Where Can I Find Contractor Reviews?
Online directories can provide hundreds of thousands of user reviews for a contractor, plumber, a home renovation contractor, etc. Online directory is a wonderful channel where a user can find a contractor for their household needs such as basement waterproofing, drain repair, plumbing services, etc. just by sitting at home! There is no shortage of places where you can find a contractor – offline(by word of mouth) or the digital media(Google, Yelp, Brownbook, etc).
The challenge you may face while finding a contractor is to check their credibility, background, experience, insurance policy, and what not! Looking for such parameters and then hiring the best contractor is never fun!
To help you out we have compiled a list of review sites to check before hiring a contractor:
Houzz is the biggest platform with over 17 million members helping homeowners to fund home contractors. Ranging from architects to cleaners to remodeling contractors – Houzz is a one-stop solution for all your home remodeling needs. Also, it’s a free platform, all you have to do is create your account and start searching. The UI of Houzz resembles Pinterest where the users can search for photos by style, location, rooms, and can also save them into their own collections called idea books. Every contractor has a profile that displays their information such as phone number, website address, social media accounts, and most importantly reviews.
This site also enables users to purchase household items and furniture.
Home Advisor is also one of the largest platforms in-home service industry. There are more than a hundred thousand service providers on this platform. Many other platforms such as MyHammer Germany, Angie’s List, HomeStars Canada have been merged and acquired by Home Advisor. A user starts by choosing a home project category and then fills in a series of questions. A list of contractors with the range of costs of the project you are expecting is displayed according to what the user has filled.
Angie’s list is used by more than 6 million users nationwide to search the best service provider such as plumbing contractor, roofer, mechanics, and much more. Angie’s list which is absolutely free doesn’t only have all the information of the contractors but also displays the reviews and ratings of all. All you have to do is join the platform by making your account. Compare the local companies by checking their reviews and years of experience. Select the best contractor for your household needs and hire them!