What's New

After download app opened in Imperial even though setting showed Metric. Setting has been fixed.

App Description

UPDATE: DIY TOOLBOX has been chosen for The Sunday Times "The App List. Which is their definitive guide to the world’s best 500 apps.


A new time saving utility to help the home handyman save time and money managing DIY projects.

As soon as the animated Roller Door opens, its all there in a simple to use, professionally designed application.

- Covert measurements from Metric to Imperial (or vica versa).

- Calculate material volumes and prices for your DIY projects.

- Save a list of notes to remind and manage your jobs, or a list of Tools and Materials that need to be bought the next time you are at the hardware store.


- Unit of measurement setting - Set your app to Metric or Imperial - Only needs to be set once.

- Convert Utility - Use this to convert measurements form Feet to Metres, Inches to Millimetres and Yards to Feet.

- Paint Calculator - Work out the quantity of paint required for your walls, and for your ceilings. Makes an allowance to deduct the number of windows and doors from the final calculation.

- Wallpaper Calculator - Calculate the number of rolls required to complete up to 4 rooms at a time. Also makes an allowance to deduct the number of windows and doors from the final calculation.

- Flooring Calculator - Work out the area of flooring required for up to 9 rooms at once.

- Gravel Calculator - Calculates the required volume in Cubic Volume and Tonnes (Tons), with an optional quantity Price area for final costings.

- Concrete (Truck) - Calculates the volume, and price for your larger concrete requirements.

- Concrete (Bags) - Calculates the required amount of pre-mixed bags of concrete, and also the overall price.

- Concrete (Hand Mix) - Calculates the required amount of Cement Bags, Sand and Gravel needed to mix your own concrete, at a mix ratio of 1:2:4.

- Things To Do Notes - Add and save your list of things that need doing around the house, or buying at the hardware store.

- Email Notes - Send your saved notes and lists to your PC, or to your suppliers for more info or a quotation.

- Professionally designed User Interface.

- Animated "Roller Door" opening screen.

iPad Screenshots

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DIY Toolbox screenshot 1 DIY Toolbox screenshot 2 DIY Toolbox screenshot 3 DIY Toolbox screenshot 4 DIY Toolbox screenshot 5

App Changes

  • January 08, 2013 Price decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
  • April 05, 2013 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
  • January 17, 2016 Price decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99

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