We have rounded up our favourite apps for home renovations. Download these apps and your iPhone will be an essential part of your tool belt.
Houzz – Free
Houzz has the largest collection of high-quality interior design images on the Internet. Their app provides endless inspiration for your future renovation projects. Favourite photos can be saved for later viewing in your own ideabook.
Benjamin Moore Colour Capture – Free
The Colour Capture app allows you to capture any colour inspiration and match to a paint colour. Simply take a picture of any colour that catches your eye and the app will match it to a Benjamin Moore paint colour. You can also pick paint using the colour wheel and the app will suggest other colours that compliment it.
Ames Mobile – Free
One of our favourite tile suppliers, Ames Tile & Stone, has an app that allows you to view their entire tile catalogue, complete with inspiring room scenes and extensive product information.
Renovation Budget Tracker – $2.99
This app makes it easy to track your budget and prevent cost overruns on your renovation projects. Countdown clocks help you keep track of when contractor payments are due.
Home Improvement Calcs – $1.99
Tackling a big renovation project yourself? The 170 calculators and unit converters in this app can help you with measurements for framing, electrical, heating, concrete, lumber and more.
iHandy Level – Free
When you need a level in the pinch, this app is here to help. It can be used for picture alignment, angle measurement and more. The level is part of the iHandy Carpenter’s toolkit, which includes a plumb bob, ruler and protractor for $1.99.
Shaw Floors Carpet Stain Center – Free
Accidents happen while renovating and when it does, it always seems to be a big stain in the middle of the carpet. Whether it’s paint, glue, or some other mystery substance that appeared while renovating, the Shaw Carpet Stain Center will turn that accident into a sigh of relief.
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