If you are looking to take on a DIY renovation project, it wouldn’t hurt to get a little help. Take a look at the top 4 apps which may make your renovation project a little easier.

Renovating can become a nightmare if things go south.

What may have started out as a simple project, can become extremely complicated and expensive if you haven’t done the research or have the right tools for the job.

If you are looking to take on a DIY renovation project of your own, it wouldn’t hurt to get a little help. Listed below are the top 4 apps which may make your renovation project a little easier and inspire you as well!

ColourMatch
Find the perfect paint colour for your home with the Resene ColourMatch app. If you have found a colour that you like when you were out at the beach or a friend's house, simply take a photo on your iPhone and the app will match the colour in the image to one of Resene's paint colours.  The app also provides a collection of similar and complimentary colours which you can choose from. You can even generate your own colour palette using the thousands of Resene colours available.

Houzz Interior Design Ideas
Be inspired with over 2,000,000 home design ideas in this one app. You are able to browse by room location and style and then create a virtual idea book with your favourite designs. If you’re in the middle of a project and need help, join in on the discussion and get tips and advice from other designers, contractors and architects.

MagicPlan
This is a great app if you are looking to do major renovations or add-ons. All you need to do is snap a few photos of each corner of the room and the app will use your phone’s camera, compass and GPS to create a floor plan with the dimensions included.

You don’t have to worry about measuring, drawing or using complicated software to create a floor plan of your home.

Snap Send Solve
If you’ve found issues on or near your property, such as public trees affecting your property, damage to the footpaths or graffiti, how would you fix the problem? The Snap Send Solve app makes it easy to notify your local council in under a minute.

Simply take a photo with this app and send it through with a description. This app will then figure out your location and send it to your local council.