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8 Best Contractor Apps for Your Growing Business

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As a contractor, you know that having the right tools for the job makes all the difference.

In today’s digital age, there are countless apps and software programs available that can help you run your contracting company more efficiently and effectively. And it can be hard to choose from all the options. 

Here are 8 of the best apps and software for contractors: 


Jobber is an end-to-end CRM software for contractors in many trades. This contractor management app allows users to manage their business and back-and-forth with customers from one place. 

They have tools for every part of the project, from bidding to billing. The best part? It’s easy for anyone to pick up and start using.


JobNimbus is a simple CRM and project management tool all wrapped into one easy-to-use software for contractor companies.

Their software includes everything you need to organize and grow your business, like built-in automations, job-tracking boards, and a mobile app.

Housecall Pro

Run a growing home services business? Then Housecall Pro may be a good fit.

Housecall Pro sets contractors up with a lot of great tools in their app: schedule appointments, dispatch crews, set up recurring service plans, and even send auto-reminders to your customers for payments they have not completed.

QuickBooks Online

QuickBooks Online takes the guesswork out of income and expenses and, maybe more important — your estimated taxes. Like they say in their commercials, you got into the contracting space because you enjoy the work, not because you love doing payroll, taxes, and accounting.


When you need clean shirts, you stick the dirty ones in the washing machine, turn it on, and leave. You don’t get out a bucket and spend hours scrubbing them on a washboard.

Zapier is a little bit like that washing machine. Their platform allows you to set up automations (or zaps) between the different software you use to run your business.

These can be as simple as auto-sharing customer contact information to your billing software when it’s inputted in your CRM; or as complex as bypassing other software and pinging a sales manager two days after a customer fills out a form on your website.


Creating high-quality, personalized reports doesn’t have to take up a ton of your time. SumoQuote helps contractors get more quotes out the door by decreasing the time it takes to build them. That leads to bigger job sizes and higher close rates.


This contracting company software helps home services pros manage employees and subcontractors, customer relationships, and field operations from the office or the field.

JobProgress has many features that help contractors manage their work from end to end.


You didn’t think we’d write this whole thing without mentioning ourselves, did you? CompanyCam is a mobile and desktop contractor software that allows you to keep every project, photo, video, and conversation in one app.

Many other features, like checklists, Showcases, and mobile reports, make it one of the best apps for contractors.

Best of all, CompanyCam integrates with the other apps on this list.

These apps and software can help you run your business more efficiently and effectively, whether you’re a specialty contractor or a large construction firm. While there are similarities, each offers unique ways to help you streamline and scale your business.

Many of these contractor apps offer free trials or self-guided demos so you can kick the tires before you decide to buy.

And, since you’re already here, you might as well book a demo and free 14-day trial with us.

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