With a surplus of homes on the market, many people are forgoing building a new home and choosing, instead to remodel their existing home. Autodesk Homestyler is a simple to use online design tool to Plan, Visualize and Share your design ideas, in 2D and 3D. With a simple drag and drop interface, and intuitive pick and drag tools, you can very quickly draw up your own dream house/remodel. Furnish your design with actual manufacturer content such as furniture, plumbing fixtures, flooring and paint. When finished, publish the shopping list of materials needed to build your design, and print your design for easy hardcopy visualization.
Check it out: http://www.homestyler.com/
Autodesk is also running a sweepstakes between January 11-February 7 where you can win a $500 gift card to help with your remodel!
Ron Palma, Ideate AEC Solutions Application Specialist
Ron has 23+ years of experience in the AEC industry as a designer, lead project designer, trainer and CAD manager. His instructional background includes Autodesk Certified Instructor, trainer, support technician, educator at Portland Community College and Clackamas Community College, and a U.S. Army certified instructor. Follow Ron @RonPalmaAEC.