ServiceMagic Review: Find Qualified Home Contractors with

About ServiceMagic

If you are a homeowner and you are considering having some work done around the house such as remodeling, painting, carpentry or 500 plus other services, one place to start your search is ServiceMagic. Established in 1999, the company has nearly 1,000 employees that have helped over 12 million consumers find qualified contractors for their projects.

All vendors and contractors that work with ServiceMagic have to go through an extensive screening process and verify all up-to-date government required liceneses and insurance. This gives consumers that use ServiceMagic peace of mind that they will be working with a true professional on their project.

From a consumer standpoint, using the service will cost you nothing. The member contractors pay fees of $5 to $100 or more for referrals depending on the type of project and contractor.

How to Use ServiceMagic

  • Step One: You can either call toll-free 1-866-944-3796 and describe your project or you can visit the website by clicking here and complete an online form with details of your home project.
  • Step Two: ServiceMagic will match the customers request with pre-screened, qualified contractors who seem to fit the customer’s needs.
  • Step Three: Up to four individual contractors or providers will be sent the client’s project details. They will then follow-up with the client with bids or for more information.
  • Step Four: The customer will receive data on each contractor including ratings from other local homeowners. The customer will then consider the reviews and bids to make a decision on which contractor to hire.


Since hiring a contractor can be a risky venture for homeowners due to the high numbers of con artists out there, ServiceMagic helps alleviate those risks with their screening process. Each contractor approved into the network must pass an extensive screening process which includes state level trade license confirmation, criminal background check, insurance coverage verification, court records check and more.

Since ServiceMagic does not cost a cent for homeowners, we recommend at least giving it a try on your next home improvement or remodeling project. The best way is to simply call toll-free 866-944-3796 and describe your project or visit the website by clicking here and complete the online form. You can then compare multiple vendors and see if any meet your requirements and budget.

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