Amazon doesn’t just want to sell us televisions and toilet paper. It wants to be there for us when that TV needs to be mounted and that toilet has to be unclogged.

That’s the gentle reminder the online retailer offered on the first anniversary of Amazon Home Services, which connects you to local service providers such as plumbers, painters and goat grazers. Amazon noted Wednesday that Home Services customer orders rose, on average, by 20 percent per month since the launch last March.

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