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Gentoo Handyperson Services

We provide a Gardening, Decorating and Handyperson Service to vulnerable Tenants on behalf of Gentoo a local Register Social Landlord. This is a service to prevent their elderly and disabled tenants losing their independence. 

The Handyperson service carries out various handyperson jobs:

  • Changing light bulbs
  • Fitting curtain rails, poles or wires
  • Changing door handles (like for like)
  • Change washers on leaking taps
  • Assembling flat pack furniture
  • Affixing shelving

The Gardening service completes the following tasks:

  • Grass Cutting
  • General tidy up
  • Removal of debris
  • Weeding of borders and paths
  • Hedge trimming
  • Clearance of leaves
  • Clearance of loose debris
  • Clearance of snow and ice
  • Laying down rock salt
  • Tiding up of dead foliage

The Decorating service completes the following tasks:

  • Emulsion walls and ceilings
  • Painting gloss woodwork

We have also formed a partnership with the Tyne & Wear Fire Brigade to offer Home Fire Risk Assessments free of charge to vulnerable people living within identified risk areas. The fire department carry out the assessments free of charge to identify potential dangers within the home.

Another initiative we are involved with is fitting low energy light bulbs.

Please Note if you require these services but cannot gain referral we may still be able to help via SCFS (Contracts) Ltd.

Mon – Fri.: 8:30 – 5:00

Telephone: (0191) 549 9554

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