Features for custom home builders

Easy-to-use construction estimating software

Improve your project planning using estimating construction software specifically designed for custom home builders and contractors

Complete accurate construction estimates in a fraction of the time

Complete on-screen takeoffs and detailed cost estimates that display custom material and labour line items. Buildxact estimating software accelerates estimating, while connecting you with dealer catalogs for accurate material pricing, every time.

Save time. Do it once, use it again

  • With Buildxact, you create accurate estimates that benefit your current work and improve ongoing project management.
  • Add contractor labour costs, equipment costs and markup to ensure complete project estimates that achieve your targeted profit margins.
  • By creating online templates of your common construction projects, you ensure nothing is overlooked for repetitive tasks, like door or window installations, that require many different types of materials.
  • Moving your business to Buildxact is easy because previous templates saved using common spreadsheet software can be uploaded to Buildxact. Past estimates benefit future work—it’s that simple.

Quote 5x faster and win more business

  • Use the on-screen takeoff tool to scale and measure your plans with just a few clicks of your computer mouse. Your takeoff data aligns measurements from your plans to specific tasks organized by categories. 
  • Because Buildxact is cloud based software, you can submit material orders and RFQs at any time, from anywhere that has an internet connection.
  • Construction estimating becomes more powerful because detailed line items produce complete, professional proposals 5x faster than spreadsheets. 
  • Buildxact software serves as a quote management tool that tracks quotes in a simple dashboard. See what’s being worked, what’s been sent to customers, and what’s been accepted by the customer.

Gain control and focus on what you do best

  • Record keeping and financial reporting take less time, giving you more time to focus on the actual work done at the job site.
  • Tracking estimates and documents is done online in a single place
  • Skills you learn benefit multiple tasks.Change orders are quick and easy because you process them like estimates. Changes import directly into your budget reporting. Because there’s no double-handling of the data, errors that occur with handwritten notes are eliminated.
  • Update your project’s schedule while processing change orders so that the homeowner quickly sees delays and budget impact.

End the budget guesswork

  • Project invoices and budgets are quickly generated from the same categories and line items used in your project estimate.
  • Imagine ordering supplies and planning subcontractor bids for subsequent home builds confident nothing has been missed. 
  • By tracking actual project costs against estimated line items, past projects make future estimating and budgeting more accurate.
  • Use Buildxact to track estimated costs against your actuals as the project progresses.

Buildxact is the all-in-one tool for construction professionals

Construction professionals know ordering materials and scheduling contractors is only half the job. As work progresses, Buildxact offers visual tools to track progress against both your schedule and your budget.

Strengthen your project management as you generate live updates to make sure work is completed on time and on budget. Use Buildxact to post projects online so that customers can access an easy-to-use customer portal to see how work progresses.

Finally, use budget analysis to compare your estimate to actual costs. Use this comparison to inform future projects, and use Buildxact to connect to Xero, MYOB or Quickbooks for seamless financial reporting on your business.

A simple monthly payment includes customer support, training and upgrades.

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