Remodeling Software

Chief Architect provides the best software for professional remodelers and home renovators. We offer a free home design app to gather your as‑built measurements and powerful desktop software tools to complete remodeling projects. Providing design options for your projects is easy with Chief Architect's remodeling tools, and you can share your work with subcontractors and clients with our 3D Viewer app. Easily create 3D renderings, 2D construction documents for building permits, and a materials list to estimate remodeling costs with Chief Architect software.

House remodeling with an option to add a second level

Home Remodeling

Help Your Clients Visualize Their Remodel Project

Remodeling projects typically begin with as‑built measurements. You can use the Chief Architect Room Planner app to gather your as‑built measurements on a tablet or a mobile phone. You can save the as‑built floorplans on the cloud and then use Chief Architect Premier or Chief Architect Interiors to begin the remodeling process for home additions, kitchens and baths or full home design. You will find Chief Architect offers realistic 3D rendering technology that makes your ideas come to life and help your clients visualize their remodel project. You can export any 3D rendering as an image, a 360° image or a full 3D virtual model your clients can experience with a VR headset, on a tablet or through a web link. If you need to do cost estimating or submit building permits, Chief Architect offers easy to use tools for all aspects of remodeling.

Gather measurements with Room Planner
Remodel render of option A
Remodel render of option B
Home remodeling - showing final remodel option


Create Details for Foundations, Framing & Roofs

Adding home additions for your clients is an easy process with Chief Architect. Creating details for foundations, framing and roofs is an important element for addition remodeling, whether for the building department or subcontractors. The powerful 3D tools can help your clients visualize the new addition, reducing the unknown and encouraging them to begin a remodel project sooner than later.

Home addition remodeling, framing, materials lists and cost estimating

Basement Remodeling

Expand Living Space

Remodeling a basement? Many homes have an outdated or unfinished basement, and expanding living space can be both affordable and practical. There are many Chief Architect customers that specialize in basement remodeling using Chief Architect software. Furring framing for concrete walls, adding stairs, doors, windows and soffits for ducting are all core tools. Creating 3D views, elevations and cross‑sections will ensure you have the necessary detail for any basement renovation project. You can automatically generate a detailed materials list by category and assign costs for each item.

Basement remodeling rendering and floorplan details

Kitchen Remodeling

The Most Popular Residential Renovation Project

Kitchen remodeling is typically the most popular and expensive of residential renovation projects. With Chief Architect, you will find powerful remodeling software tools for the entire process: 1) Room Planner to re‑create an as‑built kitchen plan 2) Chief Architect's desktop software to create the new space with walls, ceilings, cabinets & appliance tools 3) Dimension & create elevations per National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) standards 4) Produce 3D renderings and share 3D Viewer models with clients to show them your various design options which may speed along the remodel project and create upsell opportunities.

Kitchen remodeling 3D rendering - showing design options

Bathroom Remodeling

Plans That Follow NKBA Standards

Next to kitchen renovations, bath remodeling is probably the most popular remodeling project. Expanding a master bath, updating to a more modern bath or making a bath more accessible is very common as more people are aging in place. Chief Architect provides the important bathroom software tools for adding vanities, fixtures, showers, and tiles. Dimension wall elevations, sections and floor plans that follow NKBA standards. Of course, once you have the design options ready, easily share them with your clients using 360° renders or allow them to virtually experience your bath design using the 3D Viewer.

Master bath remodeling 3D rendering, floorplan, wall elevations, and material selections