Sunday, November 23, 2014

Best android mobile apps for your handyman, home improvement DIY projects

Hello DIYers,You can use your smartphone and these great apps to help you with all aspects of your DIY projects.These are the android apps we would like to recommend for home improvement/handyman DIY projects.


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Houzz: (

Looking for some inspiration for remodeling? this is best app we have found for design ideas. You can flip through thousands of pictures and products to find inspiration.

What we like about it: quality and quantity of content, superb UI design

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Magic Plan:(

Create a floor plan on your smartphone/tablet, the automatic

What we like about it: convenient function, decent UI design


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Home Depot:(

Great app for shopping, performance has improved a lot since initial launch. Features we like:
search with filter, category, tags.
review inventory in your local store for a specific item.
review local ad and workshop information
manage a shopping list
store map, locating a product on store map
common tools, such as drywall calculator and converter.
scan product barcode to find information about a product.

What we like about it: convenient functions, superb UI design and performance

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Great app for shopping with similar functions(if not the same) as the home depot app.

What we like about it: convenient functions, superb UI design and performance


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Handyman calculator:(

in this app, you can find just about any calculations you will ever need for handyman home improvement project! the UI is little subpar ,but function is great.

What we like about it: convenient functions


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Last but not least, our own handymobi app.
Turn your phone into a smart DIY project organizer and guide!

HandyMobi is the best app to help home owners or renters plan, organize, execute, and share DIY home improvement projects.

Included is a free toolbox containing a unit converter, level tool, & calculator.

You can prepare/purchase materials, view step by step pictures & videos, follow voice instructions, take notes and save them, calculate cost, contact support/labor, share your project or progress with friends/family, manage a shopping list, and much more.

Not only does this app solve your needs, it also enables you to create projects that share your ingenious solutions with those who may share your frustration.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Announcing HandyMobi App Version 1.1.0

Today, we are excited to announce a new android app version 1.1.0.

In this new version, We have added the following features and improvement to the HandyMobi App.

  • Greatly improved search function.
  • Added function to create project on the phone.
  • Added functions to preview project before downloading
  • Added function to share with social tools.
  • Numerous bug fixes

You can download the new version from google play store.

We have received great feedback during our beta test! We hope all HandyMobi users will enjoy these new features and improvement!

As always, we welcome any comment/advice/feedback! you can reach us on twitter(@handymobi), facebook( or email(

Sunday, October 5, 2014

new version 1.1.0 is available for test now!

We are excited to announce that we have a new version available for test now. With exciting new functions such as project creation and context-sensitive search, This new version will make it even easier to take on home DIY projects. If you are in our handymobi test group, you can download the new alpha version from google play store:

Please make sure you are seeing this information for the new version:

After you download the new version, please confirm that you are seeing the new "create project" function below.

Have fun DIYing! please contact us at for any bug, suggestion or anything else!

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

How to paste URL from youtube

Here is how you can paste a video  in a project step from youtube.

  • Go to youtube app, you can use an existing video or upload your own. open the video, click the"share" icon on the top right.

  • Choose Copy to Clipboard

  • Come back to the HandyMobi app, in the Create/Edit Step screen, long press in the video url field, until "Paste" appears, then touch "Paste", 

  • Finish other editing, and click "Save".


Monday, February 17, 2014

Featured Project: How to build a retaining wall

Announcing HandyMobi: handyman DIY projects accessible anywhere any time!

Official PR Release 2/17/2014:

We are pleased to announce the public launch of a new mobile platform HandyMobi to make DIY projects easier and more accessible. In only a few touches you can be on your way to improving your home, car, or garden. An everyday toolbox has been conveniently provided to aid in any situation. Inside, you will find a level, calculator, and a unit conversion tool. These should help not only with the projects included in HandyMobi, but also with your day to day needs.

For anyone who tried the beta, we have fixed many bugs to make your experience smoother than ever before. In addition, we have increased our database by over 1000 projects for your benefit. From painting a room, to installing a garbage disposer, HandyMobi has you covered.

If you still can’t find the project or answer you like, send us an email at and we'll find an answer for you! This community and its projects will continue to grow as people’s needs are met. Please let us know how we may help you.

If you have a great project to share, please create a new one and help others solve their everyday problems through our website. has an easy to use interface to aid in the building of any project.  

Thanks for all the collaboration and we look forward to the new features to come. Enjoy!

-The HandyMobi Team,

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Saturday, February 15, 2014

First Blog for HandyMobi

DIY projects, anywhere, anytime!

Best mobile app for DIY home improvement projects!