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Service Live vs iHome Experts

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Find Your Next Contractor With Home Advisor Today! Across the country, people are looking for contractors every day. When the shower quits working, it's time to replace a window, or you'd like to repaint your house, you need a contractor.

Where do you turn to find a good, qualified contractor? Finding the right contractor to repair or improve your home can be a stressful event. We've all heard of contractors that perform badly on the job and leave homeowners in the lurch.

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4 stars
Service Live

SERVICE LIVE

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BBB Rating:

A

Service Live, a subsidiary of Sears, has been in business since 2007 and currently holds a Better Business Bureau rating of A. This Illinois based company has over 2,000,000 completed service requests under their belt, and houses a database of nearly 30,000 service professionals.

To connect with a contractor, Service Live asks that you either call them or complete a service request online. You'll add contact information, a description of the job and how soon you need it completed. Service Live can help with a wide range of jobs including floor installation, handyman services, computer issues, to treadmill repair and more.

Any quote you receive from Service Live is free unless otherwise specified. Service Live also performs periodic background checks on the tradesmen they refer.

The strong BBB rating, the connection to Sears and the database of over 30,000 independent contractors makes Service Live a good choice for your next repair or home improvement project.

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iHome Experts

iHOME EXPERTS

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BBB Rating:

None

iHome Experts is a Texas based company in business since 2011. iHome Experts currently has no available Better Business Bureau rating.

We found the iHome Experts website to be confusing and as we looked closer we found several issues. iHome Experts states they only offer siding, flooring, countertops, kitchen remodeling, cabinets, window, heating and air conditioning. The process of requesting a contractor for a home repair or improvement request involves a phone call to iHome Experts' toll free number.

This company also states they offer free in-home design consultations, but we're not sure what they would be designing outside of a remodel effort. Another confusing aspect of iHome Experts is that when you call their number the recorded message is for home foreclosures. We were never able to get a hold of an actual customer service representative so we're not confident why an in-home design consultant would want to talk to us about foreclosures - it was a little fishy.

The lack of BBB rating, the short business tenure, and the bad phone number were red flags in our book. If you need a contractor for a home repair or improvement, we recommend you choose a higher ranked company to effectively meet your needs.

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Today, many people use home repair and improvement referral companies to minimize the stress of finding a reliable contractor. These referral services can be a great way for you to feel confident in your search for a professional contractor.

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TopConsumerReviews.com has reviewed and ranked the best contractor services available today. We hope these reviews help you find the right contractor for your home project!

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