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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

- Added the first round of landscape functionality
- Stability and performance improvements

1.2.8 - 1.2.11
- Stability and performance improvements

- New Intro Slideshow
- Sign your Estimates and Invoices
- Print Estimates and Invoices via Google Cloud Print
- Record Invoice Payments

- Updated our crash-reporting system

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

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

    by Dylan Temple on 10/09/2014

    It gives my small town business the professional look that sets us apart from the other guys. No more paper, pens & cluttered file cabinet . I can keep track of each clients information on the go. Thanks for this wonderful ap.

  • (70 stars)

    by Todd Kel on 09/09/2014

    Great app, I use it constantly.

  • (70 stars)

    by Juan Martin on 09/09/2014

    This app is great I do estimates quick I love it

  • (70 stars)

    by Kela Nellums on 08/09/2014

    This app is perfect for contractors!

  • (70 stars)

    by Bobby Cruz on 07/09/2014

    We are just starting out in our company and with this app I feel like we are 10 steps ahead of the game! If you're face to face with you clients and they "need it now!" Here it is. Great tool!!!

  • (70 stars)

    by shad wimmer on 06/09/2014

    This is exactly what I have been waiting for. Thank you so much.

  • (70 stars)

    by Shane Fowler on 04/09/2014

    I am a flooring contractor in NH and I wanted to say thanks. This app has been very helpful in being able to measure a job on site and say "hey give me a few minutes and I'll write you an estimate and send it to you." Also great that it allows them to be able to click a link in your email and see a web readable version if they do not have the ability to open a PDF file attachment. Customers can e