Have you been looking to hire a painter? What about an electrician? If you live in Texas, California or New York, you might be one of the many homeowners searching for a plumber. We pulled together the top most searched for pro types for the 1st quarter of 2015 and discovered that many homeowners are searching for similar professionals to help them improve their home. We found that 39% of the states (including Washington D.C.) were looking for a plumber, 35% were searching for a painter. Plumbing projects like bathroom remodeling, plumbing upgrades, toilet fixes or other plumbing needs often require the help of a licensed professional. Some plumbing tasks can be good DIY projects, but many homeowners want the added assurance of up-to-code plumbing or the plumbing project is beyond their skill set. If you are considering hiring a plumber, make sure you read our articles here.
Professional painters were another top search term on Porch. This can include minor painting touchups, interior painting or staining projects or exterior painting projects. Although purchasing paint and supplies is relatively easy, painting can be physically challenging and time consuming. If you are considering hiring a painter, be sure to read these articles.
Of course, when it comes to improving or maintaining the home, there are often many different types of professionals to consult and hire. Be sure to read our articles about how to work with a professional as well as find local home professionals near you on Porch.