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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.

  • 01:36 Popular Using a chalk line

    Using a chalk line

    by Admin Added 1,992 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.

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

    How to fit a bathroom door lock

    by Admin Added 1,973 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.

  • 05:39 Popular Lifting floor boards

    Lifting floor boards

    by Admin Added 1,933 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.

  • 03:00 Popular Removing sticky labels

    Removing sticky labels

    by Admin Added 1,926 Views / 1 Likes

    The adhesive used by label manufacturers can be extremely difficult to remove.

  • 06:46 Popular How to clean out a cavity wall

    How to clean out a cavity wall

    by Admin Added 1,918 Views / 0 Likes

    It may be necessary to clean debris from your cavity, especially before you install a damp proof course. Debris in the cavity can cause damp to pass from the outside skin of the property to the inside and it can also cause a cold bridge which attracts con

  • 02:30 Popular How to enlarge a hole saw or core drill hole

    How to enlarge a hole saw or core drill hole

    by Admin Added 1,916 Views / 0 Likes

    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.

  • 08:55 Popular wallpaper stripping using Zinsser DIF and paper tiger

    wallpaper stripping using Zinsser DIF and paper tiger

    by Admin Added 1,879 Views / 0 Likes

    Here I strip wallpaper using Zinsser DIF and Zinsser's paper tiger, this is the best way I have found to remove wallpaper easily and quickly with the least amount of work.

  • 03:21 Popular How to remove moss from a roof

    How to remove moss from a roof

    by Admin Added 1,854 Views / 0 Likes

    Removing moss from a roof can seem like a difficult task, some people reach for the pressure washer but often you can clean the roof simply using a stiff brush. Once the moss is removed from the roof the tiles are then brushed again before the roof is spr

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

    Cutting Polysterene with a hot wire cutter

    by Admin Added 1,837 Views / 0 Likes

    A hot wire cutter is useful for cutting polystyrene.

  • 03:46 Popular how to fit a back box in plasterboard

    how to fit a back box in plasterboard

    by Admin Added 1,817 Views / 0 Likes

    How to fit a dry lining back box in a plasterboard wall.

  • 03:20 Popular How to remove Moss

    How to remove Moss

    by Admin Added 1,816 Views / 0 Likes

    How to quickly remove Moss

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

    How to install deck posts | Decking posts

    by Admin Added 1,773 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

  • 02:29 Popular Roofing felt repair

    Roofing felt repair

    by Admin Added 1,750 Views / 0 Likes

    If you discover a hole in your roofing felt it can quite easily be repaired from inside using some flashbanding

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

    Drilling glass | spear point glass drill

    by Admin Added 1,735 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

  • 05:28 Popular Surface drain unblocking

    Surface drain unblocking

    by Admin Added 1,722 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.

  • 03:51 Popular Garden burner bins

    Garden burner bins

    by Admin Added 1,719 Views / 0 Likes

    Garden burner bins (incinerator bins) are a great way to burn branches/clean wood in the garden. These incinerators can get to high temperatures and will easily burn most burnable household items although they should only be used for clean wood, paper and

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