Category Archives: Repairs

Kitchen Tile Splashback






The heart of any home is the kitchen, so it is important to try and get it the way you want it. Some people may have a large kitchen with plenty of space and ventilation, but in many cases in … Continue reading

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First Impressions






Handy David, Edinburgh Handyman Services, was asked to fix up the entrance to a local business, Nexus Business Space, as the mouldings at the foot of the main door surround had been badly repaired previously and were starting to deteriorate. To fix the … Continue reading

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Garage Door Repairs & Decoration






Handy David – Edinburgh Handyman services recently completed the repair and decoration of a garage door and wooden plinth. This task was a mixture of joinery work and decorating services. The garage door, looked a little sorry for itself and … Continue reading

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Bath & Basin Silicone Replacement






Over Time, trim tiles on a bath set with grout can loosen and once this happens water will penetrate behind. Because of the movement of a bath being filled and emptied and the combination of water loosening the tiles it … Continue reading

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Stairwell Plastering Repair






Repair to a tenement stairwell which had suffered water damage causing the existing plaster to crumble, blister and fall off the wall. The aim was to repair and re-instate to match the undamaged section of stairwell. The first task was … Continue reading

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Bath Re-tiling






Bath Re-tiling. In this case the tiles were old and the grouting had failed at the shower end of the bath. As a result the board behind the existing tiles had rotted and gone mouldy. Once all the tiles had … Continue reading

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Garage door Painting






Bring a bit of life back to a weathered garage door. 1. Scrape off any blistered, cracking or loose paint. 2. Sand entire door to provide key for new paint, paying particular attention to sanding down any rough edges where … Continue reading

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Repairing Warped floorboards – Tongue and Groove






Repairing solid wood laminate flooring. Step 1: Find the cause and fix – In this case it was a dripping dishwasher inlet hose, the floor only got bad when the property was vacant for a month, but could have been … Continue reading

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