Punch List App


Punch List App Overview

The Alpha Punch List App is pre-built for construction, optimized for powering site inspections, assigning job tasks and approving jobs using a mobile device - even when offline at a job site.

This Punch List App provides a collaborative construction list optimized for the smartphones you carry in your pocket everyday. It provides a template for construction companies looking to take their punch list process mobile, and allows for future expansion and continued customization for any construction company's needs.

  • Speed data capture and accuracy in the field.
  • Allow workers to capture audio and photos within the app on the mobile phones they already carry.
  • Works at a remote construction sites without cellular or WiFi connection.
  • Takes advantage of the device hardware including camera, GPS and audio recorder.
  • Easy to update and evolve the app as needed.

 

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Punch List App Screenshot
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The Punch List App synchronizes to a back-end database and features: 

  • Offline functionality which includes data entry, addition of photos and audio recordings
  • Transfer of media files (photos and audio recordings) to Amazon S3 storage when online
  • Automatic on device file system storage and synchronization of media files for offline use
  • Google Maps for location information
  • Mobile optimized interface for easy data entry
  • Searching and filtering of list data

If you would like help customizing the Punch List App for your organization, for example adding user login or security roles, the Alpha Software Professional Services Group can help

Punch lists are a very effective way to make sure that large construction projects are completed in a timely manner. They provide a method for all parties -- from General Contractor to the Architect to the Client -- to easily understand what needs to be completed on a construction job and by whom. The term “punch list” comes from the old school process of punching holes in a paper document in the margin adjacent to the task to be completed. Typically, punch lists are organized by category, like electrical, plumbing, cabinetry, etc. Punch list items might include:

  • Electrical: Replace temp lighting fixture, Front Hall.
  • Plumbing: Install utility sink, Basement.
  • Paint: Sand and final coat, interior trim, Dining Room cased opening.
  • Tile: Seal grout, Master Bath.
Punch List App Image Capture Example
Punch List App Rich Media Example

All construction projects use punch lists to close out construction projects. A punch list is a list of items that need to be completed or resolved before the project can be considered complete and the final bill submitted to the client for payment. The punch list is normally agreed upon by the General Contractor, Architect and Homeowner after a project walk through. The walk through may also include some of the subcontractors. Many contracts will include a reference to the punch list and a percentage of money, (2% to 10% of the total contract cost) is typically retained until the punch list is completed. The project punch list is a very important part of any large project, and using mobile devices to run punch list apps could be a major time-saving and money-saving approach for your construction company.

If you would like help customizing the Punch List App for your organization, the Alpha Software Professional Services Group can help



Want help customizing this app for your organization?

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