NHS and social care workers have been working tirelessly on the frontline amid the coronavirus outbreak – and now they can get free emergency home repairs as part of a £1 million helping hand for Britain’s healthcare heroes.
HomeServe, the home repairs and improvements business, has today launched the special offer as a thank you to those at the frontline of the Covid-19 response in a bid to show how grateful the nation is for all their hard work.
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Among the repairs they can receive for free is plumbing, drainage and heating, which will be provided by HomeServe’s network of qualified engineers, and typically within the same day.
Richard Harpin, founder and CEO of HomeServe, said: “All of our NHS and Social Care workers have shown enormous bravery and dedication in their response to the coronavirus crisis.
“During these trying times, a home emergency could become an additional source of disruption and anxiety when it’s needed the least.”
The home repairs business say it's doing what it can to help those frontline workers focus on the crucial work they are doing to combat the coronavirus pandemic – without the stress and disruption caused by an unexpected home emergency,
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HomeServe hope the £1 million fund will cover the cost of up to 10,000 emergency repairs across the UK.
“Everyone at HomeServe wants to do their bit to ensure that NHS and Social Care workers have working plumbing and hot water at home at the end of an exhausting shift, whether they are HomeServe customers or not," Richard said.
“We hope that by offering them free emergency repairs, we can show how grateful we are at this time of intense difficulty. While you look after us, we’ll look after your homes.”
NHS and Social Care workers can contact HomeServe for a free emergency repair on 0330 0247 222 or via homeserve.com.
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