Here are the best ways to respond to negative reviews to ensure your construction business's reputation isn't damaged.
Here are six of the best associations for home builders and remodelers looking to access educational resources, opportunities, and more.
November 21, 2022
Construction loans consist of short-term loans that have adjustable interest rates. Learn more about how construction loans work.
November 15, 2022
Learn how much a residential subcontractor in the U.S. makes per year based on their location and how they maximize their salary.
October 19, 2022
September 26, 2022
Deciding between Home Depot Pro Desk, Lowes Pro MVP Rewards, and Floor & Decor ProPremiere Rewards? Here's our full comparison of each service.
September 16, 2022
To make a time-lapse video of your project's progress, you'll first need to determine what equipment you'll be using and the appropriate settings.
September 1, 2022
Learn how to create and use a construction estimate checklist to prevent costly bidding mistakes
August 15, 2022
The top tactics and ideas for construction companies to build loyalty and retain their most skilled employees
August 10, 2022
What is a scope of work? Here's everything you need to know along with how to create them for residential construction projects.
August 4, 2022
A blueprint for builders on how to negotiate and maintain a successful relationship with subcontrators
August 1, 2022
Should you hire employees or subcontractors? Discover the pros and cons of each along with the data to help you determine which one is better for your business.
July 21, 2022
Learn what a subcontractor agreement is, what it does, and why successful contractors use them to protect their business
July 12, 2022
Discover the typical profit margin of a custom home builder and which stages of construction drive the most profit
June 30, 2022
A blueprint for building a million-dollar residential remodeling company
June 22, 2022
A builders guide to creating a residential construction proposal that wins more projects with higher profits
June 15, 2022
A step-by-step guide to finding and choosing the best construction management software for your business
April 25, 2022
Live demos, new features, free swag, engaging speakers, and more from BuildBook at IBS 2022
February 4, 2022
Want to create a schedule for your construction project? Here are the 5 best construction schedule templates you can use for free.
January 12, 2022
As we reflect on 2021, we’re still trying to wrap our heads around the number of game-changing enhancements we made to the BuildBook platform over the last 12 months!
December 30, 2021
Ring’s End and BuildBook have teamed up to help home builders and remodelers run better projects and grow their business
November 19, 2021
2022 TikTok guide for home builders and remodelers: who to follow and why it's important for your construction business
November 11, 2021
The ultimate YouTube channel guide for the best construction content for professional builders and remodelers
October 29, 2021
Everything you need to know about construction management and becoming a construction project manager — including information on degrees, salary, and more.
October 21, 2021
Learn about the most common construction calculations and what construction calculators you should use to solve them
October 4, 2021
Everything you need to know about how to create, manage, and invoice construction change orders
September 23, 2021
Learn the best strategies for managing your client communications before, during, and after a construction project to avoid confusion and conflict
September 15, 2021
The essential guide to understanding and creating construction schedules and the benefits of using construction scheduling software
August 31, 2021
Learn how to prepare a construction budget, why they are important, what costs to include, and the common mistakes to avoid.
August 25, 2021
Learn the top 6 reasons why construction management software is a must for residential home builders and remodelers and how to select the best software for your construction business
August 19, 2021
Everything you need to know about Construction Task Management and how to use it effectively to run better projects
August 18, 2021
Discover exactly what to do to help your home building or remodeling website rank in search engines with this helpful guide.
August 13, 2021
By setting expectations and using the right tools, managing client selections can be an enjoyable part of running your construction projects.
November 10, 2020
The pros and cons of the 3 most popular construction contracts – fixed-fee, cost-plus management fee, cost-plus percentage
June 28, 2021
Understand what a construction punch list is, how it’s used, and the components needed to create one. Everything you need to know about a punch list along with a free template for creating your own.
June 14, 2021
Welcome to a new kind of all-in-one construction software that is fast and powerful, but simple to use, with the most important features you need to run better projects.
April 28, 2021
How to capture more positive reviews and use them to reach more home building and remodeling clients
April 9, 2021
Home builders and remodelers share their thoughts, hopes, and concerns about the Buildertrend & CoConstruct acquisition
March 8, 2021
Buildertrend announced today that they have acquired CoConstruct.
February 24, 2021
We asked 100's of home builders and remodelers how to improve project management software. This is what they said ...
February 19, 2021
Construction business expert, Shawn Van Dyke, lays out a simple roadmap to create happy clients on every project
February 10, 2021
We’re breaking down how to use your Portfolio to differentiate your business from all the rest and ultimately get more new customers.
February 4, 2021
Here are the most important components of a killer contractor website.
January 29, 2021
The story behind the growth and success of Brady Colt Custom Homes
January 19, 2021
If you thought 2020 was crazy, check out our predictions for what 2021 has in store for the construction industry.
December 30, 2020
Although 2020 presented challenges, we've seen firsthand how resilient the construction industry is and what an awesome community it is to be a part of.
Part 3 of confessions from a first-time contractor just getting started: What else could possibly go wrong?
November 3, 2020
Marketing, sales, and project tools to improve your client's experience, from first impression to final payment.
October 20, 2020
Part 2 of confessions from a first-time contractor just getting started: More delays and big mistakes 😕
October 14, 2020
These are the questions you need to ask to quickly determine if a potential project or client is right for your construction business.
Part 1 of confessions from a first-time contractor just getting started: Expensive mistakes and hard lessons learned on my first project.
What you need to know before signing an expensive annual contract with Houzz Pro, HomeAdvisor or Angi. And, what you can do instead.
The 2022 top tricks, tips, and advice to generating leads and new clients on Instagram from the home builders and remodelers who do it best.
Everything a builder or remodeler needs to know to create amazing photos — even with your phone — that impress new potential clients.
We are thrilled to announce the launch of the BuildBook web app and a new app redesign! Your account is now available everywhere you are.
If you want to win more clients, you need a great portfolio to showcase your work. Here are the most important things you need to consider.
What's the difference between push versus pull marketing? And, which one should home builders and remodelers use to market their construction business?
In construction, clients are looking for more than just quality craftsmanship. The key to happiness is hidden in these 4 essential things.
Announcing a program to help residential construction companies negatively impacted by the current disruption caused by COVID-19.
Did you know that there is a way to double the revenue in your construction business that won't cost you a dime? We're going to show you how.
Last month we brought you our biggest release of the year. Now, less than 30 days later, we’re bringing you our biggest release EVER!
BuildBook 1.8 is our biggest release of the year - and there is much more to come in early 2020!
Major improvements to BuildBook web, post and photo editing, enhanced tasks, and more.
When I met the BuildBook team, I realized they had the focus and technology to solve one of our industry's biggest challenges.
Shawn Van Dyke
Simple Search. Advanced Filtering. Photos in Comments. Read on to learn about all of the new goodies in BuildBook v1.5.
Maintain clarity in your communications to take control of your workweek and do more of what you love.
The key to success, and less aggravation, is being reliable for your team and your clients.
If you’re a home builder, your picture of success is fairly simple: you want to keep clients happy and win more business.
Since our launch at IBS last month, there’s been a ton of action at BuildBook. We're really excited about all the progress and wanted...
JLC Live New England 2019 is almost here. Here is our preview of some of the sessions we're excited to attend.
We officially launched BuildBook at #IBS2019 and are so humbled by the warm welcome from the global building community.
Investing time and energy in building healthy client relationships can help you navigate any problem with integrity and fairness.
The backstory of BuildBook - where we came from, where we are, and where we're going.
Step-by-step instructions on how to create a scope of work for construction projects in Word with a free template
August 19, 2022
Step-by-step instructions on how to create a construction change order in Excel with a free template
May 17, 2022
Step-by-step instructions on how to create a construction budget in Excel with a free template
May 9, 2022
Step-by-step instructions on how to create a construction punch list in Excel with a free template
May 3, 2022
Looking to cancel your Houzz Pro account? Here is the fine print and the steps you should follow.
December 17, 2021
Step-by-step instructions on how to create a construction change order with a free template in Google Sheets
December 16, 2021
Looking to cancel your CoConstruct account? Here is the fine print and simple steps you should take.
BuildBook and Floor & Decor have teamed up on PRO Premier Rewards. Learn about all of the benefits of joining the Program.
September 17, 2021
Step-by-step instructions on how to create a construction project qualification calculator with a free template in Google Sheets
August 5, 2021
Step-by-step instructions on how to create a construction punch list with a free template in Google Sheets
July 26, 2021
Step-by-step instructions on how to create a construction budget with a free template in Google Sheets
July 8, 2021
Looking to cancel your Buildertrend account? Here are the simple steps you should take that will remove any headaches and save you time and money.
March 12, 2021
The website template you choose for your business and how you set it up should represent who you are, the work you specialize in, and should be easy for consumers to get in touch and open a conversation.
December 23, 2020
Discover the three types of construction schedule templates, which one is right for you, and how to find or create one of your own
December 21, 2020
Step-by-step instructions on how to create a construction schedule with a free template in Google Sheets
December 18, 2020
5 simple steps to create a residential or commercial construction schedule template or Gantt chart in Excel or Google Sheets
December 17, 2020
Step-by-step instructions on how to create a construction schedule in Excel with a free template
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