In the hectic world of home improvement, we often make a rod for our own backs. This is especially true when it comes to planning and preparation factors. How many of us simply decide to ‘do’ a room and steam in head first without any real visions of what the end result will actually look like? And when the debacle has ended, how many of us are pretty disappointed with the result? You don’t have to be an interior designer to realise that you only get back what you put in, so to speak. Thankfully you don’t need to pay thousands to those flouncy fellows who profess to know everything about home improvements.
There are now some real nifty iOS apps for home improvement that can almost guarantee you a better result than your last project. Please read this article before you pick up that paintbrush for your next haphazard project, you will glad that you did!
Before you start yelling “This isn’t a planning related app!” well it is actually. Researching the cost and availability of your home improvement materials is a vital part of your planning. It is essential to your budget and also the time and effort required in amassing these products before your decorating onslaught begins. This app is just like having your own personal DIY store in your living room. You can select the product that you are interested in and calculate the cost and locality as easy as you like. You can also order/reserve your items and relax in the knowledge that they will be there waiting for you.
This application includes a voice search feature and a very helpful reviews section is also included. With over 350,000 home improvement products in the database, you should have no trouble locating all of your project’s requirements from the luxury of your home. This app will run on your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, it requires iOS 4.0 or later for smooth running.
This application must be good as it has won many awards in the industry and this is the new release. This app will run on your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, it requires iOS 4.0 or later for smooth running. It is regularly featured in CNN Money and has been named in the 2012 App Guide by Wired Magazine. Now we have got that out of the way let’s see what this baby has really got! Basically this is a home improvement schedule planner that really helps the typical individual to understand and plan their own personal projects.
You simply use the application to input your forthcoming project information and it does pretty much the rest for you. As well as sending you vital alerts, the HomeSavvy will advise you on the best and cheapest way to go about your projects. It includes advice on seasonal essentials and will be able to recommend local professionals if you need a little expert help along the way. For a totally free application we think this one deserves all of its accolades and then some!
Plans and Results!
In our opinion, both of these monster applications will give you a huge boost in attaining a successful result in your next venture. Please check them out if you need a little more help for your home improvement activities!
Today’s featured writer, Jason Harvey, is a freelance interior designer. An avid blogger, he regularly writes about window companies in Toronto that provide energy efficient and aesthetically beautiful windows.