Features for Builders & Renovators

Easy to use painting estimating software

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

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 center 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. 

Easy to use painting estimating software with vibrant results

Save time

No more late nights behind the computer trying to get on top of everything. Complete takeoffs 80% faster, quote x5 quicker and get more time back in your day.

Improve accuracy

Accurate estimates can make or break your business’ profitability. Eliminate the room for human error by using paitning estimating software.

Win more work

Get more jobs through the door with quick online quoting, created directly from your estimate using painting quoting software. Stand out from the pack with professional-looking quotes and prompt communication with homeowners.

Increase profitability

Be confident that your project is profitable from the first takeoff to final invoice. Simple painting scheduling software means you can track jobs and costs from the palm of your hand, so you’ll 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 with your existing accounting software and sync invoices and purchase orders. It’s easy to get up and running. A lot less admin, and a lot less risk of mistakes.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 | Mobile-friendly 

Free Trial


14 Days

Use our 14-day free trial and see how construction software is made easy.



per month

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


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.

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 and Watch how to do a M2 vertical takeoff.

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