Practical Services include our long standing plumbing, electrical and handyman services. We also supply a broad range of other services including the popular appliance repairs, our specialist shower service, gardening, carpentry / joinery, decluttering, painting and decorating, plastering, drains, heating, gas works, locks , tiling, problem solving and technical advice services. Click here to see the range in your area.
If you have a plumbing, electrcial or boiler emergency you may like to read our self help guides here.
50plus has service packages tailored for most customers including free estimates and advice, problem solving, fault finding, installation design, including:
Pay As You Go charges for smaller jobs
Pay As You Go is designed for smaller reactive repair jobs. Charges vary by area, reflecting local operating costs. Our prices can be checked here which will show the availability of all 50plus services and associated charges for your post code.
With the exception of tasks which take less than 15 minutes or our minimum charge is for one hour.
There is no call out fee and no mileage charge. Larger works are usually estimated. Fault finding is a chargeable task.
If you have an electrical outage or plumbing leak remember to try our self help guides here.
Day rates are designed for larger jobs over 8 hours or more and can attract substantial discounts. As with Pay As You Go, charges vary by area, reflecting local operating costs.
Materials and parts are charged at cost plus 20% if we purchase. Customers are welcome to supply their own materials and 50plus can advise on requirements.
Unless you have set up a credit account with us payment for the work is due on completion. For full details about how to pay visit our how to pay page.
If you need to postpone an appointment please let us know at least 24 hours in advance or on the previous Friday if the job is for a Monday.
If you do need to cancel an appointment please give us at least 24 hours notice or let us know by midday on the previous Friday if the job is for a Monday, otherwise a cancellation fee of the minimum one hour charge may be applicable.
To view our full terms and conditions please click here.
Who provides the service
The service is provided locally by direct employees or associates. Gas engineers are Gas Safe registered. 50plus is NICEIC registered for electrical work.
Where we offer service
We cover a good deal of the UK. Please visit this page which will show the availability of all 50plus services and associated charges for your post code.
Estimates are normally provided free of charge. Smaller jobs of up to a day in duration will normally be estimated over the telephone. Larger jobs may require a visit to enable an estimate to be provided.
50plus generally provides an estimate based on our professional judgement of the time and material required to undertake the work. With time and materials you pay for our time on an hourly basis (for each person employed on the project) and for any material we use during the course of the works.
There's a lot of information on how long jobs take here.
Fault finding requiring the use of tools is a chargeable task.
How to obtain service
To obtain service please book online or telephone 50plus on 0845 22 50 495 or one of our local numbers between 9am and 5:30pm week days with messages taken outside these hours or if the lines are all busy.
It is helpful if you can give us some advance notice of your requirements.
Why Choose 50plus Practical Services?
Questions? Please contact us.