DIY Advice Apps

What kind of of DIY advice do you need or like to give? Home Improvement? Decorating? Gardening?

Which are the Best Tools? For all those who like to find and give DIY advice these are the apps you need or will want to share.

Find reviews, videos and inspiration on tools and equipment and find how-to videos on YouTube. If you want to buy or go to the nearest store you will be able to use the GPS to find it. Look for the app that will service you best. Or for your favorite store: Lowes, Sears, or HomeDepot. Check out the first rate level I found, it is one nice beautiful device.

What tools will you need to get your job done? These apps with diy advice will help you.

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DIY Watch
By Scripps Networks, LLC
4 STARS out of 5

Most, Most Important.
You must be able to log in with the username and password provided by your service provider.

• Must be connect to WIFI •.

• Subscribe to any show, host, destination or interest; your Watchlist is updated automatically whenever new content becomes available. The Watchlist also holds videos for you to resume watching at any time.

• Custom designs for iPad and iPhone offer tailored user experiences. Video viewing is synchronized across devices via iCloud.

• Up-to-date, full TV schedule.

• Airplay support. Closed Captioning.

DIY Watch can only be used in the United States.

FREE Version: - iPhone

FREE Version: - Android

By Lowe’s
4.5 STARS out of 5
3.5 STARS out of 5 iTunes

Now for those who want DIY advice or for those who like to give DIY advice, here is the app for you. So easy to use and learning time on the app is near zero.

You will be able to look at and read the reviews for items you are thinking able buying. If you want to see it at the store. Use the GPS and it will take you to the nearest LOWE’S.

Need a little inspiration? Look at the photos with information on specific items in the room. Or you can scroll through the shop before you buy to find the right piece for decorating or for work.

Need to see how it’s done? Find the DIY advice you need on YouTube right from the app.

You can scan! Activate in-store barcodes and Microsoft Tags with scanning capabilities. You’ll be able to get the information you need right from the app.

FREE Version: - iPhone  |  iPad

FREE Version: - Android

The Home Depot
By The Home Depot, Inc.
4 STARS out of 5
4 STARS out of 5 iTunes

Compare, compare, compare when shopping. Research and purchase over 300,000 home improvement products: appliances, bathroom, decorating ideas, kitchen remodeling, patio furniture, power tools, BBQ grills, carpeting, lumber, concrete, lighting, ceiling fans and more!
 If you want local pricing and inventory while you are browsing the app, you will have to set your preferred store when you first open the app.

Below is a concise description of the app by Home Depot.


You can receive messages delivered directly to your phone. Opt-in to receive special messaging regarding savings and home improvement events. You can opt-in or opt-out of these messages at any time.


No matter where you are you can always find a Home Depot nearby. Our home improvement app uses your phone’s GPS or you can enter your zip code to immediately locate your closest Home Depot, complete with directions, store number and hours of operation – so you can start shopping and start saving right away.


Don’t know where to find what you need in your favorite Home Depot store? With In-Store Maps you can quickly find the map with aisle layout for the store you are shopping in or for any Home Depot store across the country.


The Home Depot app makes it easy to keep tabs on everything that catches your eye. Log into your account to see order history and save products directly to your list to remember for later. If you don’t have a account, one can be created in My Account.

FREE Version: - iPhone, iPad

FREE Version: - Android

Home Depot Pro App – For Contractors & Construction Professionals
By The Home Depot, Inc.
4.5 STARS out of 5

Whether you’re a general contractor, builder, painter, carpenter, roofer, plumber or other construction pro, The Home Depot Pro app’s contractor-grade features are tools that can help you run your business, jobs, and projects more effectively.

FREE Version: -  iPad

Craftsman Tools and DIY App
By Sears Holdings Management Corporation
3.5 STARS out of 5
2.5 STARS out of 5 iTunes

This Craftsman DIY advice app is for the true Craftsman lover. No decorating just tools, tools, tools for the serious DIYer.

With the Craftsman app, users can:


View the exclusive member deals on items across all categories available each month during Club Savers Days.


Watch and listen to exclusive Craftsman World of DIY audio podcasts and video project sessions from the Craftsman Experience studios and elsewhere.


Roll over hotspots to learn more about the features of the latest Craftsman innovations.


Preview the most recent Club Project of the Month and see archived projects with the option of having a step-by-step PDF sent to your email address.


Find the store nearest you through a Zip Code search or current location geo-targeting.


Share content via Facebook and links to your wish list.


Scan any Craftsman QR code in a store on a product package or in a Craftsman circular by taking a picture to be directed to information about special promotions, product content and comparisons.

FREE Version: - iPhone, iPad

FREE Version: - Android

iHandy Level Free
By iHandySoft Inc.
4.5 STARS out of 5
4.5 STARS out of 5 Android

A Handy level for the iPhone, iPod and iPad. Now available for Android phone users. You will be able to give DIY advice to anyone who want to know if their picture is hanging straight.

Just calibrate the level to your phone before use.

To calibrate:

1. Find a flat surface.

2. Hold your device upright, put the bottom edge of the device on the flat surface, then press Calibrate button (the one with a target image on it) to calibrate the portrait mode.

3. Turn your device 90 degree clockwise , again keep it upright, and put the current bottom edge (long edge) on the flat surface, then press Calibrate button to calibrate the landscape mode.

4. Put the back of the device against the surface, then press Calibration button to calibrate the face-up mode

5. You are ready to go!

FREE Version: - iPhone  |  iPad

FREE Version: - Android

iHandy Carpenter
By iHandy Inc.
4.5 STARS out of 5

There are 5 tools in this Carpenter tool kit:
- A plumb bob, the easiest way for you to verify the verticality of lines or walls
- A surface level, the best tool to level any flat surface
- A bubble level bar, exactly as you can see in carpenter tool kit shops, and more beautiful!
- A steel protractor, measuring angles from 0 to 180 degrees.
- A steel ruler, supporting both inches and centimeters. By swiping it left and right, the ruler is capable to measure things much longer than your iPhone!
- Once calibrated, the plumb bob, surface level and level bar can also be used as an inclinometer/clinometer by reading the angles on the screen.

PAID Version: - iPhone

PAID Version: - Android

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