Entrepreneur Ben Wynn founded DAD last year in a bid to help busy professionals fix up their home without having to pay expensive call out fees.
The app works by connecting users with a DAD Expert who provides live DIY tips and expert advice to help them fix anything from a dodgy door handle, to mould in the bathroom, or a broken boiler.
DAD is now set for further growth after securing £2m in seed funding from its strategic partner HomeServe, helping launch its video visit service.
Wynn, founder and CEO of DAD, said: “My Dad has always been my go-to person for practical advice around the home.
“The idea for DAD came a couple of years ago when I was trying to change a bathroom tap.
"Having swapped the old tap for a new one, I turned the water back on and instantly everything was soaked.
“My Dad was away travelling, enjoying his retirement, so I called him on FaceTime and he guided me through what to do.
"I realised that if I found myself in such a DIY disaster others would too, so I started DAD.”
HomeServe, one of the UK’s leading domestic home repairs companies, is now the lead investor in DAD.
Richard Harpin, group CEO at HomeServe, added: “Investing in DAD is a no brainer for us.
"DAD has excelled at building a robust network of experts making this a viable business model.
“This coupled with the strong DAD brand means this team is already leading from the front.
"As one of the businesses in this area it is important we keep our fingers on the pulse and explore business models and technology like this.”
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