The 2006 Gulf Coast Reconstruction Estimator, edited by Jonathan Russell is now available. Published by Craftsman Book Co., it is divided by type of repair: Concrete, Masonry, and Water Extraction, to name a few. The tables include labor, material, and equipment costs for insurance repair and restoration work in hurricane-damaged Gulf Coast regions. The book includes an estimating CD with all the costs listed in the book and an online estimating program that works like a book. Monthly price updates are available on the Web and automatic throughout 2006. This 572-page book with CD costs $59 and can be ordered at 800-829-8123 or You can download any of Craftsman's databases for a 30-day free trial at