Why Jiffy is the Easiest Way to Book Essential Home Maintenance

Why Jiffy is the Easiest Way to Book Essential Home Maintenance

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As the situation with COVID-19 continues to evolve day-to-day, our top priority continues to be the health and safety of homeowners and Pros who use Jiffy, and the wider community. Click here to learn about the precautions we are taking to ensure your home is taken care of as safely as possible.


If you need an urgent job done around the house, we can help.

There are certain urgent and essential household jobs that just can’t wait. This presents a dilemma for homeowners: how can they guarantee not only that these jobs are done promptly and properly, but safely as well?

Now more than ever, booking essential home maintenance should be straightforward and stress-free. If you’re in a pinch and need something done as soon as possible, you shouldn’t have to shop around to compare rates, quotes and reviews. With Jiffy, you can instantly book certified, highly-rated home maintenance professionals in your area without the hassle.

Here’s how we can help with urgent and essential household jobs.

What types of essential jobs can we offer?

Essential jobs are defined as maintenance, repair and services strictly necessary to manage and maintain the safety, security, sanitation and essential operation of commercial and residential properties and buildings. As a result, you can continue to rely on Jiffy for the following services:

Plumbing: It’s hard to overstate the importance of this one. Jiffy plumbers are licensed professionals that should be used for all the pipes, drains and bathroom/kitchen fixtures in your home.

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Roofing: Winter can take a toll on your roof. No matter whether the job is big or small, connect with Jiffy and instantly book a roofing Pro. They will address any lingering water/ice damage above or below the shingles, cracked or rotted wood, fungal growth and weak spots.

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Appliance Repair: Dryer not drying? Freezer not freezing? No matter the issue, Jiffy-booked technicians will diagnose and advise on the best solution for broken fridges, stoves, dishwashers, washers and dryers and fix them on the spot if possible.

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Water & Sewage Damage: Dealing the damage from leaking or burst pipes is a time-sensitive issue. Our Pros will quickly remove water and/or sewage and begin a comprehensive three-stage drying process to get your home back in order as quickly as possible.

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Booking these essential jobs with Jiffy is simple

Don’t waste time calling around, waiting through holds or calling back later. Booking home maintenance with the Jiffy app makes this traditionally frustrating process easy and efficient:  

  1. Select plumbing, appliance repair, roofing or water & sewage damage on our website or mobile app
  2. Fill in your order details and location
  3. Jiffy will find you the perfect Pro in minutes
  4. Your Jiffy Pro will get the job done so you don’t need to stress.
  5. Jiffy keeps things simply by syncing your job status, messages, and receipt all in one place

We make essential home maintenance safe and certain

When booking home maintenance, you should never have to worry about whether you’re hiring a quality Pro to do the work. All of our Pros go through an extensive vetting process before they can join our team; we only work with certified, highly-rated professionals.

And the best part? The vetting process doesn’t stop with us. When you book through our platform, you’ll only ever work with a licensed, thoroughly vetted Pro that's been highly rated by other Jiffy customers.

We also understand that limiting contact with others at this time is of the utmost importance. That’s why we require our Pros to take the following measures to ensure you and your family stay safe while these essential services are completed:

For indoor jobs, Jiffy Pros must:

  • Wear a mask and gloves
  • Wash hands before and after each job
  • Sanitize equipment before and after each job
  • Keep at least 6' from homeowners at all times
  • Communicate over app messenger (or phone if need be via call button) rather than in person
  • Avoid touching non-essential surfaces on clients' property (door handles, etc.)

For outdoor jobs, Jiffy Pros must:

  • Assure homeowners they do not need to be present while you're working
  • Communicate over app messenger (or phone if need be) rather than in-person
  • Avoid touching non-essential surfaces on clients' property (railings, etc.)


We charge competitive, transparent and upfront rates for most household jobs

We’ve determined our preset rates by consulting thirty-plus companies in each of the service categories we offer. After documenting their rates, we calculated the average cost and set our prices accordingly. This way, you know you’re paying a fair, predetermined hourly rate for every job you book. If there are any special conditions based on the details of your job, you will be well aware of them before you commit to anything.

For larger jobs like roofing, we'll send a Pro to take a look and provide a quote for repair or replacement at no charge. For added safety, we are also offering virtual quotes for quoted jobs.

Your satisfaction is guaranteed

We take pride in our simple, streamlined booking and the fact that our Pros complete every job to the highest standard. If for some reason you experience any issues with the job, simply let us know and we’ll do everything we can to make it right.

If you need essential home maintenance, we’re here for you.

Stop stressing over the logistics of booking home maintenance. If you need essential or urgent work done around the house, download the Jiffy app today and discover how easy the process can be.