Online Firms Form Alliance

Online Firms Form Alliance

Beaverton, OR Handyman Online, a leading on-line contractor referral service, has formed a partnership with, a leading education and information destination for home buyers, sellers and owners, the company announced.

Under the terms of the alliance, homeowners who need to find help for home improvement and repair projects can click into to receive free referrals from Handyman Online's database of pre-screened local contractors, the company said. Handyman Online currently offers professional contractor help for nearly 120 home improvement jobs, ranging from major additions and remodels to small home repairs.

"This partnership gives those people interested in homeownership a quick, easy and free way to find qualified contractors," commented Handyman Online CEO Mike Mussog.

"We're excited to have Handyman Online as one of our first partners in an effort to build as the total home solutions destination for all consumer needs," added Steven Kropper, CEO for With the partnership, Handyman Online "hasĀ 
successfully formed alliances with the top players in the online home resource category, including,, and others, Mussog said.

The Beaverton, OR-based Handyman Online also obtained $24 million in venture capital in July, and opened offices in more than a dozen new markets, tripling its staff size, the company said.