E : pha@pentlandhousing.co.uk
T : 01847 892 507
F : 01847 893 221

Handy Person Service

If you are aged 65 or over or living with a disability, you are eligible for our Handyperson service.

Your local Handyperson Service is a partnership between Pentland Housing Association and The Highland Council.

Together, we are here to help you with minor repairs around the home which you may find difficult if you are an older resident or have a disability.

Our Handyperson Service has been vetted by Disclosure Scotland and staff will be able to show you their identification badge when they knock on your door.

How much will it cost?

Our Handyperson is fully equipped with tools and will be ready to undertake your repair. We will only charge you for the materials the Handyperson uses to complete the agreed work. We will make no charge for the Handyperson's time or travel expenses.

How can we help you?

These are the kind of things the Handyperson could help you with. Please call us if your job is not listed and we will do our best to help you:

  • Changing light bulbs and tap washers;
  • Moving furniture within the house;
  • Securing carpets;
  • Securing trailing wires and flexes;
  • Putting up shelves, bathroom cabinets and other small items of a similar nature;
  • Taking down and putting up curtains/tracks;
  • Unblocking sinks and baths;
  • Replacing toilet seats, small areas of tiling, sealant around bath/sink;
  • Fitting grab rails and handrails;
  • Fitting and repairing of locks;
  • Fitting smoke/carbon monoxide alarms; and
  • Fitting chains and peepholes.

What else can we do?

Other tasks we undertake

  • Fit “Aids to Daily Living” such as grab rails or other items to help keep people independent
  • Install some types of equipment if Social Work or NHS staff assess a need
  • Repair NHS wheel chairs

For any enquiries, please call 01847 892507 and select option 3.

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37-39 Traill Street
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