DIY for tenants

  • 13
  • Nov

These free sessions run by Islington Council’s Repairs Team will help council tenants improve their understanding of some common problems in the home and practice some hands-on activities. No previous experience is needed.

All sessions run from 9.30am to 4.00pm at the Repairs Training Facility, Unit 9, Bush Industrial Estate, Station Rd, N19 5UN.

Friday 4 October 2019

  • Plumbing – where to turn water off in emergencies, changing tap washers, minor repairs on toilets, preventing and dealing with blockages
  • Electrics – understanding the switches in your fuse box, diagnosing simple problems, wiring plugs and safety with sockets

Friday 1 November 2019

  • Battery Drills – how to use battery drills safely, drilling into different wall types with correct fixings
  • Tiling Basics – how to replace damaged tiles, grouting, how to put sealant around edges of items such as baths and sinks.

Book a place on one or both courses by emailing HCDT@islington.gov.uk or calling 020 7527 2324

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