Top Contractor Software Apps for 2020

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It’s no secret that technology is becoming fully integrated in new and exciting ways into every business sector – and the contracting and construction industry are no exception. Software apps designed specifically for contractors have simplified timekeeping and project management, from early planning phases to project completion, increasing efficiency and productivity. As listed by Software Advice, below are some of the top rated and recommended software apps for contractors.

Buildertrend

What it is: A construction management system for home builders, remodelers, specialty contractors and general contractors.

How it works: It combines project scheduling, project management, financial management, customer management and service management in a single suite. As a cloud-based platform, this system can be accessed online with a computer or mobile device.

Apple Free / Google Play Free

CoConstruct

What it is: A project, financial and client management system for custom home builders and remodelers.

How it works: It allows each user to enter a piece of information once, and have that data flow directly from the estimate, specifications, selections, bids, change orders, budgets and to and from QuickBooks – with no double entry. Users can manage their projects from their tablet or desktop, in the field with our mobile app.

Apple Free / Google Play Free

Procore

What it is:  A platform that connects every project contributor to solutions built specifically for the construction industry – owners, GCs and the specialty contractor.

How it works:  Use the Procore App Marketplace to access over 150 partner solutions that integrate seamlessly with the platform, giving you the freedom to connect with what works best for you. Easily communicate across disparate teams to eliminate silos.

Apple Free / Google Play Free

Contractor Foreman

What it is:  An integrated cloud-based project management and estimation solution that caters to businesses in the construction industry. The solution offers a custom dashboard that includes information about metrics such as clocked in employees and locations, appointments and calendars, corporate notes, local weather and more.

How it works:  Maintain OSHA 300 logs, set up safety meetings, add custom safety topics, capture employee signatures and assign occurrence and discipline type to incidents.

Apple Free / Google Play Free

RedTeam

What it is:  A project management, construction financials and document control solution suited for midsize commercial general contractors. It is a cloud-based application developed by contractors to manage pre-construction, construction and project closeout stages.

How it works:  Designed to help with estimating, bid solicitation, scheduling, contracting and construction financials with real-time integration to QuickBooks Online. In addition, the solution also has functionality for CRM, estimating, bid management job cost tracking and control, time capture and expense management.

Apple Free / Google Play Free

For more details on these solutions and many more, check out the full list from Software Advice.

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