Joist App for Contractors

Joist App for Contractors

By Joist Inc.

  • Category: Business
  • Release Date: 2013-01-15
  • Current Version: 3.7.0
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 90.81 MB
  • Developer: Joist Inc.
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later.
  • App Ratings:
    5/5 ( 2,238 App Reviews)
  • Price:
    Free
Joist App for Contractors App Ratings: 5
5
Based on 2,238 App Reviews
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Joist App for Contractors App Details

Create quick, professional estimates and invoices, accept payments, and manage projects from anywhere! Joist is a FREE tool for contractors that helps you SAVE TIME, WIN MORE JOBS, and STAY ORGANIZED. ------------------ ► CONTRACTORS LOVE JOIST • SAVES TIME - Complete work at the jobsite or in the truck, rather than spending your evenings and weekends catching up on paperwork after a long day • WIN MORE JOBS - Send your client an estimate before you leave. Be the first to get an estimate in their hands, and give them the opportunity to say YES on the spot • REMOVE THE BOTTLENECK OF ESTIMATING & INVOICING - Build estimates and invoices quicker by creating and selecting from your list of commonly used materials and labor rates • ACCEPT PAYMENTS FROM CLIENTS - accept Credit Card and E-Check payments from your clients directly through Joist, so you can stop wasting hours driving around to pick up checks and deposit them at the bank • EASILY MANAGE CLIENTS - Create, organize, and store valuable client info, so you can access their info anytime, on the go • LOOK PROFESSIONAL - Show your clients that you’re the contractor they should trust for the job; with customized, professional looking estimates and invoices ------------------ ► FEATURES - Customize your estimates & invoices with your company info, logo, etc - Attach a client contract and collect a signature directly on the spot - Accept Credit Card and E-Check Payments directly through the app - Build a list of commonly used items/services/materials - Attach photos to your estimates and invoices - Preview estimates & invoices before you send - Print or email estimates & invoices on the spot - Create a personal message for your clients - Convert estimates into invoices - Keep track of customer payments and how much you're owed - Manage and save your clients information - Set your tax rates - Export everything into your accounting program (reduce bookkeeping costs) *Access all your info from any device or the web - Joist is a cloud application ------------------ ► WHO USES JOIST All types of contractors, estimators, and service companies use the app, such as: general contractors, handymen, electricians, plumbers, builders, landscapers, roofers, painters, carpenters, heating and air conditioning, flooring, siding, tile, concrete, paving, bathroom and kitchen remodeling, renovators, deck builders, drywallers, pest control, and more! ------------------ ► WHAT OTHER CONTRACTORS ARE SAYING "Now I can do quotes on the fly I don't have to walk through the job and write everything down its all programmed in to my iPad right from material cost to cost per square foot! This app is so awesome." "This app is better than any pc software I have ever wasted money on. And the kicker is joist is free" ------------------ ► IN-APP PURCHASES You can subscribe to Quickbooks Sync Monthly for $9.99 (US) or $12.49 (CAD) or Quickbooks Sync Annual for $90.99 (US) or $113.99 (CAD). Monthly and annual subscriptions will automatically renew after 30 and 365 days, respectively. Payment for these subscriptions will be charged to your iTunes Account at the confirmation of purchase. The subscription will automatically renew unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current subscription period. You can manage your subscription in your App Store or iTunes account settings any time after subscribing. Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication, where applicable. ------------------ Joist is FREE to Download and FREE to use - available on iPhone, iPad, & the web. Contact our live support team anytime! (800) 976-9261 support@joistapp.com www.joistapp.com In-app live chat ------------------ Terms of Service: https://www.joistapp.com/terms Privacy Policy: https://www.joistapp.com/privacy

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App Reviews

  • Owner

    5
    By Handymanmall410
    By far one of the next apps for any small businesses wanting to be professional and keep records at the convenience of your phone. Thanks joist for making this helpful app available for companies at no cost.
  • Scam Artist stay away you will lose money

    1
    By out $1000
    If your smart you will stay away from this app they have a credit card payment portion they set up my business my very first payment through them was a deposit of $1000 for a bathroom remodel and payment went through worked smoothly took the money no problem But then the next day when I expected the money to be transferred to my account they put a 30 to 90 day hold on the funds to be released to me saying your business is high risk for returns we can no longer offer payment processing On your account again this was my very first payment ever with them no history of refunds nothing first payment there a joke stay away or you will lose money
  • A couple of requests.

    4
    By Arctu
    First let me say this is a fabulous app, there are just a couple things that would make it even better. Please make it standard to keep a draft of an email when sending an invoice, right now if you close the email it is deleted. Please make an option for adding multiple email addresses to a client’s account. Please connect the address line, the BCC and CC lines in email to the contact list. The way it stands I have to remember a second email address as it won’t let me copy/paste email address into the address bar of an email. I frequently send two sometimes three different people a copy of an invoice: property managers, owners, husbands and wives. Edit: after updating an invoice and re-sending it, there is no option to write another email to explain the edits or additions, the email is just sent Directly from the invoice page. It would be heavenly if there were a Calendar drop down in the description of a line item to show the date of each line item in the invoice. And so I can search my invoices by line item/date. This would help me match up materials with receipts as well. And this is just pie in the sky but it would be so cool to have a Calendar where I write down the work I’ve done for the day, for a particular client, and then hit “send to Joist invoice” but that’s just me dreamin’. Keep up the good work!
  • Financing

    1
    By 43Beth
    This app used to be wonderful. Recently they’ve added a finance option for small monthly payments for the home owner only it comes out of my pocket after I’ve bought their materials and supplies. I am not a bank. I cannot afford someone’s home project on top of running my business and my personal bills. I added a note to my email and my estimate also states the payment schedule and that I do not offer financing. I did that in the beginning of starting my business and never received payment on the job. I suppose Joist wants you to go bankrupt with your business. If I do a 2 story and it takes me a month to finish and I don’t get paid until it’s finished I can’t go a month without pay then get a small payment while I pay for someone else’s materials. What are you guys thinking? Maybe give the contractor that option and stop changing my note on my email that says I do NOT offer financing.
  • Great app, Do not use the credit card option

    2
    By Hcmikl
    This is a great and convenient app for sending estimates and invoices. I have used Joist for 5-6 years. However, I don’t recommend using the credit card payment option. One of my clients, Gene Simmons of the band KISS, had a payment that was made to my company cancel for no reason. WePay then closed my WePay account due to “their speculation” that my line of work, concert audio, is at high risk for charge backs. This was very humiliating for me and my company. As you can imagine, this is a very high-profile client. I took a chance on the convenience of WePay and now regret it. Proceed with caution.... Again... I am a low voltage contractor. I sell, install, rent and repair audio and lighting equipment. We even build performance stages. What else do I have to do to be classified as a contractor?
  • Review

    3
    By georgelbeale85
    Need ability to make logo bigger. My logo is so small can barely read it. Also need to switch where the clients info goes on the form.
  • It's free, convenient, user friendly and professional

    5
    By Impy's Electrical Service LLC
    I have an LLC electrical business with many customers who deserve a professional and accurate estimate/invoice. It's hard to believe that such a dynamic and diverse invoicing app is free. No strings attached. The ability to text, email, or air print an invoice/estimate for my customers when I'm in the field is extremely important, and Joist offers all three of these options. Joist will also sync with Quickbooks accounts which is also a nice feature to manage income and expense. I highly recommend this app for the small business owner all the up to a big business. My customers deserve the best and that's simply what Joist is.
  • My company has grown 10 fold

    4
    By holgatesheroes
    Awesome app teach me better ways of saving different line items
  • Was great until they started accepting Credit Card payments

    1
    By EricBranco
    Joist was my go-to invoicing app for several years. Used it to issue hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of invoices. I got an email inviting me to sign up for Joist Payments. I figured, why not? I put my bank info in and was good to go. I was able to receive two payments through the service and thought all was well until... I had been chasing a $2000 payment for MONTHS, and finally got the client to pay it through Joist Payments at the end of 2017. Whew! Unfortunately, I received an email shortly afterward saying that my account was susceptible to a high dispute rate and, “Unfortunately, we can no longer support your business and we'll need to cancel any pending payments.” I was back and forth with Brendan over email about it, who basically said that there was nothing he could do and wished me luck in the future. It’s been months now, and I still haven’t seen that money. Thanks but no thanks, Joist. I’ve moved on to an invoice app that doesn’t prevent me from getting paid.
  • Helpful

    5
    By Carpluvbirds
    I'm not to tech savvy, and this is simplistic in its forms and operational instructions

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