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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.

  • 02:09 Popular Top DIY hacks

    Top DIY hacks

    by Admin Added 12.6k 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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  • 05:15 Popular How to fix squeaky stairs

    How to fix squeaky stairs

    by Admin Added 10k Views / 2 Likes

    squeaky stairs can be very annoying, if you can get access to the back of the stairs it is possible to fix the stairs to prevent them from squeaking.

  • 04:35 Popular Mixing cement

    Mixing cement

    by Admin Added 8,012 Views / 0 Likes

    Here we mix mortar to a ratio of 4 sand to 1 cement by volume (never by weight) using a plastic mixing tray and a shovel.

  • 07:13 Popular How to silicone a shower

    How to silicone a shower

    by Admin Added 6,128 Views / 0 Likes

    How to use silicone sealant to seal a shower cubicle.

  • 16:41 Popular Sinking an electrical backbox

    Sinking an electrical backbox

    by Admin Added 4,267 Views / 0 Likes

    How to fit an electrical double back box onto a solid brick wall that has been wallpapered. Fitting a back box is normally done before the wall is papered but if you wanted to add an extra socket in your home and the wall has been papered then this video

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

    How to cut a bolt without damaging the threads

    by Admin Added 3,930 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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  • 02:26 Popular How to use Flashband

    How to use Flashband

    by Admin Added 3,304 Views / 0 Likes

    Flashband can be used for repairs to leaking roofs and most sound surfaces, some absorbent surfaces may require priming before applying the flashband tape, this will help the tape to stick. Applying heat to the flash band will also help it to stick.

  • 06:24 Popular How to use floor levelling compound

    How to use floor levelling compound

    by Admin Added 2,740 Views / 2 Likes

    A solid floor can often be un-level, but before a floor covering is applied (especially tiles) it is often necessary to level the floor. Here we level a very uneven concrete floor using floor levelling compound, which is mixed with cold, clean water. It's

  • 07:15 Popular How to use a diamond core drill

    How to use a diamond core drill

    by Admin Added 2,509 Views / 0 Likes

    How to use a diamond core drill to drill a large diameter hole through a solid wall.

  • 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.

  • 03:57 Popular How to fix a leaking gutter

    How to fix a leaking gutter

    by Admin Added 2,452 Views / 0 Likes

    Gutters can eventually leak, perhaps because the joint has separated slightly, in this video we clean the gutter out and then apply plumbers gold which is a sealant that can be used in wet conditions. This seals the joint in the gutter and stops the leak.

  • 05:17 Popular Security light fitting | Guardcam

    Security light fitting | Guardcam

    by Admin Added 2,448 Views / 1 Likes

    This video shows how to replcae a standard security light with a Guardcam. The Guardcam looks like a traditional security light but it has a camera built in which can record video or take still pictures.

  • 04:15 Popular how to cut concrete or stone using a chisel

    how to cut concrete or stone using a chisel

    by Admin Added 2,446 Views / 1 Likes

    Most masonry can be cut using a simple bolster chisel and club hammer, you will of course need a pair of gloves and safety glasses! Straight cuts are very simple using this technique, which is very easy to learn.

  • 01:01 Popular Tips when drilling into a wall

    Tips when drilling into a wall

    by Admin Added 2,378 Views / 0 Likes

    Here are a few tips for drilling into a wall

  • 05:26 Popular How to batten a ceiling

    How to batten a ceiling

    by Admin Added 2,316 Views / 0 Likes

    Battening a ceiling is often required if the ceiling is to be clad. Tongue and groove cladding can be used or special PVC cladding that is designed for use in bathrooms. The important bit is getting the battens level and secure.

  • 03:35 Popular Removing plaster with a SDS drill

    Removing plaster with a SDS drill

    by Admin Added 2,257 Views / 0 Likes

    Removing plaster from walls can be done using a bolster chisel and hammer, but it is much easier with a SDS drill that has a roto stop function and a suitable chisel.

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