Our Services

Mears Home Improvement Kirklees is funded by Kirklees Council to help vulnerable people live independently in their own homes. The handyperson service helps with the smaller jobs around the home and the labour may be free for people in receipt of Disability Living Allowance/PIP (must be over 18 years of age) or pensioners who receive Attendance Allowance, free Home-Care or Pension Credit Guaranteed. Mears provides a service for people who do not receive any benefits for £18 an hour or part of. All materials will need to be supplied or paid for.

Handyperson service includes:

  • Supplying and fitting key safes
  • Supplying and fitting doors chains, sash jammer and anti-snap locks
  • Supplying and fitting grab rails
  • Supplying and fitting banisters
  • Moving furniture (within a property)
    Putting up curtain rails/pictures/shelves
  • Replacing light bulbs
  • Replacing tap washers
  • Changing batteries on smoke alarms
  • Fitting smoke alarms or CO2 monitors
  • Minor joinery work
  • Minor plumbing work
  • Security checks
  • Dementia assessments

Mears Home Improvement also undertakes larger works including:

  • Boiler and heating installations
  • Heating repairs
  • Energy efficient measures installed
  • Re-wires

Funding may be available for some larger works but if not, a private service is available.

The private work is managed by a caseworker who oversees all aspects of the work and ensures you have a stress-free experience. Mears only uses fully qualified, vetted and insured trades people who always carry identification. A 10% fee is charged for managing this service and a year’s warranty is provided through Mears.

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Customers' Comments

“They were very polite on arrival they put on shoe covers and got on with the work straight away, then gathered all the bits of rubbish for the bin, there was nothing to clean up after they had finished, please acknowledge these workers – you can send them anywhere. Thank you so much.”Mrs E
“Only wish we had found out about the handyman service sooner it is excellent, hope to use the service again.”Mr & Mrs B
“He was very understanding with my communication skills. He was patient and co-operative when talking/explaining to me.”Mr M
“Very highly satisfied with the professional and courteous manner from start to finish of the work carried out at my property. I would recommend your service to everyone requiring expert, professional help and a job well done.”Mr M

Contact Us

Mears Home Improvements
Slaithwaite Town Hall
Carr Lane

Call 01484 845492
Freephone 0800 0324483