HomeAdvisor to Launch on Helpouts by Google
HomeAdvisor will offer Home & Garden Helpouts to assist homeowners with home
GOLDEN, Colo., Nov. 5, 2013
GOLDEN,Colo., Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --HomeAdvisor, a leading website and
mobile app provider offering resourcesfor home maintenance, repair, and
improvement projects, announced today that it will launch on Helpouts, a new
service from Google that connects users anywhere in the world with experts who
can help with a specific topic via a live video chat session.
HomeAdvisor's Helpouts connects homeowners with HomeAdvisor's handymen to
provide information and advice on home maintenance, repair, and improvement
subjects, including the cost of home projects and do-it-yourself
tips.HomeAdvisor handymen can address topics such as:
oHanging and finishing drywall
oInterior finishing work
During each session, homeowners will receive a personalized, free live video
session with a HomeAdvisor handyman. Helpouts by is available on desktop and
"We are honored that Google recognized our expertise and partnered with us to
launch Helpouts," said HomeAdvisor's CEO Chris Terrill. "For the past 14
years, over 25 million homeowners have trusted HomeAdvisor for their home
repair, maintenance and improvement needs and we look forward to expanding
that reach in this new innovative platform."
For more advice on home projects, visit HomeAdvisor's Helpout page.
For more information on HomeAdvisor and its services, visit
www.HomeAdvisor.com. Home improvement tips are available by following
@HomeAdvisor on Twitter and by subscribing to the YouTube channel.
HomeAdvisor is a leading website and mobile app provider offering resources
for home repair and improvement projects. HomeAdvisor's patented ProFinder
technology matches homeowner projects to the nation's largest network of over
85,000 pre-screened, customer-reviewed home improvement professionals.
Homeowners can make informed home project decisions using resources including:
Pro Reviews, featuring reviews from homeowners who have actually been
connected with the service professionals they review; Cost Guide, providing
average costs for projects coast-to-coast; Home911, offering dedicated 24/7
emergency home repair support; DesignMine, providing inspiration and
collaboration for remodeling projects; as well as robust home trips and
project planning tools. Access to all of the site's features is free for
homeowners, with no membership or fees required. HomeAdvisor is based in
Golden, CO, and is an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IACI).
Contact: Brooke Gabbert, Senior Director, Corporate Communications,
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