The last several months have witnessed a flurry of investments into online home services Startups in India. These Startups that make use of technology for aggregating service providers like handymen, babysitters, domestic helps (and the list goes on) offer a readymade platform for consumers to search and engage them according to their needs. For the investors, they are an ideal business proposition. Just for the numbers, venture capital (VC) firms have invested more than $25 million in over 100 home services companies, and this is something that could help these Startups snap up smaller players.
What is HomeFixForSure all about?
HomeFixForSure based out of Bangalore is one such Startup that has set its eyes firmly on construction needs. It is an application that brings one the best available service professionals from all across the city, at the tap of finger, with a range of service offerings. For e.g., If you are in dire need of a plumber or an electrician or a carpenter, you’d get instant access to them under Home Service. Under the section Building Consultants and Contractor, a line up of architects, interior designers and many more professionals come together under one roof.
In short, HomeFixForSure brings all the services related to home or office construction and repairs under a single affordable platform. No matter how big or small the construction work is, customers can avail themselves of all the services.
An idea is born!
The founders of HomeFixForSure – Mamatha Kamireddy and Venkata Subbareddy hit upon the idea while they were going about their own house construction. “We were sourcing labour and materials ourselves. During the process we gained a lot of experience,” says Mamatha. That’s how HomeFixForSure was born. The couple’s experience in getting skilled labour soon grew into a digitized forum making the job all the easier.
So, who can benefit?
Any person who owns a house or stays in a house or wants to renovate/remodel the house or is constructing house for the first time can benefit from HomeFixForSure. Not only house owners, but those who own commercials spaces like shops, restaurants and offices that undergo constant renovation and redesigning can also opt for its services at the convenience of their home.
The selling factor
“Our USP lies not just in offering a holistic solution to all home services, but following a uniform pricing model too that is time-efficient, and we never compromise on the quality of the service provided,” says Mamatha.
People behind the Startup
Apart from Mamatha Kamireddy and Venkata Subbareddy, the team comprises Anil Punuri, Vijay Krishna, Ramesh Reddy, Hanuma Tavva, Manjunath and Jairam, with diverse software, construction and Startup experience. “Our team’s efficiency and knowledge in the construction domain is what give us an edge over other players in the field,” asserts a buoyant Mamatha.
The days ahead…
Within a short span of time, HomeFixForSure has started catering to B2B segment and has completed projects for residential as well as commercial spaces, some of them being biggies like Hike Messenger. “The aim of the company is to establish as the default option for all home repairs and construction needs in Tier 1 cities across the country,” says Mamatha. Get in touch with Team HomeFixForSure at firstname.lastname@example.org.