General Install Baseboard (linear-feet) Used in Project

The general install baseboard (linear feet) item assembly is based on a production rate of 30 linear feet per hour. The Estimate Rocket smart line items output 3 sets of information when an item is added to a project: 

  1. Price and detailed work description for your customer to see
  2. Estimated profit margin calculation
  3. Time and materials calculations for work orders

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In this sample project a single example of  80 linear feet of baseboard installation is going to be done.

Line Item is Added Directly to the Project



  • Room measurement = 80 linear feet
  • Production rate of demo = 30 linear feet per hour
  • Labor Calculation 1 = 80 linear feet / 30 linear feet per hour = 2.67 hours needed
  • Labor Calculation 2 = 2.67 hours x $50 per hour = $133.33 labor dollars
  • Material Calculation 1 = 80 linear feet / 1 linear foot = 80 linear feet of material needed
  • Material Calculation 2 = 80 linear feet x $3 per linear foot of baseboard = $240 material dollars
  • Total Calculation $133.33 labor dollars + $240 material dollars = $373.33 total dollars


The linear footage room install baseboard is priced at $373.33 and the customer will see that price on their estimate along with a detailed description of the work to be done.

A Preview of the Estimate shows the customer the price and detailed description

Estimated Profit Margin

The general install baseboards also calculates an estimated profit margin for this project as seen in the project detail screen.

In this case there are labor and material components involved in the assembly, the price to the customer is $4.67 per linear foot and the cost is $2.83 per linear foot. The profit margin for the general install baseboard is 39.29% based on the default item setup.

The labor and materials are also calculated for in the work order. The labor and materials section is not displayed on the customer estimate but is displayed in the work order. 

The labor time and material needed are both calculated based on this assembly.

Click here to see how to modify the general install baseboard (linear feet) for specific use.

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