Most Popular Service: Maid Service, Plumber, Electrician
Sometimes the best ideas are simple twists on a familiar concept. Look at HouseCall, for instance. The recently launched mobile app matches users with local home-care professionals, hand selected for their positive reviews from nearby neighbors. The app provides up-front quotes, while allowing customers to schedule service providers and pay for services like housecleaning, carpet cleaning, handyman repairs, wiring and electricity, and plumbing. The business recently ranked amongst Forbes' 10 New Ideas and Products that Will Change Your Life in 2014 and earned praise in the pages of PandoDaily for its innovative concept.