The best building estimating software 

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Easy-to-use building estimating software,
from first takeoff to final invoice

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

Key benefits of Buildxact’s building estimating software

Key features of Buildxact:
The only construction estimating software you need

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.

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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.

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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 customisable templates bassed off your estimate and supercharge your RFQ process with suppliers and subcontractors.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Customer Story – Bryce Parker Homes


Pricing for construction management software

Cloud-based | Instant access | Mobile-friendly 

14-day free trial

Get access to all Buildxact’s features, no credit card required.

Create estimates, use the takeoff tool, quote jobs and more as you learn how Buildxact can help your business.

Monthly subscription –
From $149 a month 

Simple month-to-month pricing and unlimited quotes.

Covers everything you need including software, training, support, upgrades and maintenance.

Access on any device and cancel any time.

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Have a few questions? No problem

What’s the best way for residential builders to get started on Buildxact?

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!

How can I do a takeoff for flooring?

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.

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Do you have recipes/formulas for carpentry?

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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