Augmented Reality feature enables residential construction and design professionals to showcase life-sized floor plans
PALO ALTO, Calif., March 29, 2021 – Houzz Inc., the leading platform for home remodeling and design, today introduced a new Augmented Reality (AR) feature for 3D Floor Plans in Houzz Pro, the all-in-one business management and marketing solution for residential construction and design professionals. Now, pros can walk homeowners through a virtual tour of their finished project against the backdrop of their current home, using the Houzz Pro app.
“At Houzz, we’re focused on building technologies that make the home renovation and design experience more productive and enjoyable for industry professionals and their clients,” said Alon Cohen, Houzz co-founder and president. “In the past year, the number of 3D Floor Plans created using Houzz Pro has more than tripled, signifying the important role that visual tools play in client communication. Now, we’ve created a true AR-enabled experience for residential construction and design pros to immerse their clients in a proposed renovation or redesign and better visualize how their space will be transformed.”
With the AR view for Houzz Pro 3D Floor Plans, pros can provide a life-sized walkthrough to better communicate the value of making major changes to a home, such as adding or removing walls, windows, cabinets or islands. Pros can also easily show clients how proposed products and materials, such as countertops and furniture, will fit within their homes, speeding up the decision making and purchasing process.
The 3D Floor Plan tool is included with any subscription to Houzz Pro, which helps pros run an efficient, profitable business and makes it easy for them to reach new customers, all while delivering a standout client experience. Houzz Pro is available in more than 10 countries across North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Subscription packages, priced to fit any budget or team, also include email marketing services, lead management CRM, online invoicing and payments and other business management tools. Try the 3D Floor Plan tool by creating a free Houzz Pro account at houzz.com/pro.
The Houzz community includes more than 65 million homeowner and home design enthusiasts and over 2.7 million home renovation and design professionals around the world in more than 100 categories, including architects, interior designers, contractors and landscape professionals.
Download images of the upgraded Houzz Pro 3D Floor Plan tool here, and watch a video to see the tool in action here.
Houzz is the leading platform for home renovation and design, providing people with everything they need to improve their homes from start to finish. On Houzz, people can find design inspiration, research and hire home professionals, and shop for products to complete their projects. For home professionals, Houzz Pro (houzz.com/pro) provides an all-in-one software solution that empowers industry pros to stand out, win clients and manage their projects efficiently and profitably. The Houzz community is made up of millions of homeowners, home design enthusiasts and home improvement professionals around the world. Houzz is available on the web and as a top-rated mobile app. Houzz is a registered trademark of Houzz Inc. worldwide. For more information, visit houzz.com.