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Fastener & Fixing videos


Fasteners and fixings are an integral part of DIY, this section has a large amount of videos showing how to fix to most substrates including plasterboard, tiles and concrete.

  • 09:26 Popular How to use wall plugs | wall plug tips

    How to use wall plugs | wall plug tips

    by Admin Added 2,076 Views / 6 Likes

    Wall plugs are one of the most commonly used fixings for solid walls. Wall plugs often called rawl plugs can be used to fix items to brick, stone and concrete. However wall plugs do not work too well in aerated concrete and so it’s better if you can

  • 03:09 Popular How to find a stud in a stud wall

    How to find a stud in a stud wall

    by Admin Added 4,021 Views / 4 Likes

    A cheap way of finding a stud in a stud partition wall is to use a magnet. The magnet finds the heads on the screws or nails that were used to fix the plasterboards- hey presto you have found the studs!

  • 04:41 Popular How to fix to an insulated wall

    How to fix to an insulated wall

    by Admin Added 589 Views / 2 Likes

    Fixing to an insulated wall can be very difficult. In this demonstration I use space-plugs to bridge the gap between the item being fixed and the external wall. Fixing to an insulated wall is much easier if you use the space plugs. Thanks to Rob from Colo

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  • 10:27 Popular Plasterboard fixings- The good, the bad and the useless!

    Plasterboard fixings- The good, the bad and the useless!

    by Admin Added 1,035 Views / 1 Likes

    There is a vast array of plasterboard fixings available for use on hollow plasterboard walls. In this video we test out many of them, ranging from simple universal plugs to larger fixings such as Snap toggles and Grip it fixings. The video includes- plasp

  • 04:58 Popular How to use resin fixings

    How to use resin fixings

    by Admin Added 2,489 Views / 1 Likes

    Resin fixings are a great way of fixing to most solid substrates

  • 08:30 Popular How to fix to plasterboard

    How to fix to plasterboard

    by Admin Added 7,474 Views / 1 Likes

    Plasterboard fixings are wide and varied, here we take a look at a few different types

  • 05:44 Popular Dewalt wall dogs | screw anchors

    Dewalt wall dogs | screw anchors

    by Admin Added 708 Views / 1 Likes

    Dewalt wall dogs are an all steel, tension free, one piece threaded fastener that is suitable for use in most substrates including concrete, stone, brick, plasterboard and timber. When using the dewalt wall dogs in concrete, brick or masonry it is a good

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  • 04:22 Popular Foam fix plasterboard

    Foam fix plasterboard

    by Admin Added 1,861 Views / 1 Likes

    Plasterboard fixing foam is a quicker and cleaner solution than using dry wall adhesive. Sometimes it is easy to use and sometimes it is more difficult as in this example

  • 01:19 Popular How to remove hollow wall anchors

    How to remove hollow wall anchors

    by Admin Added 658 Views / 0 Likes

    Hollow wall anchors can be difficult to remove if you don’t know how to remove them. In this video a hollow wall anchor is removed by simply inserting the screw and then giving the screw a few gentle taps with a hammer. Hollow wall anchors also come

  • 01:40 Popular How to use Shear nuts

    How to use Shear nuts

    by Admin Added 1,144 Views / 0 Likes

    Here I demonstrate how shear nuts work, these anti-theft nuts are extremely good for bolting down items in public places which could possibly be stolen such as benches in parks etc. Shear nuts are available in various thread sizes and are available in sta

  • 03:42 Popular Space-Plugs

    Space-Plugs

    by Admin Added 951 Views / 0 Likes

    Space-plugs are a very quick and easy way of fitting kitchen units to walls or items to insulated plaster walls very quickly. Space plugs come in two different sizes and can easily be adjusted to fit any void between the item being fixed and the wall. Tha

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  • 01:52 Popular How to use Spring toggles

    How to use Spring toggles

    by Admin Added 1,132 Views / 0 Likes

    Here we demonstrate spring toggles in plasterboard

  • 03:42 Popular Space-Plugs

    Space-Plugs

    by Admin Added 410 Views / 0 Likes

    Space-plugs are a very quick and easy way of fitting kitchen units to walls or items to insulated plaster walls very quickly. Space plugs come in two different sizes and can easily be adjusted to fit any void between the item being fixed and the wall. Tha

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  • 01:28 Popular Silicone sealant strength

    Silicone sealant strength

    by Admin Added 2,185 Views / 0 Likes

    This video shows just how strong traditional silicone sealant can be for fixing

  • 02:32 Popular Dry wall screws | Plasterboard screws

    Dry wall screws | Plasterboard screws

    by Admin Added 1,009 Views / 0 Likes

    Dry wall screws or plasterboard screws are used for fixing plasterboard sheets to either wood or metal partitions or joists. It’s essential to use these screws as they are very strong and durable and the bugle head shape of the screw is designed to

  • 02:26 Popular Toggler snaptoggles

    Toggler snaptoggles

    by Admin Added 2,288 Views / 0 Likes

    snaptoggles are my preferred fixing of choice for use on drywall, these are not the cheapest fastener but they are probably the best.

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