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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.

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

    How to cut and join MDPE pipe

    by Admin Added 9,351 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.

  • 01:23 Popular copper pushfit fittings | cuprofit

    copper pushfit fittings | cuprofit

    by Admin Added 9,084 Views / 0 Likes

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

  • 06:00 Popular How to Solder copper pipe

    How to Solder copper pipe

    by Admin Added 7,345 Views / 0 Likes

    How to solder copper pipe using solder ring fittings

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

    Cutting pipes beneath floors | Rubble sack

    by Admin Added 6,409 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.

  • 05:32 Popular How to install a basin waste

    How to install a basin waste

    by Admin Added 4,278 Views / 1 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.

  • 06:08 Popular How to install a bath waste

    How to install a bath waste

    by Admin Added 4,274 Views / 0 Likes

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

  • 05:48 Popular Replace a tap washer

    Replace a tap washer

    by Admin Added 4,182 Views / 1 Likes

    How to replace a tap washer in a traditional tap

  • 12:39 Popular How to install a bath

    How to install a bath

    by Admin Added 4,126 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.

  • 06:10 Popular How to fix a leaking stopcock

    How to fix a leaking stopcock

    by Admin Added 3,668 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.

  • 02:00 Popular shower waste cleaning

    shower waste cleaning

    by Admin Added 3,580 Views / 0 Likes

    How to clean a waste trap from a shower.

  • 01:38 Popular How to use compression fittings

    How to use compression fittings

    by Admin Added 3,152 Views / 0 Likes

    Compression fittings are a quick and easy way to join pipes, they can be used on copper pipes or plastic pipes (with inserts)

  • 02:42 Popular Removing a seized tap head gear

    Removing a seized tap head gear

    by Admin Added 3,145 Views / 4 Likes

    How to remove a seized tap head gear

  • 06:41 Popular How to join Waste pipe

    How to join Waste pipe

    by Admin Added 3,015 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.

  • 11:34 Popular How to replace taps

    How to replace taps

    by Admin Added 2,980 Views / 1 Likes

    How to replace bason, sink or bath taps

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

    Cutting plastic pushfit pipe | John guest pipe

    by Admin Added 2,962 Views / 0 Likes

    How to cut plastic pushfit pipe ready for joining

  • 02:09 Popular Never trust a single isolation valve

    Never trust a single isolation valve

    by Admin Added 2,883 Views / 0 Likes

    This isolation valve was in the closed position, but on removing the flexi connector it became apparent that the valve was not closed at all.

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