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There are a number of apps that can help you with designing, measuring and visualising a home or garden makeover. Here's a few that we think are worth the download:

There are a number of apps that can help you with designing, measuring and visualising a home or garden makeover. 

Here's a few that we think are worth the download:

iScape free
iScape free
Do you have a spectacular landscape idea, but you’re not sure how it will look when it’s finished? The iScape Free app gives you the opportunity to see your options before the work is done and you’ve spent any money. There is a regularly updated image database which gives you a variety of options to try. Use the camera tool to add your own photos, use the pen tool to replaces different textures such as grass, pavers etc and you can also insert objects like trees, furniture, walkways etc. Get the app here.

iHandy carpenter
iHandy carpenter
The iHandy carpenter combines a number of tools into one easy-to-use app. This app is great for checking that items are level and is easy to carry around in your pocket throughout the house. The tools included are a spirit level, plumb bob, surface level, ruler and protractor. Get the app here.

Home Builder Pro Calcs
Home Builder Pro Calcs
This app has all of you building calculations covered. Many builders use this app for their business, however, it is just as useful for home owners too. There are calculators for concrete and paving, electrical, floors, walls and ceilings, foundations, framing, heating & A/C, landscape and yard, wood and more. The app was originally designed for the US market although it easily switches to metric calculations, and most of what it provides can be used just about anywhere. Get the app here.

Houzz
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. Even if you are updating just one room or you want to build a new house altogether, this app is one to try out. Visit houzz.com