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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.

  • 04:17 Popular Fixing to tiles using silicone

    Fixing to tiles using silicone

    by Admin Added 3,231 Views / 0 Likes

    In some instances you can fix items to tiled walls using silicone, this is a quick and easy way and means that the tile does not need drilling.

  • 08:03 Popular Hanging a mirror on a solid wall

    Hanging a mirror on a solid wall

    by Admin Added 1,167 Views / 0 Likes

    Here we install a large mirron on a solid wall using wall plugs and screws

  • 06:18 Popular How to Fix a Shelf to a Plasterboard Wall

    How to Fix a Shelf to a Plasterboard Wall

    by Admin Added 1,496 Views / 0 Likes

    Buy snaptoggles here- http://fave.co/1Ozdquh This video shows how to fix a shelf to a plasterboard wall. If possible it is best to always try and fix to one of the studs, but when that is not possible you can fix to plasterboard as long as you chose the c

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  • 13:47 Popular How to remove rounded Allen head bolts - the complete guide

    How to remove rounded Allen head bolts - the complete guide

    by Admin Added 442 Views / 0 Likes

    In this video I demonstrate some of the techniques that we use regularly on site to remove rounded Allen head bolts, or hex key head bolts. Allen head bolts can be difficult to remove as dirt can get compressed into the head which means the minute you ins

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  • 04:24 Popular How to use Blind rivets

    How to use Blind rivets

    by Admin Added 1,577 Views / 0 Likes

    How to use blind rivets to join two thin pieces of metal together

  • 03:19 Popular Dewalt Gasbeton aerated concrete fixing

    Dewalt Gasbeton aerated concrete fixing

    by Admin Added 1,367 Views / 0 Likes

    The Dewalt Gasbeton is an aerated concrete fixing that can be used to fix items to walls made from aerated concrete blocks such as aircrete, thermolite, durox, toplite or celcon blocks. The Dewalt gasbeton fixings do require a large diameter screw to work

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  • 04:47 Popular How to use Concrete anchors

    How to use Concrete anchors

    by Admin Added 2,180 Views / 0 Likes

    Concrete anchors are very common and if used correctly can be a very useful fixing

  • 04:33 Popular GripIt fixings

    GripIt fixings

    by Admin Added 782 Views / 0 Likes

    GripIt fixings are a quick and easy way of fixing to plasterboard or drywall. These fixings are easy to use and currently come in four different sizes depending on what you are fixing to the plasterboard or drywall. Currently 4 different GripIt fixing are

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  • 02:17 Popular How to use a hollow wall anchor setting tool

    How to use a hollow wall anchor setting tool

    by Admin Added 1,279 Views / 0 Likes

    Hollow wall anchors such as rawlplug intersets or Mollys can sometimes be installed without using the special setting tool, but in drywall that is not plastered the setting tool is essential. The cost of the hollow wall anchor setting tool is about £

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  • 13:39 Popular How to remove a broken bolt in a deep hole | remove broken bolt in recessed hole

    How to remove a broken bolt in a deep hole | remove broken bolt in recessed hole

    by Admin Added 559 Views / 0 Likes

    It can be difficult removing a broken bolt or stud that is recessed in a deep hole as there are not many techniques to remove the bolts. Before attempting to remove any bolt, it is a good idea to shock the bolt first, then apply some heat and finally some

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  • 01:48 Popular How to use concrete screws

    How to use concrete screws

    by Admin Added 2,452 Views / 0 Likes

    Concrete screws are a really fast and easy way to fix to concrete

  • 04:33 Popular GripIt fixings

    GripIt fixings

    by Admin Added 1,462 Views / 0 Likes

    GripIt fixings are a quick and easy way of fixing to plasterboard or drywall. These fixings are easy to use and currently come in four different sizes depending on what you are fixing to the plasterboard or drywall. Currently 4 different GripIt fixing are

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  • 02:46 Popular Installing signs using silicone

    Installing signs using silicone

    by Admin Added 1,196 Views / 0 Likes

    Signs are a common feature in our lives. Fitting many of them is easy if you use silicone sealant as an adhesive

  • 01:19 Popular How to remove hollow wall anchors

    How to remove hollow wall anchors

    by Admin Added 1,042 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

  • 06:58 Popular How to fix a shelf to a dot and dab wall using corefix fixings

    How to fix a shelf to a dot and dab wall using corefix fixings

    by Admin Added 453 Views / 0 Likes

    In this video I fix a floating shelf to a dot and dab wall, if you are not familiar with a dot and dabbed wall (direct bond method), there is an article here, which explains about it- http://www.ultimatehandyman.co.uk/how-to/plastering/direct-bond Fixing

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  • 01:40 Popular How to use Shear nuts

    How to use Shear nuts

    by Admin Added 1,445 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

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