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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.

  • 01:17 Popular Angle grinder pin wrench trick

    Angle grinder pin wrench trick

    by Admin Added 1,845 Views / 0 Likes

    Undoing the flange nut on an angle grinder can be almost impossible with the incorrect pin wrench, here I demonstrate how to undo the nut with the wrong sized wrench.

  • 15:27 Popular Bathroom ceiling cladding

    Bathroom ceiling cladding

    by Admin Added 2,492 Views / 1 Likes

    How to clad a bathroom ceiling using PVC cladding.

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

    Broken double glazed window on the inside

    by Admin Added 475 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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  • 03:23 Popular Child proof appliance switches

    Child proof appliance switches

    by Admin Added 1,088 Views / 0 Likes

    Children just love to press buttons, especially if the button is illuminated. This simple trick shows how to use a small piece of acrylic with a 6mm hole drilled through it to protect the switch from little fingers. The appliance can still be switched on

  • 02:42 Popular Clear Silicone Sealant test

    Clear Silicone Sealant test

    by Admin Added 2,063 Views / 1 Likes

    Sometimes clear silicone sealant is far from clear, here I compare three brands of clear silicone.

  • 02:58 Popular Cutting Polysterene with a hot wire cutter

    Cutting Polysterene with a hot wire cutter

    by Admin Added 1,555 Views / 0 Likes

    A hot wire cutter is useful for cutting polystyrene.

  • 01:19 Popular Detail sander sheet money saving tip

    Detail sander sheet money saving tip

    by Admin Added 1,406 Views / 0 Likes

    Detail sander sheets are currently £7 for 5 at B&Q but for the same price you can buy a 5 metre roll of abrasive paper, which can be cut to the same shape as the detail sander sheet and can be glued to one of the old worn out sheets, then when t

  • 01:46 Popular Drill holes in a ceiling without the dust

    Drill holes in a ceiling without the dust

    by Admin Added 1,795 Views / 1 Likes

    This video shows how you can use a take away container that would normally be thrown away to catch the dust when drilling holes in a plasterboard ceiling, using a hole saw.

  • 03:21 Popular Drilling glass | spear point glass drill

    Drilling glass | spear point glass drill

    by Admin Added 1,514 Views / 0 Likes

    Glass can easily be drilled using a spear point glass drill bit, these bits will also drill ceramic tiles! For larger holes you can use a diamond coated holesaw. Whichever drill bit you use to drill the glass you will need some coolant/lubricant, Parrafin

  • 03:06 Popular Drilling through cavity walls

    Drilling through cavity walls

    by Admin Added 2,169 Views / 0 Likes

    This video demonstrates how to drill through a cavity wall

  • 03:02 Popular Energy saving Light bulbs

    Energy saving Light bulbs

    by Admin Added 1,377 Views / 0 Likes

    Year on year electricity bills increase at a much higher rate than inflation. By installing low energy light bulbs you can make a substantial saving on your energy bills in a quick time. Typically payback is after 12 months, by that time you have paid for

  • 03:51 Popular Garden burner bins

    Garden burner bins

    by Admin Added 1,526 Views / 0 Likes

    Garden burner bins (incinerator bins) are a great way to burn branches/clean wood in the garden. These incinerators can get to high temperatures and will easily burn most burnable household items although they should only be used for clean wood, paper and

  • 01:52 Popular Glass cutting using a glass cutter

    Glass cutting using a glass cutter

    by Admin Added 1,064 Views / 0 Likes

    This video shows how to cut plate glass using a standard glass cutter. You can cut straight or curved lines using a cutter like this, the important thing Is to lubricate the cutting wheel using some oil.

  • 02:53 Popular Gutter cleaning and fitting floguards

    Gutter cleaning and fitting floguards

    by Admin Added 1,901 Views / 0 Likes

    Gutters can periodically get blocked from leaves etc. This can cause the gutter to overflow which can cause damage to your property. When clearing the cutters it is essential that the correct equipment is used to access the gutter, this will normally invo

  • 03:07 Popular Gutter Hedgehog installation

    Gutter Hedgehog installation

    by Admin Added 1,165 Views / 0 Likes

    The Gutter Hedgehog is a fast and easy way of prevent gutters from being blocked by leaves/debris etc.

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

    Gyproc Easi-fill | Gyproc Easi filler

    by Admin Added 828 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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