billyGO Racks Up 1,200 Downloads for “Plumbing by APPointment” in 90 Days

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Nearly 1,200 Dallas/Fort Worth area customers have downloaded the billyGO app in the company’s first 90 days of operation. billyGO customers schedule their own plumbing and AC appointments without making a phone call.

billyGO app screen shots show how the app looks on mobile devices

billyGO plumbing and air conditioning by APPoiontment

Customers have choices, so we set the bar high for courteous, professional service to go with the unprecedented convenience and time savings our app brings to the process.

App-based billyGO, which launched September 1 in the Dallas/Fort Worth metropolitan area, has become an instant hit with busy homeowners who like scheduling plumbing and air conditioning services on the day and hour that fits their own schedules.

In the company’s first 90 days of operation nearly 1,200 people downloaded the free billyGO app and have produced so much business billyGO has increased the size of its service truck fleet more than 50 percent. billyGO launched as the nation’s first locally owned and operated home services company to manage all key business functions with its own proprietary mobile app, including scheduling, dispatching, map routing, work statements, invoicing and payment processing.

billyGO founder and CEO Billy Stevens said the enthusiastic reception the company has received is even greater than anticipated. “Our first day of business we had five fully equipped trucks and plumbers in service, and 90 days later we have three more trucks on order to keep up with all the business.”

Stevens credits the mobile app for the fast start. Customers download the app free of charge from the Apple App Store or Google play and use it immediately to schedule plumbing and air conditioning service appointments. Customers control the scheduling process, selecting one-hour service window times, such as 8-9 a.m. or 3-4 p.m. The app’s algorithm selects the technician in best position to respond to the request, based on work in progress and locations of billyGO technicians.

The app sends confirmation to customers, along with the names and photos of the technicians who will come to their homes. Customers also can track the responding technician’s location visually on the app and receive text updates.

Stevens says the app reduces overhead costs by about 30%, compared to the traditional phone-based home service business model. This enables billyGO to pay employees more than industry norms and attract top talent. Stevens is no newcomer to the industry: during the mid-1990s into the 2010s he built one of the Dallas/Fort Worth market’s biggest and busiest plumbing, air conditioning and heating companies and sold it to a private equity firm.

Stevens emphasizes that all billyGo plumbers and technicians are employed by the company and are not contractors. “Our employees receive customer service training as well as technical training,“ he said. “Customers have choices, so we set the bar high for courteous, professional service to go with the unprecedented convenience and time savings our app brings to the process.”

About billyGO

billyGO LLC is an app-based home services company that puts busy people in control of their time. Homeowners schedule service appointments by the day and hour using the free billyGO mobile app – no more time-consuming phone calls or half-day service windows. The app automates key business processes to produce unprecedented operating efficiency that results in better service and very competitive pricing. For more information, please visit billyGO – it’s about time!

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