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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.

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

    Cutting pipes beneath floors | Rubble sack

    by Admin Added 6,372 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.

  • 05:38 Popular How to unblock a sink or basin

    How to unblock a sink or basin

    by Admin Added 1,360 Views / 1 Likes

    In this video we try several popular methods of unblocking a sink that is difficult to unblock. Normally a plunger will work in most cases but there is always one sink or basin that just will not unblock. Here several methods are tried in order to remove

  • 02:10 Popular How to use PTFE tape

    How to use PTFE tape

    by Admin Added 2,514 Views / 0 Likes

    How to use PTFE tape when assembling threaded components

  • 02:56 Popular Joining chrome pipe

    Joining chrome pipe

    by Admin Added 1,749 Views / 0 Likes

    Chrome pipe can be difficult to join, this video explains why

  • 04:21 Popular Just for copper | solderless copper bonding

    Just for copper | solderless copper bonding

    by Admin Added 2,096 Views / 0 Likes

    How to join copper pipes using just for copper, which is a solderless bonding solution. This is useful in areas where a blowtorch cannot be used.

  • 02:38 Popular How to replace a stop tap washer

    How to replace a stop tap washer

    by Admin Added 2,536 Views / 0 Likes

    If your stop tap is passing ( the water is not isolated with the tap in the closed position ) you probably need to replace the washer. This can only be done when the incoming water can be isolated at a point before the faulty stop tap.

  • 06:08 Popular How to install a bath waste

    How to install a bath waste

    by Admin Added 4,120 Views / 0 Likes

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

  • 03:05 Popular How to solder a wet pipe

    How to solder a wet pipe

    by Admin Added 2,374 Views / 0 Likes

    A common problem when doing plumbing is how to solder a wet pipe, this can be a real problem especially if you cut into a downstairs copper pipe as the rest of the pipes in the house can take hours to drain fully. Obviously the pipe needs to be dry before

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

    Cutting plastic pushfit pipe | John guest pipe

    by Admin Added 2,852 Views / 0 Likes

    How to cut plastic pushfit pipe ready for joining

  • 02:00 Popular shower waste cleaning

    shower waste cleaning

    by Admin Added 3,482 Views / 0 Likes

    How to clean a waste trap from a shower.

  • 05:32 Popular How to install a basin waste

    How to install a basin waste

    by Admin Added 4,111 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.

  • 02:02 Popular How to connect flexi tails

    How to connect flexi tails

    by Admin Added 2,797 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 7,972 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.

  • 03:52 Popular Solder chrome pipe

    Solder chrome pipe

    by Admin Added 1,803 Views / 0 Likes

    Chrome pipe is difficult to join using solder or push fit fittings unless you remove the chrome first, this video shows how to remove the chrome plating

  • 01:35 Popular Sink unblocking

    Sink unblocking

    by Admin Added 2,458 Views / 0 Likes

    Unblocking a sink can be done quickly using a plunger

  • 06:00 Popular How to Solder copper pipe

    How to Solder copper pipe

    by Admin Added 7,218 Views / 0 Likes

    How to solder copper pipe using solder ring fittings

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