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Local Home Repairs

Repairs To Your Home — Richmond

Financial help may be available to help your basic needs in the home.

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Richmond Handyperson Scheme

For small repairs, Age Concern’s Richmond Handyperson Service supports residents of over 60 years of age or who have a disability. It assists with any practical job that helps an older or disabled person, such as repairing a curtain rail, fitting new or replacement locks, changing a light bulb if you are not confident on a pair of steps, and changing tap washers. It can also fit a key safe (available to buy from Handyperson), and offers a garden tidy-up service, and a safety and security check. There is a charge for this service of £30 for up to two hours’ work, plus a call-out charge of £5. All materials are charged at cost price except for materials that have been donated to us, which are supplied free of charge.

Telephone: 020 8876 0620.

Kingston Handyperson Scheme

This service in Kingston is for all over 55s, for small repair jobs. The cost is £20 for two hours, plus the cost of any materials. Clients will be expected to pay on the day. Our handyman can fit a grab rail, fit a curtain rail, fit a key safe, assemble flat pack furniture, fit a spy hole, window or door chain, turn a mattress, carry out security checks, change a light bulb, fix a shelf to a wall, re-seal a bath or sink, hang a picture/mirror, and make safe loose carpeting. There is also a home safety check and a referral service for a fire safety check. For more information and to book an appointment, please contact the Handyperson Coordinator, Heather Bruneau.

Telephone: 020 8408 8177.

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