Hoffman Estates, Ill., // PRNewswire // -- ServiceLive.com, the new online marketplace for home improvements and repairs, is teaming up with Rebuilding Together, the nation's leading non-profit working to preserve affordable homeownership and revitalize neighborhoods, to help independent contractors across the country get more business and to raise money for Rebuilding Together.
ServiceLive, which matches service providers with homeowners and businesses who need work done, is currently recruiting skilled trades people across a variety of categories, including handymen, HVAC, electrical, home electronics, plumbing, roofing and more.
For every service provider who completes the registration and approval process, ServiceLive.com will donate $25 to Rebuilding Together. In addition, ServiceLive will be encouraging the thousands of service providers already in the marketplace to volunteer for Rebuilding Together, especially its Gulf Coast Work Weeks, during which teams of volunteers continue repairing the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina.
Rebuilding Together preserves affordable homeownership and revitalizes communities across America. More than 200 affiliate chapters provide critical repairs and home rehabilitation to the homes of low-income homeowners, all at no cost to the homeowners. Over 200,000 skilled trades and community volunteers donate time each year, putting every dollar to work four-times over in donated goods and labor to serve more than 10,000 homes a year.
ServiceLive.com is the first online marketplace that allows homeowners and businesses to name their price for home improvements and repairs. ServiceLive was designed to improve the process of getting services done for both the homeowner and the service provider. ServiceLive is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sears Holdings based in Hoffman Estates, Ill.