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Home Improvement Agency

Promoting The Sector

HIAs are locally commissioned services that ensure people are able to stay safe, secure and warm and retain independence in their own home. They offer holistic services to their clients, helping to improve a person’s wellbeing as well as offering practical solutions around the home.

The range of services includes*:

  • Advice and information
  • Housing options
  • Disabled adaptations (including Disabled Facilities Grants – financial help towards the cost of providing adaptations and facilities to enable a disabled person to continue to live in their home)
  • Home repairs
  • Hospital discharge
  • Handyperson services
  • Energy efficiency measures
  • Welfare and benefits advice

These services are available to homeowners, private renters or people living in socially rented properties.

Find my HIA (opens a new window) is a huge directory of Home Improvement Agencies and can help clients find a HIA in their area. It is the shop window for the HIA sector and all agencies are encouraged to promote their services with photos, videos, blogs, case studies and client reviews.

It is built and maintained by Foundations and only includes accredited Home Improvement Agencies (opens a new window) in England.

Listing Levels

There are 3 listing levels:

  • BASIC A free listing with name and contact information
  • FEATURED £50* per year with detailed service listing including photos, videos and case studies
  • PREMIUM for holders of the HIA Quality Mark only. Upload videos and receive customer reviews.

FEATURED level is free for agencies with a HIA Ambassador.

Become a HIA Ambassador

We're always telling people how great Home Improvement Agencies are, but there's nothing like hearing it directly from the people who deliver the service. We know there are lots of very passionate and dedicated people working for HIAs and we want to encourage and support you to spread the word.

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All we ask is that, when you have the opportunity, you tell people about the great things that HIAs do. In return, we'll send you a HIA Ambassador badge and certificate. Your agency will also get a free upgrade to a Featured Listing on findmyhia.org.uk so you can add photos, case studies and extra information to your listing. We'll also set up an online discussion group just for HIA Ambassadors.

If you would like to get involved, please email info@foundations.uk.com