Renovating your home can be fun, but there is no denying that we all need help at times to do so. Today we are looking at 5 apps for the home handyperson, and how they could benefit you.
5 Handy Apps For The Renovator
Dulux Colour App
The Dulux Colour App, allows you to take a photo of the room you wish to paint, and select a dulux colour for the app to then virtually paint your room. A fantastic app that we as builders use regularly to help our clients understand the impact of their choices. The is a free app that can be downloaded here.
Quick Chippy has been designed by a carpenter for fellow carpenters and DIYer’s alike. Advertised as a collection of calculators, this app comes at a cost of $4.49 and would be helpful in so many circumstances, think measuring for stairs, or calculating concrete quantities. Quick Chippy can be found here.
Photo measure app allows you to take a photo of a space and then write measurements on the photo to store for reference. Particularly handy when moving, or taking measurements for materials to be purchased later. A great visual tool. Photo measure is available as a free “lite” version or a full access version for $4.99 here.
For the budding DIYer or the interior stylist alike, the Houzz app is a source of many inspirational images. A great place for planning a whole home, renovation or simply a restyle of your home. This free app, keeps me amused for many an hour. Find the app here.
Magic Plan App
This app is awesome! Simply take a photo our your room, and then use the apps tools to create a plan of your room, giving anyone the ability to create a floor plan in just minutes! I am very excited to have found this plan, such a fantastic idea and a basic version of something we use in our business regularly. This app is free and available here.
When renovating as a DIYer, it is normal to encounter challenges you haven’t before, I can highly recommend using google to help you find a solution, though a word of warning, look for repeatable sites and words of advice. If ever you get stuck, don’t forget our Facebook group, Ask The Builder where you can leave a question for our team of professionals to get back to you with their advice.
Are you planning any DIY? Can you see use in any of these apps?