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    Handyman service
    The handyman service helps our residents aged 60 and over in Berkshire with odd jobs around the home.

    How many times have you thought you could do with an extra person or another pair of hands to do that needed job around the house or garden?

    It can be difficult and expensive to call out someone you don’t know, especially for those smaller jobs.

    If you live in Berkshire, our handyman service is here to help with complete peace of mind that you will get a good job done at a fair price by a fully trustworthy operative. 

    Who the service is for

    Our handyman service is based locally and delivered in partnership with Housing Solutions. The team helps residents over 60 living in Berkshire.

    What we can we help with

    • Curtain rails and poles – installation (customer has usually pre-purchased these)
    • Grab rails on solid or hollow walls, usually bathrooms but also on outside walls
    • Moving and assembling furniture (flat packs)
    • Roller blind installations
    • Re-felting of small shed roofs
    • Mopstick hand rails (this will require a visit to measure and check the bracket type required)
    • Shelves and small bathroom fittings
    • Grass cutting
    • Replacing tap washers
    • Bleeding radiators
    • Easing doors
    • Gutter clearing on bungalows, small repairs
    • Installing internal door locks
    • Kitchen cupboards/drawers – hinge repairs
    • Glazing – door glass re-putty, shed window re-putty
    • Toilet ball valve replacement
    • Small fence repairs
    • Painting – small areas
    • Lighting – change light bulbs, starters, strip lights
    • Jet wash patios
    • Change batteries (eg in telephone handset)
    • Replace door bell
    • Putting up pictures
    • Fitting door latch
    • Cleaning of curtain rails
    • Re-site fridge door to open opposite side
    • Adjust door furniture

    * you will need to supply materials. 

    How to book the handyman service

    You will have to contribute a small, standard charge of £15.

    You should first contact the duty line on 020 8821 5344. Our operator will process the payment for you and give you a reference number, which you should quote when ringing Housing Solutions on 0800 587 9941 to book a service. 

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