News & Blog

R3 December Covid

New Home Visit Requirements for R3 Direct

  • 17 Dec 2021
  • News

The Scottish Government has announced a new requirement for all householders to do a lateral flow test when anyone visits their home to do work, effective immediately. This includes visits from our R3 operatives, who are already fully complying with all new requirements and taking daily tests to ensure we continue work safely when we visit you in your home.

R3 October


  • 15 Oct 2021
  • Blog

We’ve all got those little leaks, creaks and cracks in our homes that tend to touch a nerve when they start to become bothersome. The problem is that these issues are typically overlooked, as this miniscule job is more often the least of your concerns. Not to worry, as our trusted and talented team of tradesmen are here to spring life back into your home!

R3 September


  • 3 Sep 2021
  • Blog

We know how important it is to our customers that they can trust our services will be delivered efficiently and professionally. We’re always considerate of the fact that it’s your home, it’s your place of safety and where you feel most comfortable; which is why we want to reassure you that you’re in good hands and a reliable, trustworthy service is guaranteed with R3 Direct. But don’t take our word for it; check out some of the recent work from our trusted tradesmen…

R3 July New


  • 21 Jul 2021
  • Blog

It’s time to relax, feel the heat and have a few drinks, could it get any better? With R3 Direct’s range of outdoor improvements, of course it can! Spruce up your garden with some stylish decking, a brand-new brick BBQ or maybe even a fitted patio for your sunbeds to sit on as you catch those glorious summer rays, we’ve all been craving.

R3 Recco New


  • 10 Jun 2021
  • Blog

The long-awaited return to normality is here, which means only one thing; the team at R3 Direct are back to business as usual and that includes indoor working in your home. After a year of weaving in and out of testing lockdowns, we’ve all had an opportunity to be only too close to the projects in our home that require urgent attention.

R3 Diy

DIY vs R3 Direct

  • 28 Apr 2021
  • Blog

We’ve all witnessed some ‘Do It Yourself (DIY)’ disasters during the lockdown period. Whether you’re guilty of a DIY crime or not, it’s time to ask the all-important question as the lockdown exit plan is underway: “Should I put the toolbox in the shed and call R3 Direct instead?”

R3 March


  • 18 Mar 2021
  • Blog

The race is on for that perfect “Summer Ready” home you’ve been dreaming of. However, you can’t help but worry about the aftermath of unattended repairs that have been building up over the winter period too. Wondering if your home will be fixed and ready for those Summer rays? No need to fear, R3 Direct’s trusted team of tradesmen are here!

R3 Still


  • 25 Jan 2021
  • Blog

Yes, Scotland is in lockdown, however R3 Direct is still operational, through lockdown and beyond. In these uncertain months, one thing we know for sure, is that the team at R3 Direct will be available for outdoor works and are able to respond to urgent and emergency works for our blue members before what we hope will be a steady recovery to normality. So, now is a better time than ever to become a member! However, it’s clear that there’s still a fair way to go; until then, we will continue to follow the current government guidance.

R3 Water

Working Against Water Damage

  • 8 Dec 2020
  • Blog

The importance of water is undeniable. From fresh drinking water to washing your clothes, water is in daily use in all of our homes. Unfortunately, water can also cause some serious issues in the home, if proper care and attention is not paid to household appliances and fixtures and fittings. That’s right, the refreshing and resourceful commodity the world needs isn’t always on your side!

R3 Coo


  • 4 Dec 2020
  • Blog

Preparing your home for the cold months is rather like Winter checks on a car; fix the small things before they turn into big things! After all, a house is typically your biggest investment and deserves a bit of tlc before Winter 2020 takes hold. Take a look at some of our recommendations to ensure your home is prepared to fight the winter weather before it’s too late.

R3 Trust


  • 2 Oct 2020
  • Blog

R3 Direct’s customer experience is our top priority; from fabulous flooring to safe electricals in your home; your complete satisfaction is vitally important.

R3 Hats

R3 Direct: What are the benefits?

  • 18 Aug 2020
  • Blog

Why use R3 Direct? Why would I not use my usual tradesman? These are questions we have often heard when promoting our all-trades service around Edinburgh, Lothian and the Scottish Borders. Our response is simple: it’s time to give us a try!

R3 Video

When We Visit You

  • 9 Jul 2020

A short video explaining what we will ask and do when you need a repair

R3 R3ady

Ready to….Respond, Repair and Rebuild….

  • 6 Jul 2020
  • Blog

As we move into the next stage of recovery from Coronavirus, the R3 Direct team is delighted to have returned to normal service; Responding, Repairing and Rebuilding across East Lothian, Edinburgh, Midlothian and the Scottish Borders.

R3 Corona

R3 Direct – Keeping you informed

  • 27 Mar 2020
  • News

An update on R3 Direct's working guidelines and support measures in the light of the current COVID-19 outbreak and restrictions.

Jan Blog

Top 3 Home Maintenance Tips for the New Year

  • 10 Jan 2020
  • Blog

It's the middle of winter, and you can't keep up with your home maintenance issues, what do you do?