Freelance Labor and Home Contractors

Top Sites

1

HomeAdvisor

Tools, resources, cost estimator & contractor reviews. Owned by ANGI Homeservices Inc

2

Houzz

Assists home remodeling projects start to finish with an emphasis on photos

3

Yelp

Review site for great small companies

4

Porch

Includes free resources & advice

5

Google My Business

Uses the power of Google to compile information

  Advice  

  • You should vet sites & contractors for their licenses, pre-screening, background checks, references & insurance information.


  • In some cases, they offer you some type of guarantee to provide you with peace of mind.


  • Generally you should solicit quotes from multiple vendors before making a final decision on which one to go with.

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More Websites
(Listed alphabetically)

1-800-Remodel

Receive bids from contractors

Amazon Home Services

Convenient for Amazon users

Bark

Free quotes from contractors. Headquartered in the UK

Better Business Bureau (BBB)

Check if a business is trustworthy. They are a private, nonprofit organization

Bing Places for Business

Integration with Bing search engine. Owned by Microsoft

BuildZoom

Trustworthy contractor search site

Facebook

Connecting with businesses and customers

Foursquare

Read reviews of local businesses

Handy

Home maintenence, improvement & furniture assembly. Owned by ANGI Homeservices

Homeflock

Comprehensive directory of home improvement contractors

Judy's Book

Local reviews & recommendations from neighbors

LinkedIn

Large network of businesses. Owned by Microsoft

Mr. Handyman

Wide range of home maintenence & repair needs. Owned by The Dywer Group

Networx

Free quotes from contractors

Pro Referral

Search for contractors by category. Owned by Home Depot

QualitySmith

Free resources & articles. Owned by BuyerLink LLC

ServiceWhale

Instant online quotes

TaskRabbit

Find & hire people who are able to do the jobs you need done. Owned by IKEA

Thumbtack

Offers great guarantees

TrustedPros

Simple & powerful search

Yellow Pages

Popular online directory for all businesses. Owned by Thryv, Inc, subsidiary of DexYP

* Footnote:

Amazon
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• Amazon frequently introduces their own products to compete directly with their long-time suppliers. They often pay no federal income taxes (e.g., 2017, 2018).
• Amazon is being investigated on antitrust issues by the US Federal Trade Commission, State Attorneys General & House Subcommittee on Antitrust.