Use Buildertrend to:

  • Better understand project timelines and track progress in a centralized location

  • Improve processes and work more efficiently

  • Monitor the financial health of your projects in real-time and make adjustments as needed

  • Share project information with key stakeholders to ensure everyone is aligned

What do homebuilders, specialty contractors, commercial contractors and remodelers value about Buildertrend?

Lead Management:

  • Know when to follow up with potential clients and keep track of consultation appointments

  • Run reports on what lead sources result in more closed jobs and prioritize incoming leads

  • Keep track of the high volume of jobs coming in with all information being tracked in one central location


  • Increase collaboration between all involved parties with a consistent schedule and processes

  • Create more efficiency in business processes with everything in one location

  • See a decrease in repetitive tasks and rework with real-time updates

  • Increase transparency between the office team and field crews

  • Add flexibility to timeline shifts and schedule changes

  • Keep track of changes without having to rely on memory

Real-time financials:

  • Track the bottom line and provide visibility across all jobs

  • Know project margins in real-time throughout the life of each job

Establishing a change order process:

  • Don't lose money and increase profit margins by managing and documenting change orders in Buildertrend

  • Form easier processes for dealing with unanticipated changes such as load-bearing walls or plumbing issues

  • Ensure you don’t have to eat the costs of unexpected changes with built-in change order processes

  • Create a seamless formal process for change orders and require multiple rounds of approval without holding up construction

Effective communication:

  • Ensure open communication and reduce mistakes made on jobs

  • Store all information, files and documents in one place allowing for transparency for all involved parties

  • Use Buildertrend as a single source of truth, so there's no need to juggle emails, texts and paper documents

  • Use the Customer Portal to create a channel for seamless communication with clients, which also helps to improve customer experience

  • Use Buildertrend to help communicate the scope of each job to their crews

Planning crew locations:

  • Specialty contractors can use the Schedule feature to plan out their crews’ locations for each day

Interested in Learning More? 📚

The Buildertrend Learning Academy is your one-stop-shop for your online education, whether you're new to Buildertrend or an experienced user looking to learn more.

If you have any questions or require additional support, feel free to chat with us, send an email:, or give us a call at 1-888-415-7149. We’re always happy to help.

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