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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.

  • 01:40 Popular How to use Shear nuts

    How to use Shear nuts

    by Admin Added 1,273 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

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

    How to Fix a Shelf to a Plasterboard Wall

    by Admin Added 1,269 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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  • 01:52 Popular How to use Spring toggles

    How to use Spring toggles

    by Admin Added 1,222 Views / 0 Likes

    Here we demonstrate spring toggles in plasterboard

  • 04:33 Popular GripIt fixings

    GripIt fixings

    by Admin Added 1,222 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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  • 02:32 Popular Dry wall screws | Plasterboard screws

    Dry wall screws | Plasterboard screws

    by Admin Added 1,166 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

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

    How to fix heavy items to plasterboard / drywall

    by Admin Added 1,164 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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  • 03:42 Popular Space-Plugs

    Space-Plugs

    by Admin Added 1,144 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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  • 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 1,133 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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  • 03:19 Popular Dewalt Gasbeton aerated concrete fixing

    Dewalt Gasbeton aerated concrete fixing

    by Admin Added 1,120 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 1,107 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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  • 02:46 Popular Installing signs using silicone

    Installing signs using silicone

    by Admin Added 1,097 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

  • 05:44 Popular Dewalt wall dogs | screw anchors

    Dewalt wall dogs | screw anchors

    by Admin Added 1,065 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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  • 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

  • 01:19 Popular How to remove hollow wall anchors

    How to remove hollow wall anchors

    by Admin Added 899 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

  • 03:19 Popular Dewalt Gasbeton aerated concrete fixing

    Dewalt Gasbeton aerated concrete fixing

    by Admin Added 884 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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  • 04:41 Popular How to fix to an insulated wall

    How to fix to an insulated wall

    by Admin Added 811 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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