If you want to design and enjoy it at a low price and with similar features as the more professional Chief Architect, Better Homes and Gardens Home Designer Deluxe is the program for you. This 3D design program is a premium all-in-one design solution to help you plan your projects for any interior, exterior space and landscaping.
The software has many design tools that can help you with remodeling, home design, interior design, decks, landscaping, site planning, cost estimating and more. Remodeling your kitchen will be easy and quick as you place and arrange the cabinets, choose colours, and place appliances.
The software has over 1,500 sample floor plans that you can visualize with 3D Model and Virtual Tours; you would also be able to modify these plans with the use of the House Wizard and the building tools. You will be able check your plan as well. Also, the various views, such as the dollhouse view, glass house or camera view are helpful in offering you new perspectives for your layout space.
With Better Homes and Gardens you will be able customize your cabinets, sinks, and fixtures in the kitchen. There is a wide choice of items: window, doors, lighting, furniture, and cabinets you can choose from to build you space, especially your kitchen. However, you can also import photos for realistic background views. The graphics are great in capturing the accurate measurements.
Other features you might find useful are the Deck Designer and the Plant Chooser which has about 1200 plants. There is even a Sprinkler Designer to help you in your landscape designing projects.
Customers who purchase this software are generally pleased with it, especially for its low price and helpful features. However, most agree that if you are not too concerned with specific details in interior designing it is worth the price.
Here is what one customer had to say about Better Homes and Gardens Home Designer Deluxe :
“I bought Home Designer Deluxe to help me remodel my home. It was easy to learn and we quickly applied it to help us modify a number of rooms, including the kitchen. It helped us get a better idea of what we want.”
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Better Homes and Gardens is the best product out in this price range as it has several features as some of the more professional products on the market.