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Everything you need to succeed as a Home Services company in a digital world.

Plumbers Looking For Work – Top Companies Hiring In 2019

Kindra K.

Posted by Kindra K., Marketing Coordinator

June 28, 2019

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We combed through thousands of job postings on Indeed to determine which companies are hiring the most plumbers in 2019.

How a Car Detailing Business Increased Their Monthly Revenue by 44% With Housecall Pro

EJ Brown

Posted by EJ Brown

June 25, 2019

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Learn how a car detailing business used Housecall Pro to manage customers info, booking and payments. The business saw a 44% increase in revenue monthly.

What Successful Home Service Businesses Do to Build Financial Stability

Christine Choi

Posted by Christine Choi

June 24, 2019

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There are ways that home service business owners can maintain balanced finances and prepare for unexpected speedbumps. Make sure you follow these steps for increased stability.

Flat Rate vs. Hourly For The Trades, Which Is Better For Your Small Business?

Kindra K.

Posted by Kindra K., Marketing Coordinator

June 21, 2019

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Here are some basics about the two options and when flat rate pricing might make sense for your plumbing, HVAC, or electrical business.

How Much Does An Electrician Make In Every State: Full 2019 Data [Infographic]

Kindra K.

Posted by Kindra K., Marketing Coordinator

June 20, 2019

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We analyzed thousands of posted jobs to determine the average salary for electricians in every state. If you’re considering being an electrician or in the electrical business, you need to know this data.

How One HVAC Business Gives Back and Inspires the Next Generation of Trade Specialists

EJ Brown

Posted by EJ Brown

June 17, 2019

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Read how one HVAC company gives back to their local community and learn how you can do the same.

How To Create A Custom Work Order That Helps Streamline Your Home Services Business [Free Template]

Kindra K.

Posted by Kindra K., Marketing Coordinator

June 13, 2019

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There are no wrong ways to write up a work order. However, with many different businesses offering unique value propositions, there are right ways to construct a work order that works for you and your customers.

How Much Does a Plumber Make in Every State: Full 2019 Data [Infographic]

Kindra K.

Posted by Kindra K., Marketing Coordinator

May 31, 2019

Plumbing Salaries By Location

Wondering how much to pay your new plumbing hires? We analyzed thousands of posted jobs openings to determine the average salary for plumbers in every state, as well as the number of jobs over $55,000.

Housecall Pro announces May 2019 Superpros

Alexa Greenberg

Posted by Alexa Greenberg

May 31, 2019

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SAN DIEGO, May 31, 2019 - Housecall Pro, the #1 rated app for home service companies, has announced the January cohort of Superpros.  This program is dedicated to defining excellence and identifying the highest quality local home service companies. The Superpro community includes the best Pros in each industry across the country, allowing for a unique opportunity to connect with equal caliber service professionals. Every month, we award this status to Housecall Pros dedicated to providing their customers with a transparent, modern, and online experience from day one, establishing a strong relationship for years to come. At this time, only 5% of Housecall Pro users are awarded with Superpro status. The Superpro Program was relaunched in the beginning of this year with a new application and stricter eligibility requirements. These requirements include offering a seamless online booking experience for customers on both website and Facebook pages, detailed and personable pictures and descriptions for all services to further facilitate an easy and customer-friendly booking experience, an average of 4.5 star reviews across all platforms , and high-account usage. We perform a detailed audit of the Pro’s account to ensure they have met all requirements. Once they have been approved for Superpro status, we require the Pro to sign the Superpro Code of Ethics. This Superpro Codes of Ethics is signed by the company promising elite professionalism, quick response times to both customers and other Pros, and overall responsibilities as a Superpro in the home service community. Together, Superpros are dedicated to bringing trust and value back into the trades.

How to Sell Recurring Service Agreements and Increase Revenue for Your Home Service Business

Kindra K.

Posted by Kindra K., Marketing Coordinator

May 17, 2019

Service Pro Selling a Service Agreement

Learn why you need to be offering recurring service agreements, get tips for selling them, and also see how Housecall Pro's mobile recurring service plan feature empowers pros on jobs to sell and grow recurring revenue.