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Digs Featured in the Wall Street Journal: Embracing AI in Home Building - A New Era for Home Builders

Digs is featured in the Wall Street Journal article: Stressing Over Your Next Home Renovation Project? Let AI Handle It. In the article, reporter Nancy Keates surveys a range of ways AI tools are being used in home building and renovation. But to kick it off, she connects with Digs’ customer Cascade West Development and their client, Kyle Loucks, to learn more about his journey through the intersection of the AI revolution and his dream home.

Exploring the Future: Innovative Materials in Home Construction‍

In the ever-evolving landscape of custom home building, staying ahead of the latest trends and technologies is essential for builders aiming to create homes that are both cutting-edge and sustainable. One of the most exciting frontiers in this field is the exploration of innovative materials that promise to revolutionize the way we construct and inhabit our living spaces. From advanced composites to eco-friendly alternatives, the possibilities are as diverse as they are promising.

Boosting Your Business: The Vital Role of Record Keeping in Client Relationships for Builders, Homeowners, and Contractors

The construction industry is a customer-focused industry, where every project is a unique puzzle of timelines, materials, and manpower, the importance of meticulous record-keeping cannot be overstated. Whether you're a builder, homeowner, or contractor, maintaining thorough and accurate records is not just about ticking boxes—it's about fostering trust, transparency, and ultimately, better relationships. Let's delve into why record-keeping is a cornerstone of successful collaborations in the construction industry.

Digs CEO Ryan Fink Shares Insights on the Modern Craftsman Podcast

Home building and construction is facing a pinnacle point in innovation and technology adaptation, more often builders are considering what technologies to use and how they fit into their current workflow. Recently, Digs Co-Founder and CEO Ryan Fink had the opportunity to share his insights on the Modern Craftsman Podcast, hosted by Nick Schiffer and Tyler Grace. The podcast, known for its candid conversations with industry professionals, provided a platform for Ryan to discuss the transformative role of AI in homebuilding and how Digs is leading the charge in enhancing collaboration for builders and homeowners alike.

Enhancing User Experience: Digs Nominated for GeekWire Award

2024 has been a great year of technology innovation in the build industry as well as within Digs, we are thrilled to announce that our innovative AI collaboration platform, has been nominated for a GeekWire Award in the UX Design of the Year category. This nomination not only underscores our commitment to crafting intuitive and user-centric solutions but also recognizes the significant impact of our platform within the Pacific Northwest and beyond.

How MassaRossa Luxury Homes Stopped Bending Software to Fit Their Pre-Construction Needs

One of the first things clients look for when seeking a custom home builder is experience, knowledge, and a good reputation. Nathan and Emoly Walters, the President and Realtor behind MassaRossa Luxury Homes in Edmond, Oklahoma, have all three of those traits in spades.

Digs: Revolutionizing Residential Construction with Innovative Business Solutions

In the world of residential construction, where every decision counts and communication is key, one platform stands out among the rest: Digs. Recently, Digs made waves by clinching a finalist position for the Best of IBS Awards, specifically in the Best Business Solutions Software category. This recognition not only highlights the platform's innovation but also underscores its significant impact on streamlining processes and enhancing collaboration within the industry.

Boost Your Building Business: 10 Social Media Tips to Turn Followers into Sales

In the bustling world of construction, social media is a powerful tool that can help builders and construction companies not only connect with their audience but also convert followers into sales. Whether you're constructing homes, buildings, or dreams, here are 10 tips to elevate your social media game and drive business growth.

Builder Spotlight: Building Dreams with Kavanagh Construction Company

In the realm of construction, where tradition meets innovation, Kavanagh Construction Company stands as a beacon of excellence. Founded by Patrick Kavanagh, a veteran with over 25 years of experience in crafting high-end residential projects, the company embodies a legacy of quality, craftsmanship, and personalized service.

Building Success: 10 Construction Marketing Ideas for 2024

Hello, builders and construction marketers! As we continue with 2024, let's dive into some exciting construction marketing ideas that can elevate your projects and bring in more opportunities. We'll keep it straightforward and easy to grasp, just like building the foundations of success!

Building Success: A Simple Guide to Implementing Construction Software for Builders

Welcome, builders! In the fast-paced world of construction, staying ahead is crucial. One way to boost efficiency and streamline your projects is by implementing construction software. Don't worry if you're not a tech expert – this guide is here to help you navigate the process.

IBS 2024 Recap

The International Builder Show occurred in Las Vegas from February 27 to February 29, 2024. The week was action-packed with live demos, networking, events, and opportunities to engage with your peers in learning sessions. NAHB’s event offers build professionals the unique opportunity to collaborate, connect, and innovate with their peers.

Maximizing Productivity on the Construction Site: Time Management Hacks

Building stuff is undeniably awesome, isn't it? But here's the scoop – being a successful builder is about more than just skills. It's about being efficient, maximizing productivity, and mastering the art of time management. Let's dive into why these aspects are crucial for your journey toward becoming a top-notch builder.

Noteworthy Speakers and Events at the 2024 International Builder Show in Las Vegas

The International Builder Show (IBS) in Las Vegas is gearing up to be a groundbreaking event for builders, featuring various influential speakers who have left their mark on the construction industry. From empowering women in construction to leading national research on innovation, the lineup promises to inspire and educate builders from all walks of life. Let's delve into the profiles of some of the unique speakers who will be gracing the stage from February 27-29, 2024.

How Attending the NAHB International Builders' Show Benefits Your Business: What's New and Where to Find Value

Hey there! Builders, you'll be excited to know that the NAHB International Builders' Show (IBS) is coming up soon! In 2024, the show will feature over 1,700 exhibitors, with 45% of them being new. There are exciting changes in store this year, and we’re excited to highlight a few! This blog is your go-to guide to understanding how to get the most out of your three days in Vegas.

Making the Most of Your IBS Experience: What to Expect and How to Maximize the Opportunity

The International Builders' Show (IBS) is not just an event; it's a special opportunity for professionals in the residential construction industry to connect, learn, and discover the latest innovations. As you prepare to attend IBS, let's dive into what you can expect and how to make the most of this experience.

Digs Secures $14 Million Funding to Supercharge Growth and Marketplace Strategy

AI home build collaboration platform, Digs, is making waves in the home construction and ownership industry with a recent announcement of $14 million in funding. The funding, a combination of a $7 million Seed Round and a prior Pre-Seed Round, aims to propel the company's growth, enhance operations, and advance its marketplace strategy. In addition to the funding boost, Digs welcomes a new Chief Operating Officer (COO) to further scale operations and drive the marketplace vision.

Navigating the Future: A Recap of CES 2024's Home Tech Trends

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2024 was a whirlwind of innovation, showcasing the latest advancements in technology. Among the standout trends were Transparent TVs and Car Tech, but the primary focus for the Digs team was to understand how others are helping evolve the future of every home being understood.

Managing Subcontractors Effectively: Key Strategies for Builders

Managing subcontractors effectively is a crucial skill that can make or break a project. In this blog, we'll explore some key strategies for builders to ensure the smooth coordination of subcontractors and the successful completion of construction projects.

Navigating the Challenges of Construction Equipment Financing in Today’s Market

Are you a builder looking to expand your construction business in 2024? If so, you've probably encountered the challenges of financing construction equipment. With the ever-evolving construction industry and the economic fluctuations, it's important to know how to overcome these hurdles. In this blog, we'll discuss the common issues builders face and explore some solutions.

Forging the Best Builder-Client Relationship

Whether you're constructing a dream home, a new neighborhood, or anything in between, fostering a positive builder-client relationship is crucial for a smooth and successful project. In this guide, we'll explore some key tips on how builders can cultivate strong connections with their clients.

Digging into Success: How Digs Can Enhance Your Builder-Client Relationship

Ever wondered how you can boost your builder-client relationship and make your projects even more successful? Well, this blog will show you how. Let's dig into how using the Digs platform can help you build stronger connections with your clients and yield more benefits for you and your business. 

Cost Estimation and Budgeting in Home Construction: Best Practices for Builders

In this blog, we'll explore some best practices for cost estimation and budgeting in construction, making it easier to keep your projects on track.

Builder Spotlight: Marnella Homes - Crafting Dreams into Reality

Marnella Homes' legacy of innovation and quality with a Q&A that shines a light on building high-performance healthy and efficient homes.

Building Your Reputation: The Power of Customer Reviews and Testimonials

In the world of construction, your reputation can mean the difference between success and struggle. Word-of-mouth recommendations and online reviews carry immense weight, influencing potential clients' decisions. In this blog, we'll explore the importance of customer reviews and testimonials for builders, and how you can harness their power to strengthen your reputation.

Simplifying Home Building Communication: Introducing Digs for Success

In the build process there are a lot of moving parts and - it can get complicated quickly. Below, we’ll talk about how Digs can help you execute the tips and best practices Fine Homebuilding has outlined in Best Practices for Home-Building Project Communication.

Building a Greener Future: Sustainable Construction Trends for a Better Tomorrow

Sustainable construction is a term you might have heard, and it's all about creating structures that not only meet our needs but also protect the Earth. In this blog, we'll explore what sustainable construction means, why it's important, and some cool trends that builders are using to make our world a better place.

Marketing Tips for Residential Home Build Contractors

In today's competitive landscape, contractors need to utilize various marketing strategies to stand out, attract clients, and build a reputable brand. In this blog post, we'll delve into eight marketing tips that can help contractors take their businesses to the next level.

Exploring Construction Safety Blogs: Your Guide to Building a Safer Workplace

Just like construction workers wear hard hats and harnesses, we need to equip ourselves with knowledge to stay safe. In this blog post, we'll take a closer look at what these blogs are, why they're important, and a list of some great blogs to follow and read. So grab your virtual hard hat, and let's dive in!

Seamless Collaboration: Builders and Homeowners Transforming Pool Projects with Digs

Creating the perfect pool involves more than just digging a hole and filling it with water. It requires careful planning, execution, and effective communication between everyone on the project, especially builders and homeowners. Digital platforms like Digs have changed the way builders and homeowners collaborate throughout the entire build process, from pre-construction to warranty management. In this blog, we will explore how Digs supports each stage of the pool building journey, making for easy collaboration and improving the overall experience.

Ten Home Construction Instagram Accounts You Need to Follow

In this blog post, we'll explore Instagram home construction pages that you absolutely need to follow. These accounts offer a treasure trove of captivating images, informative content, and expert advice, making them valuable resources for anyone interested in home construction and design.

Ten TikTok Home Construction Pages You Need to Follow

TikTok has become a treasure trove of valuable content for anyone interested in home construction or renovation projects. In this post, we will explore some of the top TikTok pages you need to follow for a dose of inspiration and tips to enhance your home building journey.

Construction Trends on TikTok: How Builders Can Harness the Power of Social Media

TikTok has become a thriving platform where trends emerge and capture the attention of millions. Construction has found its place in the spotlight, captivating audiences with its DIY projects, unique techniques, and inspiring builder personalities. In this blog post, we will explore how construction is trending on TikTok and discuss how builders can harness the power of this social media platform to their advantage.

Collaboration During the Custom Home Build Process

Building a home is a complex and intricate process that requires the coordination of multiple professionals and trades. In this blog, we will discuss the importance of collaboration in the home build process, why it matters, and how home builders can improve collaboration among their teams.

GeekWire Highlights Digs Open Beta

Real estate startup vets land $7M for new construction project management startup

Digs Featured in Forbes

Digs Out Of Stealth With $7 Million Seed Funding

Digs Announced in TechCrunch

“Digs is a Figma-like collaboration tool for home builders and suppliers.”

Create your Construction Business Mission, Vision, and Values

As a home builder or general contractor, it's important to have well-defined mission, vision, and values that align with your business objectives and core values.