Smartphones & Home Improvement

“There’s an app for that.” Is a phrase that is sweeping the nation, smartphone apps cover almost everything from education, to recipes, to hours and hours of games. But did you know that you can use your smartphone to help with home improvements?

Home improvement projects can demand a lot of time and energy. Budgeting money, forming plans, shopping for products, researching prices and deciding who to hire for what jobs are just a few of the tasks that are part of remodeling. Going about these tasks in an efficient manner will help reduce the stress that seems to be inherent in remodeling projects.

Fortunately, in this age of technology, we have several tools that will help us do just that, one of which may be in your pocket or purse, your smartphone. Smartphones can prove invaluable as you’re planning your home improvement project, whether that project is new windows, doors or siding installation.

Ways Your Smartphone Can Help With Remodeling:

  1. Making Lists: Lists of wants, needs and supplies are needed when planning a new project. It helps you plan your projects while keeping track of future ones. You can lists the different colors, patterns, designs you would like to see in your home. This will also help you prioritize your home improvement projects.
  2. Taking pictures: An added bonus about using your phone, is it is always with you, if you randomly stumble upon something you would like for your home (like your best friends new windows that would look great in your kitchen) you can snap a picture to show your window manufacturers. You can use the camera to keep photographic lists of all the designs you want in your home.
  3. Apps that helpHome improvement apps are very helpful when designing and planning a new renovation. Home Design 3-D is an app that allows you to create an actual floor plan for your project. Handy Man DIY helps you keep track of your projects with lists, room dimensions, calculations, square footage and cost project estimations to name a few things.


Another way your smartphone can help is keeping track of your important home improvement numbers, one number you won’t want to lose is Window Depot USA’s, 423-894-0011. Window Depot USA offers siding installation and new windows in Cleveland TN and Chattanooga. If you are looking for a completely new look for your home’s exterior contact us today!

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