Tel. 01373 467733
Mob. 07812 544542
from Gary Tomkins
aka The Frome Handyman.
Due to the success of my Psychotherapy and Counselling practice www.individualpsychotherapy.co.uk
I am no longer able to take on new Handyman work.
wholeheartedly recommend the following individuals for various jobs.
I would let them work on my house.
David Wright - General. Woodwork, plastering, tiling, minor plumbing
and electrical, painting etc. Similar skill set and charges - 07748
Steve Searle - Plumbing (gas and water) - 07949 386198
Jon Pendleton - Electrical work - 07736 775661
Karen Garner - Interior design/decor - 07870 965089
Matt Bridge - Curtain Poles and Blinds. Supply and Fit. 07711 027515
Sorry no referrals for Damp and Timber although I am willing to advise.
No recommendations for Stone Walling or Stained Glass.
of the commonest causes of damp in buildings is inefficient or blocked
guttering. The neglect of simply clearing gutters of debris as part of
routine maintenance leads to gutters, outlets and hoppers overflowing
and delivering more water to the face of the wall that it can cope
with. This can lead to the washing out of pointing, internal damp
and the ruining of internal plaster finishes and decoration. I highly
occasionally inspecting the performance of gutters during a rainstorm -
although plant growth emerging from gutters or hoppers is something
that can be spotted at any time! Mould growth, other staining or even
washed clean wall surfaces can be an indicator of faulty rainwater
goods or waste pipes. I clean gutters to 2 storey height.
I will carry out repairs,
upgrading and servicing of both cast-iron and PVC rainwater goods.
Please note for safety and practical reasons scaffolding access is
necessary for some work.
is an example of inadequate guttering provision that caused the washing
out of the lime pointing and a severe damp problem internally.
After upgrading rainwater goods
and lime re-pointing.
Renewal of fascia (without