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SMALL REPAIRS

SMALL REPAIRS

Our team includes our own qualified joiners.  There is no charge for labour or travel costs and you only have to pay the cost of materials, if supplied by us.  In some circumstances we can also provide materials free.
 
YOU CAN USE THIS SERVICE IF YOU ARE:-
  • Aged 60 or over
  • Disabled or the parent or guardian of a disabled person
  • An owner occupier or private tenant living in Renfrewshire or East Renfrewshire
 
Please note if you have someone living with you aged 17 or older who is able to do the work, you will not be able to use the service.
We do not carry out works which are the responsibility of your landlord.
 
WHAT CAN WE DO FOR YOU?
 
JOINERY
PLUMBING
  • Replace defective kitchen worktops/units
  • Fit/replace shelves, curtain rails, blinds, etc
  • Repair/replace timber flooring, skirtings, facings, etc
  • Repair garden gates & huts (only if security issue)
  • Box in pipework
  • Doors & windows – fit internal doors, replace sash cords, cills (internal), seal frames, ease & adjust, replace handles, locks, letterboxes, hinges, etc
  • Assemble small flat pack units
  • Put up pictures, mirrors, clocks, coat hooks, etc.
  • Fit toilet roll holders, towel rails, soap dishes, toilet seats, etc.
  • Replace taps, glands, washers & inserts
  • Replace ball cocks and siphons
  • Re-seal around baths, sinks, showers, etc
  • Replace shower screens, bath/sink plugs, shower heads, and hoses
  • Connect washing machines (if plumbing exists)
  • Unblock baths, sinks, whbs
ELECTRICAL
  • Change plugs, bulbs, fuses, starters, batteries
  • Fit wireless doorbells
  • Change lamp/light shades
  • Set up tvs and DVDs
  • Rese clocks and timers
SAFETY/SECURITY
SORRY, BUT WE DO NOT DO
  • Fit door peepholes, viewcoms, chains, identislots, keysafes
  • Replace faulty security lights
  • Upgrade locks, fit bolts, catches, etc
  • Fit grabrails
  • Fit smoke, co detectors, and cold alarms
  • Carry out home safety and security audits
  • Supply 24 hour timers, safe cans, no cold call stickers, personal alarms
  • Fit padlocks
  • Reduce hazards eg fix loose carpets or trailing wires
  • Supply message in a bottle
  • Security mark property/smartwater
  • Gardening
  • Painting and decorating
  • Domestic appliance repairs (other than changing plugs or fuses)
  • Works which we estimate will take longer than 2 hours
 
This list is not exhaustive.  If you think we may be able to help you, please contact us and we will be happy to discuss your problem. If we cannot carry out the works directly we may be able to provide advice or refer you to a reputable contractor or someone else who can assist.
 
We respond to all enquiries as quickly as possible but as demand for the service can be high we prioritise repairs that pose a threat to health, safety and security.
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