PALM BEACH, Fla. – Sept. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Finding the right contractor can be a daunting experience and a new web site, YourContractorDirect.com, makes the process more streamlined; it connects consumers with local contractors. In lieu of today’s shaky real estate economy, many homeowners are choosing to remodel and renovate their existing homes rather than selling in a slow-moving market.

(c) Send2PressThis way, when the real estate boom returns, they will be ready to make a move. Or, their new home improvements may encourage them to stay put.

Whether seeking a contractor for a large commercial project, or a small residential job, YourContractorDirect (www.YourContractorDirect.com) can help. They are a full-service web site that allows the consumer to search and select local contractors through detailed contractor profiles, customer experiences, area of expertise, and many other variables.

Contractor profiles enable consumers to make the right choice. And, with approximately 375,000 profiles, there is no shortage of choice.

“We are the number one contractor locator directory,” Lee Starusta, president YourContractorDirect.com, said. “The site is easy, fast and free to consumers. We are also different from other sites because we are not a ‘lead’ service; all information is free.”

YourContractorDirect.com lists over 50 trade categories, has zip code search capability and the ability to request a free estimate directly from the local contractor of the consumer’s choice.

“We are the most complete and technologically-advanced contractor directory on the Internet,” Starusta added.

For contractors, there are three membership packages available to meet all budgets: basic, premium and verified. According to Starusta, verified contractors are most likely to be contacted because consumers are assured that they have been verified as an ethical, serious business.

Local contractors will increase their exposure through YourContractorDirect.com‘s extensive online and offline marketing campaigns. Contractors can upload images such as before and after photos, add a logo, or offer discount coupons through the site.

Consumers are sure to find a local contractor to meet their specific needs. They can compare cost and share experiences all under one comprehensive roof.

The YourContractorDirect.com team has designed a secure site that will not re-sell information. Their team consists of a group of experienced software professionals, marketing and business consultants.

For more information, visit: www.YourContractorDirect.com.

News issued by: YourContractorDirect.com

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