Take A Look – 8 Smart Phone Apps You Should Find Useful

Smartphone apps for the construction industry are leading the way to providing solutions, whilst providing mobility and being on the go. So we have put together the following list of the best construction apps available:


This iPhone app will allow you to create and track your bidding process with your subcontractors, in a secure and reliable way. SmartBidNet will provide you with accessible information to make big projects easier and on time – builders can manage preconstruction data from anywhere, anytime.



This is a tool that allows you to estimate, create invoices, record payments, and manage projects from anywhere. It’s a free and popular app that provides 24/7 support.




FingerCAD is the first CAD application for technical drawing with fingers assisted by computer. You can draw houses, bridges, floor plans, mechanical components, geometrical figures, and anything that can be designed with a common computer CAD. The final design will be saved, and it can be sent via email or printed.




Plan GridPlan Grid
Plan Grid is an easy to use app that will manage and keep all of your construction team up to date with the latest revisions of documents and drawings. It allows you to publish latest documents to a cloud server that all the team can access. Instantly share construction plans, mark ups, photos and reports.




Carpenters HelperCarpenter’s Helper
This is an advanced construction calculator, capable of handling rafter lengths, stair lengths, roof pitch and more. It has a graphical interface that will calculate stair, roof and floor projects. With it’s easy to use layout and features, it blows expensive stand-alone construction calculators out of the water!




Truckast will allow you to set up your ready mix concreate order easily directly from your smartphone. You can gain access to delivery times and have an idea on when the concrete trucks will arrive on site. The app allows you to communicate with the dispatcher as well.




Roofing calculatorRoofing calculator

After entering the area being worked on, this app will calculate the number of roofing shingles, suares, and bundles for a given job. In addition you can input a cost per bundle to be included in the calculation. Ideal for any roofing contractor.




Pervidi is designed to help construction teams save money while managing their safety inspection programmes. Users can automate any type of inspection, including safety audits, work orders, property assessments, asset management, service management and custom forms.