Wood Flooring Installer (FLR-W)
6.     FENVNLSR3*    Modified labor yield in (-) assembly
7.     FENVNLSR4*    Modified labor yield in (-) assembly
8.     FNHDIR*           Modified Quality descriptors in (+) definition
9.     FNHDORDH*     Modified Quality descriptors in (+) definition
10.   FNHDORH*     Modified Quality descriptors in (+) definition
11.   FNHDSTP       Modified Quality descriptors in (+) definition
12.   FNHLOKKM*   Modified Quality descriptors in (+) definition
13.   PLMACIDF      Modified (+) definition to reference PVDF piping
14.   PLMACIDPT    Modified description to reference PVDF piping
15.   PLMACIDTNK  Modified Included field of (+) definition to reference neutralization tank is included

Material components added for the February 2017 price lists
1.     CABBSS     Stainless steel backsplash
2.     CABBSS+   Stainless steel backsplash – High grade

Equipment components added for the February 2017 price lists
1.     FEEWSFBDF     Washington Solid Fuel Burning Device Fee

Material components modified for the February 2017 price lists
1.     ELSSLRP<     Modified description to reference range of watt capacity 2.     ELSSLRP>     Modified description to reference range of watt capacity
3.     PLMACIDPT    Modified description to reference PVDF piping

Miscellaneous changes for the February 2017 price lists

  • Federal and state/provincial payroll taxes updated in the Labor Burden portion of the Retail Labor Rate for all trades as applicable.
  • The February 2017 price lists for all Washington areas include the automatic application of the Washington Solid Fuel Burning Device Fee to appropriate projects in Xactimate version 28. This is a fee paid at the time of purchase of a solid fuel (wood, coal, or any other nongaseous and non-liquid fuel) burning device in the state of Washington, as per the Washington State Department of Revenue. The new line item FPL WSFBDF can be added to an estimate by users with Xactimate version 27 or version 28 desktop without SU16 which was released in December 2014.

Green items added for the February 2017 price lists
1.     CABBSS     Backsplash – stainless steel
2.     CABBSS+     Backsplash – stainless steel – High grade

Future changes and additions to look for in upcoming price list publications
1.     Add-on item(s) for difficult retrofit installation of doors.
2.     Item(s) for interlocking rubber tile flooring.
3.     Item(s) for smart home doorbell/chimes.
* Signifies changes to multiple items with similar selectors.