What is the best construction estimating software for you?

Are you on the hunt for construction estimating software?

Implementing construction estimating software is a smart move. According to reports, the construction industry is ...

What is the best construction estimating software for you?

Are you on the hunt for construction estimating software?

Implementing construction estimating software is a smart move. According to reports, the construction industry is ...

6 ways bathroom estimating software streamlines your process

Bathroom remodels were incredibly popular in 2020, with home spending up by 50%, and 30% of improvements happening in the bath or powder room. 

If you're a bathroom contractor, you're probably enjoying a fair amount o...

Can kitchen estimating software help grow my business? (hint: yes!) here’s how

Kitchen remodeling is the #1 most popular home improvement project.

However, if you're a kitchen remodeling contractor, this doesn't mean that you're rolling in revenue. Profit margins can be tight and you might f...

Remodeling estimating software: don't plan your remodel without it

Did you know that the North American remodeling market is predicted to expand to $1,013 billion b...

8 key uses for renovation estimating software

According to reports, 2020 saw average household home spending increase by $4,000.

If you're a contractor, you're likely getting more estimate requests than ever. 

However, to get those esti...

Residential construction estimating software- a win for contractor and customers

Customer experience is everything. See why residential construction estimating software is a winning solution for both contractor and the customer.

Have you ever looked at your account books and wondered where your budget for a project went? Have you had to absorb costs on a project because...

How remodeling estimating software plays a major role in growing a remodeling business

With a market size of $97 billion and around 455,608 businesses, home remodeling is a large industry across the US. As a renovations contractor, this means that you have a lot of competition to crus...

7 factors to consider when choosing construction estimating software

Finding estimating software for your construction business requires knowing your options. Consider these factors when choosing construction estimating software.

What if your new construction software was a complete waste of money?

When you run a construction business, your construct...

Create a virtual showroom right within every estimate by providing real-time selections

Do you sell custom cabinets and want an easier way to create accurate estimates? Imagine a scenario where you have a customer walk into your showroom... it's the wife looking at cabinets while her husband is at work. She's browsing your showroom, making selections.... the sales person i...

Profile cabinetry looking to streamline estimating & create a better buying experience for customers

Profile Cabinetry - Toronto

Challenge: 

Profile Cabinetry is a custom kitchen cabinet renovation company. They were spending too much time on estimates and leaving money on the table from not being able to include upgrades or selections within their proposals. ...

Basement builders - looking to send fast, accurate estimates with real-time upgrades...

Basement Builders - Calgary (Mathew Ashley)

 

Challenge:

The Basement Builders is a very niche renovations company in Calgary that does primarily basement renovations.  Competition is tight and they are always looking for an edge. They feel they had the best quality in...

Jks contracting - remodelling company looking to streamline their current estimating process...

JKS Contracting - Wisconsin (Jeffrey Slachetka)

Challenge:

A remodelling/construction company looking to streamline their complex estimates and give their client’s the best possible buying experience in the industry.  JKS Contracting searched for over 7 months ...

The buying experience for the consumer in residential construction sucks

It's a big problem in a very big industry.

What happened when the buying experience sucked for people wanting to rent or buy movies? The old method was inconvenient... the person had to get off their butt, find their car keys, drive to Blockbuster, spend 30 min looking through DVD's...

Turn your boring construction estimates into a beautiful, ecommerce buying experience

A lot of people ask us, "What exactly is CostCertified?"

The simple answer is that we turn a contractor's boring, static estimate into a beautiful, e-commerce buying experience for their customers. We are focused on making the consumer experience way better resulting in the...

4 reasons why accurate cost estimation is important in construction

For a contractor, perhaps the most crucial part of designing a project is determining the cost of implementing the project. The cost estimate for a project determines whether the owners proceed with the project, so the contractor must take every precaution necessary to not present an estimate tha...

Better construction proposal software - digital, interactive proposals that will wow your customer

Most construction proposals (estimates) are not very nice. Yes, I'm being blunt but I'm sure you'd agree. And if they are nice, it is taking way too long to get them to that point. So almost every construction company or contractor has a dilemma... how do you create beautiful propo...

Replace allowance pricing with real-time upgrades - best alternative to allowance pricing

Most contractors use allowance pricing for their finishes which create problems right from the start. The consumer agrees to a price (i.e. kitchen renovation for $35,000) but then later makes their selections and the price goes up to $40,000. Of course this isn't the contractor's fault ...

Digital construction estimate software - wow your customers!

Most construction software still use static estimates that are sent by an email attachment. We are in 2020 so you'd think construction estimates would be digitized, right? Everyone expects technology to make things better but with construction it's as if we're still back in the 90&#...

Costcertified vs. buildertrend vs. coconstruct

Most general contractors know about BuilderTrend and now most are starting to hear about CoConstruct. There's plenty more construction estimating software out there but lately it seems in residential construction those are the two main ...

The next evolution of construction retail is here

Right now the experience for the consumer when getting a new home built or renovation/remodeling job done is very inefficient. The estimate they get is usually static, unclear, and lacking detail. The construction industry is definitely ripe for disruption since most consumers aren't enjoyi...

Estimating, re-estimating & change orders kill a business - how to make them painless & automated

I was talking to a good friend of mine the other day who's the Chief at a fire station but on the side builds custom homes and does custom remodeling and renovations. He does really good work but can't quit his firefighting job because of how much time estimates, re-estimates, and change...

Best residential remodeling construction estimating software

If you are running a remodeling or renovation company then you probably know the biggest pain points are:

  • Quotes/estimates

  • Re-estimates

  • Change orders

These are the things that can kill any contracting company. So what's the solutio...

Construction payment fulfillment & automation - facilitating payments through escrow

One of the hardest things for any home builder or medium to large sized renovation company is the handling of payments & invoices. If you employ a lot of subcontractors then you know firsthand the pain of tracking invoices and fulfilling payments in a timely fashion.

I recently had a m...

Close more construction jobs by responding to leads faster using our built-in crm tool for free

Growing a business can be challenging even in the best of times. There's so much you need to do to make it happen. From the business process to generating leads to providing quotes to closing deals to change orders to project management to admin... the list just goes on and on.

The be...

How online, interactive construction quotes & estimates can increase your profit

Until now, every construction software available only lets you send static proposals. Don't get me wrong, some of them can be very nice looking and digital but they are still static. What I mean is that they don't allow the consumer to "play around" with the quote and see the ...

Why fast accurate construction estimates win more jobs

As a general contractor running a renovation company or custom home building company you most likely want to win more projects, right? More than likely, your potential customer is getting more than one quote, so how do you make sure you put yourself in a better position to actually win it?