ONLINE BUDGET, CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULE AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT
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StartBuild’s online budget technology is the ultimate way to plan, organize and manage a residential construction project. It is both an interactive budget and a reference library for every single step involved in the building of a new home.
This is a proven tool used by professional home builders, general contractors, project managers and owner-builders to save time, save money and avoid costly mistakes building homes.
If you are considering building a home this revolutionary web-based technology is the place to Start and Start Building.
ONLINE BUDGET, CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULE AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT FEATURES
Online Construction Budget
Personal Construction Dashboard
File and Document Center
Contact Managment Center
Construction Content and Help Information
Web Links and Help Links
Personal Notes and Shoping Carts
ADD FILES AND UPLOAD DOCUMENTS
With StartBuild's online budget technology you can upload all of the documentation related to your construction project to each individual line item in your budget. Organize and track all of the following construction information;
Invoices, receipts, purchase orders, warranties
Contacts, proposals, labor and material estimates
Lender and building inspection reports, permits
Loan and land documents, title reports, lien waivers, draw requests, disbursement checks
Home plans and modifications, material takeoffs, window and door schedules, truss calculations
Structural and civil engineering documents, site plan, topography map
Energy calculations, energy star qualifications
Completion photos of each phase for loan disbursement and documentation purposes
ADD YOUR CONTACTS
With StartBuild's online budget technology your can add your vendors, lenders, material suppliers and other construction professionals to each individual line item in your customized construction budget.
This is a powerful way to keep track of, communicate and coordinate each phase of construction with the specific people involved in your project.
This tool is your construction project rolodex. It will save you time by helping you organize, find and manage all of your project contacts such as window manufacturers, roofing suppliers, kitchen designers and others at the click of mouse.
GET CONSTRUCTION HELP CONTENT AND INDUSTRY WEB LINKS
Specific help content for each budget item and phase of construction.
Get construction information to help during the planning and budgeting phases of construction. The construction help content will help grow your construction knowledge base and understanding the construction planning process. Help information is written to educate about the many phases of construction and help to avoid costly mistakes.
With StartBuild's online budget technology you can link all the websites of contractors, building material suppliers and more.
StartBuild help links Material suppliers
Building material manufacturers
Sub-contractors and installers
Dealer and supplier locators
Receive special offers
Add personal web links
Local building department information
Finish and décor items
Sub-contractors web sites
Special order building products
ONLINE CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULE
Construction schedule with calendar format is easy to understand and use.
Critical path for construction scheduling of major trades and construction of new home
Scheduling path to order and manage supplies and materials in advance of the critical construction schedule path
Progressive schedule allows for adjustment according to completion dates or delays
Review open construction scheduling items
Plan next scheduling activities
ADD SHOPPING CARTS
With StartBuild's online budget technology you can link shopping carts from material suppliers to each individual line item in your construction budget. You can shop for, organize and link all your personal material selections and choices for the building materials that you want to use in the construction of your new home.
Window and door manufacturers, hardware
Roofing materials, insulation
Showers, toilets, faucets, tubs, sinks
Carpet, tile, hardwood flooring
Cabinets and countertops, vanities
Plumbing and electrical fixtures
Finish and décor items
Millwork, trim and moldings
This information and price tracking feature for your building materials will give you the ability to obtain accurate contractor and sub-contractor bids and is crucial for loan and appraisal requirements. Insure that you get the materials you want installed in your custom built home and that they are within your budget. It’s the ultimate shopping cart for your new home!