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Hands 4 Hire

A handy person service called Hands 4 Hire is available to Jigsaw Homes Midlands tenants to help carry out a range of small DIY jobs around the home.

Who can access this service?

The service is available to all Jigsaw Homes Midlands tenants with clear rent accounts.

How much does it cost?

The cost of the service is £17 per hour. Please note that you must provide the materials required for the job, for example, a curtain pole or a shelf.

If you cannot supply the materials yourself we may be able to help, but this will carry an additional cost.

How do I use the service?

Please email the details of your enquiry to hands4hire@gedlinghomes.co.uk or call 0115 905 1515.

The team will check you’re eligible for the service and that the work requested can be done.

If this is the case, a convenient appointment will be made for you and a skilled Hands 4 Hire operative, who has the correct tools and equipment to do the job safely and properly, will come to your home.

Types of work Hands 4 Hire can help with:

• Fitting curtain poles/window blinds
• Putting up shelves
• Hanging curtains
• Hanging picture frames and mirrors
• Fitting extra door security/doorbells
• Replacing light bulbs*
• Putting up hanging baskets*
• Building flat-pack furniture*
• Moving small items of furniture
• Small decorating jobs*
• Fitting toilet roll holder/toilet seats
• Fitting bathroom accessories
• Changing battery smoke alarms*

*height restrictions apply


To report a repair, including any of the following, please call the Responsive Repairs Maintenance Service on 0115 905 1515.

• Electrical or gas work
• Ladder work or roofing
• Emergency repairs or major works


For more information on how we can assist with gardening, please visit our garden maintenance page.

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