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Our Building Services (South) team offers a free Handyvan service to older and vulnerable tenants in the Blaby area. The service is available to tenants who:

  • live in a sheltered scheme
  • live in a bungalow with support
  • are considered vulnerable
  • are pensioners living in general accommodation

Although the service is free, residents must provide the materials themselves and emh homes can only supply a qualified tradesman for up to 30 minutes.

Some of the jobs they can carry out include:

  • fitting blinds or curtains
  • building flat pack furniture
  • fitting curtain poles or rails
  • plumbing-in a washing machine
  • resetting clocks or central heating timers
  • replacing doorbell buttons and door furniture

The service does not cover:

  • working over two-storeys high
  • any job needing paint or wallpaper
  • work involving mains electricity
  • anything outside Health and Safety guidelines

For more information, please call our Customer Service Centre.

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