13 Handy Home Improvement Apps for iPhone & iPad

April 29, 2012

We picked out some of the most useful home improvement apps we could find. From a tool kit app to how-to videos to an app that uses sonar to measure your walls. Check out the list and let us know what your home improvement projects are on our Facebook page!

Home Design 3D By LiveCad - for iPhone & iPad

  • Create, layout, design the home of your dreams
  • Choose from a catalog of 150 objects to remodel your home
  • Drag and drop any object or furniture piece
  • Select the dimensions of every element of the house
View on iTunes

Photo Measures - for iPhone & iPad

  • Take a photo and directly draw measurements on it
  • Zoom in and out of your photo for more precision
  • Organize your photos by category
  • Import photos of any size and aspect ratio
View on iTunes

Dimensions - for iPhone

  • Wall to wall measurements using a patented sonar
  • On wall automatic measurements
  • Take a picture and draw your own measurements on it
  • Map measurements for surface and perimeters calculation
View on iTunes

Handy Man DIY - for iPhone

  • Home improvement planner providing necessary info to complete projects
  • Detailed how-to videos and instructions
  • Calculate room dimensions
  • Create shopping lists and estimate project cost
View on iTunes

iHandy Carpenter - for iPhone

  • 5-in-1 carpenter tool kit
  • Surface level, bubble level, steel protractor, steel ruler, plumb bob
View on iTunes

ColorSmart by BEHR™ Mobile - for iPhone & iPad

  • Coordinate or preview a BEHR paint color for your project
  • Take a photo then tap on the image to get a matching BEHR color
  • Use the store locator when you’re ready to start
View on iTunes

Paint Tester - for iPhone & iPad

  • See how new colors would look on your walls before you paint
  • Take a picture of your room and use the paint bucket to preview colors
  • Use multiple colors at the same time to accent a wall
View on iTunes

Dream Home - for iPhone

  • Browse through hundreds of photos of the latest interior design trends
  • Find ideas for your home by Recent, Popular and Favorite
  • Filters by Style, Room, Color
View on iTunes

Houzz Interior Design Ideas - for iPhone & iPad

  • Browse through 200,000 photos of design ideas
  • Find local designers, architects and contractors to help you
  • Save photos to your virtual idea book
  • Browse by style, room and location
View on iTunes

HomeSmarts - for iPhone

  • Keep track of maintenance needs for your home
  • Recommendations for easy preventative strategies to save money
  • Advice on seasonal maintenance
  • Referrals to local service professionals
View on iTunes

HGTV to GO for iPhone - for iPhone

  • Get full episodes, short video and photo galleries from HGTV
  • Get design ideas that you can do yourself
  • Full schedule of show airings on HGTV
View on iTunes

The Home Depot - for iPhone

  • Research and buy over 300,000 Home Depot products
  • Check store inventory and aisle location
  • How-to projects and videos
  • Buy through the app, pick up at the store
View on iTunes

Lowe's - for iPhone

  • Shop online, review ratings and locate Lowe’s stores
  • Useful how-to videos
  • See what others are saying with real-time ratings and reviews
  • View designer rooms and access product lists
View on iTunes


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