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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.

  • 00:54 Popular How to cut webbing

    How to cut webbing

    by Admin Added 1,107 Views / 0 Likes

    This video shows how to cut webbing, more importantly it shows how to seal the webbing using a lighter to seal the cut edge to prevent it from fraying.

  • 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 1,101 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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  • 14:40 Popular How to use a mitre saw safely

    How to use a mitre saw safely

    by Admin Added 1,037 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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  • 01:40 Popular Removing staples with the Tacwise pro staple remover

    Removing staples with the Tacwise pro staple remover

    by Admin Added 1,020 Views / 0 Likes

    The Tacwise pro staple remover makes removing staples very easy as demonstrated in this video. You might think that you can remove staples using a screwdriver or pliers but this handy little gadget makes removing staples much easier!

  • 03:30 Popular Ride on mower wheel replacement

    Ride on mower wheel replacement

    by Admin Added 1,007 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

  • 07:03 Popular Lindam safety gate installation

    Lindam safety gate installation

    by Admin Added 973 Views / 0 Likes

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

  • 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 944 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.

  • 01:15 Popular Measuring pull force using a spring balance

    Measuring pull force using a spring balance

    by Admin Added 943 Views / 0 Likes

    It's often useful to know how much force is required to move an object; this can easily be accomplished using a spring balance. Once you know the value in KG’s of the item you are trying to move you can easily convert it to Newtons.

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

    How to repoint a lead roof valley

    by Admin Added 911 Views / 0 Likes

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

  • 00:19 Popular halloween prank wheelie bin

    halloween prank wheelie bin

    by Admin Added 902 Views / 1 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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  • 05:33 Popular Safety gloves | Work gloves

    Safety gloves | Work gloves

    by Admin Added 789 Views / 1 Likes

    Safety gloves are very important when working or carrying out DIY. Each year thousands of people end up in hospital due to injuries that could have been prevented by wearing the correct safety gloves or work gloves. Some of the sites I work on make it man

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

    Broken double glazed window on the inside

    by Admin Added 763 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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  • 14:07 Popular Transcend Drivepro 100 dashcam review

    Transcend Drivepro 100 dashcam review

    by Admin Added 692 Views / 0 Likes

    In this video the Transcend Drivepro 100 dashcam is reviewed by Mike.

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  • 11:24 Popular how to fix squeaky/squeaking/creaking floors/floorboards

    how to fix squeaky/squeaking/creaking floors/floorboards

    by Admin Added 629 Views / 0 Likes

    how to fix repair squeaky squeaking creaking floors/floorboards. Squeaking floorboards or creaking floorboards are often caused by the boards being loose, the movement that is caused when walking on the boards creates the squeaking or creaking noise. Appa

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

    How to replace a double glazed unit

    by Admin Added 620 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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  • 10:10 Popular how to kill a wasp nest at height

    how to kill a wasp nest at height

    by Admin Added 482 Views / 0 Likes

    This video shows how to kill a wasp nest which is at height. Killing a wasp nest at height is particularly dangerous and so I made a pole that could deliver the pesticide into the access hole for the wasp nest from a distance. A couple of attempts were ne

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