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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.

  • 05:17 Popular Security light fitting | Guardcam

    Security light fitting | Guardcam

    by Admin Added 2,807 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.

  • 03:20 Popular How to remove Moss

    How to remove Moss

    by Admin Added 1,729 Views / 0 Likes

    How to quickly remove Moss

  • 16:41 Popular Sinking an electrical backbox

    Sinking an electrical backbox

    by Admin Added 4,487 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

  • 03:57 Popular How to fix a leaking gutter

    How to fix a leaking gutter

    by Admin Added 2,596 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.

  • 03:51 Popular Garden burner bins

    Garden burner bins

    by Admin Added 1,641 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

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

    how to kill a wasp nest at height

    by Admin Added 482 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

  • 03:14 Popular How to repair Tarmac

    How to repair Tarmac

    by Admin Added 1,372 Views / 0 Likes

    Damaged patches of Tarmac can easily be repaired inexpensively using a suitable cold lay repair compound.

  • 01:17 Popular Angle grinder pin wrench trick

    Angle grinder pin wrench trick

    by Admin Added 2,011 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.

  • 03:43 Popular How to remove coving

    How to remove coving

    by Admin Added 1,945 Views / 0 Likes

    Coving is not always in fashion and can spoil the look of a room. Here we show a quick way to remove the coving using a knock through screwdriver and a hammer.

  • 06:32 Popular How to replace a French door lock

    How to replace a French door lock

    by Admin Added 2,166 Views / 0 Likes

    French door’s normally rely on two keyed alike euro cylinders to lock them. Replacing one of the cylinders is easy, but the other one is a bit more difficult as you have to remove the keeper plate and often drill a hole through the internal PVC prof

  • 03:07 Popular Gutter Hedgehog installation

    Gutter Hedgehog installation

    by Admin Added 1,268 Views / 0 Likes

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

  • 01:19 Popular Detail sander sheet money saving tip

    Detail sander sheet money saving tip

    by Admin Added 1,519 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

  • 04:41 Popular How to tank a damp concrete floor

    How to tank a damp concrete floor

    by Admin Added 2,125 Views / 0 Likes

    Here we tank a concrete floor that has no physical damp proof course. Tanking the floor is a great solution that is cheap and will prevent any dampness from rising up through the floor. In this example KA tanking slurry was used which costs about £2

  • 01:52 Popular Glass cutting using a glass cutter

    Glass cutting using a glass cutter

    by Admin Added 1,145 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.

  • 03:13 Popular How to remove mould

    How to remove mould

    by Admin Added 2,354 Views / 0 Likes

    Removing mould correctly can be difficult. It is essential to use the correct product when removing mould as regular household bleach is ineffective. In this video we use a dedicated mould removal spray to remove mould from a bathroom ceiling.

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

    how to fix squeaky/squeaking/creaking floors/floorboards

    by Admin Added 629 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