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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.

  • 01:51 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 3,480 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 4,110 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 7,936 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 1,802 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 7,215 Views / 0 Likes

    How to solder copper pipe using solder ring fittings

  • 02:09 Popular Never trust a single isolation valve

    Never trust a single isolation valve

    by Admin Added 2,776 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.

  • 01:21 Popular Power Plumber

    Power Plumber

    by Admin Added 1,407 Views / 0 Likes

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

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

    How to repair a Leaking lead pipe | Leadloc

    by Admin Added 1,718 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

  • 01:40 Popular How to measure water pressure

    How to measure water pressure

    by Admin Added 733 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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  • 01:23 Popular copper pushfit fittings | cuprofit

    copper pushfit fittings | cuprofit

    by Admin Added 7,362 Views / 0 Likes

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

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

    Stopcock opening/closing | Stop tap opening/closing

    by Admin Added 2,077 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.

  • 08:11 Popular How to use a pipe bender

    How to use a pipe bender

    by Admin Added 1,901 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.

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

    How to install a shower waste trap

    by Admin Added 2,297 Views / 0 Likes

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

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