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Easy-to-use building estimating software

Buildxact’s estimating software is the smarter way to build. 

Designed specifically for the needs of modern residential builders and trades, Buildxact has all the features you need to streamline the way you manage your business and projects.

Buildxact is so easy-to-use, you and your team can get started quickly with minimal training. From first takeoff to final invoice, Buildxact is the only building estimating software you need to manage your residential construction business end-to-end. 

A simple, better way

Bring your estimating and job management together onto one platform, and easily sync with your existing construction accounting software so there’s no double handling of information. 

Stress less, get more time back in your day and start growing your business with Buildxact.

Customer Story - Shawco Building

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Save time

Stop forfeiting your evenings and weekends to admin work. Win that precious time back by automating manual processes with Buildxact’s construction cost estimating software that complete takeoffs online up to 80% faster – and more.

Improve accuracy

Swap Excel, paper plans and scale rulers for cost estimating software and let Buildxact do the calculations for you. By removing the risk of human error, you’ll have confidence that your numbers are accurate, first time, every time.

Win more work

Quote accurately and quickly (up to 5x faster!) with Buildxact’s quotation tool. Stand out from the pack with customizable professional quotes and prompt communication with homeowners.

Increase efficiency

Buildxact organizes all the moving parts of your business in one integrated online platform. Optimize information access and sharing, streamline your processes and collaborate seamlessly.

Maximise profitability

Have confidence that your project is profitable from the first takeoff to final invoice. Buildxact’s easy-to-use building construction estimating software means you can manage jobs and track costs from the palm of your hand, so you never miss a thing.

Reduce uncertainty

Remove the guesswork of your project’s profitability with a clear view of budgets in real-time. Easily integrate Buildxact with your existing construction accounting software and sync invoices and purchase orders. A lot less admin, and a lot less risk of mistakes.

The only construction estimating software you need

Cloud-based | Instant access | Mobile-friendly 

Complete takeoffs online 80% faster

No more Excel, paper plans and scale rulers – complete your takeoffs on-screen in minutes with Buildxact’s user-friendly polygon tool.

Price jobs in one step with digital takeoffs linked to item costs.

Create quick and accurate cost estimates

Use and re-use Buildxact’s templates, checklists and recipes features to fast-track your estimating processes – saving you time and stress.

With the ability to upload your own pricelsits, along with your suppliers’ pricelist, you can create accurate, error-free and comprehensive estimates – first time, every time.

Send professional quotes 5x faster

Stand out from the competition and win more work with detailed and beautiful quotes, using Buildxact quotation tool.

Quote quickly with customizable templates based off your estimate and supercharge your RFQ process with suppliers and subcontractors.

Manage jobs easily

Keep your construction business running efficeintly and stay across all the elements of the job with Buildxact’s construction project management software.

Save time by building your schedule directly from your estimate and use it as the single source of truth for each job. Stay in touch with subcontractors, suppliers, and team with automated email and text reminders.

Track costs in real-time

Know exactly how close to budget your job is – every step of the way – with Buildxact’s simple cost-tracking features. Easily compare your actual costs to your original estimates to help hone your future quotes.

Have a clear overview of multiple jobs, and create work and purchase orders all in one clean dashboard.

Sync your accounting software

Connect to Xero, MYOB or Quickbooks construction accounting software and sync invoices and purchase orders.

You can access all your accounting data on the go or the job site, so you don’t have to wait until you’re back at the office to send an invoice.

Customer Story - Bryce Parker Homes

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Pricing for construction management software

Cloud-based | Instant access | Mobile-friendly 

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For the custom builder starting off with digital takeoffs and estimates to speed up quotes


Getting started couldn’t be simpler! Choose from Buildxact’s range of estimate templates and you’re away.

We recommend single or double storey template for residential builders – with everything you’ll need for your build covered, half your estimating work is done!

Buildxact’s takeoff software is easy to use. To do a basic takeoff for flooring, you can use the metre squared measurement feature. Simple use one of the estimate templates available and select your unit of measurement Watch the full video

We sure do. Buildxact’s cost estimating software is a great way to use recipes.

Recipes can be used to quickly add a pre-build of items into a project, including materials and labour. Carpenters can use recipes in Buildxact for things like framing.

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