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Welcome to our home design software portal where we provide access to all types of leading design software for all parts of the home including interiors (including kitchens and bathrooms), landscape, closets, fences, decks and garages.

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21 Bathroom Design Software Options (Free & Paid)

In addition to interior design software that can be used to design entire homes or individual rooms, you can also get bathroom design tools that are typically software options with bathroom design features. This page is part of our popular home design software section but emphasizes bathroom design tools. A. Free Bathroom Design Tool Options …

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101 Excellent House Design Software Options (Free and Paid)

One of the worst things that can happen when you renovate or build new is having to rip down finished work because of a design flaw or mistake. It’s really frustrating, expensive and a huge waste of time. This is where the best home design software for your project can help. We’ve tested many (and …

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27 Outstanding Interior Design Tools and Platforms (Free & Paid)

Welcome to our listings of the top online interior design software options. When I stumbled on some of the free interior design software options, I couldn’t believe my luck. The software is really good… and free. I spent days researching and trying out every option I could find (had more fun than I should have… …

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The 14 Different Types of Pencils Every Drawing Set Needs

Have you ever wondered where pencils come from? Or how graphite was really discovered, leading to the development of numerous kinds and types of pencils that are currently available? If you must know, modern pencils owe a great deal to an ancient writing instrument that belonged to the Romans back called a Stylus. Stylus is …

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How to Convert a 2D Floor Plan Image to 3D Floor Plan (that You Can Edit)

For example, suppose you’re looking to build a house and are researching house plans. You find a design you love but want to see what it would be like to adjust the floor plan. Instead of drawing out the floor plan from scratch, which is time-consuming, use our floor plan software that automatically converts 2D …

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Space Designer 3D Software Review (for Architectural, Room and Landscaping Designs)

As a design software, Space Designer 3D clearly falls into the category of architectural technology tools. However, unlike many computer-aided design programs, Space Designed 3D does not require a great deal of training to be able to produce great-looking output. The key features of Space Designer include its three-dimensional (3D) aspect and how the software …

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RoomSketcher Software Review (for Designing Buildings and Floor Plans)

About 1.5 million new homes went into construction in January 2020, according to a study by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. Each new construction relies on a team of real estate professionals to plan and orchestrate the development of these properties. Likewise, these professionals need tools to help guide them through the …

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Our Detailed DecorMatters App Review (for Designing Rooms)

DecorMatters is a simple, effective, working design app. One of its main pitches is to connect shoppers and home renovators with retailers with the intention of streamlining the interior design process. The network connects retailers with customers on a large and more personal scale and allows shoppers to simplify their home renovation experience by collaborating …

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My Review of “Home Designer Software” by Chief Architect (Too Much or Perfect?)

It’s been a long time coming. I saved my pennies and finally invested in Chief Architect’s “Home Designer Software” which is arguably the Rolls Royce of home design software for non-professionals. Okay, we have to clarify some things about Chief Architect here because it can be confusing. Chief Architect has TWO lines of products. Their …

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Planner 5D Software Review (for 3D Interior Design Project)

Planner 5D is an interior design tool meant to help plan and visualize a space, giving you the ability to customize the layout and design, furnish and edit details, visualize, and share your ideas. With features to help you lay out not just every room you’d like to work on, but also to customize color, …

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10 Best Interior Design Apps in iOS and Google Play Stores

If you’re serious about interior design software, I recommend you use a good software option on a desktop or laptop computer. The apps are good, but you’re still working on a small screen. If you want to muck around for fun, get the apps. There are some good ones. We list the 9 best ones …

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10 Top Garage Design Software Options (Free and Paid)

Your garage and garage door is important to your property. You need to create a great garage with lots of garage space that not only helps you store your vehicles but also lets you keep any workshop items inside. You can also use your garage to store a lawnmower and various other things you’ve got …

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14 Top Architect Software Options (for Designing Buildings and Structures)

Architects are as close to visionaries as you can get. They bring designs in their imagination to life with breathtaking detail. But for them to work efficiently, they need the proper tools to help others see and understand their vision. This is an essential part of their profession as it is the stage where they …

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9 Free Virtual House Paint Visualizer Options (Exterior & Interior Rooms)

This helps with choosing the best paint colors for your home. If you’re like me, you have a hard time visualizing how various colors will look in your home. I can look at all the paint samples I like as well as examples of rooms painted in various colors, but I still have a hard …

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8 Top Wall Art Visualizer Apps (See What Your Art Will Look Like)

Wall art visualizer software is interesting because it can help with choosing art and/or the wall color/material of a room. For example, if you’re thinking of buying a particular print, use wall art software to see how it’ll look on your current wall. Alternatively, if you have wall art but want to paint the wall, …

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15 Top Online Deck Design Software Options (Free and Paid)

I love decks and patios. I don’t have a preference; I think it depends on your yard and home as to what works best. Obviously, if you need something elevated, a deck is better. Fortunately there are a good number of solid fence desing software options (just as there’s quite a few design software options …

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4 Front Door Visualizer Design Software Options (All Online)

While the front door is just one element of your home’s front facade, it’s an important one. In fact, the door can be an accent design element. Think white house with red door. The other consideration is there are a lot of front door options these days. Single, double, sidelits, glass, flat, panels (and how …

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6 Excellent Floor Design Software Options (Free Visualizers)

New flooring can make a huge difference in any room. But the difference can be good or bad. You never really know. Generally, hardwood is a pretty safe bet, but should you get light, medium or dark? When it comes to carpeting, do you go neutral or something with a bit of color? Same with …

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11 Free Home Exterior Visualizer Software Options: Colors, Siding, Windows, Shingles, Trim and More

This is a super cool article because the software is so cool for any homeowner considering painting their home exterior or changing exterior material. It’s hard to visualize a different color or material. That’s where these software options come in. Most that we selected to include in this list was easy and fast to use. …

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24 Best Online Kitchen Design Software Options (Free & Paid)

It’s never fun going through a kitchen renovation, but it sure is fun planning and designing a kitchen. With today’s kitchen design software (aka kitchen planner or kitchen visualizer) you can easily plan and design your new kitchen on your own. There’s also plenty of software options for designing every aspect of a home as well …

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