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Safety and security

  • burglar alarm

    Crime prevention

    If you are worried about strangers coming to the door read the crime prevention pages with information about how to deal with distraction burglars, rogue traders and antisocial behaviour


  • padlock

    Home security

    Keep secure by using door locks, personal alarms and key safes


  • tripping hazard

    Keeping safe within the home

    Problems within the home including tripping hazards, electrical dangers, and lighting problems.


  • Smoke detector

    Fire and gas safety

    Advice on smoke and carbon monoxide detectors


  • handyman

    Condition of home, garden and its surroundings

    Useful advice for homes in need of general maintenance


  • lightbulb

    Energy advice

    Information on energy advice including heating your home, home insulation and fuel poverty


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Contact numbers

Home Improvement agencies

  • East Hants, Fareham, Hart, Havant, and Rushmoor
    Tel: 0845 266 8757
  • New Forest, Test Valley
    Tel: 01425 482773
  • Basingstoke & Deane, Eastleigh, Gosport and Winchester
    Contact: The Housing Team, District or Borough Council (below)

Gardening services

  • Shaw Trust Gardening Support Service
    Tel: 0845 604 4643
  • Trading Standards Buy With Confidence
    Tel: 0845 4040 506
  • Age Concern Hampshire
    Tel: 0800 328 7154