Spring cleaning can often bloom into a full-blown room (or home) renovation project. Considering a new color or mood for a room in your house? Gone are the days of fabric swatches, wallpaper samples, and doing the “heavy lifting” of moving furniture around just to find out that your dream design is actually a nightmare! Today’s technology can simplify your interior design project, whether you’re seeking tips, tools, or a little creativity, interior design apps can help you “see” your dream room or home before it becomes reality.
Apps for Home Improvement Projects
Autodesk Homestyler (Free)
Saw something you liked in the Dream Home app? Bring that vision into your own home with the Autodesk Homestyler app. This app allows you to place photos of furniture, lighting, flooring and art onto a virtual picture of your room. You'll quickly see how an item would look inside your home using the 3D model. You can even share your ideas with families and friends.
Photo Measure Lite (Free)
You now have a vision of your room, but you still need to measure. Snap a picture of your room, and this app lets you input measurements for all angles and lengths of the area. This app makes your trip to the hardware store hassle free. Forget about describing your unique situation or remembering measurements: just display the picture.
Love finding hidden treasures at local yard sales, but hate hunting for them? This app maps local yard and garage sales and provides you directions to help you easily locate them. You can also post your own sale on the app.
Home Snap (Free)
As you were driving to the yard sale, did you see a house that caught your eye? Wondering how much it might be worth? Take a photo, and this app will tell you the home’s value, which schools are nearby, if there are similar homes in the area, and the prices for other homes in the neighborhood.
More Helpful Home Interior Apps:
Personal Color Viewer: Take a picture of any color that catches your eye, and this app will provide you with its matching paint color.
iHandy: Virtual leveler that checks how flat the surfaces are in your home.
Also: Protect your new masterpiece – get a Florida home insurance quote to make sure you have the coverage you need.