Joist App for Contractors

Joist App for Contractors

By Joist Inc.

  • Category: Business
  • Release Date: 2013-01-15
  • Current Version: 3.6.0
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 94.84 MB
  • Developer: Joist Inc.
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later.
Score: 5
From 2,213 Ratings


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 In-app live chat ------------------ Terms of Service: Privacy Policy:



  • My company has grown 10 fold

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

    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

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

    By Glennw3
    The new feature to be able to add a service address is great. It would be even better if that address could be seen from the invoice overview page without having to open each individual one up to see what it is or keep a list of them written down in a notebook so you don’t have to go through them all.
  • Saves me a day or two every month

    By Arctu
    I used to keep track of my work on a calendar, at the end of the week, I’d record my hours in invoices. Now, I sit in my car for a few minutes after each workday and I either add hours to an existing invoice, or I create an invoice and hit send. I add pictures of receipts if needed, or pictures of the job. I started with Quickbooks Self Employed and found the invoicing in QBSE to be startlingly limited - it’s set up for people who bill for hours but not for materials, however, I love their mileage tracker. This app is a powerful tool that is simple to use. I have not really explored adding materials and costs for the purpose of estimating jobs, am wondering if it’s possible to merge an excel file into the materials list. (?) I would love it if I could create a line item in an invoice such as “Labor” without it saving the description - maybe that’s possible and I just haven’t spent enough time to find it. Thanks for creating such a fabulous app!
  • Happy Family Construction

    By DPasley
    Estimate Heaven for Contractors.
  • Not a happy review

    By Andymad!
    I want to start saying I love this app it works great, and I’ll probably would give 5 stars, that was before ordering a credit card reader, I ordered it over a mont a go they charged me right away ( of course) and the item was never send to me, I got tired of calling and sending emails, no one helped me in any way, they said the only way to get the item is if I PURCHASE it again and then I’ll get a refund within 10 days! The product was over price, other companies give the reader for free or they charge a minimum fee.
  • Love the app

    By Finish Line Property Maint NJ
    Great app very useful and makes writing estimates and invoices super simple
  • Customer service is on point! Brendan rocks!

    By JJ Specialty Paint
    I’m writing this review solely based on customer service. Brendan and I spoke several times over a 3 weeks period when we had a customer fraudulently chargeback 2 credit card charges. It was a fairly decent amount of money and Brendan not only explained the process of how to contest the chargebacks, he explained everything thing I needed to send in for backup. I truly believe that our issue was processed in such a timely fashion because of his help. It’s very rare for a company to have this level of service. 90% of the time I called in to support he answered, and if he didn’t I was easily transferred to him. I do marketing for several contractors/painters, etc and I recommend this app to them all solely based on my interactions with Brendan. 5 stars from JJ Specialty Paint!
  • Very professional

    By LizAlejo
    The app is so easy to use. I also use it on my laptop. The invoice is professionally done and my clients can pay me anytime. Great fit my out of town clients. Love that you can add pictures on the invoice. Been using this app already for 5 months and I’m not thinking of using any other. Has worked very well for my business. 10 stars