Cost Catalog Software

Simplify Estimating & Boost Your Profits

The Cost Catalog is your database of cost items and assemblies to help you speed up your estimating process. Add a markup or margin to automate your pricing and ensure you are hitting your target profits.
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Benefits of the Cost Catalog

Close More deals, faster, and with higher profits

Get Your Costs Organized

Have all your most important and commonly used cost items and cost groups all in one place.

Build Your Estimates Faster

Start with project templates so you don’t have to create something from scratch each time.

Price Jobs More Accurately

Know all your costs for your projects and set your target margin to automatically calculate the price.

Create a Framework for Job Costing

Track expenses relative to your budget cost to ensure you achieve your target profit margins.

Improve Your Professionalism

Deliver professional, beautifully designed proposals that will make it easier for customers to sign with you.

Track Costs Over Time

View a dashboard of how the costs and pricing for each item in your catalog is tracking over time.
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What’s included in your cost catalog?

Your catalog is a place for you to store your most commonly used cost items, create cost groups / assemblies, and build budget and task templates.

JobTread Construction Software - library of cost items to reference in job budgets and gain cost insights over time

Cost Item

Add a library of cost items to reference in job budgets and gain cost insights over time. Catalog items typically consist of:

  • Materials
  • Machinery & Equipment
  • Labor Rates
  • Subcontractors
  • Design/Consulting Fees
  • Permits
  • Insurance
  • JobTread
  • Overhead Expenses

These items can be imported directly into JobTread

JobTread Construction Software - group cost items that are related to a particular aspect of a construction project

Cost Groups

Group cost items that are related to a particular aspect of a construction project. Use cost groups for:

  • Assemblies
  • Selections
  • Allowances
  • Upgrades
JobTread Construction Software - budget templates for your most common projects that can be reused over and over again to help speed up your estimating process

Budget Templates

Create budget templates for your most common projects that can be reused over and over again to help speed up your estimating process. Common budget templates include:

  • Kitchen Remodel
  • Bathroom Remodel
  • Basement Remodel
  • New Home Build
  • Pool Build
  • Deck Build
  • House Painting
  • Commercial Remodel
JobTread Construction Software - develop pre-built schedules that can be added to a job, customer, or vendor

Task & Schedule Templates

Develop pre-built schedules that can be added to a job, customer, or vendor. Common examples of task & schedule templates include:

  • Full Project schedules for different types of jobs
  • Schedules for individual projects or project phases
  • New lead outreach process
  • Vendor onboarding process
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