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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.

  • 07:11 Popular How to fix a loose paving step

    How to fix a loose paving step

    by Admin Added 1,309 Views / 0 Likes

    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

  • 03:23 Popular Child proof appliance switches

    Child proof appliance switches

    by Admin Added 1,088 Views / 0 Likes

    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

  • 01:46 Popular How to free rusted parts | Spray penetrant

    How to free rusted parts | Spray penetrant

    by Admin Added 1,349 Views / 0 Likes

    how to free rusted parts using spray penetrant. Often this is all that is required to free rusted parts.

  • 05:28 Popular Surface drain unblocking

    Surface drain unblocking

    by Admin Added 1,527 Views / 0 Likes

    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.

  • 03:02 Popular Energy saving Light bulbs

    Energy saving Light bulbs

    by Admin Added 1,377 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

  • 02:01 Popular How to use bolt cutters | How to use bolt croppers

    How to use bolt cutters | How to use bolt croppers

    by Admin Added 833 Views / 0 Likes

    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.

  • 14:40 Popular How to use a mitre saw safely

    How to use a mitre saw safely

    by Admin Added 733 Views / 0 Likes

    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 and

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  • 03:35 Popular Removing plaster with a SDS drill

    Removing plaster with a SDS drill

    by Admin Added 2,257 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.

  • 02:42 Popular Clear Silicone Sealant test

    Clear Silicone Sealant test

    by Admin Added 2,063 Views / 1 Likes

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

  • 00:19 Popular halloween prank wheelie bin

    halloween prank wheelie bin

    by Admin Added 703 Views / 0 Likes

    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 cove

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  • 02:06 Popular How to change a euro cylinder

    How to change a euro cylinder

    by Admin Added 1,031 Views / 0 Likes

    Euro cylinders are normally pretty easy to change, this video shows how

  • 02:58 Popular Cutting Polysterene with a hot wire cutter

    Cutting Polysterene with a hot wire cutter

    by Admin Added 1,555 Views / 0 Likes

    A hot wire cutter is useful for cutting polystyrene.

  • 06:42 Popular How to fit a bathroom door lock

    How to fit a bathroom door lock

    by Admin Added 1,681 Views / 0 Likes

    A bathroom door indicator bolt is useful as it shows when the bathroom is occupied, it also enables the door to be opened from outside in an emergency. This video shows how to install a bathroom door indicator bolt.

  • 03:49 Popular How to cut a bolt without damaging the threads

    How to cut a bolt without damaging the threads

    by Admin Added 3,930 Views / 0 Likes

    This video shows how to cut a bolt using a hacksaw or a pair of electrical crimping pliers. Cutting a bolt has never been so easy!

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  • 05:00 Popular How to cut plasterboard

    How to cut plasterboard

    by Admin Added 1,341 Views / 0 Likes

    How to cut plasterboard/drywall, using the score and snap technique

  • 05:39 Popular Lifting floor boards

    Lifting floor boards

    by Admin Added 1,707 Views / 0 Likes

    Lifting floor boards is often required when doing DIY, here we demonstrate an easy way to lift floor boards so that they can be replaced with the minimum of making good afterwards.

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