If you’ve ever used HomeStars to connect with a home service professional, or have browsed through a few business profiles, you may have noticed that some of them display a badge that reads “HomeStars Best of Awards.” If you aren’t familiar with our Best of Awards, you probably have a few questions about what that badge means and why you should care about it. Read on to find out everything you need to know about the HomeStars Best of Awards.
What are the HomeStars Best of Awards?
The Best of Awards are HomeStars’ way of recognizing the businesses on our platform who demonstrate consistency, professional integrity and unparalleled customer service. In addition to recognizing the companies’ hard work and dedication to their trade, the goal of these awards is to help homeowners hire community-approved pros quickly and confidently.
When a homeowner gets connected with a winning company, we want them to know that they’re talking to a professional they can trust. We strive to provide homeowners with all the tools necessary to make the best possible hiring decisions, one of those being the ability to recognize a reputable company without hours of research.
What’s Different About HomeStars Best of Awards in 2022?
This year we’ve introduced two new categories to reward all the hard work pros put in at different points in their HomeStars’ journeys. Here are the three official categories for HomeStars’ 2022 Best of Awards and what they mean:
HomeStars Best of Newly Listed Award
HomeStars Best of Newly Listed Award is a brand new award we’re unveiling in 2022 to reward pros in their first year with HomeStars — pros who bought into the HomeStars process and hit the ground running.
HomeStars Best of Award
HomeStars’ BoAs have been awarded every year since 2009 to celebrate pros who stand out from the pack when it comes to their commitment to excellence. The BoAs signal trustworthiness to homeowners and winners of BoAs are hired more frequently by homeowners.
HomeStars Best of the Best Award
New in 2022, HomeStars Best of the Best Award is designed to honour the pros who’ve risen to the top of their fields by winning Best of Awards year after year. Consistency is integral to our values at HomeStars, and we believe the pros who embody this trait deserve to be recognized with an extra special distinction.
What sets Best of Award winners apart from other companies on HomeStars?
HomeStars has thousands of companies who do great work, but not all of them are going to be Best of Award winners. We reserve the Best of Awards for the best of the best – companies that go above and beyond in every aspect of their business. Our winners recognize the importance of relationship building, homeowner trust, and accountability. Our selection criteria have been designed to ensure that these companies can be relied on to not only do high-quality work but also put their customers first.
Since the beginning, HomeStars has connected homeowners with the most trusted home service pros for their home improvement projects. It’s no wonder that homeowners across Canada flock to HomeStars first to find reputable, Verified pros who demonstrate consistency, integrity and unparalleled customer service. We’ll continue to vet and celebrate only the best home service pros to help you make safe and quality choices for your next hire. No matter the task at hand, find the right pro for your next home repair or renovation on HomeStars.