Find free home design software programs through sites such as HomeStyler.com, NCHSoftware.com, RoomSketcher.com and SmartDraw.com. Home furniture and appliance stores such as Ikea also offer online home design and planning tools on its website.
The tool on HomeStyler.com utilizes the AutoDesk program to create an interactive home design tool wherein users drag and drop features such as rooms and walls into an open grid. Tools such as Dream Plan, offered by NCH Software, are downloadable and offer similar features but without the need of an Internet connection. The home design tools offered on Ikea.com let users build different rooms within a home using current products sold at Ikea stores.