Apr. 17, 2014 11:15 am

NYC-based home services startup Handybook expands to Baltimore

Handybook allows users to hire cleaners, repairmen or other workers for completing household tasks through its app or website.

A Handybook employee.

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Handybook, a New York City startup that allows users to hire cleaners, repairmen or other workers for completing household tasks, is expanding to Baltimore.

According to the Baltimore Business Journal:

The expansion marks another phase in a recent growth spurt for the New York City startup, which is hoping to beat its competitors to developing a worldwide brand in the still-emerging market for in-home services. With Handybook’s app or website, users can hire repair men, furniture assemblers, cleaners or other professionals to help around the house.

Read the full story at the Baltimore Business Journal.

Handybook will be competing with Homejoy, a similar service that launched in Baltimore last summer that allows users to hire local cleaning services to come to their houses.

Andrew Zaleski

Andrew Zaleski is a freelance journalist in Philadelphia and the former lead reporter for Baltimore. Before moving to Philadelphia in June 2014, he was a contributing writer to Baltimore City Paper and a Tech Check commentator for WYPR 88.1 FM, Baltimore city’s National Public Radio affiliate. He has written for The Atlantic, Outside, Richmond magazine, Washington City Paper, Baltimore magazine, Baltimore Style magazine, Next City,, The Atlantic Cities, and elsewhere.

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