Painting estimating software 

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The #1 painting estimating software

Buildxact is the only cloud-based painting estimating software designed for small to mid-sized paint contractors.

Considered the best painting estimating software solution, Buildxact offers all the features you need – for one or two operators to a team of many – and nothing you don’t.

Our painting contractor software centralizes all your estimating, project management and accounting on a single platform.


A simple, better way

Best of all, our painting estimating software is user-friendly and simple to get started. You’ll be up and running before your painting projects dry and cure.

Buildxact is a cloud-based painting estimating software and compatible with Apple and PC operating systems, allowing you to work from anywhere and anytime.

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Benefits of painting project management software

Buildxact’s painting estimating software

All the features you need and nothing you don’t.


With the best painting estimating software available, it’s time to move from manual to automated takeoffs – up to 80% faster.

Upload a PDF of your plansmeasure the wall area with just a few clicks to estimate the amount of paint needed.

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Templated painting estimate

Use our painting estimating software to create estimates from pre-built templates, including labor and materials like primer, sandpaper, masking tools, rollers, brushes, stack racks, and more. Or build your own branded template to reuse over and over. 

Our checkliststyle estimates ensure nothing gets missed, no matter the material. 

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Professional quoting

Create professionally designed quotes up to 5x faster with our painting estimating software. 

Bring your quotes to life by showcasing finished project images and sample colors that pair well together. 

Based on your estimate, quickly and accurately prepare quotes and speed up the RFQ process with suppliers and subcontractors.

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Track your project with our painting estimating software 

Save time, build project schedules directly from our painting estimating software and track purchase orders with paint suppliers and specialty retailers. 

Stay in touch with your subs, suppliers, and employees with automated email and text reminders to stay in touch at any time. 

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Real-time financials

Our all-inone dashboard paints a real-time picture of your project costs and bottom line from any device and from anywhere.  

Our painting estimating software integrates with accounting software like Quickbooks or Xero so you can run purchase and work orders for flawless invoicing. 

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Cloud-based | 24-7 access | No setup | Mobile-friendly 

14-day free trial

Get access to all Buildxact’s features, no credit card required.

Create estimates, use the takeoff tool, quote jobs and more as you learn how Buildxact can help your business.

Monthly subscription  

Simple month-to-month pricing and unlimited quotes.

It covers everything you need, including software, trainingsupport, upgrades, and maintenance. 

Access on any device and cancel any time.

Have a few questions? No problem

Which subscription should I start with?

For painters, we recommend starting with the Entry subscription.

For $149 a month, one user can create fast takeoffs and estimates, and send unlimited quotes. You can easily add another user for $59 per month. See full pricing. 

How do I do takeoffs for painting?

Use Buildxact’s painting estimating software to do quick takeoffs. 

For painters the metre squared vertical takeoff or metre squared basic takeoff will help you get the job done.

Use the polygon takeoff tool to easily measure up your elevation plans.  

 Watch how to do a M2 basic takeoff.
Watch how to do a M2 vertical takeoff. 

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