At Home - Handyperson

Handyperson Minor repairs service for older people in Bromsgrove area

What does it do?

Our handypersons can help with many jobs around the home such as fitting grab rails or stair rails, fitting shelves, installing key safes, painting & decorating and more.

What can we do?
Our handypersons can:
- Supply and fit key safes Fit door chains, viewer or security locks and bolts
- Fit grab rails and stair rails to reduce the risk of falls
- Replace glass window panes and re-putty windows
- Refix a loose or damaged rainwater pipe
- Clear a blocked soakaway
- Adjust or ease a door to open properly
- Repair or rehang a garden gate
- Repair or replace broken paving or steps (2 maximum)
- Repair leaking or dripping taps
- Check and bleed radiators
- Refix loose handrails or fit secondary stair rails
- Hang pictures and towel rails
- Create a half step
- Refix loose floorboards or carpet
- Fit or re-hang curtains and curtain rails
- Supply and fit smoke alarms
- Renew fuses or replace light bulbs Build flat-pack furniture
- and much, much more to help you to carry on living independently in your own home in greater comfort, safety and security.

Please note that our handypersons can't:
- Work above step ladder height
- Work with gas appliances
- Tackle major electrical work
- Tackle major plumbing work
- Undertake large scale decorating jobs or gardening

Who it is for?

This service is available to anyone living within the Bromsgrove, Redditch and Wyre Forest area.
Our staff will need to ask some detailed questions about you and your home in order to enable us to make an accurate assessment of how best we can help you, but they will ensure that everything you tell them will be kept in confidence and they will only act in your best interests and with your agreement.

Where it is available?

Local service (Wyre Forest, Bromsgrove, Redditch).

What it costs:

There is a charge for this service.

How to access or apply for it:

Contact us on 01527 570490 or email: enquiries@ageukbrwf.org.uk

Additional information:

Major work
If you need more major work on your home, for example repairs to walls, roof or gutters, major plumbing or electrical work, or repairs to gas appliances, then we can put you in touch with reliable, local contractors who will give you value for money.

Financial assistance
If you think that you might qualify for a grant, an additional benefit or some other form of financial assistance then we can help you to find out what help is available and to complete the necessary forms.
Our advice is always free and without obligation.

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Info last updated:

28/06/2020
Provider
51 Windsor Street, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, B60 2BJ