Why small builders should invest in cloud-based construction software

In the era of digital tools, you have more options now than ever before; especially when it comes to managing your work. Cloud-based construction software can help you control scheduling, provide accurate estimations, generate job costings, invoices, quotes and much more.  

Business decisions are won or lost on the strength of their return on investment. It’s no different if you’re a small builder or trade looking to increase profit and take your business to the next levelInvesting in cloud-based construction software is a cost-effective way to help make this a reality. 

In this article, we’re going to look at how small builders and renovators use cloud-based construction software to help manage their work and build the business they’ve always wanted.  

Easy to afford and get started with 

The days of massive investments and weeks to get started are gone. With cloud-based software you pay month-by-month, no upfront cost, nothing. Get started in hours with training conducted one-on-one from the convenience of your office or home, using the latest online video conferencing tools.  

Schedule jobs seamlessly 

Cloud-based construction scheduling software helps you work out the ‘when and where’ of each job you’re working on. For example, if you have someone dropping off materials at a specific time, you can see this in your calendar and receive a notification as the time approaches. The same goes for your subcontractors; you will know when they are due to arrive at job sites to complete the required work. 

Your job schedule keeps everything visualised ‘at a glance’, helping you stay on track of where you need to go (and when)The schedule can generate reports for your clients whenever they ask – a great way to keep your clients informed. 

Access your work from anywhere 

Whether you’re on the road, travelling to different job sites, or busy in the office doing admin work, you can check to see how your team is progressing. You can verify whether your materials are delivered and collaborate with contractors on each of your jobs as they continue to develop over time.  

Meeting a client on site or checking how the job’s progressing? Construction cloud software can be accessed through a web browser from your phone, laptop or tablet. Everything is stored in one centralised location (the cloud). All your work is saved automatically. This means no more missing files, or the headaches and stress involved with losing them.  

Cloud-based construction job management software really is the ideal solution for modern small builders looking to improve the efficiencies of their business.  

Ready to get started with construction cloud software? 

Buildxact is more than just a construction estimating tool for builders – it is filled with features that help you streamline the entire job management process from start to finish.  

If you’re unsure whether it’s the right fit for your business, get in touch with our team who will be happy to answer any questions you have in a one on one, online demo. Alternatively, you can start a free 14-day trial right away.