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!


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

- Bug fixes

- New centralized support portal
- Bug fixes

- Bug fixes

- Invoice payments are now listed and can be refunded
- Email dialog now has a subject line

- Items can now be reordered on Estimates and Invoices
- User locale can now be set in Account Settings
- Various 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 Jesse Stebbins on 28/01/2015


  • (72 stars)

    by Irwin Logan Sr on 28/01/2015

    I don't want get use yo it and BOOM! Uh out guys send me a price I can't afford. What is the price or how do I donate. This was build for me. In the future, hope you might consider an option of inputting clients names and info directly from phone contact. Thanks

  • (72 stars)

    by Jeff Seguin on 27/01/2015

    Once setup is done with all your prices and services this app saves you so much office time... rated 6 stars out of 5

  • (72 stars)

    by Gina Matthews on 27/01/2015

    Lov this app use it on day to day basis makes life very easy

  • (72 stars)

    by joe tedesco on 23/01/2015

    Best app for the contractor on the move. I never rate any app, but had to come back and rate this one. I'll be telling other business owners that I know about it. Thanks guys!

  • (72 stars)

    by FELIPE ALFARO on 23/01/2015

    I would like an option to add a bill to and ship to address

  • (72 stars)

    by April Maze on 23/01/2015

    I just now updated the app. I love the new update. It is so much easier. I don't have to scroll threw the invoices anymore to see who still needs to pay. And everything is totaled out for me. No more calculations. Thank you for the updated app. Love it!!

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