Jobs tackled

This list contains the kinds of jobs I regularly handle but it's not comprehensive so don't be deterred if the work you require is not shown here.

General Maintenance

Hanging doors. Trimming doors to fit properly or to clear new carpets. Adjusting or replacing latches so doors shut properly, also windows. Reversing doors to open another way. Reglazing. Repointing

Fixing and Assembly

Fixing shelves. Doorbells. Flat-pack assembly. Fixing dado, skirting or coving.


Replacing or repairing locks. Fitting security chains and spyholes. Window locks. Security lights. Garage door openers. Burglar alarms (simple systems only).

Painting and Decorating

Mainly indoor work owing to the limitations of British weather. Wallpapering

Gardens and Outdoor

Landscaping. Lawn treatment. Digging ponds and fitting fountains. Patios. Brick-built barbecues. Pruning.

Electrics and Plumbing

Replacing light fitting, sockets switches, dimmers, etc. Leaks. Replacing taps. Toilet flush repairs. Ball valve replacement. Fitting sinks and basins. Moving or replacing radiators. Fitting or replacing showers. Note: No CORGI (gas fitting) work is undertaken.


Laminate flooring. Wall and floor tiling. Kitchen fitting. Bathroom fitting.


With bathroom or kitchen refurbishments there is no need to employ multiple tradesmen as I handle everything.