The most important tool in a contractor’s toolbox is no longer their hammer or tape measure; it has become their smart phone or iPad. These tools allow all contractors to work smarter and not harder helping you with all aspects of the job. We have compiled a list of 8 popular apps created to help all contractors and construction companies.

Hours
Allows you to track your time for multiple projects with a visual timeline, smart reminders and detailed reporting.
Available for: iPhone

Joist Estimating and Invoicing
Save time and money with this tool for contractors who work in the field and on the go. It allows you to quickly create estimates and invoices and send them from anywhere.
Available for: iPad, iPhone and Android

Expensify
Can’t stand your expense reports? Look no further! Expensify makes capturing receipts, tracking time or mileage, business travel and creating expense reports quick and easy. Expensify takes the time, paper and headaches out of your expense reports.
Available for: iPad, iPhone and Android 

PlanGrid
PlanGrid is a construction app that lets contractors and architects collaborate with all their project plans, specs and photos. Upload your PDF drawings to plangrid.com and they will automatically sync to all your teams iPads in real time. Any markups you make can also easily be shared with everyone on your construction project.
Available for: iPad, iPhone and Android

Construction Master Pro
Provides a wide range of calculators with powerful built-in solutions that make it ideal for completing layouts, plans, bids and estimates. Features include Full trigonometric function, work in and convert between all building dimensional formats: feet-inch-fractions, inch fraction, yards, decimal feet (10ths, 100ths), decimal inches and metric (m, cm, mm), built-in right angle functions simplify square-ups, rafters, slopes and more.
Available for: iPad, iPhone and Android

BuildCalc
Construction calculator with advanced baluster, stair and fence functions. Additional interactive functions include fully interactive stair, baluster, compound miter, and diagonal and hip/valley functions.
Available for: iPad, iPhone and Android

4W Contractor: Project Management
4W is a simple tool for the management of jobs and small projects. It is an essential tool for contractors, small businesses and personal use.
Available for: Android

FieldLens
FieldLens is a tool for the construction industry to help the workers in the field. From pre-construction to punch list, FieldLens allows everyone on the project to see and manage the build in real time.
Available for: iPad, iPhone and Android 

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