You may find that like many iPhone enthusiasts you just can’t get enough of all those cool apps currently available for the iPhone. Additionally, if you’re a homeowner or a do-it-yourselfer then North Star Stone is here to share with you 4 fun and helpful iPhone apps that you might find useful for those around-the-house projects you find yourself facing in the near future. Even better – most of the apps we discuss can be downloaded for free! Keep reading to learn more about these useful tools that can all be accessed by the touch of an icon.
Houzz Interior Design Ideas by Houzz Inc.
Bring the beauty and expertise of Houzz.com to your iPhone or iPad. Houzz leads the world of home design assistance with its near endless database of over 7,000,000 photos. From stone to stucco, plants to pillows create a virtual idea book where you can save your favorite pictures and products. Intuitive and convenient, this invaluable app provides users with several ways to find what they are looking for. If you need a little help executing or narrowing down your design vision you can join the Houzz community where you can share advice, ideas and more. Even better, this app is free!
The Woodshop Widget by Grand Unified LLC.
If carpentry work plays a part in your home improvement plans then check out the Woodshop Widget. The Woodshop Widget offers users various utilities to make working with wood easier. For $3.99 users gain access to tools that help determine wood’s movement or if it may grow or shrink depending on certain environmental facts, another option helps convert decimal measurements into fractions or vice versa and even more useful is woodworkers can investigate various species of wood before selecting the right one for the job – the Woodshop Widget has information on 288! But it doesn’t end there; if your phone isn’t handy, the Woodshop Widget even has an online companion site and can be found at woodshopwidget.com.
The Family Handyman DIY Tip Genius by Readers Digest
The Family Handyman DIY Tip Genius just might become your go-to app when it comes to getting a little extra help around the house with those DIY projects. Need some advice on how to better clean your gutters or maybe you need a little help picking out the perfect paint? Have a plumbing or appliance question? No problem with the DIY Tip Genius! Can’t figure out how to keep your stone mulch clean? Then Family Handyman DIY Tip Genius has you covered – in addition to providing help with many other outdoor or landscaping tasks. You’ll also find useful videos. Download this app for free and gain access to free tips or you can download the full version for $4.99 where you will be able to access more information.
Stanley® Level by Black & Decker
Next time you have to hang a picture or ensure that mantel overlooking your stone fireplace is straight, just grab your iPhone and access the Stanley® Level app. Trusted for their quality products, Stanly® has joined the app craze. After a simple calibration your level is ready to use. You can even change the color of your level to fit your personality. What makes this app even better is that it can be all yours for free!
We hope you find these apps make your future home projects easier if not much more fun to tackle. If beautifying your home with highly customizable stone veneer is on your home improvement or DIY radar, then take a moment to visit North Star Stone and see what we have to offer. Tell your home’s story by selecting the perfect stone for your home’s interior or exterior. To learn more about what many homeowners in the Chicagoland area have already discovered call: 847.996.6850 and speak to one of our custom stone veneer experts.