Save money by using end feed fittings , packs of these fittings can be bought at a fraction of the cost of compression fittings. Install your own central heating real cheap using delcop end feed fittings
A video showing the usefulness of rubber bungs in plumbing,if you need to test a soil stack installation or more commonly to seal off water tank feeds in order to renew broken gate valves,. These useful items save draining down the roof tank. Also useful for working on your heating system renewing radiator valves etc, without draining down the system
The flexi connector is just great for making up those short lengths of pipework where you may have fitted new taps and the copper pipe tails are now too short to connect back up, or a new WC cistern where the old pipework is in the wrong place. Buy these connectors with a valve already in line as part of the flexi and you have a really useful bit of kit, for very little money
How to fit a compression fitting joining two pieces of pipe together, showing how tight to do it up and what jointing paste to use.
For permanent joints on PVC waste pipe, always use solvent weld push joints, these joints, once taken properly never leak; whereas those with rubber washers will, sooner or later. So be safe just follow my easy video and run your waste pipes securely without leaks
First of all, don’t forget to turn the water off first. Fix that leak yourself quite easily just follow this easy video
Push fit fittings are still the easiest way of doing your own plumbing . For the DIY person this is the way to go, for adding extra radiators, plumbing in your own sink to adding a shower in another room, nothing can be simpler, this video is a guide to the correct way of fitting them and removing them and more importantly, without leaks
How to fit 22mm copper tube pipe to three quarter inch imperial copper pipe. If you live or are working in an old house pre 1973 chances are you will come across imperial copper tube plumbing this can cause some headaches. This video shows how to overcome the problems of fitting the two together
Make a neater job of your pipework by fitting plastic pipe cover
How to repair a dripping tap, changing the washer and using the tap re-seating tool to re-seat your tap. Just changing the tap washer is sometimes not enough, the tap will still leak, this is especially the case if you live in a hard water area
How to clear a blocked waste using a cheap pressure gun priced around £15.00. This is the easest way of clearing a blocked sink/bath/basin or WC pan . Available from most DIY outlets these pressure guns save a lot of work in dismantling wastes and messing with rods etc.
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