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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.

  • 03:42 Popular Space-Plugs

    Space-Plugs

    by Admin Added 581 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 2,319 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 1,165 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 2,497 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.

  • 03:19 Popular Dewalt Gasbeton aerated concrete fixing

    Dewalt Gasbeton aerated concrete fixing

    by Admin Added 883 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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  • 04:54 Popular hollow wall anchors

    hollow wall anchors

    by Admin Added 2,428 Views / 0 Likes

    Hollow wall anchors are an easy way to fix to plasterboard

  • 04:04 Popular How to use Rigifix wall anchors

    How to use Rigifix wall anchors

    by Admin Added 3,187 Views / 0 Likes

    Rigifix wall anchors are designed for fixing heavy items to drylined solid walls

  • 03:49 Popular How to cut a bolt without damaging the threads

    How to cut a bolt without damaging the threads

    by Admin Added 4,303 Views / 0 Likes

    This video shows how to cut a bolt using a hacksaw or a pair of electrical crimping pliers. Cutting a bolt has never been so easy!

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  • 05:42 Popular How to fix heavy items to plasterboard / drywall

    How to fix heavy items to plasterboard / drywall

    by Admin Added 1,162 Views / 0 Likes

    One of the questions I get asked regularly is how to fix heavy items such as a TV to plasterboard or drywall. Unfortunately there are no plasterboard fixings available that I would trust to hold up a 65 inch TV that has cost hundreds of pounds, as even th

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  • 05:11 Popular GeeFix plasterboard fixings

    GeeFix plasterboard fixings

    by Admin Added 1,420 Views / 0 Likes

    Get GeeFix fixings here- http://fave.co/1Vlfqgu GeeFix cavity fixings can be used in most sheet materials to provide a strong and durable fixing. These fixings can be used in cavities as narrow as 30mm, they can also be used in board thicknesses from 3mm

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  • 04:17 Popular Fixing to tiles using silicone

    Fixing to tiles using silicone

    by Admin Added 2,951 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 1,064 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 1,267 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 How to remove rounded Allen head bolts - the complete guide

    How to remove rounded Allen head bolts - the complete guide

    by Admin Added 93 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

  • 04:24 Popular How to use Blind rivets

    How to use Blind rivets

    by Admin Added 1,466 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 1,118 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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