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Become a RaveBuild Pro with Contractor Self-Help Guides

Learning something new can take time, and as a busy contractor, time is a limited resource. Luckily, RaveBuild is here to help with our new contractor Self-Help Guides!

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Available when you next log in to your desktop version of RaveBuild, the Self-Help Guide appears as a little blue clipboard in the lower right-hand corner of your screen. It’s easy to get started with the guide – just click on the “Guide Me” button of the welcome pop up screen.


We start by giving you a quick tour of the RaveBuild home page – showing where to find the toolbar, where you can add and schedule tasks, and also your profile dropdown menu. These are the main elements of the home page, which allow you to do everything from managing your daily schedule to viewing project plans, specs, and other job files.


From here, we give you the option to explore RaveBuild on your own, or click on the Self-Help clipboard to access more tutorials. Starting with the RAVE navigation walkthrough which you just completed.

Next is another quick walkthrough showing you how to change your password.  

The third tutorial takes you inside the “Site/Build tab”, with a brief guide of how to find all of your jobs using the sort and filter functions.

Next on the list is how to search for scheduled tasks. This actually takes place on the home page and shows you how to manage your upcoming tasks – You can sort them by job, or their due date. This is an incredibly useful tool and goes hand in hand with your “Next 7 Days Schedule” – also located on the home page.


Finally, we go back into the “Site/Build” tab, and learn how to upload files to a job. Since RAVE is completely cloud-based, being able to upload files is an important part of getting the most out of our software – that allows you to share quotes, certificates of compliance, and other important files quickly and easily with the project manager in real time.

Once you’ve completed the tutorials, the RAVE Self-Help clipboard is replaced by a little blue Self-Help tab, available via the desktop version of RAVE should you ever need a quick tutorial in the future!

As always, if you have any issues when getting started with RaveBuild, we encourage you to reach out to us at support@ravebuild.co.nz or call us at (NZ) 07-210-2228 or (AUS)1800-179-163