Amazon expands its on-demand handyman service across the US

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Earlier this year, Amazon launched Home Services, a new section of its site where users can shop for professional help with everything from plumbing to car repairs. Now, the retailing giant is expanding access to its legions of handymen and women across the US, making Home Services available in 15 new metropolitan areas including Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, and Washington DC. (See the map below for the full list of available areas.) Customers can shop for pre-packaged services like changing a faucet or put up requests for custom jobs, with Amazon saying its aim is to make “buying a service as easy as buying a product.”

Amazon Home Services availability in the US. (Amazon/Business Wire)

The retailer isn’t alone in this ambition…

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