What is HomeStars?
Homestars.com is contractor review site for homeowners. If you have not heard of it, I’m not sure where you have been, but you should pay attention to the site for the a number of reasons
- First it is a database of thousands of contractors across Canada so even as a directory you should be listed there.
- It contains reviews on contractors and home services businesses dating back to 2006, which in a search engines eyes makes it a trusted source of information that homeowners should see when looking for virtually anything to do with home improvement. You’ll see just with a simple Google search of roofing companies in Vancouver, Homestars.com is one of the top search results.
- It will show up very prominently in searches for your own business. You can guarantee that if you have or create a homestars.com profile, typing your company name into Google will have your HomeStars listing on the first page of results. What better way to showcase your excellent reputation than by having your reviews showing up on a third party site within eyes level of your own website.
- Another reason you show have a profile on the site that you have gone and claimed is for the simple fact that anyone can write a review on your business. Having a claimed listing will ensure you will be notified when a review comes in. The last thing you would want if for a homeowner or perhaps a competitor to place negative information about your business online without your knowledge.
They offer free listings as well as paid options. You can see our post about whether you should upgrade your HomeStras listing here
HomeStars results in Vancouver BC are on the first page of Google results in almost every category you can think of, from Vancouver Roofing Contractors to Burnaby Plumbers there aren’t many home services that HomeStars does not have covered both with companies and reviews.
At ConstructingU, we have extensive experience working with HomeStars.com profiles we can walk you through the proper way to setup manage a fully utilize a listing on the site whether you decide to use the free basic listing or move to an upgraded profile.