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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.

  • 03:02 Popular Energy saving Light bulbs

    Energy saving Light bulbs

    by Admin Added 1,560 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

  • 01:19 Popular Detail sander sheet money saving tip

    Detail sander sheet money saving tip

    by Admin Added 1,520 Views / 0 Likes

    Detail sander sheets are currently £7 for 5 at B&Q but for the same price you can buy a 5 metre roll of abrasive paper, which can be cut to the same shape as the detail sander sheet and can be glued to one of the old worn out sheets, then when t

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

    How to free rusted parts | Spray penetrant

    by Admin Added 1,506 Views / 0 Likes

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

  • 03:05 Popular How to use holesaws

    How to use holesaws

    by Admin Added 1,504 Views / 1 Likes

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

  • 05:00 Popular How to cut plasterboard

    How to cut plasterboard

    by Admin Added 1,475 Views / 0 Likes

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

  • 05:40 Popular Spirit level tutorial

    Spirit level tutorial

    by Admin Added 1,449 Views / 0 Likes

    A spirit level is very useful when doing a wide variety of DIY projects from wallpapering to installing decking. This video shows how to use a spirit level in normal use and also how to use a level to calculate a fall when installing decking.

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

    How to fix a loose paving step

    by Admin Added 1,416 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

  • 08:18 Popular How to polish brass door furniture

    How to polish brass door furniture

    by Admin Added 1,389 Views / 1 Likes

    How to refurbish brass door furniture, this can save you a lot of money as it is much cheaper than replacement

  • 02:57 Popular Remove rust stains from stone or masonry

    Remove rust stains from stone or masonry

    by Admin Added 1,375 Views / 0 Likes

    This video shows how to remove rust stains from stone. You can use oxalic acid or Nettrol to remove the rust stain.

  • 03:14 Popular How to repair Tarmac

    How to repair Tarmac

    by Admin Added 1,374 Views / 0 Likes

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

  • 03:46 Popular Gyproc Easi-fill | Gyproc Easi filler

    Gyproc Easi-fill | Gyproc Easi filler

    by Admin Added 1,329 Views / 1 Likes

    Gyproc Easi-fill was originally made for filling the joints between sheets of plasterboard or drywall once they had been fixed to the wall using the direct bond method. I know decorators that have been using it as a filler for years and now Gyproc have re

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  • 03:07 Popular Gutter Hedgehog installation

    Gutter Hedgehog installation

    by Admin Added 1,271 Views / 0 Likes

    The Gutter Hedgehog is a fast and easy way of prevent gutters from being blocked by leaves/debris etc.

  • 03:23 Popular Child proof appliance switches

    Child proof appliance switches

    by Admin Added 1,259 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

  • 03:19 Popular How to repair a crack in a wall

    How to repair a crack in a wall

    by Admin Added 1,258 Views / 0 Likes

    Cracks can often appear in plastered or drywall walls due to settlement or slight movement. In most cases the cracks are nothing to worry about and are only cosmetic. These cracks in the plaster or cracks in the drywall can easily be fixed using a suitabl

  • 02:06 Popular How to change a euro cylinder

    How to change a euro cylinder

    by Admin Added 1,199 Views / 0 Likes

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

  • 01:52 Popular Glass cutting using a glass cutter

    Glass cutting using a glass cutter

    by Admin Added 1,146 Views / 0 Likes

    This video shows how to cut plate glass using a standard glass cutter. You can cut straight or curved lines using a cutter like this, the important thing Is to lubricate the cutting wheel using some oil.

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