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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.

  • 08:05 Popular Shower tray install on mortar

    Shower tray install on mortar

    by Admin Added 2,702 Views / 3 Likes

    Many shower trays require installing onto a bed of mortar (cement), this video shows how to install such a shower tray onto a wooden floor.

  • 02:00 Popular shower waste cleaning

    shower waste cleaning

    by Admin Added 3,752 Views / 0 Likes

    How to clean a waste trap from a shower.

  • 01:35 Popular Sink unblocking

    Sink unblocking

    by Admin Added 2,609 Views / 0 Likes

    Unblocking a sink can be done quickly using a plunger

  • 03:52 Popular Solder chrome pipe

    Solder chrome pipe

    by Admin Added 2,181 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

  • 06:04 Solder ring fittings | Yorkshire fittings | capillary fittings

    Solder ring fittings | Yorkshire fittings | capillary fittings

    by Admin Added 40 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

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

    Stopcock opening/closing | Stop tap opening/closing

    by Admin Added 2,438 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.

  • 05:28 Popular Surface drain unblocking

    Surface drain unblocking

    by Admin Added 1,641 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.

  • 06:14 Popular Tap revivers

    Tap revivers

    by Admin Added 2,505 Views / 0 Likes

    Tap revivers are a quick way to service an old tap

  • 05:15 Popular The easiest way to fix a burst pipe

    The easiest way to fix a burst pipe

    by Admin Added 321 Views / 0 Likes

    In this video I repair a burst copper pipe using two JG speedfit couplings and a piece of Speedfit pipe. This pipe burst a couple of weeks previously in my mate’s garage and nearly flooded the place. He did try to call out 5 plumbers but none of the

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  • 02:12 Popular Water pressure versus water flow

    Water pressure versus water flow

    by Admin Added 962 Views / 1 Likes

    It’s easy to get confused between water pressure and water flow. Many times you will hear people say that they are going to close their stop tap to reduce the pressure. Whilst it is possible to reduce the pressure slightly with a stop tap you are ac

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