Best Home Improvement & Home Repair Online Review Sites

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Key 'Takeaways' From This Post
  • Home improvement review site Angie's List gets 10-12 million unique visitors per month
  • 3 million+ households nationwide check Angie's List reviews
  • 84% of people trust online reviews as much as a personal recommendation

Get Your Business Listed On The Best Home Improvement and Home Repair Review Sites

The home improvement/home repair market is HUGE. Home owners,  landlords, vacation properties and even renters spend big money making improvements to the place they call home. Whether it’s finding an HVAC professional to fix an air conditioner, a landscaper to mow the lawn or a cleaning service to keep the inside of a home clean, the home improvement market is a multi-billion dollar industry.

There are literally millions of potential customers visiting home improvement and home repair online review sites to compare businesses. Angie’s List (one of the oldest home improvement review sites) boasts:

  • 10-12 million unique visitors per month.
  • An estimated $10 billion to $15 billion in transactions occur between their  members and home repair and home improvement service providers
  • Members submit more than 60,000 reviews every month about the companies they hire
  • People conduct more than 1.9 million unique searches on average monthly
  • More than 3 million households nationwide check Angie’s List reviews to find the best local service providers, like roofers, plumbers and handymen
Angie's List Home Improvement Review Site

Angie’s List Home Improvement Review Site

Now, Angie’s List has expanded their listings and reviews to include physicians, dentists and some other local service providers, but they started their review site business in the home improvement area and the bulk of their business listings and reviews are for those types of home improvement businesses.

Why You Should Get Your Home Improvement Business Listed on Online Review Sites

Getting your business listed on online review sites is a great way for customers to leave reviews about how much they love your business. Additionally, our Local Consumer Review Survey Research has shown that getting reviews from your customers has many benefits:

  • 85% of people trust online reviews as much as a personal recommendation
  • 7 out of 10 consumers will leave a review for a business if they’re asked to
  • 86% of consumers read less than 10 reviews before forming an opinion about a business
  • 37% of people will visit the website after reading positive reviews, and 17% will visit the business

Additionally, getting online reviews can help with click-through rates AND help you rank locally on Google.

Whether you’re a plumber, cleaner or HVAC professional, getting your home improvement or home repair business claimed on industry specific niche and specialty review sites are often perceived as more authoritative by consumers and the search engines.

Below you will find a list of home improvement and home repair business niche review directories. As you go through, ensure that your business is listed on the review directory specific to your niche and ensure that your company’s name, address and phone number is correctly listed.

Cleaning Services

Electrical & HVAC

Home Services & Contractors

Landscaping

Pest Control

Plumbers

Cleaning Services

There are a lot of local businesses offering cleaning & sanitation services, and with increased competition it only becomes more important to have a positive online reputation.

Review SiteDATFCFCountryFree/Paid
Angie's List917055USAFree/Paid
Home Advisor886071USAFree
Green Building Canada461628CANFree
UK Cleaning Company242319UKPaid

Electrical & HVAC

This section covers sites that list customer review sites for electricians, heating, ventilation and air conditioning.

Review SiteDATFCFCountryFree/Paid
Angie's List917055USAFree/Paid
eLocal Electricians432650USAFree
Electrician.com.au351012AUSFree
Airconditioning Professionals281433USAFree

Home Services & Contractors

One of the largest sections in this resource details those customer review sites that are purely for home services & contractors. By home services, we are referring to a large pool of local business services, including home builders, carpenters, interior stylists, kitchen & bathroom fitters, painters & decorators, and more. Plumbers are included in a separate list.

Review SiteDATFCFCountryFree/Paid
Houzz924853USAFree
Angie's List917659USAFree/Paid
Thumbtack836955USAFree
Home Advisor805353USAFree
Porch722941USAFree
Kudzu775756USAFree
GuildQuality573747USAPaid
Buildzoom602440USAFree
Networx663740USAFree
Pro Referral495951USAFree
My Hammer341832UKFree
Go Smith442230USAFree
Trusted Pros392136USA, CANFree
Construction.co.uk522049UKPaid

Landscaping

Landscaping can often come under the ‘home services’ banner (which you can find here). However, for the purpose of clarity we’ve included it in its own section.

Review SiteDATFCFCountryFree/Paid
Angie's List924853USAFree/Paid
Networx663849USAFree
1-800 Contractor371622USAFree
Landscaping Companies281820USAFree

Pest Control

Pest control and exterminators are one of the most discussed sectors in local SEO due to the fact that they are commonly service area businesses. This makes it harder to rank in local search results!

However, if you are looking to improve your online reputation, it can be as simple as directing your customers towards these high quality review sites.

Review SiteDATFCFCountryFree/Paid
Angie's List924853USAFree/Paid
Fixr712337USAFree
Networx663849USAFree
Find Pest Control22613USAFree
Local Pest Controllers16612USAFree

Plumbers

To avoid confusion, we’ve included the following review sites for plumbers in a separate section to home services & contractors.

Review SiteDATFCFCountryFree/Paid
Angie's List924853USAFree/Paid
Best Plumbers561743USAFree
MyHammer401832UKFree
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2 thoughts on “Best Home Improvement & Home Repair Online Review Sites”

  1. Good list of sites. Personally, I believe that such sites help owners of construction companies, contractors companies, post information about their company. This allows you to find more customers and give more information about your company. I have a small local company, we are installing water heaters. I have a question. How effective will it be to add my business to such directories? Usually, such lists are very large and the user will not be able to view all of the hosted companies to find the right one. But on which page will my page be placed? Where can I find out more information about it? I will be grateful for your help.

    1. Hi Drake, thanks for your question. To get the most out of a review site like this you need to be sure that what you’re selling definitely fits the category and that people coming to the review site would expect to see your products there. As for where to find information, I’d recommend getting in touch with the review site’s support team to ask, as every review site is slightly different.

      Thanks

      Jamie

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