Home renovation projects can be expensive, that's why many people try to do it by themselves instead of hiring a professional. Here are some useful smartphone apps which can help you in your next home project.

Curbed provided some useful home design apps like Roomscan Pro and MagicPlan which can help create floor plans from photos of the room. Photo Measures, on the other hand, can help save measurements of the room directly from the captured pictures of the area.

For decorating, Tap Painter can help in visualizing paint colors from the major paint brands like Benjamin Moore, Beh and Sherwin Williams to give you an idea on how it will look like on different interior spaces. For more design ideas, Houzz Interior Design Ideas can provide design inspiration and even help you virtually try different products and see how it can fit the room.

For those who really need expert advice and help, apps like HomeAdvisor and Thumbtack can help you in looking for and comparing contractors. It can also help you in looking for instant bookings. Ask Porch, on the other hand, can provide instant home and garden advice from other homeowners.

Brisbane Times also provided some suggestions like Homestyler Interior Design which is a decorating app popular among interior designers and amateur homeowners. Use the app just by snapping a photo of the room and remove the existing objects, and redecorate and recolor the home depending on the items and color available in the catalogue and palette.

iHandy Carpenter, on the other hand, can help you in choosing the right set of tools that need to be used during a remodeling or renovation.

Emperor Lab's Kitchens and Bathrooms app are separate apps which offer design ideas for these areas. They provide high-quality photos which you can sort depending on style, size and color. It is a great inspiration source for those who are looking to remodel their kitchen or bathroom.