Today’s world is one in which everything is connected and in the cloud.
From the groceries we order to the rides we hail to the ways we socialize, life as we know it has gone digital. That should include home building or remodeling. Yep, it’s not all hammers and nails anymore. The best contractors have a new power tool: smart software.
The tech we’re talking about is Buildertrend. This powerful platform is the industry gold standard, simplifying the entire construction process from beginning to end. With Buildertrend, construction professionals can streamline communication with their crews and you – managing the entire project and still giving you access to all the details.
Tech-savvy construction professionals who use Buildertrend do business better: On track, on deadline and on budget is the norm, not the exception. Plus, these pros can give you the digital experience you want. When you work with a contractor who uses Buildertrend, the construction experience is next level.
It’s time for you to experience the Buildertrend difference yourself. Here are the top five reasons you should hire a Buildertrend contractor for your next home project:
1) Progress updates aplenty
Nobody likes to play the guessing game – especially if it involves the dream home you’re building or the home improvement project you’re finally ready to take on.
Get out of the dark and come into the light when you hire a tech-savvy contractor who uses Buildertrend. You’ll get progress updates, including images, videos and logs of what was done in a day. But that’s not all!
Want more visibility into who is doing what and when? Well, just check the schedule. Yep, your contractor can surface the entire job schedule inside the Buildertrend experience. It’s there for you to view whenever and whenever you please.
2) Communication chaos conquered
Sick of bouncing between texts, voice messages, emails and written notes when communicating with your contractor? Of course, you are! (We’re getting tired just thinking about it.)
Buildertrend puts an end to all this. It’s your single source of truth for communication. Through Buildertrend’s messages and comments features, you can ask questions and get answers in real time, really quick.
That’s communication done the Buildertrend way.
3) Everything is on record
It’s all in the details when it comes to making your home project a reality. That’s why no detail should be left behind.
You won’t have to worry about that with the Buildertrend app. All communication is tracked and on record here. Buildertrend captures it exactly as it happened, so you know who said what when, specific details shared and which decisions were made (and how). This holds contractors and their teams accountable while keeping you engaged.
With Buildertrend, there’s no more searching your drawer full of sticky notes to remember which tile you told your contractor to use.
Which brings us to our next point …
4) Selections simplified
When it comes to home construction projects, you’ve got many choices to make. This can take a lot of time, a lot of energy and a lot of face-to-face meetings to complete.
Or, you can do it right from the comfort of your own couch. With Buildertrend, your contractor can simplify the selections process for you. Easily choose plumping fixtures, window treatments, flooring options and more (lots more) just by logging into your Buildertrend app.
Even better, Buildertrend tracks your project running total based off the choices you make, so it’s easy to stay within budget.
Decisions, decisions … not so dizzying anymore, are they?
5) Online payments and agreements
Remember when we said Buildertrend streamlines the entire construction experience? Yeah, we meant it. This includes the payment process for your project and agreements.
Receive invoices from your contractor and make payments toward your home construction job with a touch of a button – it’s all within the Buildertrend app. Getting paid faster is surely something your contractor won’t complain about.
Want to reference your original estimate for the job? How about review your contract, or agree to the upcharge on a fancier faucet you couldn’t resist? Buildertrend makes that possible. Your contractor can store all agreements and request your electronic signatures within the Buildertrend app.
For a platform that helps contractors rise above paper and pen, Buildertrend sure does a good job keeping everyone on the same page.
Better with Buildertrend
Did you know more people have cellphones than toothbrushes? Even your grandma has a cellphone (her ability to use emojis notwithstanding).
There’s no excuse for your contractor to not have tech in their toolbelt. Digital is the way of the world, and Buildertrend is the way to a faster, better construction experience.
Contractors and their clients agree: Buildertrend brings more efficiency and reduces the common stresses of construction projects. According to our Digitally Savvy Homeowner Report, 86% of homeowners aged 23+ would find an online dashboard helpful during the construction process and 98% say ease of communication and collaboration are important during the construction process – and Buildertrend delivers!
So, next time you’re looking to start a home project, ask the construction companies you’re considering if they’re backed by Buildertrend. Or, look for the Buildertrend Customer Badge on their websites and social media.
After all, you deserve better. You deserve a Buildertrend contractor.