A Pennsylvania landscaper said a website he started for contractors to identify troublesome customers now has nearly 5,000 members.
Matt Stachel, 33, of Feasterville said he started NastyClient.com in response to media reports of bad contractors that failed to include reports of bad clients, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Monday.
"I didn't reinvent the wheel. I just gave it a bigger stage and a louder microphone," Stachel said.
He said he rewrites submissions to the website to take out opinions and keep the site factual. He said reports are eventually taken down if the clients and contractors resolve their differences.
Stachel said he now has nearly 5,000 members on his site, most of whom pay a $15.99-per year fee for the ability to search the site for clients by their names.
The landscaper said he is hoping the site will eventually become a resource for contractors nationwide.