ServiceLive hooks up homeowners, service providers online

Tom Barlow
Servicelive matches homeowners with service providers
Servicelive matches homeowners with service providers

How do you find someone to fix your roof, seal your driveway or set up your Wi-fi network? How do you find work as a dog walker, drywall repairer or window washer?

A new Internet-based service, ServiceLive, hopes to become that matchmaker, and with more than 35,000 service providers already signed up, appears to have the magnitude to make a good run at dominating this market.

If your interested in a test ride, the first 150 WalletPop readers to sign up can take advantage of a special offer -- see details below.

The service provides benefits to both buyers of services and sellers. Buyers can essentially hold an auction for the services they require. Sellers can accept jobs with the assurance that the money is there to pay them when the job is complete.