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

Toilet - removing

Diy plumbing guide to removing an old toilet or WC. Undoing the water and overflow pipes before disconnecting them, then trimming or making good the soil pipe.

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Toilet Seat – Fit New or Replace

Quick guide explaining how to re fix a toilet seat which has become loose, or to remove an old or broken one and fit a new toilet seat securing it to the wc pan with the included hinge fixings

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Top 10 Plumbing Tips

Our top ten DIY plumbing tips aim to help with preventing plumbing problems as well as offer advice on dealing with plumbing emergencies – From dripping taps to blocked wastes, there’s a useful tip to make your home maintenance easier.

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Turning Off The Water

Knowing how to turn off the water to various parts of a home plumbing system allows you to deal with emergencies as well as carry out repairs and maintenance. This guide covers valves for isolating mains water, indirect water, hot water and heating systems

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Washing machine or dishwasher - plumbing in

Diy guide to plumbing in a washing machine or dishwasher and installing the waste and water supply.

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Waste pipe - compression joints

Diy plumbing guide to plastic waste compression joints showing the types, how to cut the pipe and connect the fitting to join pipes so they don't leak.

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Waste pipe - new appliance

Diy plumbing guide to choosing and fitting a new waste pipe for an appliance, shows how to fix and connect to the drains.

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Waste pipe - push fit joints

Diy plumbing guide to plastic waste push fit joints showing the types, how to cut the pipe and connect the fitting to join pipes so they don't leak.

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Waste pipe - solvent weld joints

Diy plumbing guide on plastic waste solvent weld joints, showing you how to cut the pipe and connect the fitting to join pipes so they don't leak.

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Waste pipe - types

A diy plumbing guide on joining or connecting plastic waste pipes and fittings , including details on how to cut the pipe.

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Water Pressure and Flow

This guide explains the difference between water flow and water pressure as well as the tools used for measuring flow and pressure.

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Water Softener – Installing an Exchange Softener

Fitting a water softener requires some planning to ensure that it meets with the water regulations and that provision is made for drinking water. This guide explains how to plumb in and connect up a water softener which will reduce lime scale build up and prolong the life of appliances as well as reduce detergent usage.

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