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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.

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

    Drilling glass | spear point glass drill

    by Admin Added 1,525 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

  • 03:42 Popular How to install deck posts | Decking posts

    How to install deck posts | Decking posts

    by Admin Added 1,594 Views / 0 Likes

    Decking posts are often installed when building an elevated deck, this video shows how to install the posts and ensure that the posts last as long as possible. Please be aware that some decks require planning permission and some decks require designing by

  • 03:02 Popular Energy saving Light bulbs

    Energy saving Light bulbs

    by Admin Added 1,404 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

  • 01:15 Popular Measuring pull force using a spring balance

    Measuring pull force using a spring balance

    by Admin Added 884 Views / 0 Likes

    It's often useful to know how much force is required to move an object; this can easily be accomplished using a spring balance. Once you know the value in KG’s of the item you are trying to move you can easily convert it to Newtons.

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

    How to install a garage door floor weather seal

    by Admin Added 2,167 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.

  • 01:36 Popular Using a chalk line

    Using a chalk line

    by Admin Added 1,800 Views / 0 Likes

    Chalk Lines can be purchased for less than £5 and can make marking out much easier, just hook the chalk line over a screw head, pull the line tight and then snap the chalk line down. This will leave a straight chalk line for you to follow.

  • 02:26 Popular How to use Flashband

    How to use Flashband

    by Admin Added 3,322 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.

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

    How to fix a leaking plastic gutter union

    by Admin Added 1,945 Views / 1 Likes

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

  • 02:53 Popular Gutter cleaning and fitting floguards

    Gutter cleaning and fitting floguards

    by Admin Added 1,914 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

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

    How to replace a French door lock

    by Admin Added 2,032 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

  • 16:41 Popular Sinking an electrical backbox

    Sinking an electrical backbox

    by Admin Added 4,312 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

  • 15:27 Popular Bathroom ceiling cladding

    Bathroom ceiling cladding

    by Admin Added 2,529 Views / 1 Likes

    How to clad a bathroom ceiling using PVC cladding.

  • 05:15 Popular How to fix squeaky stairs

    How to fix squeaky stairs

    by Admin Added 10.1k 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.

  • 06:24 Popular How to use floor levelling compound

    How to use floor levelling compound

    by Admin Added 2,768 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

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

    How to tank a damp concrete floor

    by Admin Added 1,918 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

  • 03:57 Popular How to fix a leaking gutter

    How to fix a leaking gutter

    by Admin Added 2,473 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.

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