Home Renovation Apps for Every DIY Enthusiast

Home Renovation Apps for Every DIY Enthusiast
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    The advent of various applications for gadgets has inspired a growing number of people to do more things on their own when it comes to home (re)decoration.

    What's more, they contribute to better planning and lower expenditure.


From furniture projections to cost calculators and color schemes, those cutting-edge software solutions can transform a home renovation beginner into a know-it-all worker. So, here are some practical solutions for modern home owners.

Furniture-incorporating apps

Instead of carrying printed photos of your rooms with you when walking around furniture shops, today you can simply use a plentitude of different apps with the photos you’ve taken with your smartphone. The following ones will help you incorporate new pieces of furniture into your home.

  • Houzz –
    if you want to see how different items of furniture will look in your living room or your bedroom, you can use the Houzz app. After that, you decide whether you want to purchase them through this website or any other online shop. What’s more, this app comes in iOS and Android versions.
  • Home Depot –
    another furniture-picking tool available for both Android and iOS users, the Home Depot app makes it easier for home owners to search the wanted items by many different categories. In addition, you can use the benefits of the indoors GPS system when visiting furniture shops in person.
  • Homestyler Interior Design –
    available at Google Play and iTunes, this app can serve both professional home designers and ordinary home decorators. You simply post a photo of the rooms you want to decorate and this app will offer its vision of your room(s). Read more about its functions in this review.

Budget-planning apps

In addition to the appearance of the furniture you want to choose for your home, it’s also important not to waste a fortune on this project. This is even more important if your home renovation budget is partially or completely financed from a loan. The next two apps will keep the expenditure under control.

  • Smith Home Remodel and Repair –
    although it’s nice to you can take care of your home renovation without anybody’s help, you’ll see that this is no cakewalk. When you buy all the tools and get the materials necessary for the indoor works, you’ll probably spend more money than you’ve planned. So, if you want to keep the redecoration expenditure under control, you should use the Smith Home Remodel and Repair app. It will give you a chance to get an opinion from home improvement contractors, regarding your works. This way you can easily calculate whether or not it pays off to work on your own.
  • Quick Chippy –
    a perfect tool for people who want to embellish their homes with beautiful wooden items. Be it stairs, weatherboards or roof joints, Quick Chippy will do the math for you. Since the mastermind behind it is a professional carpenter, this app will meet all the needs of a DIY home carpenter.

The rule of thumb is that if you’re not experienced with advanced home repairs, it will cost you an arm and a leg. On the other side, experienced pros will be able to give you a precise estimate of the length and cost of the works in question.


Color apps for brightening homes

Since color psychology plays an important role in the way people behave and feel, choosing and combining colors for your home is an important step in home decoration. Luckily, some great apps are here to help you.

  • ColorSmart –
    just upload the photos of the rooms you want to paint and this app will give you dozens of different colors. What’s more, you can apply different nuances and shades so as to create a sophisticated color ambience in your room with this inspiring app.
  • Color911 –
    in case of color emergency, get Color911. This app will not only enable you to try different tones for your walls, but it will also let you make your own custom hues. Also, you can test various colors for your furniture items, as well.

Today a toolkit of a modern DIY home owner doesn’t only consist of handy tangible tools, but it also includes some practical applications. They’ll save your time and money, as well as improve your home renovation skills, enabling you to redecorate your home in the shortest time possible.

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Dan Radak is a marketing professional with ten years of experience. He is a coauthor on several websites and regular contributor to BizzMark Blog. Currently, he is working with a number of companies in the field of digital marketing, closely collaborating with a couple of e-commerce companies.