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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.

  • 06:08 Popular How to install a bath waste

    How to install a bath waste

    by Admin Added 5,032 Views / 1 Likes

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

  • 02:01 Popular How to Solder using a heat gun

    How to Solder using a heat gun

    by Admin Added 2,703 Views / 1 Likes

    A heat gun is often much safer than using a blow torch, here I solder two pipes together using a solder ring fitting

  • 04:43 Popular Immersion heater element removal

    Immersion heater element removal

    by Admin Added 1,566 Views / 1 Likes

    In this video Razor demonstrates how to remove an immersion heater element from a copper cylinder.

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

    How to join any water pipe | Philmac UTC

    by Admin Added 3,040 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

  • 06:06 Popular How to repair a hole in a copper pipe using a click fix patch repair

    How to repair a hole in a copper pipe using a click fix patch repair

    by Admin Added 496 Views / 1 Likes

    In this video I repair a hole in a copper pipe using a flowflex copper click fix 15mm pipe repair patch. These are a superb way of repairing damaged pipes as the existing copper pipe does not need to be cut in order to make the repair. These fittings are

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  • 05:32 Popular How to install a basin waste

    How to install a basin waste

    by Admin Added 4,939 Views / 2 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.

  • 02:09 Popular Never trust a single isolation valve

    Never trust a single isolation valve

    by Admin Added 3,210 Views / 1 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.

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

    How to install a shower waste trap

    by Admin Added 2,834 Views / 0 Likes

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

  • 10:42 Popular How to use slip couplings to tee into a pipe that cannot be moved

    How to use slip couplings to tee into a pipe that cannot be moved

    by Admin Added 477 Views / 0 Likes

    In this video I use two slip couplings to tee into a rigid copper pipe. Slip couplings are useful for joining into any rigid copper pipe as they allow a new fitting or piece of pipe to be inserted into a pipe which cannot be moved. The fittings used in th

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  • 01:38 Popular How to use compression fittings

    How to use compression fittings

    by Admin Added 3,572 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)

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

    Cutting copper pipe using a pipe slice

    by Admin Added 2,287 Views / 0 Likes

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

  • 05:28 Popular Surface drain unblocking

    Surface drain unblocking

    by Admin Added 1,711 Views / 0 Likes

    Surface drains can easily become blocked with debris, therefore it is a good idea to clear them before they get blocked and cause problems. Often this is simply a case of lifting off the covers and removing the debris.

  • 01:13 Popular How to use a Weir cup to measure water flow

    How to use a Weir cup to measure water flow

    by Admin Added 2,207 Views / 0 Likes

    A weir cup is a quick and useful way of measuring water flow, this video shows how to use one to measure the flow of water in a domestic property.

  • 04:43 New How to cut cast iron pipe using a chisel

    How to cut cast iron pipe using a chisel

    by Admin Added 9 Views / 0 Likes

    In this video I attempt to cut a piece of cast iron pipe using a cold chisel and club hammer. The cast iron pipe is very old and is probably at least 50 years old. I recently got a NVQ level 2 booklet which showed how to cut cast iron pipe this way, obvio

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

    How to isolate a central heating header tank

    by Admin Added 2,713 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.

  • 06:04 Popular Solder ring fittings | Yorkshire fittings | capillary fittings

    Solder ring fittings | Yorkshire fittings | capillary fittings

    by Admin Added 301 Views / 0 Likes

    In this video I take a look at some Yorkshire fittings, often known as solder ring fittings or capillary fittings. These types of fittings are very popular in the UK and have been around for several decades. For some reason these fittings are not common i

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