This section shows a selection of plumbing videos that will help when doing DIY plumbing.
We have a wide variety of plumbing videos showing how to do the most basic of plumbing tasks such as unblocking a sink to how to bend and join copper pipe. Many of the plumbing tips in this section have been passed down from professional plumbers.
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Copper push fit fittings look just like normal copper fittings, here we connect two pipes using cuprofit connectors
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How to cut and join copper pipe ready for making a joint
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A quick tip when cutting pipes beneath floors that contain water it is often difficult catching the water, without it spilling onto the ceiling below. A rubble sack is the perfect answer as it is flexible and waterproof.
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How to cut plastic pushfit pipe ready for joining
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How to convert standard taps to lever taps
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Coppertube can be bent with a dedicated tube bending machine or for simple bends you can use a pipe bending spring.
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Flexi tails are now very common, here we show what the various types can be connected to
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This video shows how to cut and join MDPE pipe using two popular types of fitting, John Guest speed fit and Melimatic Push-Loc.
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In this video I cut a 57mm diameter hole in a cast iron soil stack pipe. This can be difficult to do as cast iron is tough compared to todays modern plastics. To cut the hole I have used a Starrett 57mm Bi-metal hole saw and arbour. Ideally this job would
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A stopcock, stop tap or outside tap can ften leak from the gland nut. This video shows hoe to tighten the gland nut ot even repack the gland nut using PTFE tape.
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Installing a basin waste can be difficult especially if you try to use the sealing washers that are supplied with the basin waste. Here we fit a pop up waste into a square vanity unit basin.
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This video shows how to fit an L shaped bath. It can be time consuming to fit but it is worth spending the time to get the bath in the correct position and level. Once fitted correctly and sealed correctly your bath should last for years.
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This video shows How to install a pop up waste to an L shaped bath.
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In this video I install a mechanical boss onto a cast iron soil pipe. How to cut the 57mm hole in the soil pipe can be seen here- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xm0GGDsw2OU A mechanical boss can be used to connect a waste pipe, either 32mm or 40mm into a
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This video shows how to install a McAlpine waste trap to a quadrant shower tray.
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If you need to isolate your central heating header tank this video shows how to do it when there is no isolation valve.