RE-remodelfinance

A newly constructed coffee bar is seen at the home of Mike and Cherie Jacobs, who renovated their 40-year old home in Annandale, Virginia, in 2015.

Andrew Wynn is director of Hippo Home Care, which helps homeowners proactively care for their homes to catch issues before they become costly repairs. Homeowners talk virtually with a home expert to troubleshoot. If a project requires professional service or repair, Hippo Home Care can help book a vetted provider for a fixed price.

Before founding Sheltr, which was acquired by Hippo Insurance and is now Hippo Home Care, Wynn worked at Instacart. He joined staff writer Jura Koncius last week for The Washington Post’s Home Front online chat. Here is an edited excerpt.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.