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Plumbing Videos


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.

  • 01:23 Popular copper pushfit fittings | cuprofit

    copper pushfit fittings | cuprofit

    by Admin Added 7,483 Views / 0 Likes

    Copper push fit fittings look just like normal copper fittings, here we connect two pipes using cuprofit connectors

  • 01:54 Popular Cutting copper pipe using a pipe slice

    Cutting copper pipe using a pipe slice

    by Admin Added 1,703 Views / 0 Likes

    How to cut and join copper pipe ready for making a joint

  • 01:57 Popular Cutting pipes beneath floors | Rubble sack

    Cutting pipes beneath floors | Rubble sack

    by Admin Added 6,376 Views / 1 Likes

    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.

  • 01:51 Popular Cutting plastic pushfit pipe | John guest pipe

    Cutting plastic pushfit pipe | John guest pipe

    by Admin Added 2,858 Views / 0 Likes

    How to cut plastic pushfit pipe ready for joining

  • 06:08 Popular Disabled tap conversion

    Disabled tap conversion

    by Admin Added 2,308 Views / 0 Likes

    How to convert standard taps to lever taps

  • 02:44 Popular How to bend copper tube

    How to bend copper tube

    by Admin Added 2,147 Views / 0 Likes

    Coppertube can be bent with a dedicated tube bending machine or for simple bends you can use a pipe bending spring.

  • 02:02 Popular How to connect flexi tails

    How to connect flexi tails

    by Admin Added 2,798 Views / 0 Likes

    Flexi tails are now very common, here we show what the various types can be connected to

  • 04:15 Popular How to cut and join MDPE pipe

    How to cut and join MDPE pipe

    by Admin Added 8,017 Views / 0 Likes

    This video shows how to cut and join MDPE pipe using two popular types of fitting, John Guest speed fit and Melimatic Push-Loc.

  • 06:10 Popular How to fix a leaking stopcock

    How to fix a leaking stopcock

    by Admin Added 3,557 Views / 4 Likes

    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.

  • 05:32 Popular How to install a basin waste

    How to install a basin waste

    by Admin Added 4,116 Views / 0 Likes

    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.

  • 12:39 Popular How to install a bath

    How to install a bath

    by Admin Added 4,031 Views / 2 Likes

    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.

  • 06:08 Popular How to install a bath waste

    How to install a bath waste

    by Admin Added 4,127 Views / 0 Likes

    This video shows How to install a pop up waste to an L shaped bath.

  • 05:15 Popular How to install a shower waste trap

    How to install a shower waste trap

    by Admin Added 2,306 Views / 0 Likes

    This video shows how to install a McAlpine waste trap to a quadrant shower tray.

  • 02:05 Popular How to isolate a central heating header tank

    How to isolate a central heating header tank

    by Admin Added 2,178 Views / 0 Likes

    If you need to isolate your central heating header tank this video shows how to do it when there is no isolation valve.

  • 05:00 Popular How to join any water pipe | Philmac UTC

    How to join any water pipe | Philmac UTC

    by Admin Added 2,670 Views / 1 Likes

    It is now possible to join virtually any pipe to any pipe using the philmac universal transitional coupling. You do not need to worry about the pipe being metric or imperial as the UTC an connect either pipe. The UTC’s are available in a variety of

  • 06:41 Popular How to join Waste pipe

    How to join Waste pipe

    by Admin Added 2,943 Views / 1 Likes

    Waste pipes typically come in 32mm and 40mm sizes for domestic properties, but 32mm solvent weld pipe and 32mm push fit pipe is not the same size and so people often get confused when trying to join the two together.

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