Contractor Estimate & Invoice

Contractor Estimate & Invoice

10,000 - 50,000 downloads

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Create professional estimates on the jobsite – fast – and WIN MORE JOBS!

Joist is a FREE tool for contractors that allows you to estimate, invoice, record, payments, and manage projects from anywhere.


• WIN MORE JOBS - Send your client an estimate before you leave. Be the first to get an estimate in their hands, and give them the opportunity to say YES on the spot.
• REMOVE THE BOTTLENECK OF ESTIMATING & INVOICING - Build estimates and invoices quicker by creating and selecting from your list of commonly used materials and labor rates.
• EASILY MANAGE CLIENTS - Create, organize, and store valuable client info, so you can access their info anytime, on the go.
• SAVES TIME - Complete work at the jobsite or in the truck, rather than spending your evenings and weekends catching up on paperwork after a long day
• LOOK PROFESSIONAL - Show your clients that you’re the contractor they should trust for the job; with customized, professional looking estimates and invoices.


- Easily calculate material & labor costs when estimating & invoicing
- Build a list of commonly used items
- Customize your estimates & invoices with your company info, logo, etc.
- Attach a client contract and collect a signature directly on the spot
- Attach photos to your estimates and invoices
- Preview estimates & invoices before you send
- Print or email estimates & invoices on the spot
- Create a personal message for your clients
- Convert estimates into invoices
- Keep track of customer payments and how much you're owed
- Manage and save your clients information
- Set your tax rates
- Export everything into your accounting program (reduce bookkeeping costs)

*Access all your info from any device and the web - Joist is a cloud application


All types of general and specialty trade contractors, estimators, and service companies use the app, such as: general contractors, handymen, electricians, plumbers, builders, landscapers, roofers, painters, carpenters, heating and air conditioning, flooring, siding, tile, concrete, paving, bathroom and kitchen remodeling, renovators, deck builders, drywallers, pest control, and more!


“Now I can do quotes on the fly I don't have to walk through the job and write everything down its all programmed in to my iPad right from material cost to cost per square foot! This app is so awesome.”

“This app is better than any pc software I have ever wasted money on. And the kicker is Joist is free"


Joist is FREE to Download and FREE to use - available on Android, iPhone, iPad, & desktop computer.

Get support FAST! Our support staff are based in North America. They are responsive (answer the phone / emails immediately), and care about helping you run the best business possible:

(800) 967-9261
In-app live chat

Customer Support is available 8AM-10PM EST M-F

Recently changed in this version

- Items can now be reordered on Estimates and Invoices
- User locale can now be set in Account Settings
- Various bug fixes and improvements

- Show/Hide column options for Estimates and Invoices
- Numerous small features, bug fixes, and improvements

- Take and attach photos to your estimates and invoices

1.2.14 - 1.2.15
- Bug fixes and improvements

Thanks for all of the early feedback. We’re excited to be working with your businesses. Keep it coming!

Comments and ratings for Contractor Estimate & Invoice
  • (72 stars)

    by james cooper on 02/12/2014

    Hey guys, just signed up today and sent my first invoice. So far so good. Just wondering if you would consider adding a labour calculator . i.e. Hours worked @ $(labour rate) = and maybe for a weekly option too. That would be so helpful for self employed contractors. Could you also have a look at the date format for different countries and the phone number format. My phone number begins with a '

  • (72 stars)

    by Chester Forbes on 02/12/2014

    Good app but it keep freezing up

  • (72 stars)

    by Robert Mack on 01/12/2014

    Love it

  • (72 stars)

    by hector guerra on 28/11/2014

    Thank you guys I do home remodel, and makes my work very easy.

  • (72 stars)

    by Rana Benson on 28/11/2014


  • (72 stars)

    by paul wells on 28/11/2014

    I'm a general contractor and I absolutely love this app. It's paperless and very easy to use. Saves time and money, my sales manager and I both use it and love it. I can't believe it's free! Samsung galaxy 4

  • (72 stars)

    by Antoine Riley on 27/11/2014

    Live instant chat reply even on thanksgiving! I love this app.