Sears Goes Live with ServiceLive
Sears Holdings' ServiceLive.com provides an online service marketplace to get you an installer for home improvements and repairs, including A/V and networking.
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Sears Holding’s ServiceLive.com has launched in beta
February 13, 2009 by Arlen Schweiger

If you’re thinking about getting some home improvement work done, maybe hanging a flat-panel TV or networking your computers, Sears is letting you name the price.

The Sears Holding Corporation has launched its ServiceLive program in beta, which will match tradespeople in your area to the services you want done, on your pricing conditions as sort of an online auction (perhaps a Priceline for home improvement).

The service operates by having users review and select pre-screened service providers in their area (you enter your zip code to find the nearest ones), describe your project in detail and factor in the budget you’re following and appointment time. ServiceLive then offers up the bidding after the user uploads funds to a ServiceLive account—the installer gets paid, and rated for the service and performance, after the project is complete.

CE Pro mentioned back in December that the service was looking for a few good custom integrators, so we’re hoping some of the trusty pros we know are offering their expertise and skills.

Right now on ServiceLive its home electronics listings include:

  • Plasma and LCD installation
  • Audio specialist
  • Home theater installation
  • TV repair

There’s plenty under computer/network services, and it appears you can have everything from plumbing to drywall done if you’re looking for a full-fledged basement media room renovation.

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Arlen Schweiger - Contributor, Electronic House Magazine
Arlen writes about home technology installations and product news and reviews for electronichouse.com and Electronic House magazine.

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