5 apps to skyrocket your home renovation

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Every year, a large number of Aussies undertake a home renovation project. And, I’m sure you’re planning one yourself, given that you’ve landed on this page.

But, let’s face it – home renovations are anything but straightforward. First of all, you need to purchase the right materials for your renovation project. Moreover, if you don’t plan things properly, you’ll end up spending a lot of time and money on your project.

So, how exactly do you plan your renovation to speed things up? Don’t worry – I’m here to help you out.

Continue reading this post as I list 5 of the best apps to help you skyrocket your home renovation. Whether you’re renovating an existing home or designing a new one, these apps will come in handy.

1. Autodesk Homestyler

I’ve met many customers who have use the Autodesk Homestyler app with their renovation and I urge you to do the same. This app allows you to drag and drop 3D models of products into a photograph of your space. This app will give you a sense of the design style that best suits your space. While you’ll get an idea of how things will look like, you can also judge where to place things.

A popular alternative to Autodesk Homestyler app is Home Design 3D. This app is a toned-down version of high quality PC software that professional designers use.

Download it from Google play or the App Store.

2. Handy Man DIY

Handy Man DIY is an absolute favourite with people undertaking a DIY home renovation. This app provides step by step instructions and videos that will make your renovation a breeze. You can also store information about costs and rooms within the app itself. However, do note that this app is only meant for DIY renovations.

Alternatively, you can use the iHandy Carpenter app, which provides all the functionality that Handy Man DIY app provides.

Download it from the App Store.

3. Houzz Interior Design Ideas

I’m sure you know just how popular Houzz is. Houzz Interior Design Ideas is their official app (free app) which showcases thousands of design ideas. This app even allows you to filter options and look at designs offered by top interior designers in a particular city.

I love the fact that this app allows me to save pictures into an ideabook. This comes in really handy if you’re trying to decide what will work best in your space.

Download it from Google play or the App Store.

4. Paint My Place

When it comes to ideas for colouring your home, Paint My Place is one of the best apps out there. It allows you to take a photo of your room and paint the photograph with different shades. This app is a cheap and convenient solution to finding the perfect hue for your home renovation project.

As an alternative to the above, you can also take a look at the official Dulux Colour app. This app features a vast catalogue of over 4,500 colours for you to choose from. Simply take a photograph of your room and upload colours of your choice to see if it suits your place well.

Download it from the App Store

5. Project Reno

You’ll need to plan your budget for your upcoming home renovation. For this, the Project Reno app is the perfect solution. It allows you to organise your project into smaller subtasks, itemise the costs involved and assign budgets.

Moreover, you can even use this app to upload photos, store contact details of tradesmen and monitor the status of your project as you move along.

Download it from the App Store.


There are several apps you can use to skyrocket your home renovation. Five of the best apps which you must definitely consider include Autodesk Homestyler, Handy Man DIY, Houzz Interior Design Ideas, Paint My Place and Project Reno. These apps cover everything from design ideas to choosing colours and planning your budget. With the help of these apps, even the largest of home renovations becomes a breeze.

And when it comes to purchasing products for your home renovation, look no further than us at Ross’s Discount Home Centre. We stock everything ranging from tiles, tapware, bathroom, laundry and kitchen products, furniture, doors and windows, appliances and much more! While we don’t have an app, we do have a mobile website which is extremely easy to use so do yourself a favour and check it out today!

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