These days, technology makes it easier to do everything, whether its finding the nearest movie theater, making dinner reservations, or shopping online. Recently, people have been creating smart phone apps that can help you with one of life’s more difficult chores: home renovation and decoration. No matter what you’re looking to do in your home, there are smart phone apps that can help – below are some of our favorites.
Looking for new furniture for your living room? It can be difficult to imagine how certain pieces will look, but SnapShop can eliminate that problem. All you have to do is launch the app and browse through their furniture categories. Choose your favorite piece and your camera will launch with an overlay of the furniture you picked – all you have to do is point and see the piece where you think you might like it to go! You can even rotate the furniture to fit in the exact spot for the most realistic look possible. Don’t like how it looks? Use the arrows to browse through other furniture. Think it’s the right look for your home? Save the photo and share it with friends, or visit the retailer’s website.
Benjamin Moore Colour Capture
Choosing a paint color can be extremely difficult – there are so many choices, and you want that perfect shade that fits your design aesthetic. Finding that shade has become easier with Benjamin Moore Colour Capture. This free app allows you to take a photo of any color that inspires you – whether you find it on clothing, food, or anything else – and instantly find a match from over 1,700 paint colors sound by Benjamin Moore. You can save your photos, create custom color combinations, share on social media, add notes, and even locate your nearest Benjamin Moore retailer so you can purchase the paint color of your dreams quickly and easily.
Maybe your problem isn’t finding a paint color you like, but instead it is determining whether or not that paint color will work in a specific room in your home. PaintingWalls Pro is the app you need! With this application, take a photo of the room you want to paint and swap between color options, viewing each one easily on your phone so you can get an idea of how it will look before you go out and buy enough paint for the entire space. Use tools like the wand and eraser to get accurate strokes, create a catalog of your favorite colors, save projects so you can come back to them later, and more.
Finally, Handyman DIY is the perfect app for anyone looking to renovate their home or work on DIY projects – it’s like your own home improvement planner right in the palm of your hand. Easily calculate room dimensions, like floor and wall square footage and total length of walls, which is great for determining the amount of molding, trim, or paint you’ll need to cover the entire spac
e. Create shopping lists so you don’t forget anything you need, and even estimate how much your project will cost by entering in the quantity and price information. Browse video tutorials and how-to descriptions to help you complete your projects quicker, and make task lists that you can conveniently manage. Handyman DIY makes all your home projects easier all while keeping your organized and focused.
Don’t let a looming home renovation or redecoration project overwhelm you – instead, download some smart phone apps to help you succeed and give yourself the home you’ve always dreamed of.