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General DIY videos


This section contains videos that will help when doing general DIY that does not fit into any other categories. In here you will find videos showing how to remove mould or even how to remove a wall plug with ease.

  • 05:06 Popular How to seal a patterned concrete drive | seal PIC drive

    How to seal a patterned concrete drive | seal PIC drive

    by Admin Added 202 Views / 0 Likes

    In this video I seal a patterned concrete drive using acrylic sealer and xylene plus some rhino grip anti-slip additive. Sealing a concrete drive is required every couple of years to maintain the finish. If sealing is not carried out the drive can fade an

  • 11:24 Popular how to fix squeaky/squeaking/creaking floors/floorboards

    how to fix squeaky/squeaking/creaking floors/floorboards

    by Admin Added 625 Views / 0 Likes

    how to fix repair squeaky squeaking creaking floors/floorboards. Squeaking floorboards or creaking floorboards are often caused by the boards being loose, the movement that is caused when walking on the boards creates the squeaking or creaking noise. Appa

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  • 10:10 Popular how to kill a wasp nest at height

    how to kill a wasp nest at height

    by Admin Added 477 Views / 0 Likes

    This video shows how to kill a wasp nest which is at height. Killing a wasp nest at height is particularly dangerous and so I made a pole that could deliver the pesticide into the access hole for the wasp nest from a distance. A couple of attempts were ne

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  • 09:03 Popular How to replace a double glazed unit

    How to replace a double glazed unit

    by Admin Added 618 Views / 0 Likes

    This video shows how to replace a double glazed unit in a double glazed UPVC window frame. This window has imploded so the glass is quite badly broken, How this happened is described in this video- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I3fGXFRZ3zQ You might be

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  • 02:14 Popular Broken double glazed window on the inside

    Broken double glazed window on the inside

    by Admin Added 762 Views / 0 Likes

    This video briefly shows what can happen to double glazed windows in cold weather once the sun heats the unit up too quickly. The difference in temperature can cause the window to implode, as you can see from the pane of glass on the inside of this double

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  • 14:40 Popular How to use a mitre saw safely

    How to use a mitre saw safely

    by Admin Added 1,036 Views / 0 Likes

    Mitre saws are now very common and can be picked up very inexpensively. It is however very important that these machines are used safely to avoid potential injuries to the mitre saw use. This video looks at using the sliding mitre saw in a safe manner and

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  • 14:07 Popular Transcend Drivepro 100 dashcam review

    Transcend Drivepro 100 dashcam review

    by Admin Added 691 Views / 0 Likes

    In this video the Transcend Drivepro 100 dashcam is reviewed by Mike.

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  • 03:46 Popular Gyproc Easi-fill | Gyproc Easi filler

    Gyproc Easi-fill | Gyproc Easi filler

    by Admin Added 1,325 Views / 1 Likes

    Gyproc Easi-fill was originally made for filling the joints between sheets of plasterboard or drywall once they had been fixed to the wall using the direct bond method. I know decorators that have been using it as a filler for years and now Gyproc have re

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  • 03:19 Popular How to repair a crack in a wall

    How to repair a crack in a wall

    by Admin Added 1,251 Views / 0 Likes

    Cracks can often appear in plastered or drywall walls due to settlement or slight movement. In most cases the cracks are nothing to worry about and are only cosmetic. These cracks in the plaster or cracks in the drywall can easily be fixed using a suitabl

  • 04:40 Popular How to repoint a lead roof valley

    How to repoint a lead roof valley

    by Admin Added 911 Views / 0 Likes

    This video shows how to re-point the lead valley on a tiled roof safely using fibre reinforced mortar.

  • 00:19 Popular halloween prank wheelie bin

    halloween prank wheelie bin

    by Admin Added 900 Views / 1 Likes

    What can you make using a wheelie bin and some pneumatic controls? Well you could make a prank wheelie bin to scare your neighbours ;-) Special thanks go out to my neighbours Ian and Carole for being such good sports ;-) How to make this prop will be cove

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  • 05:33 Popular Safety gloves | Work gloves

    Safety gloves | Work gloves

    by Admin Added 789 Views / 1 Likes

    Safety gloves are very important when working or carrying out DIY. Each year thousands of people end up in hospital due to injuries that could have been prevented by wearing the correct safety gloves or work gloves. Some of the sites I work on make it man

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  • 05:39 Popular How to replace the hose pipe in a Hozelock reel

    How to replace the hose pipe in a Hozelock reel

    by Admin Added 1,100 Views / 0 Likes

    This video shows how to replace a damaged hose pipe in a Hozelock auto reel. The hose pipe in this reel had split in several places and required replacing. The hose length is about 30 metres or £150 feet. This was a bit of a challenge as some of the

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  • 03:21 Popular How to remove moss from a roof

    How to remove moss from a roof

    by Admin Added 1,674 Views / 0 Likes

    Removing moss from a roof can seem like a difficult task, some people reach for the pressure washer but often you can clean the roof simply using a stiff brush. Once the moss is removed from the roof the tiles are then brushed again before the roof is spr

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  • 02:09 Popular Top DIY hacks

    Top DIY hacks

    by Admin Added 13.1k Views / 1 Likes

    Little DIY jobs around the house can add up to be quite expensive. But with my quick DIY hacks I’ll teach you how to save a fortune. These simple fixes to traditional jobs will also save you a lot of time.

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  • 03:49 Popular How to cut a bolt without damaging the threads

    How to cut a bolt without damaging the threads

    by Admin Added 4,364 Views / 0 Likes

    This video shows how to cut a bolt using a hacksaw or a pair of electrical crimping pliers. Cutting a bolt has never been so easy!

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