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Easy to use painting estimating software

Buildxact is the only painting project management software that trades need to run a successful business.

From first takeoff to final invoice, Buildxact has all the features you need and nothing you don’t.

Our residential painting estimating software brings together estimating, job management and accounting on a single platform, meaning you only need to learn one tool for your end-to-end painting projects.

A simple, better way

Buildxact acts as the centre of your business; managing leads, completing takeoffs, creating estimates, producing quotes, managing schedules and purchases, communicating with subcontractors and invoicing customers.

Quick to get started with and easy-to-use, so you can start completing online takeoffs in as little as an hour. But if you need a hand, our local support team is only a call away.

Start scaling your painting business while getting more time back in your day for the things you love. Buildxact is behind you. 

Benefits of painting project management software

Key features of painting project management software

All the features you need and nothing you don’t.

Accurate online takeoffs 

Upload your PDF plans and complete takeoffs online up to 80% faster than if done manually.

Scale and measure seamlessly in just a few clicks and price jobs in one step with takeoffs automatically linked to item costs.

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Reusable estimate costings 

Use our painting estimating software to create your estimates from pre-built templates including roofing, walls, fencing and more, or build your own template to reuse again and again.

No matter the material, estimate based on individual items, linear metre, and metre squared.

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Quick, professional quotes 

Make your business stand out with beautifully designed and detailed quotes using our painting quoting software.

Bring your quotes to life by including images like paint selections.

Quote quickly and accurately based on your estimate and supercharge your RFQ process with suppliers and contractors.

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Easy job management and scheduling 

Stay across all elements of the job with painting scheduling software.

Save time by building your schedule directly from your estimate and track purchase orders with painting stores and other suppliers.

Keep your team of subcontractors in the loop with automated email and text reminders.

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Simple cost tracking and accounting 

Track your project budgets in real time from any device.

Create purchase orders and work orders in one simple dashboard and have peace of mind that you’re across all job budgets.

Easily integrate your existing accounting software, including Xero, MYOB and Quickbooks.

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Pricing for painting project management software

Cloud-based | Instant access | No setup | Mobile-friendly 

14-day free trial

Get access to all Buildxact’s features, no credit card required.

Create estimates, use the takeoff tool, quote jobs and more as you learn how Buildxact can help your business.

Monthly subscription –
From $149 a month 

Simple month-to-month pricing and unlimited quotes.

Covers everything you need including software, training, support, upgrades and maintenance.

Access on any device and cancel any time.

Have a few questions? No problem

Which subscription should I start with?

For painters, we recommend starting with the Entry subscription.

For $149 a month, one user can create fast takeoffs and estimates, and send unlimited quotes. You can easily add another user for $59 per month. See full pricing. 

How do I do takeoffs for painting?

Use Buildxact’s painting estimating software to do quick takeoffs. 

For painters the metre squared vertical takeoff or metre squared basic takeoff will help you get the job done.

Use the polygon takeoff tool to easily measure up your elevation plans.  

 Watch how to do a M2 basic takeoff.
Watch how to do a M2 vertical takeoff. 

Buildxact is the better way to estimate and manage your painting projects

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