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

Blocked toilet or soil pipe 2

Diy how-to on plumbing repairs showing how to clear or unblock a blocked drain under the manhole cover using drain rods to rod out the blockage.

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Blocked waste pipe

Diy how-to showing how to clear or unblock a blocked waste pipe to the kitchen sink, bath or basin as well as an outside gulley or drain.

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Cold Water Storage

A cold water storage cistern is often positioned in the loft and provides readily available water supply to appliances and outlets around the home as well as supplying water to a hot water cylinder. The design, method of connecting pipe work and the appropriate valves used are covered in this guide

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Connecting copper pipe - compression fittings

A how-to on joining copper pipes with compression joints for diy plumbing projects. And how to connect the fitting and tighten the nuts and olive for a watertight seal.

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Connecting copper pipes - solder joints 1

Diy how-to on copper pipe soldered and capillary joints for plumbing projects. And how to use flux and blow torch to solder the fitting for a watertight seal.

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Connecting copper pipes - solder joints 2

Diy how-to on joining copper pipes with soldered and capillary joints for diy plumbing projects. Including how to use flux and blow torch to solder the fitting for a watertight seal and cure leaks.

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Copper pipes and fittings 1

Diy plumbing guide to copper pipes, fittings and joints used to connect lengths - compression fitting.

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Copper pipes and fittings 2

Diy plumbing guide to copper pipe and fittings or joints used to connect lengths - solder or capillary fitting.

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Cutting copper pipe

Diy how-to on cutting copper pipe for diy plumbing projects. How to measure and mark accuartely and use a hacksaw or pipe cutter to cut the tube to the right length.

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Drainage drains and waste water

Diy plumbing guide to drains and drainage systems for disposing of waste or foul water.

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Draining down the water system 1

Diy plumbing guide to draining down the water system switching off the stopcock and emptying the tank or cistern.

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Draining down the water system 2

Diy plumbing guide to draining down the water system, emptying the hot water cylinder, toilet cistern and the tank in the attic.

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