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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.

  • 03:35 Popular Removing plaster with a SDS drill

    Removing plaster with a SDS drill

    by Admin Added 2,668 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.

  • 05:26 Popular How to batten a ceiling

    How to batten a ceiling

    by Admin Added 2,663 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.

  • 01:27 Popular How to find a wooden stud in a partition wall

    How to find a wooden stud in a partition wall

    by Admin Added 2,508 Views / 1 Likes

    You do not need to spend money on a gadget to find studs (most of which do not work), just use a magnet

  • 05:55 Popular How to install a garage door floor weather seal

    How to install a garage door floor weather seal

    by Admin Added 2,468 Views / 1 Likes

    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.

  • 03:13 Popular How to remove mould

    How to remove mould

    by Admin Added 2,457 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.

  • 02:42 Popular Clear Silicone Sealant test

    Clear Silicone Sealant test

    by Admin Added 2,407 Views / 1 Likes

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

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

    How to replace a French door lock

    by Admin Added 2,300 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

  • 00:57 Popular Removing a wall plug

    Removing a wall plug

    by Admin Added 2,264 Views / 2 Likes

    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

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

    How to tank a damp concrete floor

    by Admin Added 2,231 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

  • 02:20 Popular How to fix a leaking plastic gutter union

    How to fix a leaking plastic gutter union

    by Admin Added 2,198 Views / 1 Likes

    Plastic gutter unions often leak as the gasket perishes. This video shows how to quickly and easily replace the gasket.

  • 05:24 Popular How to remove wallpaper

    How to remove wallpaper

    by Admin Added 2,136 Views / 1 Likes

    How to remove wall paper using a perforated roller and scraper

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

    Drill holes in a ceiling without the dust

    by Admin Added 2,133 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.

  • 02:53 Popular Gutter cleaning and fitting floguards

    Gutter cleaning and fitting floguards

    by Admin Added 2,133 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

  • 01:17 Popular Angle grinder pin wrench trick

    Angle grinder pin wrench trick

    by Admin Added 2,084 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.

  • 02:34 Popular How to cut a socket screw or machine screw

    How to cut a socket screw or machine screw

    by Admin Added 2,050 Views / 1 Likes

    How to cut an electrical screw or machine screw using a pair of electricians pliers.

  • 03:43 Popular How to remove coving

    How to remove coving

    by Admin Added 2,049 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.

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