What better way to plan for your home renovation than with your smartphone? While your phone can’t replace a toolbox it can help you get a great start on those renovation and repair projects. With these handy apps you can be one step ahead in the renovation process.

8 Helpful Planning Apps for Home Renovations

HHome-Design-3dome Design 3D

Plan out your home renovation with this app. 2D and 3D floor plan editor and 3D virtual visit. A large selection of objects and textures. 


  • Import plans
  • Work in 3D or 2D
  • Share via Dropbox
  • Add and move furniture


Home Design 3D


From simple product variations to complex customizable solutions – in a user-friendly, simple and playful way. Configure your products live in 3D and increase conversion by integrating them into your online shop and make them available for your sales teams and customers.


  • Sketch using your finger
  • Precisely adjust angles and dimensions
  • Share your designs
  • Augmented reality view


PPhoto-Measures-hoto Measures

Photo Measures is the perfect app to help you save and share measures and dimensions on your own photos. Take some photos and record the dimensions right on the photo. Photo Measures will help you to be more efficient and more accurate. 


  • Draw measurements on your photos
  • Edit anytime
  • Zoom in and out for precision
  • Add comments for more info

Photo Measure

  Homestyler-Interior-Design-  Homestyler Interior Design

Make smarter home design choices, faster. Watch your home design ideas come to life within a photograph of your own space by experimenting with high quality 3D models of real products. Browse the huge selection of designs to get help and inspiration.


  • Place high-quality 3D models of real furniture products in your rooms.
  • Hang light fixtures from your ceiling.
  • See how rugs, paintings, mirrors and furnishings look like in your space.

Homestyler Interior Design

Mamagicplan-logogic Plan 

Magic Plan is an app that let’s you create floor plans in a fast and fun way. Use the camera on your device and while turning around, mark the corners of your space. When you are finished, Magic Plan creates a floor plan!  


  • choose from more than 400 objects
  • select lighting
  • choose appliances
  • compatible with floorplanner

Magic Plan


TapPainter lets you pick colours three different ways. Take photos of your home and play with paint colours on your device without painting splotches all over your walls. You can play with colors and change hue, brightness, and saturation. 


  • take photos of your home and play with colours
  • change hue
  • change brightness and saturation


iHaicon-carpenterndy Carpenter

This app provides five measuring tools: ruler, bubble level, surface level, plumb bob, and protractor. A handy carpenter tool kit! 


  • contains plumb bob
  • surface level
  • steel protractor
  • steel ruler

iHandy Carpenter

FloFloor-Planner-Creatoror Plan Designer

Create your floor plan with ease and include furniture to make sure it fits. Have your designs and plans with you when you shop to check sizing and placement.  Add walls, windows, and doors. Next, stamp furniture, appliances, and fixtures right on your diagram.


  • save and print floor plan
  • template library
  • ready made object visuals
  • free support

Floor Plan Designer


Deb Rhodes Chatham Kent Homes 4 SaleThanks so much for taking the time to read my Blog. If you require more information on buying or selling a home please give me a call. I was born in and am native to Chatham, Ontario. I began my real estate career in 1989, I have been a member of the MLS Chatham-Kent Real Estate Board since 1989. I joined the Royal LePage Sales Team in 2001. I’ve been helping my clients buy and sell homes in the Chatham-Kent area for over 25 years. Give me a call today at (519) 401-5470 for a free, no-obligation consultation.

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