Launches in the Triangle Powered By

Service Alley Finding a home care professional during a repair emergency becomes much easier with last week’s launch of in the Triangle market, powered by is’s online marketplace of Triangle-area home service providers that makes it effortless to find, research and contact local home improvement resources. The new marketplace also allows users to keep record of their favorite contractors and discover new ones through searches and viewing other peoples’ favorites. Users can also login with Facebook®, which lets them view trusted recommendations from their social network.

“ is something home owners in this market need,” said John Conway, general manager for “We’ve created a trusted, comprehensive marketplace of Triangle-area home improvement providers, all for free. allows you to see which contractors your friends have used and recommended and even keep track of those providers for future use.” lets visitors browse thousands of listings in more than 50 categories and compare ratings, look for coupons and find recommendations from friends and neighbors. Providers on fall into the following categories:

  • Inside the Home including bath and sink, designing and decorating, drywall and insulation, locks, piano service, pest control, remodeling, and windows.
  • Outside the Home such as concrete and paving, decks and outdoor structures, drainage, excavation and demolition, solar energy and trees and shrubs.
  • Cleaning Services including carpet and upholstery, ducts and vents, gutter cleaning, hazardous removal, pressure washing, window cleaning and much more.

Visitors to can also take advantage of coupons, write reviews and create digital and printable lists of their favorite home care professionals.

For home service professionals, it is free and easy to claim listings on Service business owners can customize a profile with business information and logo, read consumer reviews,and take advantage of this online forum for interacting with former customers and generating opportunities for new business. also provides quality leads for business owners, providing access to tools that enable service providers to reach out to consumers in the region, with the opportunity to turn them into long-term customers.

To claim a business profile, visit and click on the “For Businesses” link. is locally powered by CBC New Media Group for, the state’s number one local news website, and originally developed by The Washington Post.

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About Service Alley: helps people find home service providers that their friends and neighbors trust by providing a free forum for people to contribute and read ratings and reviews on home improvement service providers in their area. also offers money saving deals and coupons on many of the home improvement services that people use regularly. is a site built and operated by The Washington Post.

Thanks to CBC NMG’s Lisa Jeffries for this capcom story.


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