Handy person service

We commission AMS Electrical to provide a handy person service to help people live independently and safely in their own homes.

The service is available to anyone aged 60 or over or anyone with a disability who is unable to carry out the work themselves.

The handy person service can carry out a range of home improvement, adaption, maintenance and repair works including:

  • small plumbing jobs
  • small electrical works
  • carpentry jobs, for example easing doors, windows, securing boards
  • securing or fitting carpets (primarily to address health & safety issues)
  • repairs to walls, plaster, render, pointing up to 2m²
  • securing or repairing paving slabs and paths
  • cleaning and clearing paths for access
  • health and safety works
  • energy efficiency works
  • security improvements
  • fitting internal and external grab rails, banisters and bed rails
  • access issues and door entry
  • clearing gutters, gullies and surface water drains (not above the first-floor level)
  • fitting bed and chair raisers
  • fitting external door and window locks, door chains and other home security products
  • fitting key safes
  • checking insulation
  • fitting smoke alarms, carbon monoxide alarms and low energy light bulbs
  • clearing garden areas and access routes which might otherwise create an access issue or potential health and safety or security risk
  • other minor repairs and improvements internally and externally

The cost of the service is £15.60 per hour (including VAT), with a maximum of three hours per visit and a maximum total of six hours a year.

How to book

To book a handy person contact AMS Electrical. 

Handy person service

AMS Electrical, Office 1, Locking Road, Weston-super-Mare, BS23 3HF