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Home Improvement Service (Calderdale Council)

Northgate House, Northgate
Halifax
HX1 1UN

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Tel: 01422 288001

Email: home.improvements@calderdale.gov.uk
Web: www.calderdale.gov.uk/housing/adapting-improving-homes/homerepairs/index.html See external link policy

Description

This service offers advice, practical help and loans to home owners who are on a low income and who need to make essential repairs or improvements to their home.

You can get a free survey of your home detailing the repairs or improvements required. You can also get free help and advice with choosing a contractor, completing paperwork, checking the work is carried out to a good standard, and ensuring that safety checks are completed.

The following types of work can be arranged: replacing windows and doors; roof repairs; renewing old kitchens and bathrooms; electrical rewiring; dealing with damp or rot; renewing defective gas or electrical installations; dealing with structural instability; installing bathroom facilities for the first time.

Simple interest-free repayment loans and equity release loans are available if you are on benefits or a low income and cannot obtain a commerical loan.

Relevant for

  • Carers
  • Learning disabilities
  • Mental health
  • Older people
  • Physical disabilities

Opening hours

Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm

Cost band

free

Service location

Contact us

Gateway to Care

Email: gatewaytocare@calderdale.gov.uk
Tel: 01422 393000
Textphone: 01422 393398
Text messages only: 07776454642

Website help

Email: ahsc@calderdale.gov.uk
Tel: 01422 363561

1 Park Road, Halifax, HX1 2TU

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