The Six Best iPhone Apps for DIY Home Projects

Today we will sharing some of the best apps to conquer your home projects like a professional.

In your life you will be having moments where you have to look into improving your home, like for example newkitchen furniture or a new coat of paint and many more similar things. Here you will find some amazing apps that will inspire and offer great examples withinstructions on how tomanage a projectsat home.

So, go ahead grab your phones and tablets as will need them to download these wonderful apps below.

HowCast (Free)

The Howcast App introduces you to thousands of how-to videos on dozens of topics. Learn something just for fun (magic tricks, hip-hop dance, graffiti, pool trick shots) or because it’s practical (Cooking, Public Speaking, Pest Control, Woodworking).

Challenge yourself to do something creative (Photography, Cake Decorating, Interior Design, Crocheting) or just get stupid (How to Play Drinking Games).

Nurture your sexuality (How to Kiss, Pole Dancing, Dating Tips, Belly Dancing) or improve your appearance (Makeup Tutorials, Hair Tutorials, Nail Art, Natural Skin Care).



We can help you get fit fast, show you how to meditate, help you train your dog, and teach you how to defend yourself (Krav Maga, anyone?). Want to learn an instrument? Their freemusic videos let you learn how to play guitar, bass guitar, or drums at your own pace, on your own time, in the comfort of your own home. Wish you knew a second language? Learn Japanese or Spanish in your spare time.

Getting married or know someone who is? Check out How to Plan a Wedding, Wedding Day Hairstyles, Wedding Etiquette and Advice, and how to arrange beautiful flowers for a Wedding. Starting a family? Take a look at the invaluable New Parents Survival Kit, How to Breastfeed, and Educational Songs for Kids. Sushi addict? Save a bundle on takeout with our Sushi Making for Beginners tutorials and Japanese Bento Box Recipes. Need to improve your jump shot? Learn how from the best: The Harlem Wizards.

Houzz (Free)

Called the “Wikipedia of interior and exterior design” by CNN, Houzz has the largest database of home design ideas on the net, with over 4,000,000 high resolution photos. Browse photos by style, room and location and save them to your virtual ideabook it’s the equivalent of clipping design magazines to a scrapbook making ideas easier to search, save, and share.


Experience as an iPad app and save your photos locally for offline access. Join the discussion and get the community to help with your design dilemmas. Find everything from products curated by our editorial team to top-rated local designers, architects, contractors and other home pros who can help you realize your ideas. The best part is, browsing your ideabook, they’ll get exactly what you’re trying to do.

Paint Tester (Free)

See how new colors would look on your walls before you paint!

Finding the right color for a room can be a challenge, but Paint Tester shows you the results without all the pain of painting and repainting! Easily try out colors from the palette or take a photo of a color you’d like to try, and apply it to pictures of your own home! Know what you’re getting in to before the first drop of paint touches the walls.

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Paint Tester’s variety of tools and smart paint bucket make it easy to change the wall color in a picture in a matter of seconds!

Start by taking a picture of the room you’d like to paint, then use the paint bucket to apply colors to the walls. In a well lit photo, the smart paint bucket will color the wall without bleeding on to neighboring walls or the ceiling. This gives you the control to get a clean picture of how the color would look, and you can even use multiple colors at the same time to try an accent wall!

If you didn’t like how the first color looks, use the color picker to choose another, and just tap with the paint bucket to replace it!

For great results try taping a color sample to the wall and take a photo of it. Use the color picker to select the sample, then use the paint bucket to start applying the color right next to the sample. Because the sample and the wall will be lit the same, this can take a lot of the guesswork out of how the color will look in the lighting of the room.

Home Improvement Calcs ($1.99)

Home Improvement Calcs has over 170 do-it-yourself and home improvement calculations and unit conversions. Home Improvement Calcs gives you access to quickly and easily solve a variety of calculations from your iPhone or iPad.

Easy to use and understand inputs and results in either decimals or fractions.

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Not just calculators but the ability save and open saved calculations and add calculators to a favorites list. You can also email calculator inputs and results so you can easily share your calculations. Search functionality enables you to quickly find the calculator you want.

My Measures and Dimensions ($2.99)

5 MIO+ Users worldwide, MacWorld Editors Choice, Featured by Apple, New and noteworthy by Apple, Stuff favorites by Apple, Award for Best Productivity app, Included in Home improvement apps category.

My Measures is a best application for storing and sharing object dimensions! With more than 4 million users worldwide My Measures is a industry standard for real estate agents, engineers, carpenters, architects, auction sellers, construction workers, landscapers, DIY, home renovation, hobby …

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It is super easy to use. Just take a photo, add arrows, angles, text or notes. Now the measures are stored and always in your pocket wherever you go. No more paper sketches in your pocket. Once you download and use My Measures you will leave a five star review.

Did you ever sketched an object that others did not understood? Picture is worth a thousand words and everyone can understand it, even kids. Describe and point out details on photo with free text and picture in picture object. Special tools to calculate area, volume and arrows sum. Simple tools to divide or duplicate existing arrows.

Organize your work. If you are not a home user you might name your files by project, location or customer. Professional users like engineers, carpenters, architects and construction workers need to organize their projects and locations to folders. As a professional user you can send objects measures to main office within few seconds.

iHandy Carpenter ($1.99)

There are 5 tools in this Carpenter tool kit: – A plumb bob, the easiest way for you to verify the verticality of lines or walls – A surface level, the best tool to level any flat surface – A bubble level bar, exactly as you can see in carpenter tool kit shops, and more beautiful! – A steel protractor, measuring angles from 0 to 180 degrees. – A steel ruler, supporting both inches and centimeters. By swiping it left and right, the ruler is capable to measure things much longer than your iPhone! – Once calibrated, the plumb bob, surface level and level bar can also be used as an inclinometer/clinometer by reading the angles on the screen.

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HOW TO MEASURE THE SLOPE OF A SURFACE : A few ways to measure the slope of a surface: 1. Use the Surface Level (Recommended). Put your iPhone onto the inclined surface (The edge of iPhone should be in line with the slope direction of the surface. To verify this, just to check whether the reading of “y” is around zero). The reading of “x” is the slope angle of the measured surface. 2. Use the bubble level bar Put one edge or back of your iPhone stick to the inclined surface (The edge of iPhone should be in line with the slope direction of the surface). The reading is the slope angle of the measured surface. If the surface is almost vertical to the ground, we suggest that you use the plumb bob tool to measure the surface instead.

So, how did you find these apps, do you have any other addition to the list, add your comments below what do you think about using apps for diy home projects.

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