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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.

  • 01:40 Popular How to measure water pressure

    How to measure water pressure

    by Admin Added 736 Views / 0 Likes

    Water pressure can easily be measured using a relatively inexpensive water pressure test gauge which costs approximately £10 http://fave.co/1IPpqKm You might want to know how much pressure you have, if you are fitting a new appliance etc. High water

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  • 06:19 Popular How to repair a Leaking lead pipe | Leadloc

    How to repair a Leaking lead pipe | Leadloc

    by Admin Added 1,719 Views / 0 Likes

    Lead pipe is still found in many properties in Britain, these pipes can leak when disturbed and it can be difficult to repair a lead pipe. Here we repair the pipe by cutting off the damaged section and then we fit a leadloc fitting which is specifically d

  • 04:09 Popular How to replace a cartridge in a quarter turn tap

    How to replace a cartridge in a quarter turn tap

    by Admin Added 1,869 Views / 1 Likes

    How to change the ceramic cartridge in a quarter turn tap. Often these types of taps leak and there is no washer to change and so you have to replace the ceramic cartridge. This cartridge at my local plumbers merchants was £2 at a large DIY store it

  • 08:04 Popular How to replace a single hole lever tap

    How to replace a single hole lever tap

    by Admin Added 2,050 Views / 1 Likes

    This video shows how to replace a common lever basin tap. These are often called single hole taps as they are installed into a single hole where as many other taps require two fixing holes. This is normally a very simple job and can easily be accomplished

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

    How to replace a stop tap washer

    by Admin Added 2,541 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.

  • 11:34 Popular How to replace taps

    How to replace taps

    by Admin Added 2,903 Views / 1 Likes

    How to replace bason, sink or bath taps

  • 03:05 Popular How to solder a wet pipe

    How to solder a wet pipe

    by Admin Added 2,384 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

  • 06:00 Popular How to Solder copper pipe

    How to Solder copper pipe

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    How to solder copper pipe using solder ring fittings

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

    How to Solder using a heat gun

    by Admin Added 2,278 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

  • 04:26 Popular How to Solvent weld pipes

    How to Solvent weld pipes

    by Admin Added 1,872 Views / 1 Likes

    Solvent weld pipes are common in many homes, they come in various sizes and once the joint is made they are normally very reliable. Here we join a piece of 32mm solvent weld waste pipe using solvent cement.

  • 05:10 Popular How to unblock a drain using drain rods

    How to unblock a drain using drain rods

    by Admin Added 536 Views / 0 Likes

    Rain water drains can soon become blocked with leaves and soil etc. This waste settles in the trap beneath the drain and causes the pipe to block. In extreme cases this can cause your property to flood, so it’s essential to check all drains around t

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

    How to unblock a sink or basin

    by Admin Added 1,361 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

  • 08:11 Popular How to use a pipe bender

    How to use a pipe bender

    by Admin Added 1,905 Views / 0 Likes

    Bending copper pipe can be difficult with a pipe bending spring, where possible a dedicated pipe bender should be used as these machines can make bending copper pipes much easier and more accurate.

  • 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 1,770 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.

  • 01:38 Popular How to use compression fittings

    How to use compression fittings

    by Admin Added 3,039 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)

  • 02:10 Popular How to use PTFE tape

    How to use PTFE tape

    by Admin Added 2,516 Views / 0 Likes

    How to use PTFE tape when assembling threaded components

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