home improvement

Pro.com raises $10M funding round to expand its home improvement service to more cities

Pro.com started out as a marketplace that wanted to connect homeowners with home improvement and renovation professionals. Today, however, the company is a tech-centric general contractor with license

Homee raises $5M from Founders Fund and Tinder CEO to help you furnish your place

Let’sĀ face it, you’re never going to win the HGTV Dream Home. My family has entered the maximum number of times for the last decade and has nothing to show for it. At some point every mil

BuildDirect Wants To Become The Amazon Of The Home Improvement Industry, Launches Marketplace

BuildDirect is an online marketplace for buying home improvement products. Today, the company isĀ opening its platform to third-party sellers with the launch of its Home Marketplace. Unsurprisingly, s

Porch Brings Houzz-like Inspiration Feature To Its Home Improvement Network

Porch, the fast-growing site for finding home improvement professionals (and data about them), today announced the launch of a new feature that complements its current strategy. The company is bringin

Home Improvement Network Porch Extends Its Partnership With Lowe’s To All U.S. Stores

Porch.com is one of the most interesting startups in the real estate field right now. It aggregates historical home improvement data about millions of U.S. homes, which allows it to tell you informati

Sensopia Raises $1.2 Million Series A For “Magical” Floor Plan Capturing Application, MagicPlan

Sensopia, a company which actually uncovered a practical application for augmented reality, has raised a $1.2 million Series A round for its floor plan capturing application called “MagicPlan.&#

HouseFix, The Carfax For Homes, Closes Up Shop

After a year of plugging away, HouseFix, a startup that <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/09/12/housefix-bringing-social-recommendations-and-accountability-to-home-improvement/">launched a yea

Programmable vent cover for home heating customization

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/ventmiser.jpg" /> Wow, I tried really hard to make that headline exciting, but it just didn't work. That's okay, because I think this li

Triple wall outlet increases your total plug count by 50%

This isn’t exactly cutting-edge technology, but this triple-plug socket looks like it may actually be handy. I wonder how practical they are these days, though, when most phones, laptops and so