Established in 2012, Handy.com is a household service provider based in New York, USA. NYC home cleaning customers can easily avail the service through a mobile app. This app is designed to help you manage your household chores. The app is developed and marketed by two young entrepreneurs named Oisin Hanrahan and Umang Dua.
They have made this app to simplify your life by ordering home service professional in 60 seconds. It’s becoming more popular every day. The process is pretty easy that enables access to a number of cleaning, plumbing and household professional in your area. You will get the service the next day of your ordering. That means, if you need any service tomorrow, contact Handy.com through the mobile app and you will get a professional at your doorstep at your preferred time.
The both parties – consumers and professionals are beneficial with the system. Hanrahan stated in one interview that their cleaners called the process ATM in their pocket. All cleaners at Handy get an hourly rate ranging from $15 to $22, and an average of $18 per hour whereas the homeowners can get on-demand service at their desired time slot.
The app enables a comfortable work environment for both consumers and service professionals. All professionals registered in Handy, sometimes call Handymen or Handywomen must pass the security check and thus provides a total safety and comfort to the consumers. Moreover, Handy offers a Money Back Guarantee if the client is not satisfied with the quality of workmanship.
Handy provides all household services, but the majority of their earnings come from cleaning services and the amount is about 85% of the total income. According to a report on the online business magazine, FORTUNE, published on November 2, 2015, Handy raises around $50 million to expand its business just a month after its closest rival Homejoy shut down.
In a recent report, Bloomberg stated that Handy’s $50 million fund raising is based on the company having a $500 million valuation. The valuation came in high because Handy is going to introduce a new service which will include furniture delivery and maintenance for their customers.
According to the statement of the CEO and co-founder Oisin Hanrahan, about 80 percent of their customers are either recurring or from referral. In a nutshell, Handy is helping their client to get trusted, efficient and affordable cleaning and household service and at the same time secure a handsome income for household service professional.