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Practical Services

Take advantage of Newton at Home's volunteers to get things done in your house or apartment and around town. Here is a sampling of some of the services our volunteers provide:

    Projects and Repairs
  • Minor home repairs typically done by a handyman
  • Replacement of ceiling light bulbs and smoke and carbon monoxide alarm batteries
  • Trash barrel curbside placement and removal
  • Seasonal tasks such as installing or removing storm windows and window air conditioners
    Convenience
  • Prescription and dry cleaning pickup
  • Refrigerator stocking before you return from a trip
  • Home check if you are away
    Technology Assistance
  • Computer/printers/fax machines
  • DVD players
  • Cell phone
  • Television
  • Wi-Fi
  • Facebook
    Personal Assistance
    Gardening and Lawn Care 
  • Planting
  • Weeding
  • Leaf raking
Photograph by Mimi Bernardin
Photograph by Mimi Bernardin