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BuildTools

Cloud-based construction management software

3.9/5 (25 reviews)
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BuildTools is a cloud-based construction management software comprising of various modules designed to meet the specific needs of home builders and remodelers. The software can be customized to meet specific requirements of any construction project and has its key focus on improving communication between the stakeholders involved in a project.

BuildTools offers a central repository for all construction related project management communication and helps to send and receive project-related messages, emails, documents and photos. Project notifications and weekly project reports are automatically sent to homeowners and clients to keep them updated on the developments, schedules, deadlines and change orders. The software also offers project scheduling features, online access and email notifications for subcontractors and homeowners, as well as quick views of the positioning of resources and sub-contractors across the projects. The tool also offers central online budgeting and job cost management features that help to change orders automatically according to budget modifications, issue purchase orders, track costs and calculate fees and insurance. The product can also notify contractors about work to be done and allows users to view all service work across ongoing projects.

BuildTools integrates with third party applications such as QuickBooks and GuildQuality. Customers using this software include Regency builders, Platinum series homes and Stonewood.
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BuildTools Reviews (25)

Latest reviews

 Good but not for commercial g.c's

We have used Buildtools for about 2 years and are finding it not a good fit for us anymore. As a commercial general contractor we struggle to use Buildtools because it lacks some detail and features we need.

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Reviewed 13th of October, 2016 by jeffrey snair

 

 good customer service but its extremely slow

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Reviewed 30th of August, 2016 by oshi hizkiya

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BuildTools Pricing

Starting from: $149.00/month

Pricing model: Subscription

Starter edition (up to 5 users) - $149/month
Business edition (up to 10 users) - $249/month
Professional edition (up to 15 users) - $349/month
Enterprise edition (for 15+ users) – Contact Buildtools, Inc. for price

The vendor offers a discounted first-month price of $99 for unlimited users/projects/data/training

Key Features of BuildTools

  • Integration with QuickBooks
  • 256-bit SSL in SAS 70 datacenter
  • 256-bit SSL
  • Daily backup
  • Project management
  • Communication management
  • Budgeting
  • A single source for all project related documents
  • Task tracking
  • Integrates with other applications
  • View project management schedules
  • Automatic reminders
  • Timesheets
  • Changes notified automatically
  • Job cost management
  • Customizable reports
  • Upload photos
  • API
  • Custom projects

BuildTools Screenshots (5)

BuildTools screenshot: BuildTools allows clients to approve and reject change orders onlineBuildTools screenshot: BuildTools helps in budgeting and job cost managementBuildTools screenshot: BuildTools helps to manage project selectionsBuildTools screenshot: BuildTools offers project scheduling featuresBuildTools screenshot: Ease of communication management for custom projects is the key focus of BuildTools

Specifications

Intended Users
Large Enterprises, Mid Size Business, Small Business
Devices Supported
iPhone-iPad, iPhone, iPad, Web-based
Supported Countries
United States
Supported Languages
English
Support Options
Online Support, Phone Support, Video Tutorials

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Benefits

● BuildTools is an online construction management software that helps stakeholders involved in the construction or remodeling of a home, communicate with each other and manage construction activities.

● The tool helps to store and manage all documents associated with the construction project and notifies the entire team of any changes made, as well as creates an archive of all documents that have been updated.

● The software supports bidding features and allows subcontractors to submit their construction bids and estimates using web-based forms, sends reminders of bid due dates, distribute plans to multiple subcontractors, and tracks project documents downloaded.

● The construction budget and cost software module offered by BuildTools helps to issue purchase orders, manage project budgets online and track change orders.

● BuildTools fully integrates with QuickBooks accounting software with all project & cost codes, invoices, purchase orders, subcontractor data and vendor contact information automatically imported and synchronized.

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