TaskRabbit, a San Francisco-based tech company that launched an app for Detroit and Ann Arbor last week, aims to connect homeowners and renters with professionals to do minor household repairs, assemble furniture — even mow lawns.
The company already is doing so in other cities nationwide.
The app lets you request help with jobs, select the workers — whom the company calls taskers — and pays them.
“TaskRabbit is a safe and convenient way for you to hire someone to help you with your chores around the house,” the company’s CEO, Stacy Brown-Philpot, who grew up in Detroit, said in an interview with the Free Press. “If you need a handyman to hang pictures on the wall, or to mount the TV, or you need someone to help you assemble IKEA furniture — or you just need minor repairs — you can […]