Good DIY information is essential when tackling home improvement projects. Smartphone apps are a great source of home improvement information.

Apps can include everything from how-to videos and project plans to calculators and barcode scanners. Watch this video to find out more.

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The most important tool for successful home improvement is good information. So do some research online or download an app that you can consult while you’re working on your project.

You can search for products, where to buy them, and calculate how much material you need. Some apps include how-to videos, project examples, and scanners to access product information from bar codes on packaging. You can even share photos of your work.

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Danny Lipford


Danny Lipford is a home improvement expert and television personality who started his remodeling business, Lipford Construction, at the age of 21 in Mobile, Alabama. He gained national recognition as the host of the nationally syndicated television show, Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford, which started as a small cable show in Mobile. Danny's expertise in home improvement has also led him to be a contributor to popular magazines and websites and the go-to source for advice on everything related to the home. He has made over 200 national television appearances and served as the home improvement expert for CBS's The Early Show and The Weather Channel for over a decade. Danny is also the founder of 3 Echoes Content Studio,, and Checking In With Chelsea, a décor and lifestyle blog.

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