A service to help you maintain your home, regardless of age.
About our handyperson service
The aim of our handyperson service is to enable older people in Buckinghamshire to remain in control of their home and their independence.
This service is here for when you need a shelf or curtain rail putting up, a dripping tap fixed, a toilet seat replacing or some flat-pack furniture putting together.
We can help you feel safer in your home by installing key safes, door chains and window locks - and grab rails around the home so you can move around more confidently.
We also help in the garden – with basic tasks like mowing the lawn, weeding the flower beds and clipping the hedges.
How our handyperson service works
Your handyperson can visit whenever you like, for as long as you'd like, to help with your DIY tasks around the house. You will pay an hourly rate, with a minimum time charged for of one hour. It is available to people throughout Buckinghamshire.
Who will my handyperson be?
We have a very thorough selection process to ensure we have the best people for the job. All our handypeople are checked through references and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and carry Age UK Buckinghamshire ID for peace of mind.
The handyperson service is not intended to provide complex or skilled labour solutions and does not replace qualified tradespeople.
How much does it cost?
Our Handyperson service has a chargeable fee:
Charges are £25 per hour with a minimum 1 hour charge.
Keysafes – we have TWO different types of Keysafes available;
1. Standard – supply and fit price is £65
2. Keysafe Supra C500 - Approved by Police under their “Secured by Design” (SBD) initiative.
Identified by Loss Insurance companies – supply and fit price £85
How to access our handyperson service
By phone: 01296 431 911
Select option 1 for the Handyperson service.
By email: firstname.lastname@example.org