Domestic Home Maintenance

North Devon property maintenance from a qualified electrician and handyman.

Our green-fingered electrician and handyman.

Richard Green is our electrician and handyman. He offers a wide variety of services for property across the North Devon area and beyond, by arrangement.

Richard is City and Guilds, NVQ and 17th Edition qualified.
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Is there one fiddly job you can't get right? Or is your property in need of a regular caretaker? Whether the job is big or small, give us a call.

Our maintenance services include:

  • DIY
  • Gardening
  • Electrical work
  • PAT Testing
  • Installation of handrails and key safes
  • Painting
  • Snag lists
  • Flat pack construction
  • Holiday home caretaker services
  • Patio cleaning

Note: We recommend giving your property a deep clean at least twice a year.

Holiday Home Maintenance

Property maintenance and caretaker services for holiday homes.

Maintaining your holiday home is always difficult if you’re based a long way away, but it’s no less important than maintaining your own home.

If you’re letting it out, then holiday makers will expect a certain standard to justify their fees. If you’re keeping it for your own use, then you don’t want property issues to mar a perfect week-long getaway.

Our North Devon maintenance expert Richard Green can help. Our standard Devon holiday property maintenance services include:

  • We are available for contractor arrival or deliveries
  • Emergency contact number is always given to your guests
  • Richard is on hand to carry out and manage maintenance jobs
  • Electrical work carried out and PAT Testing of your appliances
  • The outside should reflect the inside. Homecare Solutions gardeners will tend to all your gardening needs
  • We will ensure you are legally compliant with fire safety, risk assessments, electrical PAT testing and gas safety. *
  • Ensure all fixtures and fittings are safe
  • Plumbing and heating serviced*
  • Cooker cleaning*
  • Safety equipment is in place, fire extinguishers, fire blankets, safety signs, first aid kits and torches are all in place and accessible*
  • Full maintenance and inventory reports issued

Note: Those services marked with an asterix above will be undertaken by specially selected, trusted contractors.


A new year and a new lease of life for your rental properties.

Spring Cleaning and Maintenance Checks

Refresh your property after the damp, cold and dark of winter.

  • Reseal around worktops, clean tiles and re-grout if needed
  • Replace dishes, mugs, glasses that are chipped
  • Clean cooker hood and filters
  • Sanitize fridge and freezer
  • Clean oven
  • Descale kettles
  • PAT Test and check all electrical appliances
  • Remove mouldy silicone and reseal
  • Plunge drains
  • Replace old looking towels, linen and pillows
  • Turn mattresses and vacuum.


A stress-free winter break for both owner and holiday maker.

Winter Breaks

We all know how important it is getting that warm welcoming feeling on arrival. Ensure your guests get the welcome they deserve...

  • We will check and refresh the property
  • We will put on heating and light log fires
  • Switch on lamps to make it all cosy!
  • Check maintenance on the property
  • Switch on outside lights
  • Switch on Pool/Spa heating (pre-arranged with owners)

Winter Checks

Take the worry out of wintering your property and let Homecare Solutions keep it safe and secure. We offer these services as standard.

  • Test and replace batteries in smoke alarms
  • Test and inspect fire extinguishers*
  • Arrival safety checks
  • Sweep chimney*
  • Check walls for damp or mould
  • Deep clean the holiday property
  • Service air conditioning*
  • Inspect furniture
  • Repaint and retouch

Note: Those services marked with an asterix above will be undertaken by specially selected, trusted contractors.

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Quality Assurance

Both Richard and Jill hold enhanced DBS checks and Public Liability Insurance for your peace of mind, as do our personal assistants. We've some great testimonials from our valued clients too.

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Gardening Services

We can offer one-off tidy up sessions to plant, weed, prune and trim, or regular, reliable and professional gardening services on a weekly or monthly basis.

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We're confident we can help you or your loved ones feel safe and secure.