The 9 Best Construction Software To Help Your Business Thrive in 2022

By: on December 23, 2021

After a storm-tossed year of changing predictions, 2021 seems to be a year of reestablishment and growth in the construction industry. To continue the pattern of growth, it’s important to consider adopting software to coordinate business processes for contractors and builders such as collaborative workflow and data access across teams to run projects successfully.

With hundreds of options available, choosing which will be right for your construction business can be difficult. Our list of top-rated construction software options can help.

This report recognizes nine products that stood out among 1000+ applications in 10 construction-related categories to deliver excellent value, according to feedback from thousands of reviews from software users.

Here’s our list of nine products, selected based on their appearance in at least four FrontRunners reports—our annual reports that rate the top software products based on user reviews.

AroFlo is a cloud-based job management software for trade and field service businesses that help to streamline business processes such as scheduling, timesheets, job costing, invoicing, and GPS tracking.

Number of appearances in 2021 FrontRunners reports: 6

FrontRunners reports: Construction Management, Construction Scheduling, Plumbing, Roofing, Home Builder, Electrical Contractor

AroFlo Software Advice FrontRunners Snapshot

To show you how reviewers feel about AroFlo, here are some of the most positive excerpts from reviews on Software Advice:

  • “Experience with all help centre staff has been very positive with there knowledge of the system easily providing the solution that you required.”
  • “It has made the tracking of our bookings easier and more reliable and the ability to store information in one place has completed the link in our job management.”
  • “It allows us to perform so many functions I love this aspect of being able to do so much within the software. It’s user friendly the invoicing an record keeping is good as well.”

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Fergus is a cloud-based field service management solution for small to midsize businesses. It helps users in tracking job progress and costs, estimating, scheduling, quoting, contact management, and more.

Number of appearances in 2021 FrontRunners reports: 5

FrontRunners reports: Construction Scheduling, Plumbing, Roofing, Electrical Contractor, Plumbing Estimating

Fergus Software Advice FrontRunners Snapshot

To show you how reviewers feel about Fergus, here are some of the most positive excerpts from reviews on Software Advice:

  • “it also has clear instructions and helpful customer service who are always a lot of help.”
  • “Fergus makes the day to day running of my business easier and more efficient.”
  • “fergus gave us the ability to instantly see progress of jobs whether parts have arrived or more info is required.”

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Jobber is a cloud-based field service scheduling software that helps users to manage their field staff, scheduling, dispatching, invoicing, follow-ups, provide customer support, and more.

Number of appearances in 2021 FrontRunners reports: 5

FrontRunners reports: Pest Control, Plumbing Estimating, Roofing, Electrical Contractor, Plumbing

Jobber Software Advice FrontRunners Snapshot

To show you how reviewers feel about Jobber, here are some of the most positive excerpts from reviews on Software Advice:

  • “There are some improvements needed, but they are constantly updating it which is great.”
  • “Great to keeping take of my jobs for the week and my hours for each job.”
  • “Has a really good setup for keeping all your jobs in order from leads through invoicing, and it did this for a very fair rate.”

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BuilderTREND is a cloud-based construction management software that helps in managing different project processes such as bidding requests, estimates, proposals, email marketing, leads, and customer relationship management.

Number of appearances in 2021 FrontRunners reports: 4

FrontRunners reports: Roofing, Construction Management, Home Builder, Construction Scheduling

BuilderTREND Software Advice FrontRunners Snapshot

To show you how reviewers feel about BuilderTREND, here are some of the most positive excerpts from reviews on Software Advice:

  • “A great software to keep your business organized. Very specific and detailed to help manage projects.”
  • “It take a bit to learn the features but its been a great way to keep our jobs organized.”
  • “It has many great features that streamline communication with trades and help them to get paid on time.”

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FieldPulse is a cloud-based field service software designed for small businesses. It helps users in scheduling, dispatching, customer management, estimating, invoicing, payments, and more.

Number of appearances in 2021 FrontRunners reports: 4

FrontRunners reports: Plumbing Estimating, Plumbing, Roofing, Electrical Contractor

FieldPulse Software Advice FrontRunners Snapshot

To show you how reviewers feel about FieldPulse, here are some of the most positive excerpts from reviews on Software Advice:

  • “Scheduling features are nice and intuitive compared to your competitors software.”
  • “Service is great, appears that they are able and willing to explore options/ideas to improve software.”
  • “Ability for team to easily access service history and customer equipment is also a huge benefit to us.”

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FOUNDATION is a cloud-based construction accounting software designed for contractors. It offers job costing, project management, and accounting features such as scheduling, dispatching, document imaging and routing, and more.

Number of appearances in 2021 FrontRunners reports: 4

FrontRunners reports: Construction Scheduling, Roofing, Construction Management, Construction Accounting

FOUNDATION Software Advice FrontRunners Snapshot

To show you how reviewers feel about FOUNDATION, here are some of the most positive excerpts from reviews on Software Advice:

  • “People are friendly and make you feel comfortable about calling on them.”
  • “Ease of use, easy to learn on your own as I did. The support you get from Foundations is great.”
  • “Payroll importing of timecards feature is outstanding, no daily data entry except for overhead employees.”

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mHelpDesk is a field service management software that helps in automating customer management, inventory management, scheduling, communication, billing, quoting, and reporting.

Number of appearances in 2021 FrontRunners reports: 4

FrontRunners reports: Pest Control, Electrical Contractor, Roofing, Plumbing

mHelpDesk Software Advice FrontRunners Snapshot

To show you how reviewers feel about mHelpDesk, here are some of the most positive excerpts from reviews on Software Advice:

  • “Customer support is very helpful when you ever need an explanation or issues resolved.”
  • “A great tool that keeps a customer database, tracking, and scheduling work orders.”

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Service Fusion is a cloud-based field service management software specifically designed for small to midsize service contractors. It offers multiple features including customer management, estimate creation, scheduling, dispatching, online invoicing, payments, time tracking, inventory management, and more.

Number of appearances in 2021 FrontRunners reports: 4

FrontRunners reports: Plumbing Estimating, Electrical Contractor, Roofing, Plumbing

ServiceFusion Software Advice FrontRunners Snapshot

To show you how reviewers feel about Service Fusion, here are some of the most positive excerpts from reviews on Software Advice:

  • “Love how they are constantly adding new features and easy explanations of how to use them.”
  • “The communication tools for both the clients and our techs in the field. Were still learning more great features every day and experimenting.”

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ServiceTitan is a service management solution for residential and commercial field businesses which helps in streamlining construction relation operations such as dispatching, scheduling, timesheets, reporting, and job costing.

Number of appearances in 2021 FrontRunners reports: 4

FrontRunners reports: Plumbing, Electrical Contractor, Plumbing Estimating, Pest Control

ServiceTitan Software Advice FrontRunners Snapshot

To show you how reviewers feel about ServiceTitan, here are some of the most positive excerpts from reviews on Software Advice:

  • “Servicetitan has the ability to be, hands down, the best service software we have to date.”
  • “Their support team is second to none. Theyre always available and super helpful.”

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Find the best construction software to help your business thrive in 2022

Sometimes, handling all the operational challenges can be daunting while working on a construction project. In all these scenarios, using construction management software to plan, organize, execute, and estimate projects makes the process easier to handle and more efficient.

Learn more about Software Advice FrontRunners

To come up with this top-rated products list, we looked at all the FrontRunners reports for each construction related category published in 2021. From there, we noted which products have appeared in multiple FrontRunners reports across the multiple categories.

For qualification, each product must have been featured in at least 4 of the following categories FrontRunners report: Construction Accounting, Construction Estimating, Construction Management, Construction Scheduling, Electrical Contractor, Home Builder, Pest Control, Plumbing, Plumbing Estimating, and Roofing. In the event that two or more products were featured in an equal number of software categories, we listed them alphabetically.

For small, midsize, and enterprise reviewers, company size can be understood as one to 200 employees, 201 – 1,000 employees, and 1,000+ employees respectively.

Software Advice’s FrontRunners data play a vital role in creating this report. To produce our FrontRunners reports, we consider recent, published user reviews for individual software products in order to rank and score them based on their usability and customer satisfaction scores.

The data we collect for FrontRunners reports falls within a set time frame and is not updated after publication (in this case, as of November 15, 2021). For that reason, FrontRunners reports should be interpreted as a snapshot of reviews data.

To learn more about FrontRunners methodology, you can find our current version and explanations for inclusion criteria and scoring here.


Note: Product profile information and review snippets were picked from the product’s Software Advice profile as of November 15, 2021.

Review excerpts are passages extracted from longer reviews written by verified reviewers. We obtain these excerpts by applying an algorithm that considers factors including, but not limited to, word count and topic coverage. Excerpts are evaluated for positive or negative sentiment and receive a sentiment score. We are only highlighting excerpts with the highest positive sentiment scores in this document.

Excerpts represent user opinion and do not represent the views of, nor constitute an endorsement by Software Advice or its affiliates. Excerpts are not edited for clarity or grammar.

Disclaimer: The full text of the reviews excerpted are from published reviews on SoftwareAdvice.com for the associated product in the listed category on the date this content was published. Software Advice makes no guarantee that the reviews will remain posted for the entire period this report is active.

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