How long should I book?

Flat pack furniture assembly Small (e.g. shoe rack) – 1 hour

Medium (e.g. table) – 2 hours

Large (e.g. bed, wardrobe) – 3 hours
Mounting (TV, curtains, mirrors, pictures, shelves and cabinets) 1-2 hours
Doors (fix broken doorknobs or hinges, changing locks, install spy holes (wooden doors only), door chains, and door bells) 1-2 hours
Fixing loose floorboards, banisters, window frames and draft-proofing 1 hour
Painting (interior, exterior, waste pipes) 1-3 hours depending on area to be painted
Minor plumbing (fixing broken taps, tap washers, unblocking sinks and toilets) 2 hours
Replacing lightbulbs 1 hour
Heavy lifting (help moving, packing and unpacking) 1 hour
Dismantling furniture or sheds (ready for moving or a bulky waste collection) 1-2 hours
Securing carpets, rugs and trailing cables 1 hour
Cleaning and refurbishment (decking, fencing) 2-3 hours depending on the size of the area to be cleaned
Other small jobs such as cleaning, decorating small areas, wallpapering or filling cracks 1 hour