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Home improvement has never been easier. You guessed it—there’s an app for that.

If you’re looking for expert interior or exterior design advice, we have the answers you’ve been searching for. From swatching paint to renovating a kitchen, here are some of our favorite apps.


  • Interior design made easy. Answer a series of questions to determine which skilled designer is right for you. From minimalistic to boho chic, the Havenly experts will help you personalize every room in your home.
  • Free, iOS


  • Manage your daily chores with the help of Tody. Input which chores you hope to accomplish by selecting which rooms the chores are in and how often they need to be repeated. When you complete a task, check the item off your list and move on to the next.
  • $6.99, iOS 


  • MagicPlan eliminates the hassle of hiring a professional to take measurements and draw up floorplans. Take a snapshot of the room you want to renovate, upload it to the app and immediately receive a digital 3-D copy. Plan DIY projects, add or take away furniture from the virtual space and more. This app creates a visual perfect for homeowners and architects alike.
  • Free, iOS and Android

Color Capture

  • Love the wall color in your friend’s living room? Snap a photo and ask Color Capture by Benjamin Moore what the hue is called. The app instantly matches any color with over 3,300 in-app paint samples to choose from. Create personalized palettes with custom color combinations, and save them to your favorites. Isn’t it about time for a new coat of paint?
  • Free, iOS and Android


  • Delegate housework tasks to your family members through Wunderlist. Whoever finishes their chores first gets dessert with dinner. Talk about incentive! Family members can also mark the chore as done and take credit for it right on the app.
  • Free, iOS and Android


  • Whether you’re building, remodeling or decorating, Houzz has you covered. Browse, search and save more than 15 million high-resolution photos of home interiors and exteriors. Chat with an interior designer from Houzz, and shop from over 10 million high-quality products, including flooring, furniture and lighting.
  • Free, iOS and Android


  • Take on just about any home improvement project with a little help from WikiHow. With over 150,000 step-by-step instructions, illustrations, videos, articles and more, this app is indispensable. Learn how to do anything from changing a lightbulb to reupholstering a piece of furniture.
  • Free, iOS and Android


  • Online thrift shopping is all the rage. This app is designed for people on the lookout for vintage décor at reasonable prices.
  • Free, iOS 

.Sources: hgtv.com, 1stdibs.com, elledecor.com

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