Five Apps Contractors Can Utilize for Productivity

With mobile technology evolving, contractors are utilizing apps to help them do their job more efficiently. Here at Builders’ General, we took some time to scour the internet in search of some of the best apps to help the businesses that do business with us.  While there are many new products on the market to help you work smarter, we think this list will give you a head start on finding the right technology to manage and grow your business.


For just $10 a month, JobFLEX is a must have app for contractors. Spending too much time creating estimates for clients? With JobFLEX, you’re able to deliver estimates on the spot, with or without Wi-Fi or a cell signal. Create and edit customizable forms, then drag and drop line item costs, materials, and photos. When you’re finished, preview, email, or print estimates on your phone with just one tap.

Viewpoint for Projects

For more extensive integrated software, ViewPoint has a 95% user satisfaction rating. A cloud based platform, you are able to easily share and collaborate on all of your contracting documents, such as drawings, contracts, photos and models in one easy to access location. You are also able to implement changes to your project directly through the app.  Prices vary for services needed.  A free demo and quote is a click away.


TrueLook provides construction cameras for live viewing so you are always aware of your site conditions, security and the bonus of sharing your project’s progress with investors, customers and other interested parties.  Once integrated on your website, your project will be promoted to the world by sharing live view, time-lapse videos, photo albums, and more.  Visit their web site for a free demo and quote.


It’s a software solution started with a need by residential construction companies build more projects, build them faster, reduce communication errors, and maximize customer satisfaction.  The Result? Buildertrend.

Buildertrend was founded in 2006 and combines project scheduling, project management, financial management, customer management and service management in one central hub accessed on any device connected to the internet.  Pricing and demos available on their web site.


If you are competing in the handyman market, your business needs to be efficient and responsive. RazorSync’s mobile field service software allows you to manage your business from a mobile phone, table or computer. Designed to help you schedule more jobs with the same staff, reduce travel time, and capture customer signatures and invoice from the job site, you’ll notice an increase in both productivity and profitability. RazorSync starts at just $40 a month with a free trial by visiting their web site.

These are five construction apps contractors can utilize for productivity. While these apps can help get the job done more efficiently, having the right supplies is essential. Builders’ General has five locations in New Jersey for your convenience and delivery is always free, where you want it, when you want it.  Stop in or give us a call at 1-800-570-7227.  We’re here to help any way we can.