How to run your home with Hoppy

Like many first-time renovators, Laura Jackson’s project didn’t go as smoothly as expected. It’s often easy to underestimate just how much time, money, and thought will be required until the renovation is in full swing. After a few hiccups, DIY disappointments, and terrible tradespeople, it was time for Laura to get in touch with Hoppy’s list of professionals. Discover below how Hoppy helped Laura turn her renovation project around and join her on the journey to interior design bliss.

Part 1. Home Renovation Help

Meet Laura Jackson and her beautiful home. Its transformation is well under way, but a few finishing touches still need attention. In this video she tells us all about the challenges she faced attempting to re-do the loft bathroom space and how some initial work left the room with leaks and terrible electrics. It’s taken over a year for it all to come together and that’s when Laura discovered Hoppy.

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Part 2. Finding Trusted Tradespeople

We’re back at Laura’s home as she searches for a painter/decorator to help her finish the upstairs space. Laura demonstrates just how easy the process of finding the right person for the job can be. Simply select which job needs completing, answer a few questions and tell Hoppy exactly what you’re expecting – then let Hoppy do the rest. The quotes come in fast, alongside examples of work so Laura knows exactly what she can expect. 

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Part 3. Checking Out the Progress

Hoppy have arrived just in time to check in on the progress Laura’s trusted tradesman is making in the hallway. The colour is turning out exactly as expected and the job is getting done to a really high standard, just like Laura wanted. Now all that stands before a beautifully finished hallway is a cheeky tea break or two. The whole process has been a breeze, giving Laura confidence to book more services with Hoppy’s help and finish the renovation project.

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Part 4. No More Paperwork

Keeping track of paper bills is surely one of the most annoying household chores out there. Add a few insurance policies for the home, pet, or car, couple them with council tax bills, and those papers really start to pile up. Who hasn’t turned the house upside down in search in search of a vital bill? The Home Management System from Hoppy is here to help with just that – upload bills with a quick photo and set a reminder so you never miss a payment or renewal date again.

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Part 5. Get an electrician in a flash

Hoppy's tradesperson booking service makes it so quick and simple to find a local tradesperson to help with jobs around the home. Laura shows just how easy it is to use Hoppy to find a local electrician. Just post the specific task, with a few little details and let the verified tradesperson come to you!

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Part 6. Switch & Save

If you've never switched energy supplier before you may be worried that it will take ages to do and you'll have no idea how to spot a good deal. Hoppy takes the hassle out of switching. In less 10 minutes Laura Jackson saved £300 by switching with Hoppy - why not see how much you can save today?

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Part 7. Smart Reminders

Life admin doesn’t have to be a chore, with Hoppy it's really easy to schedule the jobs that need doing such as setting reminders for important tasks. In this film, Laura receives a reminder to renew Barry's pet insurance. Why not try using our great dashboard features today?

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Part 8. Hoppy Helps

Life is often too busy to organise all those little jobs - such as finding an electrician to sort out lights in your bedroom. In this film, Laura is preparing for a supper club and shows just how easy it is to use Hoppy to find a trusted tradesperson for little (or big!) jobs around the home.

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John Lewis £250 Voucher Prize Draw Terms & Conditions

The Prize Draw is provided by Hoppy Limited, a company registered in England & Wales with company number 04049231, having its registered address at 90 Whitfield Street, London, England, W1T 4EZ (the “Promoter”).  Entry into the Prize Draw signifies acceptance of these Rules.


Prize Draw timeline

The Prize Draw will run from 09:00am on 16th December 2019 (the “Opening Date”) to 23:59pm on 10th January 2020 (the “Closing Date”) inclusive.

All entries relating to the Prize Draw (the “Entries”) must be received by the Promoter via the eligible entry methods detailed at point 3, below (the “Prize Draw Website”) by no later than 23:59pm on the Closing Date. All Entries received after the Closing Date are automatically disqualified.


To enter the Prize Draw:


Method 1:

Participants must visit the Prize Draw Landing Page on the Promotion Website.

Participants must then:

i) register for a Hoppy account if they are not already registered and login; 

ii) a promo code to enter the prize draw will be automatically applied to their Hoppy account;  


Method 2:

Comment on our Hoppy Home post via Instagram by

Following @hoppyathome

Comment by telling us how you would spend the John Lewis vouchers on your home. 

Click the link in our bio to visit the Prize Draw Landing Page on the Promotion Website and register for a free Hoppy account, or login if they already have an account. The promo code to enter the competition will be automatically applied.

All posts must be made in accordance with the instructions above by the Submission Closing Date.


Comment on our Hoppy Home post via Facebook by

Liking Hoppy’s Facebook page

Comment by telling us how you would spend the John Lewis vouchers on your home. 

Click the link in the post to visit the Prize Draw Landing Page on the Promotion Website and register for a free Hoppy account, or login if they already have an account. The promo code to enter the competition will be automatically applied.

All posts must be made in accordance with the instructions above by the Submission Closing Date.

There is no purchase necessary to enter the Prize Draw and there is no charge to register for use of the website.



The Prize Draw is only open to residents in the Great Britain aged 18 years or over at the date of the Prize Draw, except:

employees of the Promoter or its holding or subsidiary companies; employees of agents or suppliers of the Promoter or its holding or subsidiary companies, who are professionally connected with the Prize Draw or its administration; members of the immediate families or households of above; any other eligibility restrictions.

In entering the Prize Draw, you confirm that you are eligible to do so and eligible to claim the Prize. The Promoter may require you to provide proof that you are eligible to enter the Prize Draw. The Promoter will not accept Entries that are automatically generated by a computer, illegible, have been altered, reconstructed, forged or tampered with, photocopies and not originals, or incomplete.

There is a limit of one Entry per person. Entries on behalf of another person will not be accepted and joint submissions are not allowed.


The Judging Panel

The Entries will be judged by a panel of three judges (the “Panel”). The decision of the panel of judges (acting reasonably) will be final.

The Promoter will select one Entry at random, and the entrant that submitted that entry will be the winner.

The Promoter will then select five further Entries at random, and these entrants that submitted those entries will be the runners-up.

If the Panel reasonably determines that no Entry satisfactorily fulfils the required criteria, the Promoter reserves the right not to announce a winner and accordingly, shall withhold the prize(s).

The Promoter will send the full names of the judges and the Prize winners to anyone who writes within one month after the Closing Date of the Prize Draw requesting details of the judges and who encloses a self-addressed envelope to the 90 Whitfield Street, London, England, W1T 4EZ.


The Prize

The winner will receive £250 worth of John Lewis vouchers purchased by Hoppy. The five runners-up will each receive £50 worth of John Lewis vouchers purchased by Hoppy. The Prizes are not negotiable, transferable or exchangeable for a cash alternative. 

The Prize will be provided by Hoppy Limited and do not include anything else. Any other costs incurred in addition to those set out above are the responsibility of the winners.

Prizes are subject to availability. The Promoter reserves the right, at its absolute discretion, to substitute the prize with an alternative prize.

The winners will be notified by the Promoter within 14 working days following Closing Date (the “Announcement Date”) by email.


Claiming the Prize

Please allow 30 working days following the acceptance of the Prize for delivery of the Prize to the designated address.

The Promoter will make all reasonable efforts to contact the winner. If the winner cannot be contacted or is not available or has not claimed their prize within 60 days of the Announcement Date, the Promoter reserves the right to offer the prize to an alternative eligible entrant selected from the valid Entries received.


Limitation of Liability

The Promoter does not accept responsibility for Entries that are lost/damaged or delayed, regardless of cause, including for example as a result of any postal or equipment failure, technical malfunction, systems, satellite, network, server or any computer hardware or software failure of any kind, nor will it accept proof of posting or transmission as proof of receipt of Entry into the Prize Draw.

Insofar as is permitted by law, the Promoter, its agents or distributors will not in any circumstances be responsible or liable to compensate the winner or accept any liability for any loss, damage, personal injury or death occurring as a result of taking up the prize except where it is caused by the negligence of the Promoter, its agents or distributors or that of their employees. Your statutory rights are not affected.


Intellectual Property

Any intellectual property rights arising in, generated from or associated with the submission of an Entry (“Entry IP” shall be vested in the Promoter.

By submitting an Entry, where applicable the entrant warrants that: (i) all materials submitted in the Entry are original and the entrant’s own work; (ii) it is the sole owner of all intellectual property rights subsisting in the Entry (including supporting materials); (iii) it has full authority to enter this Prize Draw; (iv) the use or exploitation of the submitted information and/or materials will not infringe any rights of any third party and (v) it shall immediately inform the Promoter if it becomes aware of any such infringement.

By submitting the Entry, in consideration of the benefits of participation, the entrant hereby grants to the Promoter and exclusive, royalty-free, sole worldwide, irrevocable licence to use, display, publish, transmit, copy, edit, alter, store and/or re-format the Entry, including the idea, and any accompanying material submitted to the Promoter for any purpose, including in connection with any publicity of the Prize Draw. The entrant undertakes not to grant to any third party any other licence or rights in respect of the Entry, idea or submitted material.

In consideration of the Prize, each entrant agrees that it shall:

assign to the Promoter, with full title guarantee, all intellectual property rights in the submitted Entry (including the idea, and any accompanying material submitted to the Promoter) to which the entrant may now or at any time in the future be entitled, including under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 as amended from time to time and under all similar legislation from time to time in force anywhere in the world; and waive all moral rights in the submission.

Such assignment and waiver shall be effective as at the date of submitting the Entry.


Data protection and publicity

By entering into the Prize Draw, you agree that any personal information provided by you in relation to the Entry may be held and used by the Promoter or its agents and suppliers to administer the Scheme in accordance with our privacy policy and any applicable data protection laws, including the General Data Protection Regulations 2016.

If you are the winner of the Prize Draw, you agree that the Promoter may use your name, image and town or county of residence to announce the winner of this Prize Draw and for any other reasonable and related promotional purposes.

You further agree to participate in any reasonable publicity required by the Promoter. Failure to do so will result in forfeiture of the Prize.



The Promoter reserves the right to disqualify any Entry which does not fully comply with these Rules or if the entrant’s conduct is contrary to the spirit or intention of the Prize Draw.

The Promoter may cancel this Prize Draw at any time, and/or may amend the terms of the Prize Draw. Any withdrawal of or changes to the Prize Draw shall be published on the Promoter’s website.

If these Rules or any part of them should be determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable, then to the extent that they are so illegal, invalid or unenforceable, they shall in that state or country be treated as severed and deleted from these Rules and the remaining Rules shall survive and remain in full force and effect.

These terms and conditions shall be governed by the law of England and Wales, and the parties submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

Please do not enter this Prize Draw if any of these provisions are unacceptable.


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