GOLDEN, Colo., April 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- HomeAdvisor announced the winners of its 2015 Best of HomeAdvisor Award which recognizes over 8,500 top-rated home professionals in its network this year. This is the third year that HomeAdvisor's award has honored professionals who provide exceptional quality, service, and value in the home improvement and maintenance industries. Nearly 2,500 HomeAdvisor professionals won the award two years in a row and over 1,100 professionals in the company's network took home the award for three consecutive years.
"This award acknowledges our trusted and hardworking home professionals who go the extra mile to provide exceptional customer service," said HomeAdvisor's CEO Chris Terrill. "We want to recognize the growing number of home professionals in our network who share our company's values and strive to be the best in their industry."
HomeAdvisor has over 85,000 pre-screened and approved professionals in the company's network. Award winners must have a minimum rating of four based on a scale of one to five. They must also be active members in good standing and have at least three verified, written reviews submitted within the last six months.
"Every winner can utilize this accomplishment to further build their business and relationships with homeowners," Terrill noted. "The award can be a tool for professionals to gain brand credibility and further expand their customer base."
Service professionals undergo a criminal and financial background check prior to joining the HomeAdvisor network and are customer rated and reviewed. HomeAdvisor provides homeowners with over three million verified customer reviews of home professionals. To learn more about HomeAdvisor, visit the company's website.
HomeAdvisor.com is a local services home improvement marketplace providing homeowners the tools and resources for home repair, maintenance, and improvement projects. HomeAdvisor's patented ProFinder technology matches homeowner's projects to the nation's largest network of over 85,000 pre-screened home professionals; Pro Reviews lets homeowners read verified customer reviews of home professionals; Instant Booking allows homeowners to schedule services with background-checked home professionals online, as well as see pricing for jobs prior to booking; True Cost Guide provides the average cost of home projects coast-to-coast based on data from real homeowners; and the interior design app DesignMine provides an inspirational and collaborative platform for remodeling projects. Additionally, the field service management software mHelpDesk helps professionals streamline their business through scheduling, managing, and invoicing tools. Access to all of HomeAdvisor's resources is free for homeowners, with no membership or fees required. HomeAdvisor is based in Golden, Colo., and is an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IACI).