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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.

  • 05:28 Popular Surface drain unblocking

    Surface drain unblocking

    by Admin Added 1,729 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.

  • 00:56 Popular Stopcock opening/closing | Stop tap opening/closing

    Stopcock opening/closing | Stop tap opening/closing

    by Admin Added 2,744 Views / 0 Likes

    A quick tip when opening a stopcock is to never open it fully as you run the risk of it seizing in the fully open position.

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

    How to cut and join MDPE pipe

    by Admin Added 13.1k 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.

  • 02:37 Popular Push-Loc MDPE fittings

    Push-Loc MDPE fittings

    by Admin Added 1,938 Views / 0 Likes

    Push-Loc by Melimatic is a range of push on brass fittings for use on MDPE pipe. These fittings are good quality and are easy to use, with the added advantage that they are much smaller than traditional push-fit fittings. These fittings also do not requir

  • 02:44 Popular How to bend copper tube

    How to bend copper tube

    by Admin Added 2,484 Views / 0 Likes

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

  • 04:26 Popular How to Solvent weld pipes

    How to Solvent weld pipes

    by Admin Added 2,058 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.

  • 06:41 Popular How to join Waste pipe

    How to join Waste pipe

    by Admin Added 3,415 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.

  • 06:00 Popular How to Solder copper pipe

    How to Solder copper pipe

    by Admin Added 7,871 Views / 0 Likes

    How to solder copper pipe using solder ring fittings

  • 04:43 Popular Immersion heater element removal

    Immersion heater element removal

    by Admin Added 1,601 Views / 1 Likes

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

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

    How to replace a stop tap washer

    by Admin Added 2,992 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 Disabled tap conversion

    Disabled tap conversion

    by Admin Added 2,690 Views / 0 Likes

    How to convert standard taps to lever taps

  • 05:09 Popular Reseating a tap seat

    Reseating a tap seat

    by Admin Added 2,598 Views / 2 Likes

    How to reseat a tap using a tap reseating tool

  • 01:21 Popular Power Plumber

    Power Plumber

    by Admin Added 1,592 Views / 0 Likes

    power plumber is a quick and easy way to unblock a sink or basin

  • 06:14 Popular Tap revivers

    Tap revivers

    by Admin Added 2,755 Views / 0 Likes

    Tap revivers are a quick way to service an old tap

  • 11:34 Popular How to replace taps

    How to replace taps

    by Admin Added 3,479 Views / 1 Likes

    How to replace bason, sink or bath taps

  • 02:42 Popular Removing a seized tap head gear

    Removing a seized tap head gear

    by Admin Added 3,733 Views / 4 Likes

    How to remove a seized tap head gear

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