Want to keep your home repair costs down while learning new tips and tricks that can help with future renovations? Turn to a variety of apps that specialize in providing the information needed to start home repairs, tackle DIY jobs, or even pinpoint affordable contractors for those bigger jobs.


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  • wikiHow: how to do anything

    Easy, step-by-step, illustrated instructions teach you how to do anything.


    60K+ Reviews 1M+
    • Calling a plumber to fix something as simple as a running toilet can easily cost you anywhere from $50 to $150. Do home repairs yourself and save money by following tutorials on anything from repairing wall cracks and cleaning soot stains to replacing a door knob.

    • I'm certainly no engineering genius, so WikiHow is my go-to whenever I have a small home improvement project. Just 3 weeks ago I successfully mounted a broken towel rack using the step by step guide with pictures. It was actually kind of fun to figure out and much faster than waiting for my apartment maintenance to come by!


  • Photo Measures

    The easiest and most efficient way to save your measures on your own photos


    1K+ Reviews 10K+
    • DIY projects can get frustrating when you have to take the same measurement 5 different times. Photo Measures lets you annotate pictures with different measurements and dimensions, allowing you to work more efficiently and precisely


  • Todoist: To-Do List, Tasks & Reminders

    "The best to-do list" — The Verge. Tasks ✅ Reminders 🛎 Planner 📝


    250K+ Reviews 10M+
    • Nothing's worse than being 45 minutes into a home repair and realizing that you're missing an essential part or tool after you just made a trip to the store. You can categorize not only all your improvement projects but also make subtasks for every little detail, so you can get things done efficiently.


  • Handy - Book home services

    Handy is the easiest way to book trusted home cleaners and handymen.

    Handy Technologies, Inc.

    20K+ Reviews 100K+
    • If you are doing home improvements on your own, sometimes it can be difficult to get everything done. You do not need to spend 2 hours doing projects when you can hire someone from Handy to help you out. You can get assistance with tasks around your house and get advice from people who know more about making home improvements.


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