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Repairs & maintenance service

Our repairs and maintenance service is available to residents aged over 60 or with a disability. 

Type of job  Jobs we can help with 
Electrical Replacing light bulbs
Replacing fuses and plugs
Fitting door bells
Drainage Unblocking sinks
Clearing blocked gullies and gutters
General household assistance Putting up curtains
Removal of floor coverings
Moving small furniture
Putting up shelves and pictures
Replacing small window pane 
Preparing small areas of rotten wood 
Tiling small areas 
Re-hanging doors
Repairing small areas of fencing and or garden gates
Plumbing  Replacing broken WC seats
Renewing bath sealant
Small repairs to leaking pipes
Changing tap wasters, cistern washers, ball valves
Safety Fitting door chains, locks and spy holes
Fitting security lights
Fitting smoke alarms
Fitting stair gates, cooker guards, fire guards

All advice is free and services charged at £20 per hour, plus materials at cost price. Minimum charge of one hour, no more than 4 hours work.

The service currently runs on Thursdays. 

To book an appointment