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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.

  • 01:13 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 How to cut cast iron pipe using a chisel

    How to cut cast iron pipe using a chisel

    by Admin Added 12 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 2,714 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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  • 04:26 Popular Plastic pipe for plumbing

    Plastic pipe for plumbing

    by Admin Added 2,484 Views / 0 Likes

    Plastic pipe is now very common, this video shows how to join it together

  • 06:08 Popular Disabled tap conversion

    Disabled tap conversion

    by Admin Added 2,641 Views / 0 Likes

    How to convert standard taps to lever taps

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

    How to unblock a drain using drain rods

    by Admin Added 916 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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  • 02:10 Popular How to use PTFE tape

    How to use PTFE tape

    by Admin Added 2,910 Views / 0 Likes

    How to use PTFE tape when assembling threaded components

  • 02:56 Popular Joining chrome pipe

    Joining chrome pipe

    by Admin Added 2,146 Views / 0 Likes

    Chrome pipe can be difficult to join, this video explains why

  • 03:29 Popular How to install a mechanical boss | cast iron pipe boss

    How to install a mechanical boss | cast iron pipe boss

    by Admin Added 443 Views / 0 Likes

    In this video I install a mechanical boss onto a cast iron soil pipe. How to cut the 57mm hole in the soil pipe can be seen here- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xm0GGDsw2OU A mechanical boss can be used to connect a waste pipe, either 32mm or 40mm into a

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  • 02:37 Popular Push-Loc MDPE fittings

    Push-Loc MDPE fittings

    by Admin Added 1,900 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

  • 06:14 Popular Tap revivers

    Tap revivers

    by Admin Added 2,708 Views / 0 Likes

    Tap revivers are a quick way to service an old tap

  • 02:44 Popular How to bend copper tube

    How to bend copper tube

    by Admin Added 2,451 Views / 0 Likes

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

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