Remodeling a home can be overwhelming, but the execution doesn’t have to be. Here are 18 Apps available that can help save you time and money from planning to designing your home rennovation:
Home Design 3D
This app allows you to draw rooms and test out furniture. While free for ios and Android, there are some features (such as saving your designs and 3D viewing) that require in app purchases.
Have you ever held up one of those paint swatches to your wall and tried to imagine what it would look like on a grander scale? Tap painter provides the opportunity to see what your walls would look like in shades from major paint brands like Behr, Sherwin Williams, and Benjamin Moore. Sadly, this app is only available for ios, but the app is free!
No more clunky levelers! Free on both ios and Android, iHandy works as your (you guessed it) handy leveler that fits in your pocket.
This app makes comparing and contrasting contractors easy, and when you find the one you would like to use, you can book instantly from the app! This app is free on both Android and ios.
This app makes capturing your floor plan as simple as touching your phone to a wall. You can also use the phone on your camera to create your floor plan as well. Roomscan Pro is available solely on ios, and the camera use has to have ios 11 to work properly.
Houzz Interior Design Ideas
Free on both Android and ios, Houzz Interior Design Ideas opens up the design world to app users by granting access to over 16 million design ideas via photos. Best part of the app? It allows you to see what a product would look like in your space in 3D. With over a million products to choose from you may find yourself spending more and more time on this app. With the sketch feature, you can add notes, products, and collaborators to your photos.
Home Improvement Calc
This is a fancy calculator that gives the user access to over 250 unit conversions and home improvement calculations. This app is $1.99 on ios.
Smith: Home Remodel, Improvement, and Repairs
If you have spent awhile researching contractors, this app may save you some time! This app helps you get multiple bids from pre-screened contractors within 24 hours. This app is free on both Android and ios.
This is another app that allows you to create a floor plan on your phone. Create your plan by taking photos of a room. Magicplan is free on ios and Android.
This one might be an obvious one, but it is still worth mentioning. If you are curious about anything, from colors, to design, to products, you can most likely find it on Pintrest. This app is free on both Android and ios.
Handyman Calculator is basically the Android version of the Home Improvement Calc. You can do your home improvement calculations and unit conversions on Handyman Calculator. This app is free on Android.
Thumbtack is a great resource for finding recommendations for contractors for all of your home- related jobs. Thumbtack is free on both Android and ios.
Unlike most of the apps on this list, Photo Measures is not free. It costs $6.99 on ios, and is $4.99 on Android. The benefit of Photo Measures is that it allows you to save measurements onto your photos, so not only do you have the data, but you can visualize a space.
If design is not your strong suit, Havenly can help you find a professional interior designer to work with on your project. You can chat with a designer for free, and book your custom projects through the app. Havenly is free on ios.
Also only available on ios (free!), Palette Cam lets you take your photos of your home and create custom color palettes.
This app comes with a free toolbox that contains a level tool, calculator, and unit converter. You can organize your products on Handymobi as well as look for and share DIY project ideas and photos. Handymobi is available free on both Android and ios.
Virtually try out decor styles in your space just by taking a photo! This app is free on Android and ios.
Find your vintage furniture fix on Chairish, an app for buying and selling used or “pre-loved” home decor, furniture, and art. Like some of the other apps previously mentioned, Chairish allows you to virtually see what a piece of decor looks like in your space. Chairish is a free app on ios.