What You Need to Get Started

Before you get started as a technician on the Nana Home platform there are a few items you will need to check off your list.

1. Do you have a basic set of tools?

You don’t need to break the bank to acquire your first basic set of tools. If you already own a hammer, a set of screwdrivers, or any other tool in the recommended list of tools, then go ahead and use them. You can upgrade your tools once you begin making money on the platform. Your first set of tools will range from $60 to $150, depending on the amount of tools you need to purchase.

All technicians should make sure to always carry:

  • Multimeter
  • Set of screwdrivers phillip and standard
  • Cordless Drill
  • Nut driver set ¼- ½
  • Needle Nose pliers
  • Diagonal Cutters
  • Wire cutters
  • Set of sockets (metric and standard)
  • Crescent wrench
  • Channel locks
  • Vise grips
  • Putty knife
  • Pick set
  • Mini ¼ ratchet
  • Flash light
  • Torx bits / star bits security bits

2. Do you have a reliable form of transportation?

Technicians are responsible for getting to customer’s homes at the desired time and with all necessary tools. A reliable form of transportation is important.

3. Do you have general liability insurance?

All technicians working on the Nana Home platform are required to carry their own general liability insurance. This insurance protects you in the case of an accident or if you damage private property.

Technicians are welcome to acquire their own general liability insurance. Nana Home can also help you with options for general liability insurance. We recommend using Insurance Mobile Service, Inc. $199.99 will kick start your policy and you will pay $37.12 every month after that to maintain your policy. You can get started by completing the Insurance Mobile Services, Inc. sign up form.

Quick facts:

  • The average cost to start a general liability policy is $200 and will cover the first month of insurance
  • General liability costs around $35 per month after you kick off a new policy
  • Getting general liability insurance should not be a barrier to you getting started with appliance repair. Please contact us at getstarted@nana.io if general liability insurance will be a financial barrier for you.

4. Have you completed your background, driving, and drug screening?

All technicians on the Nana Home platform are required to apply for and complete a free background, driving, and drug screen with our partner PlusOne. If you still need to complete any of your screenings you can get started by following the instructions below:

  1. Visit our screening partner PlusOne
  2. Follow one of the PlusOne instruction guides below:
    1. PlusOne Guide (PDF)
    2. PlusOne Guide (video)
  3. Make sure to use the following information in your screening form:
    • Company Name: Nana Technologies Inc
    • Phone Number: 1-888-818-0626
    • Promo Code: NANAJULY
  4. Wait for a confirmation after you’ve submitted your screening form

Quick facts:

  • All required screenings are free to you
  • You must apply for an submit all three screens, but you only need to pass the background and driving screen to begin claiming jobs on the Nana Home platform
  • Some partners require a drug screen before you can see and claim their jobs. Passing your drug screen is the only way to unlock these additional jobs.
  • A new drug screen will cover you for 2 years

5. Have you completed your W9 and other paperwork?

If you have not submitted your W9 form with Nana please contact us at getstarted@nana.io. The Nana acquisition team will provide you with a W9 form and will double-check you have all of your application completed.