Home builders & remodelers

Powerful software for home builders & remodelers

Beam's construction management software helps you impress your clients, improve your project profitability, and streamline your back office.

  • Job costing, progress invoicing, and change order management
  • Client payment, expense management, and banking built-in
  • Subcontractor management and online bill payment
A home built by one of our customers, JJP Construction.The Beam Corporate Card, a VisaChange order management in the Beam application.
Financial management

Job costing from one simple hub

Beam unifies the data in your shared drive, email, spreadsheets, and accounting software so that you can move faster and build a more profitable business.

From estimating to job costing, receipt capture, and online payments—Beam has the right tools to improve your residential construction business.

Beam's project management software enables tracking subcontractor expenses and payment

Project management

Change orders
Files & notes




Job costing
Bills & expenses


Prime & subcontracts
Schedule of values
Payment schedules


Certificates of insurance
Lien waivers

Create professional estimates faster and win more jobs

Beam makes it easy to create and send detailed estimates from your phone or computer.

Track whenever a customer opens your estimate email or page so that you can follow-up and win more jobs.

Then, capture e-signatures from customers upon approval in the client portal.

Build estimates in Beam.
Invoicing and online payment

Accept payments from homeowners online

Impress your customers with Beam’s invoices and convenient payment portal. Avoid time-consuming drives to pick up and deposit paper checks.

  • $5 per online bank transfer
  • 3% credit and debit card fee
  • Optionally, pass card fees to your customer
  • Track payments outside Beam
Send invoices to clients and accept online payment using Beam.

Add your contract & change orders

Choose between milestone, progress, and time & materials billing.


Create and send an invoice

Choose amounts, attach files, and add custom memos. Beam will send a personalized email and reminders near the due date.


Get paid

Payments are deposited in your bank account within 1-3 business days after the customer clicks “Pay”.

Online bill payment

Bill payment built for residential contractors

We know that strong communication and prompt payment is key to retaining your best subcontractors. Switch to Beam's online bill payment solution to be your trade's favorite GC.

We do the heavy lifting by sending payment notifications to your subcontractors and requesting bank information when needed.

Schedule online bill payments to your trade contractors.

Add your subcontracts

Add milestone, progress, or time & materials subcontracts for each of your trades.


Add or request bills

Consolidate mailed and emailed invoices on Beam. Ask subcontractors to invoice you on Beam for faster processing & payment.


Schedule payments

Once scheduled, subcontractors receive notifications to track payment status or securely add their bank information.

Approval rules

With Beam, you set the rules

Configure approval workflows between bookkeepers, project managers, and the business owner.

Invoices are reconciled against your original contracts and approved change orders to make sure you don't overpay.

Configure approval rules to require reviews before bill payment.
Receipt capture

Capture receipts on the field to automate expense management

Stop spending hours each week collecting and categorizing receipts. Give your team Beam Cards to capture receipts and categorize expenses right after every purchase, right from their phones.

The Beam Card is a Visa card designed to help your team save money & time.

  • No annual fees
  • 0% APR with autopay²
  • 1% cash back
  • Issue up to 50 cards to teammates
  • Set individual credit limits
Beam's corporate card send your a notification after each purchase to capture receipts.

Apply & issue Beam Cards

Fill out the online application and issue physical and virtual cards to teammates. Configure credit limits to control spend.


Make purchases & capture receipts

After each purchase, teammates will receive a notification to upload their receipt and categorize the expense to a project and cost code.


Track profitability & invoice faster

With expense management on autopilot, your office will spend less time chasing down receipts, giving them more time to track profitability and send invoices.


Project budgeting on autopilot

Track spend by accounting codes and compare estimate vs. actuals. Stop waiting for manual reports to understand profitability.

Create budgets directly from your estimate and update your budget with change orders in real-time.

Beam's automated budgeting saves your office hours a month.

Budgeting displays estimate vs. actual and estimate net profit in real-time.
Accounting syncs

Bookkeeping made easy

Import your existing vendors, customers, chart of accounts, and projects from your accounting software.

Beam automatically syncs invoices, bills, and payments directly into your accounting software.

That means less manual data entry, fewer errors, and a happier accountant.

Automatically sync to Quickbooks Online.

Time is money. Save both.

Join hundreds of contractors that trust Beam to simplify their construction financials.

The Beam application on a phone.