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Old 04-07-2012, 02:29 PM   #1
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Hi guys,

I own a flooring/remodeling company. We have been doing a lot of kitchens lately. We have been using grid paper to draw the layout of the kitchen. I would really like to be able to use a program to do this. Does anyone know if there is a program that could work on a tablet (android). I figured that would work out nicely and I could add the dimensions at the customers house.

I am not sure if I want to be able to "create" the actual kitchen or do a rough layout with measurements...
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Do a Google search for a CAD program for kitchens.
We have our cabinet supplier make the drawings for us.
Here is one CAD program for $2.95 a month:
http://www.plan3d.com/pages/KitchenDesignhome.aspx?rd=1

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Do a Google search for a CAD program for kitchens.
We have our cabinet supplier make the drawings for us.
Here is one CAD program for $2.95 a month:
http://www.plan3d.com/pages/KitchenDesignhome.aspx?rd=1
Thanks! I am not finding any that say they work on tablets.
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Hi Have you looked at sketchup. it's free and has a lot of support,training videos and plug ins for features. I am just powering up a new asus T100 2-1 tablet and plan to install sketchup for a test run. I normally use Chief Architect 10 for office work but for quick field measures it might fit my needs as a Home Remodeling Contractor. Good luck
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Most kitchen designers use 20/20. There are better programs than that also, depends on how much you want to spend.
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Hi Have you looked at sketchup. it's free and has a lot of support,training videos and plug ins for features. I am just powering up a new asus T100 2-1 tablet and plan to install sketchup for a test run. I normally use Chief Architect 10 for office work but for quick field measures it might fit my needs as a Home Remodeling Contractor. Good luck
Let us know how well sketchup works on the tablet.

I was thinking of getting a tablet to run Sketchup but I have not seen any ifno on running it on anything besides a Surface Pro
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Here are two floor plan apps for Android

Floor Plan Creator
https://play.google.com/store/apps/d....android&hl=en

Magic Plan
https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...agicplan&hl=en

They both require payments or subscriptions to unlock the full versions but they are free to download and try.

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