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  • 03:11 New Beware the ebay scammers

    Beware the ebay scammers

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    Unfortunately there are some people out there that have nothing better to do, then remove cash from hard working people. A few weeks back I stumbled across some scammers on ebay, who were using stolen pictures! Most of these scammers were selling high val

  • 05:31 New How to jump start a car

    How to jump start a car

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    Jump starting a car or a van is relatively easy, as long as you have the correct equipment. In this video I jump start a car with a flat battery using two different methods. The first one is using a multi-function jump starter and the second method is usi

  • 08:11 New How to fix cables to walls

    How to fix cables to walls

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    Fixing cables to walls can be difficult, in this video I look at a few different ways to fix cables to walls. This is particularly useful if you need to fix network cables or CCTV cables to an external wall. Profix nail plugs are also demonstrated in the

  • 10:12 New How to replace a vanity unit tap

    How to replace a vanity unit tap

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    In this video I replace a single hole basin mixer tap in a vanity unit. This job was made more difficult, because the new flexible tap connectors were too short and so the pipe work had to be extended.

  • 03:34 New how to replace a built in electric oven

    how to replace a built in electric oven

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    In this video, I replace an electric oven. Replacing a single electric oven is normally very easy as they are a standard size. Replacing a single electric fan oven is also simple as they are both normally wired into a standard three pin plug.

  • 04:40 New Bahco mini socket set | Bahco 2058/s26

    Bahco mini socket set | Bahco 2058/s26

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    This Bahco mini socket set is one of my most liked tools, I do also have the Teng equivalent to this set, but the Bahco set is better in my honest opinion. These are available for sale at between £16 and £26 https://fave.co/2KjhQNp Bahco make

  • 08:00 New How to install earth clamps | cross bonding

    How to install earth clamps | cross bonding

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    In this video I install two earth clamps and a piece of 10mm earthing wire to a coper pipe, this is so that a plastic component can be installed in the pipe at a later date. By doing this you ensure that the electrical continuity of the copper pipe is not

  • 13:56 New How to isolate water using a switch | Surestop

    How to isolate water using a switch | Surestop

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    In this video I install a surestop, which is a stop cock that can be operated remotely using a special switch. The Surestop does not require electricity or batteries as it simply operates using the water pressure. I’m not sure if the surestop stop t

  • 09:31 New How to install an isolation valve

    How to install an isolation valve

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    Isolation valves are normally easy to fit as the majority of them are compression or push fit, you can get valves that require soldering, but they are not as common and can be tricky to install without damaging the isolator. Links to products on ebay- Iso

  • 06:11 Popular How to break up concrete

    How to break up concrete

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    how to break up concrete using the Hilti Te2000 AVR, breaker. In this video we break up a concrete slab using a Hilti breaker, which was hired from HSS. It can be difficult breaking up concrete, but this breaker made very light work of it. The concrete ba

  • 04:43 Popular How to cut cast iron pipe using a chisel

    How to cut cast iron pipe using a chisel

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    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

  • 08:30 Popular How to fix a leaking radiator valve nut

    How to fix a leaking radiator valve nut

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    In this video I repair a leaking radiator valve nut by wrapping some PTFE tape around the olive. It is quite common for radiator valves to leak via the nut/olive or pipe, especially on small bore pipes such as microbore.

  • 03:59 Popular NVR security tips | CCTV recorder security tips

    NVR security tips | CCTV recorder security tips

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    In this video I show how I used an old electrical control panel in order to secure an NVR (network video recorder). It’s worth doing something like this, as you cannot be too careful these days!

  • 03:06 Popular Why you need a UPS | uninterruptible power supply |PowerWalker VI 2200 LCD

    Why you need a UPS | uninterruptible power supply |PowerWalker VI 2200 LCD

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    A UPS or uninterruptible power supply is a really good idea, if you have a computer or other sensitive equipment which does not like being shut down abruptly. In the event of the power being cut to the UPS, it will automatically switch over to battery pow

  • 02:48 Popular How to fix a toilet that keeps running

    How to fix a toilet that keeps running

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    A toilet that keeps running can often be fixed easily by simply adding some liquid soap to the water in the cistern. Often the parts in the system start to stick, this can often be helped by adding some liquid soap, which lubricates the plastic parts. In

  • 07:01 Popular How to repair a broken refrigerator door shelf

    How to repair a broken refrigerator door shelf

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    In this video I repair a broken door shelf in a refrigerator, often called a fridge. A broken refrigerator door shelf can easily be repaired using a good quality grab adhesive. In the past I have used Nemesis grab adhesive, but in this video I used Adisea

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