Project management software that adapts to your specialty

Pool builders, electricians, plumbers … no matter your trade, this is your tech. We’ve got the tools you need to keep pace with your high project volume.

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Buildertrend project management software is here to help specialty contractors

We’re serious about your specialty. Our platform takes the processes off your plate, so you can focus on what matters – the job itself.

Centralized job documentation

More jobs with shorter timelines. That’s the life of a specialty contractor. Without a single source of truth, job details are bound to get lost. Not with project management software. Buildertrend’s Daily Logs tool lets you record progress, store an unlimited number of files and share updates with your team. This is your one tool to document it all.

job documentation

Scheduling that accounts for delays

Outdoor specialty contractors, like pool builders or landscapers, face a challenge others don’t – weather that won’t behave. Don’t let that rain on your timeline. Buildertrend’s Schedule tool helps you meet deadlines by allowing you to account for delays, reschedule tasks and find overall efficiencies.

Scheduling for delays

A true field-office connection

Location, location, location. Your team is working from a lot of them with all the jobs specialty contractors run at once. Our project management software’s mobile collaboration tools make it easy for those in the field to fill out logs, access important documents and share updates, even when miles away from the office.

Field to office connection

Save time starting projects with Takeoff

As a specialty contractor, you’re managing multiple jobs with many moving parts. Eliminate stress from the very start by adding takeoff and estimating solutions to your project planning process. With Buildertrend Takeoff, you can upload digital blueprints, make measurements quickly and ensure accurate estimates every time.

Estimate UX

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Scheduling success guide

Your guide to scheduling success in Buildertrend

A lot of projects, very little time … sound familiar? Not anymore. Download this guide to learn how Buildertrend’s Schedule tool helps busy specialty contractors make more of each minute by boosting collaboration and efficiency.

How Buildertrend helps specialty contractors

Our specialty is helping you. Get the answers you’re looking for here.

Your monthly Buildertrend subscription comes with:

  • Dedicated Buildertrend team members to provide software training and answer any questions you may have. After you sign up, you’ll also get a custom onboarding plan and unlimited support throughout the life of your subscription.
  • Setup assistance, including data entry to help get your account ready for your business to see an immediate impact.
  • Branding and customization of your Buildertrend account so it feels like a true extension of your business.

Buildertrend’s construction project management software gives you the tools you need to have more accurate estimates, faster scheduling and better communication. See our full list of project management features to understand how we help specialty contractors like you.

Yes – With Buildertrend accessible in the palm of your hand, there’s no need to travel back and forth from the job site to the office! Capturing job progress notes, photos, videos and more only takes minutes. Plus, they will immediately upload to your account, even notifying your admin staff, clients, and subcontractors, if needed!

Yes – Labor hours can easily be tracked per job and invoiced to your client through QuickBooks or directly through Buildertrend. The Time Clock makes it easy to review your budget and make sure you’re staying on target at any point during the build.

Proof Buildertrend project management software delivers amazing results

Whether you’re looking for pool and spa business software or tech for tilers, learn how Buildertrend increases efficiency at every level, for every job.

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Decksouth: Templates help builder complete 2,000 outdoor projects

Decksouth needed a way to make every second count. That time-savings came when they discovered one smart system that handles every stage of the construction process – Buildertrend.

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Sep 28, 2019

Customer spotlight: Custom Decks

Real users. Real stories. Real results. “We’re based in Colorado, but we wanted to expand into Seattle and Los Angeles…”

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Scheduling hacks

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Oct 14, 2020

4 scheduling pro tips for specialty contractors

Want to maximize time and easily manage your on-site teams? Use these four pro scheduling tips to increase your productivity and success.

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“Without having a program that does this for us, there’s no way we would be able to run a business with 70 pools on the back of a piece of paper. Buildertrend helps us at a company level to be able to manage all these projects. Without that support, we wouldn’t be as successful as we are today.”

Co-owner of Cronulla Pools, Sydney, Australia

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Cronulla Pools: Streamlining pool construction schedules for this specialty contractor

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Templates: Why we love ‘em and why you should, too

This week we are talking templates with Buildertrend onsite consultant and template guru, Jordan Coolidge.

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