Electronic Pre-Delivery Inspection Software System included as part of the H.O.M.E.S. Customer Service
System which is available fully integrated with main
H.O.M.E.S. system to eliminate double-entry.
Now available as
a stand-alone product.
software the way it should be! Convenient, quick and easy to
Perform inspections electronically
without Internet access. If Internet access is available and
reliable, you can do inspections in real-time, or when used
off-line, after the inspection you can synchronize data quickly
and conveniently with head office by connecting securely from anywhere with
Internet access. Of course, you can also
synchronize by connecting to the head office network locally.
Perform any other inspections
electronically and/or maintain deficiency lists
day, 1 year, Tech Audit etc) in the same manner as the Pre-Delivery
Inspection, and have work orders generated and distributed
inspection representative has complete access to all construction
normally found in the integrated Customer Service module, (Purchaser info,
upgrades/extras, colour chart etc,) even when inspections are
Perform inspections without having to use a keyboard to type text
using a portable tablet or notebook/netbook device. Deficiency
descriptions can be entered quickly and easily using handwriting
recognition or speech to text, or by clicking on commonly used words
with a tablet stylus or mouse pointer. (We recommend use of a touch
screen tablet PC.) You can also use an on-screen keyboard, speech
to text or
handwriting recognition to enter less commonly used words/phrases,
or to add to the list of common words on-the-fly without trying to
type while standing.) Checklist items may be associated with a
specific room to refine the list of common words for quick
Use your familiar customized PDI checklist.
It may be as simple or detailed as
you like with quick and easy setup.
Optionally pre-define by checklist item which trade(s) should
receive a work order by default, and easily edit the list during
or after the inspection. (A “PDI Deficiencies by Lot/Unit”
report is provided to easily emphasize what trades are assigned, and
which deficiencies are missing trade assignments before work orders
are generated and distributed.)
Photograph deficiencies and attach the image
directly to the deficiency, (even when working off-line) for viewing
on-screen and optionally printing right on the inspection form and/or
work orders. (Automatically synchronized with
head office) You can even edit the photo to highlight the problem.
View and edit floor plans, images and other attachments, even during an
off-line pre-delivery inspection!
Optionally print your customized PDI Form/Report on-site ready for signing
using a portable or wireless printer. (The report template may be customized
using Microsoft Word®.) (Tarion® compatible template provided for
Ontario-based builders.) A different template may be assigned for each
signatures electronically right on the touch-screen tablet and email
the completed signed inspection form to the purchaser(s)
using a customized email message when Internet access is available.
Inspection start and completion times can be recorded just by
clicking to automatically track the duration of the inspection.
and distribute work orders for PDI deficiencies
from completed inspections, grouping deficiencies for the same
contractor and lot/unit on one work order to reduce paperwork
and clutter while still allowing individual deficiency
status, contractor due date and warranty program deadline date tracking!
Flexible automatic distribution of work orders by email independent
of your email client program. Work orders for the same contractor are
automatically converted to PDF format and grouped together attached to a
single email. Use template(s) to customize the email message and subject
including a list of attached work order numbers for confirmation. You
can use an individual or shared email address to send work orders, and
even send a copy to one or more individual or shared BCC (blind carbon
copy) email addresses for record keeping/distribution tracking.
(Can include web-based shared email accounts.) PDF conversion requires
MS-Word® 2007 or later, or 3rd party PDF print driver.
multiple simultaneous inspections for the same project
with or without Internet access.
Remote Desktop/Terminal Services compatible for real-time remote access from
anywhere via the Internet.
Multiple lots/units, reports etc may be loaded and viewed simultaneously side-by-side.
Easy to use
intuitive interface even for novice computer users.
Built in pop-up
context sensitive Help Manual for new users.
Quickly pays for
itself by reducing costs and raising efficiency.
even for small builders!