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COST MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE FOR SPECIALIST SUBCONTRACTORS IN CONSTRUCTION

Manage & control project costs with ease

The million dollar problems Chalkstring solves.

Whether your focus is on interiors, facades or any other trade, many specialist subcontractors running construction projects face the same business issues.

Chalkstring cost management software being used by specialist subcontractors

"It’s hard to understand individuals’ tender & commercial spreadsheets."

"Our teams waste time entering the same data multiple times."

We over-order material and over-pay labour because we don't have easy-to-access audit trails.

"We just can’t find that one piece of critical project information."

"We can’t see in real-time how our projects are performing."

"We’re not sure if we’re making or losing money on our jobs until they're finished."

Have similar problems?

You've come to the right place.

Cost management software for specialist subcontractors

Chalkstring is an all-in-one, cloud-based platform for estimating, procurement, cost reporting and more. Developed for specialist subcontractors, it streamlines how your entire team manages project financials across every stage of a construction contract, from tender to final account.

Chalkstring cost management software

With Chalkstring you will:

Centralise

Use an integrated system for your entire business. Your team will benefit from  centralised, real-time information.

Standardise

Work efficiently. Use consistent working methods and standardised documentation business-wide.

Analyse

Use real-time insights, based on data that you trust, to make informed business and project decisions.

All the features you need

Our client, Brebur, tells us:

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It's twice as quick to price jobs and produce estimates.

Jamie Brenton

Jamie Brenton

Managing Director

 

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Internal invoice queries have reduced by 95%, from 20 to 1 per month.

Gemma Holmes

Gemma Holmes

Purchase Ledger Clerk

 

minutes

Valuations no longer take half a day, they take 15 minutes.

Sam Jackson

Sam Jackson

Quantity Surveyor

 

Trusted by:

Jessella
Proline Internals Ltd
Drywall Solutions Ltd
Brebur Ltd
Drywall Contracts Ltd
VIDEO CASE STUDY

Chalkstring gives SCS more visibility and control of its projects

Craig Scott, Commercial Director at SCS Building Solutions, explains how Chalkstring has given the management team a 360° view of how each project is performing.

What people say

Specialist subcontractor, Paul Bagley, PWB

“PWB has grown significantly and Chalkstring has, without doubt, supported this. Having all our project financials live and in one place gives me the confidence and control I need to run the business. It also provides early warnings if anything is going wrong on our projects.”

★★★★★

Paul Bagley
Managing Director | PWB Drylining & Interiors Ltd

Daren Walker

"We recently rolled out Chalkstring across the business and are already seeing the benefits. The integrated platform has given us better control of costs across all projects and has reduced the time taken to prepare monthly cost reports."

★★★★★

Daren Walker
Commercial Director | KJW Drylining

Spencer West

"Chalkstring has completely upgraded how we work. We now have formal processes in place with clearly defined procedures across our business. Chalkstring saves us time and eliminates repetitive input into different systems, reducing the risk of errors."

★★★★★

Spencer West
Managing Director | West Drylining & Facades

How Chalkstring helps specialist subcontractors

  • Use one platform for all projects
  • Apply defined & consistent processes
  • Standardise documentation
  • Automate repetitive tasks
  • Eradicate data duplication
  • Adopt a project management framework
  • Comply with ISO & quality procedures
  • Work from anywhere, using the cloud
  • View project data in real-time
  • Identify early warnings & take action
  • Control & analyse spend better
  • Eliminate over-ordering & over-paying
  • Accurately predict cost-to-complete
  • Make data-driven, informed decisions
  • Scale & grow your business
USEFUL GUIDE

Take the guesswork out of running your business.

See how Business Intelligence software enables specialist subcontractors to replace gut-feel decisions with informed, data-driven decisions.

Take the guesswork out of running your business

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