Include contractor metrics in your finance decisions

Shovels provides the equivalent of a credit score or background check for building contractors. We parse through all their past and current projects to determine contractor quality and capacity, and how it is trending over time.

Shovels building permit API

We offer background checks for building contractors

Recent permits

See all new permits a contractor has started since taking your loan. Use this for loan draw decisions and future underwriting.

Derivative metrics

Shovels computes quality and speed metrics that are unique in the construction data industry. Use them to assess risk and reliability.

Easy integrations

Integrate Shovels directly into your in-house application or 3rd party software. Our APIs are intuitive and fast. Alternatively, store our data locally using our data feeds.

Constant updates

We track permits, inspections, and contractors on daily,weekly, or monthly cadences. We understand that financial decisions require current intelligence.