Best Home Improvement & Home Repair Online Review Sites

Best Home Improvement & Home Repair Online Review Sites
Key 'Takeaways' From This Post
  • Home improvement review site Angi gets 10-12 million unique visitors per month
  • 3 million+ households nationwide check Angi 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. Angi (one of the oldest home improvement review sites, formerly called ‘Angie’s List’) 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 Angi reviews to find the best local service providers, like roofers, plumbers and handymen
Angi Home Improvement Review Site
Angi Home Improvement Review Site

Now, Angi 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 SiteDACountryFree/Paid
Angi20USAFree
Home Advisor79USAFree/Paid
Green Building Canada21CANFree
UK Cleaning Company19UKPaid

Electrical & HVAC

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

Review SiteDACountryFree/Paid
Angi20USAFree
Oneflare47AUSFree
Best Plumbers37USA, AUS, CAN, UKFree/Paid
PlumbingWEB.com25USAFree
eLocal Electricians21USAFree
Air Conditioning Professionals17USAPaid
HomeOwnersCircle.com16USA, AUS, CAN, UKFree

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 SiteDACountryFree/Paid
Houzz89ALLFree
Angi20USAFree
Porch81USAPaid
Home Advisor79USAPaid
Thumbtack71USAFree
Architect Magazine65USAFree
Buildzoom61USAFree
Networx59USAFree
Pro Referral57USAFree
GuildQuality46USA, CANFree
TrustedPros39USA, CANFree
Construction.co.uk38UKFree
House to Home Pros13USA, AUS, CAN, UKFree/Paid
Local Lawn Maintenance10USAFree

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 SiteDACountryFree/Paid
Angi20USAFree
Home Advisor79USAFree/Paid
Networx59USAFree
Landscaping Companies15USAPaid

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 SiteDACountryFree/Paid
Angi20USAFree
Networx59USAPaid
Find Pest Control11USAFree
Local Pest Controllers14USAFree

Plumbers

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

Review SiteDACountryFree/Paid
Angi20USAFree
Best Plumbers37USAFree/Paid

 

To see more niche https://www.brightlocal.com/resources/niche-review-sites/industry review sites, read our full list.

Sherry Bonelli
About the author
Sherry is the former Local Search Evangelist at BrightLocal. She led BrightLocal's Research and Content programs and championed the needs of their SEO Agency and SMB customers. Having worked in digital marketing since 1998, Sherry has a Master’s Degree in Internet Marketing along with numerous digital marketing certifications.

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