Handyperson service from Age UK Berkshire

Offers maintenance support and assistance, to the elderly, vulnerable, disabled and those on limited incomes.

Range of small household repairs and minor adaptations carried out:

  • Fitting window and door locks and other security items
  • Fitting smoke and CO2 detectors
  • Changing light bulbs and replacing small electrical fittings
  • Replacing tap washers and carrying out minor plumbing works
  • Fitting grabrails and handrails
  • Fitting keysafes and intercoms
  • Draughtproofing windows and doors
  • Fitting phone extensions
  • Carrying out a range of minor repairs - please ask us for details

Some of the jobs Age UK cannot do (but know someone who can):

  • Major electrical work
  • Gas work requiring a Gas-Safe registered technician
  • Work that's high-up or at high level
  • Painting and decorating
  • Work involving heavy machinery e.g. chainsaws
  • Gardening

All services will be assessed for safety on an individual basis 

Who to contact

Telephone
0118 959 4242 Monday to Friday 09:00 to 16:30
E-mail
info@ageukberkshire.org.uk
Website
Age UK Berkshire

Where to go

Name
Age UK Berkshire, Huntley House
Address
121, London Street
Reading
Postcode
RG1 4QA

Other Details

Costs

Details
None

Availability

Age Ranges
60+
Referral Details

Self referrals

Quality checks

  • DBS check

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