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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.

  • 03:14 Popular How to repair Tarmac

    How to repair Tarmac

    by Admin Added 1,474 Views / 0 Likes

    Damaged patches of Tarmac can easily be repaired inexpensively using a suitable cold lay repair compound.

  • 09:03 Popular How to replace a double glazed unit

    How to replace a double glazed unit

    by Admin Added 785 Views / 0 Likes

    This video shows how to replace a double glazed unit in a double glazed UPVC window frame. This window has imploded so the glass is quite badly broken, How this happened is described in this video- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I3fGXFRZ3zQ You might be

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

    How to replace a French door lock

    by Admin Added 2,296 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

  • 05:39 Popular How to replace the hose pipe in a Hozelock reel

    How to replace the hose pipe in a Hozelock reel

    by Admin Added 1,251 Views / 0 Likes

    This video shows how to replace a damaged hose pipe in a Hozelock auto reel. The hose pipe in this reel had split in several places and required replacing. The hose length is about 30 metres or £150 feet. This was a bit of a challenge as some of the

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  • 04:40 Popular How to repoint a lead roof valley

    How to repoint a lead roof valley

    by Admin Added 1,048 Views / 0 Likes

    This video shows how to re-point the lead valley on a tiled roof safely using fibre reinforced mortar.

  • 05:06 Popular How to seal a patterned concrete drive | seal PIC drive

    How to seal a patterned concrete drive | seal PIC drive

    by Admin Added 351 Views / 0 Likes

    In this video I seal a patterned concrete drive using acrylic sealer and xylene plus some rhino grip anti-slip additive. Sealing a concrete drive is required every couple of years to maintain the finish. If sealing is not carried out the drive can fade an

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  • 07:13 Popular How to silicone a shower

    How to silicone a shower

    by Admin Added 8,727 Views / 0 Likes

    How to use silicone sealant to seal a shower cubicle.

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

    How to tank a damp concrete floor

    by Admin Added 2,228 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

  • 07:15 Popular How to use a diamond core drill

    How to use a diamond core drill

    by Admin Added 3,198 Views / 0 Likes

    How to use a diamond core drill to drill a large diameter hole through a solid wall.

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

    How to use a mitre saw safely

    by Admin Added 1,180 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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  • 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 1,039 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.

  • 02:26 Popular How to use Flashband

    How to use Flashband

    by Admin Added 3,692 Views / 1 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.

  • 06:24 Popular How to use floor levelling compound

    How to use floor levelling compound

    by Admin Added 3,029 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

  • 03:05 Popular How to use holesaws

    How to use holesaws

    by Admin Added 1,652 Views / 1 Likes

    How to use holesaws to cut out large holes from wood, plastic or metal.

  • 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.

  • 07:03 Popular Lindam safety gate installation

    Lindam safety gate installation

    by Admin Added 1,072 Views / 0 Likes

    This video shows how to install the Lindam Easy fit safety gate to a landing.

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