LAS VEGAS, Jan. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- ShowStoppers @ CES 2017- HomeAdvisor®, an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IAC), announced today an integration with Honeywell's Home Comfort products to provide on-demand home services to users of the Honeywell Total Connect Comfort ("TCC") mobile application. The TCC app will include the capability to leverage HomeAdvisor's patent-pending Instant Connect technology to connect users with a HomeAdvisor prescreened professional in less than a minute. This connection experience — a first in the industry — will be available through the Honeywell TCC mobile app in the first quarter of 2017.
"With increased adoption of smart home technologies comes an increased need for service," said Brandon Ridenour, HomeAdvisor's chief technology officer. "This first-in-the-industry integration seamlessly connects smart home users with home professionals qualified to service their smart home technologies —building on the ease of on-demand technologies to deliver a critical service layer to the smart home experience. No other player in the industry has the network size or on-demand technology to provide this seamless experience."
This smart home integration allows Honeywell Total Connect Comfort users to quickly connect with HomeAdvisor prescreened service professional for services such as:
- HVAC repairs, maintenance and installations
- Plumbing emergencies such as leaks and flooding
- Electrical services
- Handyman services for minor fixes and repairs
"Our goal is to ensure Honeywell's homeowners have access to the right professional at their fingertips," said Jeremy Eaton, vice president of Honeywell Connected Home business. "This smart home partnership allows retail and DIY customers to quickly engage with a HomeAdvisor professional for help with any of their home maintenance and repair needs."
HomeAdvisor has over 140,000 home service professionals in its nationwide network. Professionals must pass a criminal and financial background screening prior to being accepted into the exclusive network. More than 40 million homeowners have used HomeAdvisor to connect with a home service professional to help them complete home projects.
For more information about HomeAdvisor, visit their website. For additional information on Honeywell's connected home offerings, go to yourhome.honeywell.com.
HomeAdvisor is a nationwide digital home services marketplace providing homeowners the tools and resources for home repair, maintenance and improvement projects. HomeAdvisor's marketplace lets homeowners view average project costs coast-to-coast using True Cost Guide, find local prescreened home professionals and instantly book appointments online or through HomeAdvisor's award-winning iOS and Android mobile app, Apple Watch, or Amazon Echo. HomeAdvisor is based in Golden, Colo., and is an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IAC).