Finding a good handyman or contractor can be a nightmare. Friends may make suggestions, only for the handyman not to show up. Worse, the person shows up and gives a completely unreasonable price to complete the job. Enter – Amazon Local Services.
Services will launch in six cities. Lowes has a similar service, unfortunately 90% of the businesses I checked were closed or unavailable to do work. The Amazon video suggests they are hand-picking and verifying information. Let’s hope they do a good job filtering out the bad.
Services Selling Fees are segmented by service profession and tiered by service price. Starting today, the fees below apply to: Handyman, Plumber, Electrician, Computer Technician, Auto Mechanic, Car Electronics Specialist, Home Media Specialist, and Appliance Technician in available geographies. — Amazon Services