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Construction Master Pro


I usually write about apps that I use in my work.  Apps that are perfect for consultants or freelancers.   But sometimes I like to look at specialty business apps like Construction Master Pro.  Apps like this are targeted to a specific industry and I like to look at them to get an idea of what is available to other industries.   I’m going to do my best to give you a good overview of Construction Master Pro.

Construction Master Pro is from Calculated Industries who makes technology based solutions for the construction industry.  Calculated Industries has been around since 1978 and have one multiple awards over the years.

The Basics

Construction Master Pro is actually a real calculator sold by Calculated Industries and is an advanced construction-math calculator.  Now they have Construction Master Pro in Android, iPhone and Windows Phone versions.  You get all of the benefits of the original Construction Master Pro on your smartphone.

Construction Master Pro is build for Architects, Engineers, Contractors, Framers, and anyone else involved in construction.  Errors in construction calculations can be very costly.  So having a dependable calculator on hand is of great benefit.



Dimensional Math and Conversions
• Feet-Inch-Fraction, Inch Fraction, Yards
• Decimal Feet (10ths, 100ths), Decimal Inches
• Preset Fractions (1/2″ through 1/64″)
• D:M:S, Decimal Degree Entry and Conversions
• Full Metric Function (m, cm, mm)

Right Angle Solutions
• Complete Right Angle/Rafter Calculations
• Pitch Key (Slope and Grade)
• Rise, Run, Diagonal/Common Rafters
• Hip/Valley Key
• Jack Rafters Key
• Irregular Hip/Valley and Jacks
• Rafter Cutting Angles (Plumb, Cheek and Level Cuts)
• Stair Layout Key
• Stair (Advanced – Riser Limit, Stairwell Opening, Headroom, Floor Thickness)
• Diagonal Key
• Expanded Rake-Wall
• Arched Rake-Wall

Area and Volume Solutions
• Square and Cubic
• Roof – Bundles, Squares, 4×8 Sheets, Pitch, Plan Area
• Drywall, Siding and Paneling 4×8, 4×9 and 4×12
• Column/Cone Area and Volume
• Basic Circular Calculations
• Advanced Circular Calculations
• Weight per Volume Conversions
• Length, Width and Height Keys
• Blocks, Footings

Special Functions
• Trigonometric Function Keys: Sine, Cosine, Tangent, Arcsine, Arccosine, Arctangent
• Board Feet
• Studs: Find number On-center
• User-Definable Preferences
• Cost per Unit (total costs based on unit price)
• Equal-Sided Polygon
• Compound Miters
• Crown Angle
• Paperless Tape
• 4 Memories

As you can see, Construction Master Pro has a ton of features and the cost is minimal compared to how much it can save you just on one mistake.  The app is available in Android, iOS and Windows Phone.

Google Play Link

Apple App Store Link

Windows Marketplace Link


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Ben is a follower of Christ, a rabid computer geek, small business owner, and breaker of things. He is married way above his station in life and has three wonderful children who have made driving him insane their mission in life.

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