10 Apps To Help You With Your Home Improvement Projects

Mar 16 2021
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Well this is a fun list – I didn’t even know about most of these! OMG how these apps could have helped me so much during the renovation. I love how much of technology nowadays is SO geared toward doing things ourselves and empowering us in our own homes. Its wonderful how much of the guess work has been taken out of making decisions. Instead of feeling like we’re going into a new room design on a wing and a prayer, nowadays, apps like these can give us a lot more confidence!

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Home improvement projects have so many benefits, whether it’s interior design, decluttering, or DIY. When you improve your space you’ll not only make the most of your property, but you’ll also improve your enjoyment of your home. Whichever type of project you’re attempting, these applications have lots of cool features.

Apps for DIY and maintenance

1 . DIY On A Budget

DIY On A Budget is an online community app, where users can help one another with DIY projects, by providing advice. Using this application you can get tips, feedback, and share your DIY achievements with a supportive social community. Check out the DIY gallery to find inspiration, or make polls to engage with other users. You can ask the DIY community any of your home maintenance questions, and get lots of useful ideas. Whether it’s painting, upcycling, or fixing broken furniture, you’ll find all the advice you need.

  1. Family Handyman App

The Family Handyman application has lots of handyman secrets in-store, helping you to yourself money and time. Using the app you can get tips on many topics, from cleaning and woodwork to painting. Need to put a bookcase together? Want to learn how to distress wood? Perhaps you’ve got a plumbing issue that needs tending to? With the help of the Family Handyman app, you can approach all these projects, and more.

  1. DIY Ideas

The DIY Ideas app is the perfect tool to help you approach your DIY projects. With the help of the app, you can make unique and original items, using scrap objects and a few simple tutorials. If you’ve always wanted to build something from scratch, but you’re not sure where to start, this app can help you make a start. The DIY ideas app doesn’t just have ideas for home improvement and decor, there are plenty of different categories including fashion, gardening, life hacks, and arts and crafts.

Apps for cleaning and clutter

  1. Clutterfree

Need to declutter your home and create some space? The Clutterfree application is a fantastic tool. Using Clutterfree you can motivate yourself, get tips, find inspiration, and log your progress. Take part in fun decluttering challenges, and learn how to make the most of your home with the ‘less is more’ approach. 

The application provides content that’s been especially created by decluttering experts, you’ll find everything you need to become a decluttering pro. Design a roadmap to organize your home and don’t forget to take a look at the bonus plans. It’s not just about cleaning up, but ‘changing your mindset’, to improve your home.

  1. Spotless

The Spotless app can help you to organize your cleaning chores, and get a cleaner home, fast! With Spotless you can create a plan for your different rooms, and create a task list for each one. Using the app you can make lists; log your cleaning progress; get tips and motivate yourself. When your cleaning chores feel a little overwhelming, you need Spotless, to create a plan and get organized. Whether you need to create a summer to-do list or organize your laundry, Spotless can help.

  1. Home Cleaning

The Home Cleaning app allows you to keep your house clean, as well as organizing your resources and time. Using the app you can plan out your cleaning regime, whether it’s monthly, weekly, or daily. With the help of the application, you can create a checklist, add activities, and make a budget too. You can also use the app to organize your home maintenance, ensuring that you keep on top of your important jobs. 

Keeping things clean will help you to create a healthier home, and maybe even prevent pests. If your efforts to get rid of pests have failed, you’ll need to call in an expert, whether it’s termite control, mice, or ants.

Apps for home decor

  1. HomeByMe

HomeByMe is an AR application, using the app you can select household objects, and preview how they look in your rooms. Choose from a range of artwork, ornaments, sofas, or tables, testing them virtually before you purchase. With the help of HomeByMe, you can have plenty of fun with your interior design work, and make sure you’re choosing the right items for your house. Browse from a huge range of categories and brands, to create your dream home.

  1. Paint My Place

It can be tricky to decide on your color schemes, but the ‘Paint My Place’ app can help. With this app you can paint your home virtually, trying out several color schemes, before you apply them for real. It’s so simple, all you have to do is snap a photo, from here you can choose the color you want and start painting your walls, (virtually). To help you get creative and make the right color choices, you need ‘Paint My Place’.

  1. Room Planner 

Room Planner helps users to create mock floor plans, in both 2D and 3D. Using Room Planner you can experiment with your rooms, add accessories, furniture, and change the colors. You can essentially design your ideal room, and then source the items you need to create it for real. Users can share room planner designs using email or social media, (which is particularly helpful if you’re working with interior designers).

  1. Houzz Interior Design Ideas

Houzz is a great application for designing and improving your house. No matter if you’re decorating, renovating, or building, Houzz has plenty of ideas to help you make the most of your space. Browse to find inspiration, read articles about interior design, and find the best professionals to support your project. Using the Houzz design app you can find designers, builders, architects, and more. Here you’ll find lots of great content, from garden advice to tips on going minimal.

From your cleaning to your painting projects or repairing broken fixtures, these applications have lots to offer. When you don’t know where to begin, you’ll find lots of ideas here, to give you the inspiration you need.

Well this is a fun list - I didn't even know about most of these! OMG how these apps could have helped me so much during the renovation.
(This is a contributed post, for more information about my compensation please read my disclosure policy)

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