HomeAdvisor.com is a digital marketplace connecting people with local service professionals to complete home improvement, maintenance, and remodeling projects. The company was founded in 1998 by Rodney Rice and Michael Beaudoin. The headquarters are based in Golden, Colorado. There are also offices in Illinois, Virginia, New York, Indiana, Denver, and Colorado Springs. The company was first known as ServiceMagic from 1998-2012 but rebranded to HomeAdvisor in 2012. The company is currently owned by InterActive Corp, which is a company based in New York City, New York. In the fall of 2017, HomeAdvisor merged with Angie’s List and formed ANGI Homeservices. The current Chief Executive Officer is Brandon Ridenour. ANGI Homesevices operates 10 brands, including HomeAdvisors, Angie’s List, mHelpDesk, HomeStars (Canada), MyHammer (Germany), MyBuilder (United Kingdom), Werkspot (Netherlands), Instapro (Italy), and Travaux.com (France).
HomeAdvisor can help connect you with professionals who are skilled in various fields, including plumbing, siding, remodels and additions, lawn care, kitchen remodel, bathroom remodel, heating and cooling, flooring, roofing, maids and cleaning, carpeting, cabinetry, tile an stone, fences, driveways and patios, appliances, and more. Each professional goes through a screening process. HomeAdvisor makes sure the technician is licensed and trained to complete the service. There is also a criminal record search conducted. HomeAdvisor searches for bankruptcy filings, liens, and state-level legal judgments. Lastly, HomeAdvisor verifies the identity of the business owner/principal.
HomeAdvisor charges the businesses/technicians an advertising fee. Advertising fees vary depending on service offered and the location. With them charging an advertising fee, users are able to use the service for free. There is a free mobile app to make the search easier. The mobile app can be downloaded from the Google Play Store or App Store. If you would like to cancel your HomeAdvisor account, follow the cancellation instructions below.
- First Name
- Last Name
- Phone Number
- Email Address
- Billing Address
- ZIP/Postal Code
- Reason for Cancellation
- Last 4 Digits of Card
- Date of Last Charge
- Amount of Last Charge
- Call 877-947-3639
- Request that the agent cancel your account
- When asked, give the agent your account information
- Request that the agent provide you with a confirmation number or email
- Retain any confirmation numbers or emails you receive for your records