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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.

  • 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

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

    How to Fix a Shelf to a Plasterboard Wall

    by Admin Added 1,021 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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  • 02:46 Popular Installing signs using silicone

    Installing signs using silicone

    by Admin Added 1,016 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

  • 02:32 Popular Dry wall screws | Plasterboard screws

    Dry wall screws | Plasterboard screws

    by Admin Added 1,008 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

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

    Hanging a mirror on a solid wall

    by Admin Added 982 Views / 0 Likes

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

  • 04:33 Popular GripIt fixings

    GripIt fixings

    by Admin Added 964 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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  • 03:42 Popular Space-Plugs

    Space-Plugs

    by Admin Added 949 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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  • 05:11 Popular GeeFix plasterboard fixings

    GeeFix plasterboard fixings

    by Admin Added 941 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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  • 03:19 Popular Dewalt Gasbeton aerated concrete fixing

    Dewalt Gasbeton aerated concrete fixing

    by Admin Added 909 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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  • 02:17 Popular How to use a hollow wall anchor setting tool

    How to use a hollow wall anchor setting tool

    by Admin Added 850 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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  • 04:10 Popular How to install a bathroom cabinet on a stud partition wall

    How to install a bathroom cabinet on a stud partition wall

    by Admin Added 833 Views / 0 Likes

    In this video I install a bathroom cabinet with mirrored doors onto a plasterboard wall that is only three inches thick, often called an egg box partition because the plasterboard is filled with pieces of cardboard. A cabinet like this can be heavy once f

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  • 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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  • 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

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

    How to fix to an insulated wall

    by Admin Added 588 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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  • 03:19 Popular Dewalt Gasbeton aerated concrete fixing

    Dewalt Gasbeton aerated concrete fixing

    by Admin Added 557 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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  • 05:42 Popular How to fix heavy items to plasterboard / drywall

    How to fix heavy items to plasterboard / drywall

    by Admin Added 428 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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