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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Once a hole has been cut using a core drill or holesaw it is difficult to enlarge the hole, but here I demonstrate an easy way to acheive this.
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Safety gloves are very important when working or carrying out DIY. Each year thousands of people end up in hospital due to injuries that could have been prevented by wearing the correct safety gloves or work gloves. Some of the sites I work on make it manFeatured
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How to use silicone sealant to seal a shower cubicle.
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This video shows how to install the Lindam Easy fit safety gate to a landing.
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A loose paving step can be a real danger, here we re-fix a loose paving step using a mortar mix of 5 sand to 1 cement by volume
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Children just love to press buttons, especially if the button is illuminated. This simple trick shows how to use a small piece of acrylic with a 6mm hole drilled through it to protect the switch from little fingers. The appliance can still be switched on
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how to free rusted parts using spray penetrant. Often this is all that is required to free rusted parts.
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Surface drains can easily become blocked with debris, therefore it is a good idea to clear them before they get blocked and cause problems. Often this is simply a case of lifting off the covers and removing the debris.
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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
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People often damage the cutting edge of their bolt cutters the first time they use them, this is because most people cut through the shackle of the padlock which immediately dulls the cutter blades as the shackle is made from hardened steel.
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Mitre saws are now very common and can be picked up very inexpensively. It is however very important that these machines are used safely to avoid potential injuries to the mitre saw use. This video looks at using the sliding mitre saw in a safe manner andFeatured
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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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Sometimes clear silicone sealant is far from clear, here I compare three brands of clear silicone.
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What can you make using a wheelie bin and some pneumatic controls? Well you could make a prank wheelie bin to scare your neighbours ;-) Special thanks go out to my neighbours Ian and Carole for being such good sports ;-) How to make this prop will be coveFeatured
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Euro cylinders are normally pretty easy to change, this video shows how
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A hot wire cutter is useful for cutting polystyrene.