Bluebell Handyman Services want to help with those jobs, both big and small that people hate doing.
Jobs that they are unable to manage or simply don’t have the time or tools to complete themselves.
“We provide a reliable, friendly and cost effective service”.
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The Story so far….
The first seeds for Bluebell Handyman and Gardening Services were sown in April 2014.
With a half finished novel languishing in the drawer, Claire felt that she had had enough of being sat behind a desk for almost 40 hours a week and in traffic jams for 2 hours a day with no hope of ever having the time to finish it! After much discussion she decided to take the leap and give up the office job, finally giving her time to complete the book.
However, soon word spread around family and friends that Claire might have some spare time on her hands! Requests for help with gardening (already a lifelong hobby), decorating and dog sitting began to come in.
In between that and finally completing the novel (Skyecliffe – available on Kindle through Amazon) Claire has never looked back.
They christened their venture “Bluebell Garden Services”, mainly due to the little blue van which they bought with the proceeds from the sale of Simon’s beloved Vespa.
So – here they are over 2 years later and Claire is as busy as ever having built up a loyal and growing customer base. With new requests coming in all the time, they have made the huge decision to expand the business. Simon has given up his job to become the “Handyman” in the newly named Bluebell Handyman and Gardening Services.
Simon, a skilled engineer has worked for various companies in Hull for over 30 years, but he too wanted to get out from behind the desk. In his spare time he has renovated and worked on several houses, thoroughly enjoying working with his hands and wanted to put his skills to good use.
“Requests for jobs were increasing and the chance to work together as a team was one that we both wanted to grab with both hands. We are now able to take on bigger and more challenging jobs, utilising Simon’s many skills and vast experience”.
Bluebell Handyman and Gardening Services want to help with those jobs, both big and small that people hate doing. Jobs that they are unable to manage or simply don’t have the time or tools to complete themselves.
“We provide a reliable, friendly and cost effective service”.
Garden Gates - Hull I was asked by a customer in Hull to make and fit a gate and fence to his side drive. The gate and fence where made with 6" wide 6' high tanalised boards. A 4" post was set into drive way for gate to fit too. All our gates are bespoke and made to...read more
Fitted Wardrobes - Hessle I was asked by a customer in Hessle to fit some sliding wardrobe doors they had purchased in two bedrooms in their new bungalow. There where three doors to each wardrobe, approx 2.5m high. The doors where about 6 inches smaller than the...read more
Shed Roof Re-Felting - Cottingham Recently re-felted another 2 garden sheds, this time in Cottingham. Old felt was removed and any rotten timber replaced before new felt installed, customers very happy, 2 more garden sheds given a whole new lease of life at the...read more
Shed Roof Re-Felting - Hull - West Hull Handyman Shed roof re-felted in Hull and surrounding areas:- All Old felt re-moved and rotten timber replaced where necessary. Prices start from £100, breath new life into that old shed at a fraction of the price of a new shed....read more
I was commissioned to design and make six kitchen units for a customer in Anlaby. They where to be free standing units, the carcass and doors where made out of soft wood plywood. The work tops where solid 40mm thick oak. These were purchased from a online worktop...read more
Decking Hull. Large raised deck was built for a customer in Hessle. Handrailing, stairs and storage underneath with doors.read more
“Thank you, Simon, for a brilliant job” (picket fence and gate) .”Jackie K
“Just a note of thanks for all the work you have carried out at my father-in-law’s property in Swanland. The new fence is a vast improvement on the old one, as is the shed roof! We’d be happy to recommend your services and am sure we will be in contact for further maintenance work in the future.”Graham L
“Highly delighted and confident in this professional teams work including gardening and joinery services tailored to my needs and at a realistic price”Nancy B
“Had a visit this morning from the lovely Simon King of Bluebell Handyman and Gardening Services who was here fixing our poorly fence. If you want anything doing big or small these are the guys for you. Handyman stuff or gardening work, give them a ring! Also, they’re both lovely!!”Rachel Rumkee
“Claire has been looking after our garden for sometime now, she is always reliable, on time and so friendly. Would recommend her to anyone looking for help with their garden”Mrs S. Morgan
“Claire has gardened for me for over 2 years now and she is great, always on time and nothing is too much trouble, she is friendly, efficient, trustworthy and a pleasure to have around”Mrs C Gibbs
“Simon came at very short notice to install a new outside security light for me as mine had broken. He did a very good job and was very reasonable, he was a very friendly young man”Mrs D. Atkinson
“Claire has been the gardener at Bluebell Gardens for 2 years, She began in our garden but as houses were added to the development, the new home-owners asked Claire to help them. Claire now has the responsibility for all 4 gardens in Bluebell Gardens. Claire is charming, diligent and reliable”
“Simon did a superb job installing a new fence and gate for us, really pleased with it. He works very hard and cleans up after himself, he is very skilled young man, I would highly recommend him for any joinery or fencing project”Clive Musson
“Claire and Simon are very enthusiastic, hard working and reliable. Jobs from weeding and grass cutting to chopping down trees, all branches and green waste taken away. Very pleased, even my neighbors commented on what an improvement they have made to my garden”S.Jordan
“I have always found Simon and Claire to be reliable, punctual and very tidy workers, nothing is too much trouble for them, i would definitely recommend them to anyone”Mrs A.Renshaw
“Simon did a wonderful job removing my dishwasher and replacing it with some lovely wicker basket drawers, he came when he said he would and was very reasonable, would highly recommend him”Mrs Gray