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11 Start Up Services to Take Care of All your Chores

Navni posted on 15 July

We know that time is of the essence, and mundane chores can eat into your work time, or even your play time. We bring to you a list of start ups that have all our requirements covered, from grocery shopping to car hires, to even house cleaning. Available at the tip of your fingers, they’re even better than having a personal assistant.

Bla Bla Car

If you need a ride last minute to travel between cities, or just want to budget your road trip {and don’t mind company}, Bla Bla Cars zooms in to save the day. They put you in touch with people headed to the same destination. You can then get in touch with your potential co-rider, discuss the splitting of costs, and be on your way! The peeps at Bla Bla verify all the profiles so you needn’t worry about safety.

For more details and to book your ride, visit their website here.


Forgot to get your leaky faucet fixed? Need your laundry picked up from somewhere? Whether you need an errand run, or require services of any kind, Goodservice comes to your rescue. They have an app that enables you to chat with them and be super specific about your requirements.

For more details, visit their website here. 


Need a home chef, baker or bartender for your next house party? Log on to Relisted, fill in the deets {budget, cuisine, number of people} and get a list of service providers that can deliver.

For more details and to find a caterer for your party now, log on to Relisted here.

For regular updates, follow them on Facebook here and Instagram here.


We’re all guilty of leaving our houses full of dust and grime at some point or the other. If you find yourselves with no time {or inclination} to get down to cleaning, but still strive for a house that is spick and span {we all should}, call Broomberg. Whether you require deep cleaning, or need help moving in our out, just drop them an email or call them and they’ll take care of it at a time convenient to you.

Contact: 8010104040 or email

For more details, visit their website here. 

Cook Fresh

Feel like playing chef but want to skip cutting those onions? Enter Cook Fresh. Pick a recipe and order it. Not only do you get precisely measured ingredients, but all the vegetables are chopped and peeled, and a ready-to-cook package is delivered to your doorstep. Choose from a range of salads, stir fries, spaghetti and desserts {we have our eyes on the chocolate cheesecake}.

Contact: +91-97115 95208

For more details, visit their website here


PepperTap can pretty much eliminate your trips to the grocery store completely. From essentials like fruit and vegetables, oil, and flour, to home décor, pet care, baby food and hygiene products, and even make-up, they stock all major brands and often offer great discounts. Just pick your products and order away. INR 250 upwards entitles you to free delivery.

For more details and to place your order, click here.

Paper Planes

Wondering how to get your hands on the most recent copy of Monocle? Or Forecast or Hole & Corner? Paper Planes, although based in the UK, aims to make cross genre Indie magazines accessible to you; so accessible that they deliver them right to your doorstep from across the seas. You can order a one off copy or subscribe monthly, quarterly or yearly.

For more details and to sign up, click here or follow them on Facebook here


Planning a vacation? Give the run-of-the-mill hotels and guest houses a break and book yourself into a gorgeous offbeat boutique hotel. Don’t know where to find one? Log on to Tripzuki for a curated list of hidden, lesser known properties across the country. You can book through the website and even get a freebie {a meal or a glass of wine} when you check in!

Contact: Call +91 9820065219 or email

For more details, check their Facebook page here.

Urban Clap

Urban Clap taps into the unorganised market of service professionals and brings them to you on a platter. Whether you want help organising your kid’s birthday party, or your home decorated, or need a photographer for an important event, get in touch, explain your needs, and get options instantly. Go through the shortlisted peeps, contact the ones you like, and you’re all set.

For more details, visit their website here or follow their Facebook page here.

Sole Window

If you’re a restaurateur or a home chef, getting quality ingredients at prices that aren’t sky high is of utmost priority. Sole Window is your one-stop-shop for all your ingredient needs, at wholesale prices.

Contact: 0129 400 7470

For more details, visit their website here or follow their Facebook page here.


Just got into work and realised you forgot that important file at home? Rather than dive back into the traffic and waste more of your precious time, contact the peeps at UrbanHopperz. A delivery app, they’re down to run all your errands, in any part of the city. Just make sure you give them a little bit of notice if very large distances are involved.

Download the app and find out more here and follow them on Facebook here.