Tag Archives: repair

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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Front Door Painting






Painting a front door is an important job as it is a showpiece of anybody’s home, getting a good finish is very important. This door is a split door, which in itself only made the job minorly more difficult. the … 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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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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Socket Set For Sale – £SOLD






Socket Set 1/2″ 24 Pieces – Bought in emergency used once. Product Code: 53503 details on set can be seen on SCREWFIX website use product code to search. 24 Piece Set. Heat-treated chrome vanadium steel with mirror polished chrome finish. … Continue reading

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Fixing Wobbly Fence Posts






Edinburgh is affectionately known as ‘The Windy City’, and after a blustery winter (or summer!) it is possible that there are a few fence posts rattling about. Fence posts can be sorted out easily enough, by removing the old post … Continue reading

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