The Covid-19 outbreak has placed us all in a situation of uncertainty. It can be hard to know who and what you can rely on, with business closures and disruptions to everyday routines. Despite these limitations, the local community has still had to tackle some of the issues that we are all too familiar with facing.

With these uncertain times we find ourselves in, in typical fashion there is also the chance that the unexpected inconvenience might occur. Your boiler might break, your roof may leak or your property may need some TLC. With the closure of schools and colleges, you may also just want to have those jobs completed that you have kept putting off.

In moments like this, you need the help of people you can trust, who are going to go above and beyond to provide a service. We have compiled a list of businesses who, at this time, can ensure that they are available and ready to help both domestically and commercially. It’s important we remember that we need to do all we can to support our local traders and help them through this tough time. A synopsis of each has been listed below with details of how you can get in touch with them.

Luke’s Aerial Solutions

Redditch Advertiser:

Specialising in Aerial and Satellite repairs and replacement, Luke’s Aerial Services provide a fast and efficient service with fixed prices and no hidden costs.

With over 30 years’ experience we can help you. When you call us, we will ask you a few details and try to establish what you may need and give you a price for the work. If you are happy, we will then arrange a time to visit.

In many cases we find one or several small problems can create poor reception or loss of signal. Often, we can see a problem right away, but we like to thoroughly check your system to avoid any further problems. In all cases we explain the procedure throughout and where possible show you the cause of the problem.

We provide a one-year guarantee on all equipment fitted and a two-year guarantee on our work.

T: 07864 590543 W:

Acer Trees

Redditch Advertiser:

Acer Trees was founded by arborist and tree surgeon Craig Mosley, who has built up a team capable of carrying out any tree work you require.

We aim to provide a friendly, professional and efficient service regardless of the scope of the job and are committed to carrying out our services to the highest possible standard.

Health and Safety is very important to us – tree surgery can involve dangerous situations and an element of risk, which is why our staff are fully trained and all work is carried out to British Standard BD3998:2010, as well as also being fully insured and NPTC Qualified.

We cover a wide area from our Bromsgrove base and are happy to travel to Hagley, Belbroughton, Stourbridge, Kidderminster, South Birmingham, Redditch, Worcestershire, Alcester, Stratford-upon-Avon and Warwickshire.

T: 01527 882505 W:

SS Electrical

Redditch Advertiser:

SS Electrical has been trading for over 25 years under the guidance of local electrician Jim. An expert in general repairs, Jim specialises in electrical cooker repair, electric shower repair, sockets, lightings, CCTV, alarms and fuse box upgrades.

With an ethos of no job being too small and no call out charges, why not call Jim if you have any electrical work needing done during this period?

Smart Safe Electrical can ensure their commitment to appropriate course of action and precautions during the period that the Coronavirus is with us and are happy to help the local community in providing a professional and friendly service at this time.

T: 01527 908422

Rob's Rubbish

Redditch Advertiser:

Rob’s Rubbish is a family-run rubbish removal service that has been operating since 1992.

Rob’s dedication to his trade is made evident in his commitment to being available 7 days a week and offering his customers reasonable rates for his services.

Rob uses no skips in his work and loads your rubbish using his own pickup truck. Rob is happy to help with work relating to the garden, households, sheds, garages, fridges, white goods, furniture and any other related types of domestic rubbish.

During this period of uncertainty, Rob has assured the community that there is no problem too big or too small and is happy to offer his services during this time.

T: 07938 207122

Richard Removals

Redditch Advertiser:

Richard Removals are a family-run residential & commercial removal and self-storage company with over three decades of supporting families throughout their relocation process.

Alongside offering residential and commercial relocation services across the width and breadth of the UK, we are also able to offer many self-storage opportunities.

Our dedicated team are here to support and advise you with your moving and storage needs, whatever they may involve. We pride ourselves in offering a friendly, flexible service topped with a personal touch to ensure a smooth and dependable customer experience.

T: 01527 558555 W: