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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.

  • 05:28 Popular Surface drain unblocking

    Surface drain unblocking

    by Admin Added 1,523 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 1,375 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 832 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 726 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 2,251 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 2,062 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 702 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 1,029 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 1,554 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 1,680 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 3,925 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 1,339 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 1,705 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.

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

    How to install deck posts | Decking posts

    by Admin Added 1,581 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

  • 03:30 Popular Ride on mower wheel replacement

    Ride on mower wheel replacement

    by Admin Added 915 Views / 0 Likes

    Here the back wheel on this Efco lawn mower is removed for puncture repair and then replaced, the wheel is held on using an E clip and washer. It's a good idea to clean the shaft and apply some copper grease before replacing the wheel as this will make it

  • 02:14 Popular Broken double glazed window on the inside

    Broken double glazed window on the inside

    by Admin Added 466 Views / 0 Likes

    This video briefly shows what can happen to double glazed windows in cold weather once the sun heats the unit up too quickly. The difference in temperature can cause the window to implode, as you can see from the pane of glass on the inside of this double

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