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.
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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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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.
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You do not need to spend money on a gadget to find studs (most of which do not work), just use a magnet
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One problem with garage doors is that leaves, rain and snow can blow under the gap in the door, by fitting this floor seal you can prevent this from happening in future.
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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.
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Sometimes clear silicone sealant is far from clear, here I compare three brands of clear silicone.
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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
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This video shows how to easily remove a wall plug that is no longer required and also how to fill the hole in an external wall to prevent frost damage
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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
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Plastic gutter unions often leak as the gasket perishes. This video shows how to quickly and easily replace the gasket.
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How to remove wall paper using a perforated roller and scraper
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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.
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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
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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.
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How to cut an electrical screw or machine screw using a pair of electricians pliers.
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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.