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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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

    How to replace a single hole lever tap

    by Admin Added 2,041 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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  • 08:11 Popular How to use a pipe bender

    How to use a pipe bender

    by Admin Added 1,902 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.

  • 04:26 Popular How to Solvent weld pipes

    How to Solvent weld pipes

    by Admin Added 1,868 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.

  • 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 1,867 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

  • 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

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

    How to use a Weir cup to measure water flow

    by Admin Added 1,767 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.

  • 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

  • 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

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

    Cutting copper pipe using a pipe slice

    by Admin Added 1,700 Views / 0 Likes

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

  • 02:37 Popular Push-Loc MDPE fittings

    Push-Loc MDPE fittings

    by Admin Added 1,537 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

  • 05:28 Popular Surface drain unblocking

    Surface drain unblocking

    by Admin Added 1,523 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.

  • 01:21 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

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

    How to unblock a sink or basin

    by Admin Added 1,359 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

  • 04:43 Popular Immersion heater element removal

    Immersion heater element removal

    by Admin Added 1,195 Views / 1 Likes

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

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