Plumbing & Heating

Working with Pipelife Easy-Lay PB Barrier Pipe

In the final part of our sponsored Pipelife series, we look at the Easy-Lay push-fit polybutylene barrier pipe. Suitable for all hot and cold plumbing and central heating systems. It can be used in both sealed and open vented systems and has been designed to withstand constant pressure at high temperatures. The combination of low thermal conductivity and high corrosion …

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The Ultimate Bathroom Installation Video 2020

Chapters 0:00:25 – The old bathroom rip out 0:06:58 – Demolishing with the Makita DJR188 recip saw 0:12:56 – Marking out stud wall positions 0:14:12 – Figuring out the pipe runs 0:18:10 – Emptying the pipework with V-TUF Wet & Dry Vacuum 0:18:30 – Soil pipe run 0:22:35 – Shower tray area prep 0:23:56 – Shower drain pipe 0:29:50 – …

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Podcast #14 ~ Plumber Chat with James from Plumberparts

Podcast 14

When plumbers get together, this is what they talk about. Roger and James Lawrence from Plumberparts discuss plumbing and life in general. Subscribe to Plumberparts: youtube.com/user/plumberparts

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Alfie Secure Shower Head Fixings – Capel #14

Perfect, watertight, secure connection between pipework and fittings: https://www.coolag.co.uk Robin is joined by Ty Harnett to look at getting a really secure fixing for his showerheads to make them strong enough for chin-ups! A faster, more robust and watertight connection for securing fixed shower heads, shower hose wall fittings, wall mounted taps and bar shower valves, WC’s and hand basins. …

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Podcast #13 ~ Plastic Pipe FAQ with Pipelife

Pipe FAQ with Pipelife

Roger has a chat with Chris Wormald from Pipelife to look at the common misconceptions with plastic pipe. Pipelife is a leading manufacturer & provider of plastic piping systems. Specialising in the extrusion of polyethylene (PE) pipes Pipelife offers industry-leading products for the heating & plumbing, water pressure, electricity, cable ducting, gas and agricultural sectors. Drawing on over 45 years …

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Broken Sewer Nightmare Thames Water Won’t Fix

Thames Water sewage problems. Roger visits the home of a desperate Skill Builder viewer who contacted us to seek advice on a clogged sewer repair problem that Thames Water refuses to help him further with after two attempts at fixing it. Thames Water plc can be found using these links: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thameswater Twitter: https://twitter.com/thameswater Frequent searches related to Thames Water …

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Robin Installs the Lindab MVHR System – Capel #13

The Testo commissioning device was also supplied by and is available to buy from Lindab. What is MVHR and why is Robin so excited to have it as part of the Capel Build? Special thanks go to Lindab for helping Robin commission the system and make sure it is working perfectly. #Lindab #MVHR #CapelBuild

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Do You Know How Plastic Pipe is Made? PIPELIFE

Team SB travels to Cork in the south of Ireland to visit the Pipelife factory and discover how they make their Easy-Lay PB barrier pipe. #PIPELIFE #Plumbing #EasyLay

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Abacus M1 PVC Waterproof Bathroom Wall Panels

Video sponsored by Abacus Bathrooms. The Abacus M1 Series wall panels are a fantastic waterproof PVC core showering wall panel that is completely impervious to water and ideal for a multitude of different bathroom installation requirements, creating a professional stylish showering wall space with the peace of mind of a 10-year guarantee. The high gloss panels are available in a …

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Central Heating Fail? – 3 Things You Can Try

How to Repair a Motorised Central Heating Valve: https://youtu.be/KT6mq1440zM Has your central heating failed to come on after the summer break? Don’t worry it’s common and Roger reckons 90% of you will be up and running after watching this video. 1. Check system pressure and top up if required 2. Check that the pump is working properly. 3. Check that …

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