When it comes to finding businesses that you can put to work for you to enhance the beauty of your home, whether you are looking for a great local interior designer or you want to find a reputable company that will have professionals install brand new windows throughout your home, you can actually use social media to guide your decision making process. While you may have thought that you had to rely solely upon the basic search engines that you know and love to do your research online, these days you can also use social media to find the answers and options that you need.

Continue reading for a few tips to help you get started on your search for local window installation companies. Once you find them, make sure you read up on their customers’ reviews, as well as their pricing options, to compare these companies to one another and choose the very best one that will be just right for you.

Hashtags Narrow Down Your Search Results

Hashtags are now used all over social media rather than just on Twitter. Use hashtags that will allow you to narrow down your search results so that you only find window installation companies that people love and that are nearby.

Use Twitter’s Advanced Search Features

Another easy way to narrow down your search results on social media to only the most relevant ones is by using the Advanced Search feature that is found on Twitter. There, you can type in the keywords that are appropriate for your search, such as “window installers,” as well as tell the site what geographical area to search within in order to find only the most local options that will also be the most affordable for you.

Ask Your Network of Friends for Help

Sometimes simply asking for referrals from your friends and family on your various social media pages is the very best way to come across a company that you will love. So put it out there that you are looking for a reliable and affordable window installation company that is local. Your connections may be able to point you in the right direction, especially if they, too, have recently had their windows changed and had great results with a particular organisation.

In order to allow more people, including those outside of your own social network, help you, use hashtags that people will be able to search for. Just make sure that your profile is public. Otherwise, this technique will not help you.

Check YouTube

Many local businesses of all sizes are taking advantage of YouTube to post online commercials that promote their work. You never know what you will find. Again, just visit the site, type in relevant keywords as well as your city, and see what pops up in the search results.

You may be pleasantly surprised by just how easy it is to find great businesses on social media. By knowing how to use hashtags and how to perform searches, your Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter accounts can do the hard work for you.

Author Bio:Nancy Baker, the author of this article, is a freelance blogger, currently writing for, Vinyl City, a reputable window replacement company in Toronto. Her hobbies include scrapbooking and graffiti. You can reach Nancy on Twitter @Nancy_Baker.