Request a Service on Redbeacon

Redbeacon is an online business and service discovery service that allows you to request services and receive quotes and information from local businesses and service providers. As a user, you can request services or register to provide services and receive requests from users in your area. This article will guide you through the process of requesting a service on Redbeacon.


  1. Go to the Redbeacon login page to log in to your account using the username or email address and password associated with your account. You can alternatively sign in with Facebook if you signed up to the service using your Facebook account.
  2. If you don't already have an account, go to the Redbeacon Sign up page and follow the onscreen instructions to create one.
  3. Go to the Redbeacon Request Services page to start the process.
  4. Enter the occupation, business type, or specific service you require. For example, you could enter “handyman” or “dentist” for an occupation, “bank” for a business type, or “build me a deck” for a service.
  5. Select the time or date you require the requested service.
    • Select the “I'm flexible” checkbox and select an option from the drop down menu if you want to provide a general timeframe.
    • Select the “Within the hour” checkbox if it's urgent. This option will solicit services only from providers available right now.
    • Select the “At a specific date and time” to request a specific day, month, year, and timeframe. Enter the day, month, and year into the input field and select a time frame using the drop down menus.
  6. Enter the full address or zip code where you need the services provided.
    • Select the “Job can be performed remotely” checkbox if the service can be provided remotely, i.e. over the phone or online.
  7. Enter descriptive details in the “What do you need done?” box to get better, more accurate quotes and timeframes from service providers. You can provide budget details as well as any other info that can allow service providers to better understand the scope of work.
  8. Click the “Attach photos or documents” link followed by the “Choose File” button to attach any files related to the services you're requesting. For example, you could attach blueprints, images of the job site, or quotes you've privately solicited from other providers.
  9. Click the “Confirm Request” button to continue.
  10. Select a profession from the “Recommendations” section. Select the profession or service provider that you think would be best suited for the services you require.
    • You can alternatively select the “By Category” option to browse for providers with certain skill sets. Use this option if none of the recommendations suite your specific needs.
  11. Click the “Continue to Review” button to continue.
  12. Review your service request and click the “Submit” button to agree to the Redbeacon Terms of Service and complete the process.


  • Failing to provide accurate details about the services you require may result in a poor response from service providers.

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