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Handy Person Service

  • Location: Age UK Bexley
  • Price: Free
Call 0208 300 0883 for more info

Please note, this service is not available outside Age UK Bexley - Head Office's catchment area.

Age UK Bexley
Belvedere Community Centre
Mitchell Close
Belvedere
DA17 6AA
United Kingdom

Telephone: 0208 300 0883

We provide a Handyperson Service for older London Borough of Bexley residents. We can help with basic DIY jobs and small repairs to enable independent living.

Please note all appointment booking takes place on a Wednesday. Please still call our main office telephone number or fill in our online contact form during our opening hours, however our volunteer will call you back on a Wednesday.

Who is eligible for this service?

This service operates across the London Borough of Bexley and is open to anyone aged 65+ or adults living with a disability.

What type of work can be carried out?

Lightbulbs: Replacing lightbulbs
Security: installing door chains and spyholes
Key safes: installing safes bought from Age UK Bexley
Safety measures: Fitting grab rails, securing floor coverings, smoke alarms (install or replace batteries), Carbon Monoxide detectors
Energy efficiency: fitting draught excluders, radiator heat reflectors and energy efficient light bulbs
Home improvements: hanging pictures/mirrors, putting up or adjusting curtain rails, installing shelves
Flatpack Assembly: Small furniture, e.g., tables, chairs, chest of drawers (we cannot accept assembly jobs where multiple people are needed to safely assemble and handle the item)
Minor and small repairs: replacing toilet seat, window latch repair, minor furniture repair

What work our handyperson cannot do:

• Electrical jobs
• Plumbing and central Heating (including repairing and replacing leaking taps)
• Roofing and guttering
• Decorating - painting and wallpapering
• Building work
• Fences-repair or installation
• House and gardening clearances
• Gardening
Please note this is not a call out service for emergency situations. All work carried out must be agreed in advance and by appointment only.

Charges*

1st Hour- £25 per hour (a £15 deposit will be taken when booking the appointment)
Additional charge per half hour onwards- £12.50
Lightbulb Charge- £12.50

*Materials will be charged in addition to the labour costs.