Repairs, maintenance and improvements to council housing and estates
As well as repairs and regular maintenance that we carry out, there may be improvements or changes that you might want to make to your home.
We have now reached the Welsh Housing Quality Standard (WHQS) and in doing so, have delivered a huge programme of repairs and improvements to our council homes across Swansea.
There are sometimes things that you can do yourself to help stop issues occurring in the first place or simple fixes you can do to solve problems.
The easiest way to request a repair to your home is using our online form.
Our emergency repair service deal with urgent repairs needed to make you safe.
We undertake regular repairs and maintenance of council housing, including gas servicing.
Every contract holder has the right to make improvements to their home, such as installing new kitchen units, building a wall in the garden or installing a new shower or bath.
If repairs aren't carried out within the appointed time you have the right to request a different contractor.
You are able to put up a satellite dish on your property as long as you have received approval from the Housing Department and the Planning Department, if necessary.
Help is available for grass and hedge cutting if you are unable to do it yourself and have no-one who can do it for you.
Information on building a driveway and renting a garage.
The estate caretakers carry out litter picking, low level ground maintenance, removal of needles and check communal areas of blocks of flats.