AccuLynx Software


 

AccuLynx is a complete construction estimating program that offers bid management, project scheduling, project management, accounting, service management, and customer relationship management within one cohesive system.

AccuLynx provides an easy-to-use tool that helps users follow the history of a job from lead to payment. The system saves all conversations within each job history, so it is easy for users to look back and see when and why each decision was made; all job orders are saved, eliminating arguments with suppliers and ensuring materials are delivered on time; and every action within a job’s timeline is documented, so there are no more forgotten tasks or failed handoffs. Communication is also enhanced via AccuLynx’s mobile app, which allows all users access in the field so they are on the same page at all times.

We especially like AccuLynx’s ability to store every photo and document on their cloud server. Everyone involved with a project can view PDFs, Microsoft Word and Excel docs, videos, permits, and any other collateral necessary to complete each job. This feature not only creates a more collaborative work environment, but all data is backed up twice, which means nothing important is ever lost.

AccuLynx has been active since 2008 and helped contractors process over $2 billion in sales in 2013. Because of the system’s collaborative interface, the average company on AccuLynx experiences 60% revenue growth. AccuLynx is best suited for small-to-mid-sized companies with up to 50 employees and 50 users and works in a variety of industries with specialty trade contractors, including residential masonry, residential remodelers, roofing and siding, and residential finishing.

 

Supported Operating System(s):
Mac OS, Web browser (OS agnostic), Windows 8

9 Reviews of AccuLynx

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from Quantum Exteriors
Specialty: Roofing & siding
Number of employees: 2 to 5 employees Employees number: 2 to 5 employees

By far the best on the market

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Product can do anything and everything you take the time to set it up to do

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It's a little more expensive then most and tech support isn't always available

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Definitely give Acculynx a shot if you're managing multiple project managers.

 

from Clark Builders Inc.
Specialty: Roofing & siding
Number of employees: 2 to 5 employees Employees number: 2 to 5 employees

Effective, but Proprietary

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Vendor integration, works great with roofing, easy to contact support.

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Cannot customize any fields, have been unexplainable math errors in the past, the phone app is poor.

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AccuLynx has its faults, but is a young company and continues to improve. Contracting software is often expensive and focused on large projects. I highly recommend AccuLynx for small business contractors, especially roofers. I would really like to see more user customization though. A contacts list would be great too.

 

from Elbert Construction
Specialty: Roofing & siding
Number of employees: 21 to 50 employees Employees number: 21 to 50 employees

Acculynx is great!

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The software is designed specifically for what we do.

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It takes a while for improvements to be made. They are working on a lot of great things, and I think they have to prioritize what they spend their time on, which is only normal.

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Make sure you check into every detail before selecting a software to use. Training a lot of people how to use it and getting them to use it correctly can be a challenging task and you don't want to have to switch software companies and retrain people on it. Take your time to select the correct software the first time. It took us 6 months to pick a software, after asking tons of questions and doing demos with other companies. We are glad that we picked Acculynx, I would highly recommend it to any roofing contractor.

 

from Roof Pros Storm Division, Inc.
Specialty: Roofing & siding
Number of employees: 21 to 50 employees Employees number: 21 to 50 employees

Key to Growth

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The thing I like best is that I have a full scope of the business at any given time that I can access from anywhere. I never have to call or question anything, all I have to do is just pull out my phone and its right there. As an owner or manager there is no excuses anymore to not have a handle on the entirity of the business when using software such as Acculynx. The vendor designed this products foundation for the industry that we specialize in, thier customer support is fantastic and they have some of the best "Techys" in the world working for them.

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The thing I like least about acculynx is if your internet connection is weak such as reps using a hotels wifi sometimes it can cause glitches in the system that are annoying. Least thing I like about the vendor is that they have a cool slide in their office and we don't. I guess thats more of a jealous thing though.......

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If you currently are using magnet boards, your sales reps all have everything in paper files, and you dont really see whats going on in the company until its submitted as a contract, this software will give you the missing link to grow your business and really dial it in.

 

from Roof Pros Storm Division
Specialty: Roofing & siding
Number of employees: 51 to 100 employees Employees number: 51 to 100 employees

Wicked efficient!

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Its hard to narrow it down to one thing but some of the things I like best are: ease of tracking everything, user friendly, easy to navigate, tech support is friendly, knowledgeable, and reliable.

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The app sends notifications directly without the job number or name of the homeowner so I don't know who its referring to. I have to wait for the emailed notification to see that info. So I get 2 notifications for each comment, gets to be a bit much. Other than the app issue, no issues with the product itself.

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Compare all the features side by side and look at the other software's customer service.

 

from Custom Construction Services
Specialty: Concrete
Number of employees: 11 to 20 employees Employees number: 11 to 20 employees

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It's mostly easy to use, and there are a lot of search functions to help me find what I need quickly.

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Sometimes I like the older versions more than the updates.

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Give it a shot. It's been a really helpful way for our business to keep track of our customers and advertising.

 

from Roof Pros
Specialty: Roofing & siding
Number of employees: 21 to 50 employees Employees number: 21 to 50 employees

Complete Business management tool at your fingertips

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Best CRM program for contractors by far, but it's much more than that! It's all at your fingers. Access from anywhere in the county where you can have a computer connected to the web. Love the integration with QuickBooks, which eliminated the multiple entries. Managing multiple locations all fluidly from Acculynx. All your reports and numbers are right there. Honestly, we operate everything through Acculynx and QB, and it's so smooth. Very easy to use. Department capabilities so office staff and sales reps view what you determine necessary. Our new hire got on for 5 min and messaged me to say, "Wow this program seems really user-friendly" if that says anything!

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There is nothing I that least like! I think the program is awesome and a giant leap in the industry. We started with Acculynx back when it was still its first version. I can tell you that they are always trying to improve and make advancements anywhere they can. So be understanding if something in the system changes. I promise it's for the better! We all get used to using something one way and people seem to resist change. These improvements come from our feedback like this, and they are hearing it and implementing. Previously, the reps would push back if there was a software update, but then the "awwww" moment comes later in the day and they love the improvements. So definitely appreciate it!

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Honestly, you can shop around if it makes you feel better, but I know you will be confident in this program once you use it. Implement it and use its full potential. You will be very happy that you did. Your entire customer database, how the sales were generated, message board so all information is saved regarding customer or file, estimating templates, eagleview integration into estimate, contract pricing and balance worksheet, production calender and scheduling, AR reports, sales reports all in one place.
You can break it down by status of job, enter all your documents and photos on the job. I could go on. Another great feature is the phone app that is so quick and efficient.
It's designed by someone who understands what you need as a business owner or manager and put into action by intelligent tech force.

 

from Hoffman Weber Construction, Inc.
Specialty: Residential remodeling
Number of employees: 21 to 50 employees Employees number: 21 to 50 employees

Best CRM on the market for B to C construction companies

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I like the ease of use, access over any platform, month to month billing with no contract, and I could go on.

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I can't think of anything they could improve on right now.

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Don't bother looking for a better/cheaper product. I test drove them all (actually still do), and nothing has yet to touch Acculynx in capabilities.

 

from A-Best Roofing
Specialty: Residential remodeling
Number of employees: 21 to 50 employees Employees number: 21 to 50 employees

Good but it still has lots of bugs

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The contact management is helpful. You can track your current and past customers in several ways.

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The calendar doesn't always work, which costs us time and money .

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Be patient with the software. They are always trying to improve it.

 
 
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