Smartphones are being integrated into the construction industry at a rapid rate, with the result being a growing number of apps for builders and architects.
The list below contains the more popular construction-related apps, some of which have so many powerful features that they turn a smartphone into an office.
This iPhone app is an all-in-one bid management system that enables you to create a bid and track it safely and securely as it progresses along the line with subcontractors and firms. By making important information easy to access, SmartBidNet is one of the most powerful apps for builders.
The GoBIM app lets you work with 3D BIM objects and their related data. The model size that it can handle will depend on the number of materials, parametres, and triangles, but GoBIM is an excellent app for basic functions.
This CAD application allows you to create technical drawings with your fingers. The final, computer-assisted design can be saved and printed or sent via email. It’s a great app for creating CAD designs on site.
Truckast makes it easy to create and place your concrete order directly from your smartphone or tablet. You can also track delivery times and create a record of how much concrete has been laid and how much more is coming.
Fast Concrete Pad Calculator
You can use this app to calculate how much concrete and rebar you will need for your next project. It also calculates waste materials and the costs of concrete and rebar, so you have all the information you need to order concrete for any project.