Free DIY session for new tenants aged 16 to 21

There are only six places on this brand new course, which is being held on Wednesday 28 June 2017 (10am - 3pm in Edinburgh). First come, first served so act quickly if you are interested.

If you would like to book a place or to find out more, please email tenant.panel@edinburgh.gov.uk or call 0131 529 7805.

This short ‘hands-on’ session will cover basic repairs and maintenance such as:

  • Preparing for painting and painting tips
  • Hanging wallpaper
  • Changing a plug or a fuse
  • Hanging shelves
  • Fitting internal locks
  • Keeping yourself safe and what to do in an emergency

You will:

  • Gain confidence doing basic DIY
  • Meet people and make new friends
  • Develop life skills that will help you to maintain your home
  • Have fun!

Help with transport (if you have mobility difficulties) and childcare if required. Refreshments provided.

Help test this new service - if it goes well there may be further opportunities for tenants more widely.