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5 Great Apps for Home Improvement0

The best multi-tasking tool out there?  Your phone!

Check out these free or low cost apps for your iPhone, iPad, or iTouch that you can carry with you wherever you go. 

1.  houzz:  70,000 home design photos, sitting right there in your pocket.  Create your own ideabook, pull up inspiration shots when talking to friends, a store clerk, or your contractor.  Over 2000 ratings on iTunes gives it 4.5 stars.  FREE!

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2.   iHandy Level:  Take the guesswork out of hanging pictures or shelves.  Download this free bubble level, calibrate following easy instructions, and enjoy immediate accuracy.  FREE!

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3.  iHandy Carpenter:   Upgrade your bubble level to a 5 tool carpenter set:   a plumb bomb, a surface level, a bubble level, a protractor, and a ruler.  Professional quality tools – wherever you need them.  $1.99. 

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4.  Garden Pilot:   This searchable database of 14,000 plants includes flowers, shrubs, vegetables, herbs, and trees.  Also included are articles and tips from professionals and local buying information.  $2.99 

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4.  Home Depot:  Shop on the go.  Tap, tap – calculate how much drywall you need.  Tap, tap – how much paint.  Tap, tap – how much flooring or insulation.  If you  love chatting it up with the guys in orange, never mind.  But if you can never spend too little time in Home Depot, this app is for you. 

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