Super Service: Use Angie's List
Need a contractor, handyman, landscaper, mechanic, dog walker, or another service company but are not sure who to call? Are you new to an area and need a plumber? Did you buy your first house and now you need a chimney sweep or your gutters cleaned? Check out Angie’s List. Angie's List is a "growing collection of homeowners' real-life experiences with local service companies" in 124 cities.
Membership fees vary by city - Boston's fees are $8.75 monthly or $67 annually, [discounts are available for multiple year memberships] as well as a $15 Signup Fee.
Angie's List was highlighted in US News & World Report's "50 Ways to Improve Your Life in 2007"
We've used Angie's List to redo our roof, find a chimney sweep, and get our gutters cleaned! Check them out.