The free diy home improvement guide with answers to your questions on a wide range of do it yourself projects.

Air lock in pipework

Diy plumbing repairs showing how to cure or clear an air lock in pipework to get the water flowing again.

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Backflow In Plumbing

Possible contamination of water by back pressure or siphonage can be prevented by use of an air gap, or using a single check valve or a double check valve but regulations control what can be used and where

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Ball valve 1

Diy plumbing guide showing how to remove and replace the washer in a ball or float valve which leaks or fails to close. Also ballcock.

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Ball valve 2

Diy plumbing guide showing how to adjust a ball or float valve which fails to close off the water to a toilet cistern or tank causing the overflow to run continuously. Also ballcock.

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Basin - choosing types

Diy plumbing guide to choosing a new wash basin or hand basin for the bathroom.

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Basin - plumbing in new

Diy plumbing guide to fitting a new basin in the bathroom. Fixing the basin to the wall, installing or connecting the taps, hot and cold pipes and waste outlet.

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Basin - removing

Diy plumbing guide to removing an old wash basin or hand basin. Undoing the pipes, taps and waste trap.

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Bath - choosing types

Diy plumbing advice on choosing or selecting a new bath for the bathroom. Types of bath include corner, free standing and sunken as well as plastic or metal.

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Bath - plumbing in new

Diy plumbing guide to fitting a new bath in the bathroom. Fixing the bath to the wall, adjusting the legs plus installing or connecting the taps, hot and cold pipes and waste outlet.

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Bath - removing

Diy plumbing instructions for disconnecting and taking out an old bath including undoing the hot and cold pipes and waste. And how to break up a cast iron bath.

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Bending copper pipe

A diy how-to on bending copper pipes for diy plumbing projects, and how to use a spring or pipe bender to create offset or bends in tubes.

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Blocked toilet or soil pipe 1

Diy how-to on plumbing repairs, showing how to clear or unblock a blocked toilet and soil pipe with a plunger auger or drain rods.

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