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Introducing Houzz UK - The World’s Leading Home Design and Renovation Platform Launches Dedicated UK Service

Houzz, the world’s leading platform for home renovation and design, has launched a dedicated UK site (www.houzz.co.uk) to cater for the growing number of UK homeowners, design enthusiasts and home professionals flocking to its service. Over one million UK homeowners are already using Houzz every month to find inspiration, information, advice and to connect with almost 10,000 home design and renovation professionals currently showcasing their projects on the platform.

Houzz is the number one destination for home renovation and design in the world. More than 20 million monthly unique users rely on Houzz to find inspiration, collaborate, research and hire professionals, source products, and manage home renovation projects from start to finish.

Over 400,000 active home professionals, from architects, interior designers, design-build firms to landscape designers and much more, use Houzz as a critical business tool to build brand awareness, showcase projects, connect with homeowners, and move project management to the cloud. Houzz hopes to expand its success within the UK as it extends and grows its UK content and user base over the coming months and years.

Houzz is free, easy to use and mobile, removing the barriers between those looking to redesign their home and the professionals who can help them do so.

By using Houzz.co.uk, UK homeowners and design enthusiasts can:

  • Browse thousands of UK interior, exterior and garden photos uploaded by UK design professionals to find inspiration. With more than three million photos of professionally-designed home interiors and exteriors, Houzz has the world’s largest database of professional home photos, home tours and more.
  • Read guides and advice from UK home design professionals.
  • Communicate and collaborate with family, partners, service providers, retailers and others involved in the renovation process.
  • Research and hire the best British architects, interior designers, design-build companies, landscape architects and other professionals for their project.
  • Get support from the largest home community on the Internet.
  • Source materials and products to complete their project.

Houzz has established a London-based team, led by UK Managing Director Vivienne Sung, that is focused on helping both professionals and homeowners get the most from the new UK platform.

Wife and husband team Adi Tatarko and Alon Cohen started Houzz in 2009 in response to their personal frustration with the lack of resources and inspiration available for renovating their own home. Houzz CEO and Co-Founder, Adi Tatarko, comments, “Our mission from day one has been to deliver the best technology, products and experience for home renovation and design by addressing every aspect of the process. UK users have been an important and growing part of the Houzz community and we’re thrilled to deliver a dedicated UK site and team to better serve their needs. Houzz is breaking down global design and renovation barriers and now UK homeowners can access relevant content and a growing network of professionals, in addition to the global resources Houzz provides.”

About Houzz

Houzz is the leading online platform for home renovation and design, providing people with everything they need to improve their homes from start to finish - online or from a mobile device. From decorating a room to building a custom home, Houzz connects millions of homeowners, home design enthusiasts and home improvement professionals across the country and around the world. With the largest residential design database in the world and a vibrant community powered by social tools, Houzz is the easiest way for people to get the design inspiration, project advice, product information and professional reviews they need to help turn ideas into reality. Headquartered in Palo Alto, CA, Houzz also has international offices in London, Berlin and Sydney. For more information, visit www.houzz.co.uk.

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