Posts Tagged ‘ HomeAdvisor ’

Survey: Smart Home Technology Takes Off

Sep 7th, 2017

More than three quarters of home professionals regularly receive requests for smart home installations or service, and they expect demand to increase over the next 12 months, according to a new survey from HomeAdvisor and CEDIA. The report says door and window installers are starting to specialize in this field. “This report shows that when it […]

Report: Window Installs Average $4,745 Nationally

May 12th, 2017

The average cost to install new windows on a home is $4,745 according to HomeAdvisor’s True Cost report, which measures expenses related to home-improvement projects across the nation. Overall, the survey found that the average homeowner has spent nearly 60 percent more on home projects over the past 12 months than in the 12 months […]

HomeAdvisor, Angie’s List to Join Forces

May 2nd, 2017

IAC’s HomeAdvisor and Angie’s List Inc. have entered into a definitive agreement to become a new publicly traded company called ANGI Homeservices Inc. The combined business, which will maintain both Angie’s List and HomeAdvisor brands, will join forces to match homeowners with service professionals in the $400 billion domestic home services market. The transaction has […]

Report: Democrats, Republicans Spend Differently on Home Projects

Apr 28th, 2016

Democrats are more willing to spend money on home projects and Republicans are more likely to complete “do-it-yourself” projects, according to HomeAdvisor’s 2016 True Cost Report. The report provides insight into how generational, regional and political differences affect American homeowners’ attitudes, spending habits and decision-making when it comes to home improvement projects. The report is informed […]

Will it Take a Sea Change to Fix the Skilled-Labor Shortage?

Mar 7th, 2016

The labor shortage that’s forced the homebuilding industry to tread water for several years is splashing over into other areas. Home prices are rising because builders can’t keep up with demand — and that construction slowdown could eventually wash over door and window manufacturers as there’s less of an immediate need for their products. “I recently asked […]

Do You Use An Online Home Services Listing Provider?

Aug 24th, 2015

Note: This article is by Drew Vass, a contributing editor for Window Film magazine. Knock-knock. Who’s there? It’s Angie’s List and the other Internet-based home services listing providers looking to stake their claims in the home improvement industries. But before you slam the door, you should know that Internet giants Amazon and Google have joined […]