Handyman Service


A FREE service for elderly (aged over 65) or vulnerable owner occupiers or private tenants (not Housing Association tenants) in the Braintree District only. Services include: Security – spy holes, door chains, external security lights, fitting locks to gates, extra door and window locks and security measures identified by the Police. Safety – provision of half steps, grab and stair rails, CO alarms, anti-slip matting for rugs and mats, provision/re-setting of key safe boxes, fix carpets where trip hazards have developed, tightening door handles, repair broken/uneven paths and steps, replace toilet seats, replace light bulbs (customer to provide), repair gutters/downpipes which may cause slip hazard eg near paths or entrance doors and remove thresholds between rooms. Home efficiency/keeping warm – foil backing to radiators, draught proofing, hot water tank jackets, loft clearance to enable loft insulation to be installed (subject to volume and time spent), radiator bleeding, trickle vents to prevent condensation and mould, and replacement curtain rails. Dementia services – internal door signs, blue grab rails, blue toilet seat and lid and painting of door frames and light switches.


, CM7 9HB



Contact Details

Contact name

Anna French or Wanda Smith


01376 552525 Ext 2778 or 2255