Blog Posts

Best construction workflow software: Top 10 picks in 2024

Micke Paqvalén
15 July, 2024
11 min. to read
Construction workflows are complex and highly technical. They have lots of moving parts. Given the chance to simplify, streamline, and automate...

10 best field reporting software tools in 2024

Micke Paqvalén
05 July, 2024
12 min. to read
You don’t need me to remind you of the challenges associated with compiling field reports. You’re already well aware of the many inefficiencies of...

Jobber vs Housecall Pro 2024: Which is better?

Micke Paqvalén
24 June, 2024
11 min. to read
[In-depth comparison] If you've been managing your business with tools like Google Calendar, spreadsheets, and email, you know firsthand the...

15 best construction project management software for small businesses 2024

Micke Paqvalén
01 July, 2024
18 min. to read
[In-depth comparison] Running a small construction business takes a lot of work. With limited resources, tight budgets, and constant time pressure,...

5 best subcontractor management software in 2024

Micke Paqvalén
30 May, 2024
9 min. to read
[In-depth comparison] Coordinating multiple subcontractors poses many challenges, with the constant risk of unforeseen issues arising. Moreover, any...

5 best job management software for tradesmen in 2024

Micke Paqvalén
16 July, 2024
13 min. to read
[In-depth comparison] Juggling multiple projects and deadlines? You're not alone. Tradesmen like you wear many hats, and keeping everything organized...

The ultimate guide to successful construction project management

Micke Paqvalén
02 February, 2024
25 min. to read
Keeping your team cohesive and on track, the client satisfied and in the loop, and your CEO happy with the progress, the project manager can often...

15 best construction time tracking apps in 2024

Micke Paqvalén
23 January, 2024
15 min. to read
Does this sound familiar? You provide a customer with a time estimate for a construction project. But when it's time to invoice the customer for the...

10 best construction project tracking software in 2024 (+Excel comparison)

Micke Paqvalén
10 April, 2024
14 min. to read
[In-depth comparison] Are your construction projects on track or running behind? Are tasks taking more time than expected? Most construction project...

5 steps to improve construction field management: a complete guide

Micke Paqvalén
23 January, 2024
12 min. to read
At its core, construction field management refers to the coordination of management of the on-site activity. Sounds simple enough. Of course, any...

The 10 best construction communication software tools 2024

Micke Paqvalén
24 January, 2024
11 min. to read
[In-depth comparison] Some businesses turn to social networking tools like WhatsApp for their business communication. Unfortunately, such tools are...

A practical guide to effective risk management in construction

Micke Paqvalén
27 June, 2024
11 min. to read
From health and safety to financial security, there are a lot of different risks that construction professionals need to manage.

10 Benefits and Challenges of AI in Construction

Micke Paqvalén
04 May, 2024
6 min. to read
The wave of AI technology has finally started reaching the shores of the construction industry. Many have feared new technologies in construction,...

How To Calculate and Improve Operational Efficiency in Construction

Micke Paqvalén
23 January, 2024
6 min. to read
In 2022, productivity in the USA's construction industry dipped, meaning construction projects required more hours worked for less output.

How to Ensure Great Customer Satisfaction in Construction

Micke Paqvalén
27 June, 2024
5 min. to read
It can be easy to assume that customer satisfaction in construction is a simple equation: deliver the project a client requested, relatively on time...

Optimizing Cash Flow: Strategies for Minimizing Payment Delays in Construction for Plumbers

Micke Paqvalén
27 June, 2024
5 min. to read
If you want to succeed as a plumber, there’s one thing that matters just as much as client relations, finding new projects, and even the quality of...

Optimizing Team Collaboration in HVAC Services with Effective Mobile Apps

Micke Paqvalén
27 June, 2024
4 min. to read
Collaboration in construction is key to a job done well. Nowhere is this more true than in HVAC services, where smooth, transparent communication...

Time Management in Construction for Carpenters: The Best Online Tools for Efficient Project Scheduling

Micke Paqvalén
27 June, 2024
5 min. to read
Time is a precious commodity in the construction industry, and for carpenters, efficient time management is crucial for the success of any project.

The Project Manager’s Guide to Navigating Construction Projects

Micke Paqvalén
23 January, 2024
7 min. to read
The construction industry is a tough place. With constantly shifting goals and circumstances, even the smallest construction projects can be...

Project Documentation for Remodelers: Easy Access to Plans and Images Anywhere, Anytime

Micke Paqvalén
12 December, 2023
6 min. to read
Throughout construction, effective project documentation is the linchpin of success. Remodelers especially rely on precise and readily accessible...

Optimizing Your Bottom Line: Mastering Cost Management in Construction for Paving Companies

Micke Paqvalén
27 June, 2024
7 min. to read
Paving contractors are the architects of connectivity within the construction industry, crafting the pathways that define accessibility. From...

What Are Contractor Management Systems in Construction? Navigating the Digital Transformation

Micke Paqvalén
27 June, 2024
5 min. to read
Many modern businesses find that freelancers and contractors are vital contributors to their success. Nowhere is this truer than in construction,...

The Best Construction Scheduling Software You Need

Micke Paqvalén
27 June, 2024
5 min. to read
From winning bids to executing projects on time and within budget, working in construction can be extremely difficult and stressful. But it doesn’t...

Everything you need to know about punch lists

Micke Paqvalén
03 July, 2024
6 min. to read
From adding an extension to a house to building a new one from scratch, every construction project has a lot of different elements for success.

What Exactly Is a Construction Bond?

Micke Paqvalén
27 June, 2024
7 min. to read
It’s no secret that construction is not for the faint-hearted - there are a lot of things that can go wrong at every stage.

What Is an RFI in Construction and What Should It Include?

Micke Paqvalén
27 June, 2024
6 min. to read
In any situation or sector, efficient communication and information exchange is key. This is especially true in the construction industry, where ...

What Is the Construction Bidding Process? Everything You Need to Know

Micke Paqvalén
27 June, 2024
7 min. to read
Construction projects can be demanding and time-consuming, meaning you cannot just buy a project straight off the supermarket shelf. But customers...

All The Types of Construction Contracts You Need To Know About

Micke Paqvalén
17 May, 2024
7 min. to read
The construction industry is a big world with a lot of different projects, varying in size and complexity, each requiring careful planning and...

Your Construction Cost Estimate: How Do You Calculate It Using Software & Templates?

Micke Paqvalén
27 June, 2024
5 min. to read
Anyone in the construction industry from brick layers to CEOs knows that estimating construction costs is crucial to the success of a project.

What Is Preconstruction? Phases, Activities, and Checklist

Micke Paqvalén
03 December, 2023
4 min. to read
If you’ve been around the construction industry you’re likely familiar with the term “pre-construction”. Successful contractors know that proper...

Your guide to hiring the perfect construction project manager

Buildbite
12 December, 2023
2 min. to read
In the chaotic world of construction, finding the perfect project manager is no easy feat. The Project Manager you choose to hire will ultimately...

3 tips to compare actual hours to time estimates in construction

Buildbite
12 December, 2023
4 min. to read
Delivering construction projects on time and within budget can be difficult when you can’t accurately forecast how long it will take to complete...

5 reasons projects fail according to construction project manager

Buildbite
13 May, 2024
3 min. to read
In life, we are all bound to fail at some point. It’s how we choose to learn from our failures that ultimately lead to our successes in the future. ...

CEO’s insider tips to manage customer expectations with ease

Buildbite
03 December, 2023
2 min. to read
We all know that in business, the customer is always right. This expression couldn’t be more true when managing construction projects. Providing...

CEO's tips on how to structure construction projects for success

Buildbite
13 May, 2024
3 min. to read
As a Project Manager, you have a lot on your plate. Phasing plays a crucial role when structuring a project to ensure that you don’t bite off more...

5 essential tools for construction project managers

Buildbite
13 May, 2024
3 min. to read
A good Project Manager is able to combine their skills of planning, coordinating and controlling resources in order to achieve specific goals. It is...

Why the partnership between Buildbite and Signicat matters.

Buildbite
04 August, 2023
1 min. to read
The global construction market size reached a value of approximately USD 12.74 trillion in 2022 and the market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 6.5%

Renovation & restoration industry to boom while new builds drop by 40%

Buildbite
12 December, 2023
2 min. to read
The news is in and it’s not looking good. New building construction is in freefall.Statistics released by UK Trade Skills Index 2023 reveal that UK...

Buildbite's Fair Billing Policy

Amy Roberts
12 December, 2023
2 min. to read
At Buildbite, we believe in fairness and transparency. That’s why we’re ensuring that we bill all our customers fairly. We want our customers to...

The future of construction in 2023 and beyond

Wiebke Arendt
13 May, 2024
15 min. to read
Owning a home is the eternal dream most consumers around the world have. It’s still seen as a hallmark for success. And owning a home is just part of...

Do customers understand the cost implications of their decisions?

Buildbite
03 December, 2023
1 min. to read
Let's start with the good news. Most homeowners have a clear vision of what the end-result should look like. They might have looked for inspiration...

Embedded financial tech as a solution for construction risk mitigation

Buildbite
12 December, 2023
2 min. to read
The construction industry is plagued with conflict, risk and low margins. It’s a sad reality that the sector is riddled with a knock on effect of...

Construction is not for the faint-hearted

Buildbite
31 May, 2024
2 min. to read
The business of building and renovating homes is unique in many ways. Anyone looking to start a home improvement or construction project must adhere...

The challenge of two-way communication in construction

Buildbite
07 December, 2023
1 min. to read
Very few construction projects go exactly according to the original plan. This is a normal aspect of any construction project and is in most cases...

The challenge with lack of instructions to complete a task

Buildbite
04 December, 2023
1 min. to read
Professional construction workers take pride in the quality of their work. But sometimes, even the most skilled builder might struggle. Sometimes,...

The challenge of missing documentation after the construction project

Buildbite
04 December, 2023
1 min. to read
Construction projects can sometimes be quite admin-heavy and the amount of paperwork, financial documentation and permits during a construction...

The challenge of observing progress

Buildbite
12 December, 2023
1 min. to read
As humans, we have a natural tendency to measure progress by observing a linear movement towards a predefined goal. In construction, we make...

Having clarity on what was (actually) agreed

Buildbite
03 December, 2023
1 min. to read
Construction projects can be pretty messy - both literally and metaphorically speaking - and project managers are often struggling to stay on top of...

Time Estimates vs. Actual time

Buildbite
12 December, 2023
1 min. to read
The challenge of balancing time estimates with actual time spent We've all been there. We take on a relatively straightforward job and we provide the...

Proptech solutions to improve construction industry collaboration

Buildbite
12 December, 2023
2 min. to read
The construction industry is ripe for disruption. Large projects across asset classes typically take 20 percent longer to finish than scheduled and...

Featured posts

What Is Preconstruction? Phases, Activities, and Checklist

Micke Paqvalén
03 December, 2023
4 minute read
If you’ve been around the construction industry you’re likely familiar with...

10 Benefits and Challenges of AI in Construction

Micke Paqvalén
04 May, 2024
6 minute read
The wave of AI technology has finally started reaching the shores of the...

10 best construction project tracking software in 2024 (+Excel comparison)

Micke Paqvalén
10 April, 2024
14 minute read
[In-depth comparison] Are your construction projects on track or running...

A practical guide to effective risk management in construction

Micke Paqvalén
27 June, 2024
11 minute read
From health and safety to financial security, there are a lot of different...

What Is the Construction Bidding Process? Everything You Need to Know

Micke Paqvalén
27 June, 2024
7 minute read
Construction projects can be demanding and time-consuming, meaning you cannot...
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