Handiworks Plus

Home Repairs and Maintenance Service in Dorset

What does it do?

Handiworks Plus is a one stop shop for all home repairs and maintenance needs in your home.

Handiworks Plus is completely ethical and trustworthy and is a social enterprise - this means that any profit made from the Handiworks Plus membership fee is used to fund Help and Care’s charitable work.Membership of Handiworks Plus costs just £30 a year.

Members of Handiworks Plus can call one number 0300 111 3303 and report any repairs or household maintenance issues and we will arrange for an appropriate police checked tradesperson to carry out the work required. Tradespeople are; experienced, competitively priced and skilled in their trade. The contractual relationship is between you (the Handiworks Plus member) and the tradesperson.

Who it is for?

Handiworks Plus is a one stop shop for all home repairs and maintenance needs in your home. Handiworks Plus is a social enterprise and is available to anyone over the age of 18 living in Bournemouth, Poole, Christchurch, East Dorset and Purbeck.

Where it is available?

Local service (East Dorset, Bournemouth, Christchurch, Poole, Purbeck).

What it costs:

The cost of annual membership for Handiworks Plus is £30. Hourly charges vary dependent upon the type of works that are undertaken. Please note that there are no additional call out charges.

How to access or apply for it:

Call the helpline on 0300 111 3303
Email handiworksplus@helpandcare.org.uk 
Download membership forms directly from http://www.helpandcare.org.uk 

What to expect then:

All applicants will be contacted either by telephone, post or email by a Handiworks advisor confirming receipt of application form or enquiry and sent full membership details. Handiworks Plus step by step membership guide gives an overview of all services available, booking arrangements and methods of payment. It also includes a Handiworks Plus customer charter.

Additional information:

This service is particuarly suitable for older people as all trades people are police checked experienced and carry photo identification at all times. Where required trades peopple are recognised with a recognised trade body, such as NICEIC for electrical works and the gas safety register for gas works.

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896 Christchurch Road, Pokesdown, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH7 6DL