Favorite Home Apps - The Matthews Team - Houston Real Estate, RE/MAX Legends

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There are lots of home apps to choose from, but which ones will make your life easier!? Whether you need a good recipe, an easy way to check your credit score, a new fitness routine, or a way to convert a document or photo to a PDF – there’s an app for that! Phone apps are tools we can’t imagine living without – from information on appliances to smart device convertors – there’s something for everyone! Here are some of the top home apps we love – check them out!

Centriq: This lifestyle app helps you get the most out of your home and things in it. After downloading the app, take pictures of the product labels for your major appliances (i.e., refrigerator, stove, dishwasher, dryer, HVAC, etc.). Then, upload the pictures and Centriq will provide you with the manual, link to parts & accessories, keep you posted on recalls, etc. The app also provides videos for do-it-yourself repairs and maintenance, as well as local contractor recommendations.

Happy Plant: Do you love gardening, but you don’t quite have a green thumb? This app customizes a watering schedule for your plants and sends you reminders. It covers a variety of plants and vegetables, so you don’t forget your thirsty green friends!

Houzz: This top-rated app is perfect for designing or updating your home. Whether you are looking to remodel or decorate, you’ll find your inspiration, as well as professional contractors, stagers, decorators and more! Houzz is LOADED with ideas to make your house feel like home.

Homelogic: Want to make your home a smart home? Homelogic will do just that! Control heating and A/C, lighting, alarm system, and surround sound system directly from your smart phone via your home WiFi!: Need to remember the measurements of a room? This app works with your camera. Snap a photo of the room, then note the measurements on the photo, so you can see the layout of the space, and know how much space is left for an appliance or furniture placement. Perfect for home buyers!

Do you have a “must have” home app that isn’t listed here? Tell us about it!

Written by Heather Anderson, The Matthews Team, RE/MAX Legends