As summer approaches and homeowners are continuing to upgrade their outdoor spaces in anticipation of warmer weather, oftentimes those ambitious and well-intentioned projects are left for dad to complete. Dads may start these home improvements with the best of intentions, but then life takes over and – like many of us who lost interest in our newfound hobbies during quarantine – they may have left half-finished projects around the backyard. In fact, according to a recent survey from Kelton Global*, close to a quarter (22%) of Americans who want to build or refinish a deck haven’t yet because they are worried the work will never get done once it starts. So this year, we want to help deserving (and busy) dads finish the unfinished deck they started with the ultimate Father’s Day gift: The deck of his dreams to enjoy through the summer and beyond, brought to you by home service professionals on Yelp.
Seven in 10 (71%) people with an outdoor space say they or someone in their home wants to build a new deck, or refinish or repair their current one, but time and money are the key barriers keeping them from making their backyard dreams a reality. Starting on June 9th, Yelp will cover the cost of up to $2,000 for people who hire an eligible professional to finally finish that deck for dad using Yelp’s free Request a Quote feature.** Whether that means bringing in a pro to finish staining, painting or even making repairs, simply search for a professional through the Request a Quote feature to find a business in your area that best fits your dad’s deck needs – submit the quote to DecksforDads.Yelp.com, and Yelp will select winners by June 18th. Additional information is available in the Official Rules linked here.
Millions of users come to Yelp each month to find trusted home service pros and with more time at home, it’s no surprise that Yelp data indicates searches for outdoor decks were up 373% this March year-over-year, and increased 64% between February and March of this year. With thousands of home service professionals on Yelp that specialize in decks and backyard upgrades, it’s time to call in the pros to finish what dad started.
Below, we’re naming the top 10 service professionals for decks in the U.S., according to Yelp, to help find the best business out there for dad’s deck upgrade.
Top 10 Professionals for Decks in the U.S., According to Yelp***
**For selected winners. Limited to a total of $20,000
***Limited to two per state
About the survey: The study surveyed 1,002 nationally representative Americans age 18+ in the U.S., and was conducted online during the period of May 21-26, 2021 and the study has a margin of error of +/- 3.1%. Results of any sample are subject to sampling variation. The magnitude of the variation is measurable and is affected by the number of interviews and the level of the percentages expressing the results. In this particular study, the chances are 95 in 100 that a survey result does not vary, plus or minus, by more than 3.1 percent, from the result that would be obtained if interviews had been conducted with all personas in the universe represented by the sample. The margin of error for any subgroups will be slightly higher.