A2 Hosting vs. HouseCall Pro

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
A2 Hosting
Score 7.1 out of 10
N/A
A2 Hosting in Ann Arbor provides business website hosting, featuring free site migration, unlimited SSD, isolated dedicated servers, and related features.N/A
HouseCall Pro
Score 9.2 out of 10
N/A
HouseCall Pro is a field service management solution built for any professional service-based industry. It includes features such as scheduling and dispatch, customer databases, and live mapping and tracking.
$65
per month 1 user
Pricing
A2 HostingHouseCall Pro
Editions & Modules
No answers on this topic
Website Builder
$25
per month/add on
Additional Users
$30
per user/per month
Sales Proposal Tool
$40
per month/add on
Recurring Servicing Plans
$40
per month/add on
Start
$65
per month
Grow
$149
per month
Manage
$229
per month
XL
Contact sales team
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
A2 HostingHouseCall Pro
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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User Ratings
A2 HostingHouseCall Pro
Likelihood to Recommend
1.0
(2 ratings)
7.0
(2 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
1.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
1.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Availability
1.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Performance
1.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
1.0
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Implementation Rating
1.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Product Scalability
1.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
A2 HostingHouseCall Pro
Likelihood to Recommend
A2 Hosting
Never would I recommend this company to anyone. [In my experience] they are total nightmares to deal with and depend on. You can't depend on them at all. Plus, [I feel that] they lie and manipulate the search queries based on lies (they do NOT have radio hosting yet they have ads saying that they do).
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HouseCall Pro
[HouseCall Pro] would be great for service techs and smaller companies but is tough for companies that do multiple types of jobs, [do] not sync well with QBO for us, and creates an accounting mess. Also does not do job costing so hard to actually keep track of jobs
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Pros
A2 Hosting
  • the hosting hardware they provide is decent when you consider the price
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HouseCall Pro
  • Online Booking
  • Instant credit card funding
  • Customer Text Notifications
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Cons
A2 Hosting
  • [In my experience] customer service is awful.
  • [From what I've seen] they don't care about clients.
  • [In my situation their] first reaction is always to blame it on the unmanaged factor.
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HouseCall Pro
  • Job costing
  • QBO integration
  • Reporting
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Likelihood to Renew
A2 Hosting
Never would I use this service. I canceled 7 accounts I believe so far. [In my opinion] it's a waste.
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HouseCall Pro
No answers on this topic
Usability
A2 Hosting
[In my opinion] it barely works.
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HouseCall Pro
No answers on this topic
Reliability and Availability
A2 Hosting
they are only technically available but having someone say hello, i'm here to help, immediately is not real responsive if they actually never address the issue being reported. we don't contact support for the bland greeting, we are actually trying to solve a business process interruption
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HouseCall Pro
No answers on this topic
Performance
A2 Hosting
They are only good if you never update your website and i mean never. Otherwise their main performance diffrentiator is turbo web hosting, their highest shared hosting plan. When caching is working it performs well reducing load times by half, but as soon as you add a new page to the site, the updates don't show up until you clear the cache manually from multiple locations (wordpress a2optimized plugin, cpanel etc..). As they make updates to the turbo hosting A2optimized plugin, they do not test them properly and do not handle customer feedback about them, instead they are in denial and try to immediately convince the customer there is no issue at all! the old developer joke when they don't want to fix feedback: it works on my machine!
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HouseCall Pro
No answers on this topic
Support Rating
A2 Hosting
In my opinion they are unresponsive, rude, incompetent, and untrustworthy to boot.
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HouseCall Pro
No answers on this topic
Implementation Rating
A2 Hosting
[In my experience] it was a mess from the start and created problems ever since day one.
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HouseCall Pro
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Alternatives Considered
A2 Hosting
No answers on this topic
HouseCall Pro
Much easier to use.
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Scalability
A2 Hosting
I believe they do not care about addressing failures when they occur. Starting out with a working service counts for nothing if you can't maintain it, fix issues when reported, and actually take the extra step to prevent them from happening again. You have to care about quality and customer service, and A2 couldn't care less
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HouseCall Pro
No answers on this topic
Return on Investment
A2 Hosting
  • [In my experience] they have upheaved my entire business many times by not having working servers.
  • [I feel like] they have inconvenienced us many hours with tech calls over stupid things.
  • [In my opinion] they have wasted so much time and man hours.
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HouseCall Pro
  • Negative is time lost fixing books.
  • Negative is having to use multiple programs to fulfill needs so it takes 2x as long.
  • [The] positive is that it is very user-friendly so our team has picked it up easily and techs save time in the field.
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