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This Is Why Your Shower Tray Leaks

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Is your shower tray leaking? Watch this. I went to look at a shower tray leak today. It was the usual story, a leak around the tray. The water was pouring out. The householder had been trying to solve the problem for months. He had even renewed the grout and silicone on the bottom three courses of tiles and still …

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How To Fit Fascias & Soffits ~ Extension #24

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James and Ian are fitting the fascias and soffits from Northern Building Plastics. https://www.nbp.co.uk Northern Building Plastics are a leading supplier of high-quality uPVC plastics and building products to the trade. They offer a wide range of products including; roofline, drainage, windows, doors, insulation, cladding, composite decking, sealants and consumables. _______________________ RELATED VIDEO LINKS 🎬 How To Build An Extension …

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Are Bricklaying Robots the Future of Construction?

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Roger looks at robotic bricklaying technology and asks the question, is the future of construction robotic? or are other materials and techniques going to take us to the next level? Find out more about SAM (Semi-Automated Mason) the bricklaying system designed and engineered to make the process safer and less physically demanding. https://www.construction-robotics.com

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How Can Concrete Buildings Collapse?

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In the aftermath of the Champlain Towers collapse in Miami, Roger takes a look at why concrete fails and what can be done to prevent future disasters. ⬇ RELATED VIDEO LINKS ⬇ 🎬 Failing Building Materials: https://youtu.be/UiQNf9k795g 🎬 Cowboy Builders Rant: https://youtu.be/auZSQxJ_Dso Morandi Bridge image by mattiarainieri0 https://bit.ly/3qw955o

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100% Waterproof Shower Surround ~ Extension #23

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Roger and James are making sure the shower is completely waterproof. _______________________ RELATED VIDEO LINKS 🎬 How To Build An Extension series playlist: https://bit.ly/2LnUhG5 🎬 How to Cut Hip Rafters: https://youtu.be/CmKZoPmROn8 🎬 Ultimate Roofing Square: https://youtu.be/_TmXZ0cGNEI 🎬 6 Roofing Squares Compared: https://youtu.be/7qlQW3j6OIQ 🎬 How to Make a Tusk Tenon Joint Like a Pro: https://youtu.be/osoItQj_blw _________________________________________________________________ Our thanks go to James …

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Is This The Future of Plastering?

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Is spray-applied plaster a practical alternative to traditional plastering for walls and ceilings? Knauf Airless Finish Light ▶ https://www.knauf.co.uk/store/airless-finish-light/c-23/p-584 Send us your 2-minute tip ▶ https://skill-builder.uk/tip WIN A FORGEFAST ORGANISER PRO 1000-PIECE WOOD SCREW KIT https://www.forgefastelite.com

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Can You Solve Roger’s Van Clutch Problem?

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Roger has a problem with his 2016 Vauxhall Vivaro 2900 1.6 CDTI and he’s hoping the SB community will help with finding a solution. Send us your tip ▶ https://skill-builder.uk/tip WIN A FORGEFAST ORGANISER PRO 1000-PIECE WOOD SCREW KIT https://www.forgefastelite.com The Vivaro clutch pedal stays down and will not return without being pulled.

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How to Install Aluminium Doors & Windows ~ Extension #22

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Ian is back to help James with fitting the aluminium doors & windows. 🛒 Pica Dry Longlife Automatic Pen: https://amzn.to/3yVTQqm 🛒 Pica 150/46 Deep Hole Ink Marker: https://amzn.to/3fKOsP9 _______________________ RELATED VIDEO LINKS 🎬 How To Build An Extension series playlist: https://bit.ly/2LnUhG5 🎬 How to Cut Hip Rafters: https://youtu.be/CmKZoPmROn8 🎬 Ultimate Roofing Square: https://youtu.be/_TmXZ0cGNEI 🎬 6 Roofing Squares Compared: https://youtu.be/7qlQW3j6OIQ 🎬 …

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Get Your Decking Spacing Right ~ 2-Min Tip

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Thanks to Robin for his tip. Send us your tip ▶ https://skill-builder.uk/tip 🛒 Broadfix Decking Shims: https://amzn.to/3q0ADjq WIN A FORGEFAST ORGANISER PRO 1000-PIECE WOOD SCREW KIT https://www.forgefastelite.com Follow Robin: 🎬 YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/user/ukconstruction 📷 Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/robinclevett

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Painting, Plumbing, Boring ~ Extension #21

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Painting and plumbing with Roger in front of the camera this week. Leyland Trade Hardwearing Matt Paint https://leylandtrade.com/products/walls-and-ceilings/Hardwearing-Matt _______________________ RELATED VIDEO LINKS 🎬 How To Build An Extension series playlist: https://bit.ly/2LnUhG5 🎬 How to Cut Hip Rafters: https://youtu.be/CmKZoPmROn8 🎬 Ultimate Roofing Square: https://youtu.be/_TmXZ0cGNEI 🎬 6 Roofing Squares Compared: https://youtu.be/7qlQW3j6OIQ 🎬 How to Make a Tusk Tenon Joint Like a Pro: …

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Super Quick Brick Cuts ~ 2-Minute Tip

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SEND YOUR TIP ▶ https://skill-builder.uk/tip WIN A FORGEFAST ORGANISER PRO 1000-PIECE WOOD SCREW KIT https://www.forgefastelite.com Thanks to James King for his quick and easy brick cutting tip.

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How to Cut and Connect Clay Pipe to PVC

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Roger shows us how to join PVC plastic pipe to an existing clay pipe. Fernco Flexseal 110-122/80-95mm EPDM Flexible Connector 🛒 https://amzn.to/3im48Kq Stihl TSA 230 Cut Off Saw 🛒 https://bit.ly/2SfKtRR Hunter 50mg Silicone Lubricant 🛒 https://bit.ly/3gd1yE5 _______________________ RELATED VIDEO LINKS 🎬 How To Build An Extension series playlist: https://bit.ly/2LnUhG5 🎬 How to Cut Hip Rafters: https://youtu.be/CmKZoPmROn8 🎬 Ultimate Roofing Square: …

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How To Easily Fit Coving ~ Extension #20

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James is fitting the coving and sharing some tips and tricks. 🛒 Pica Dry Longlife Automatic Pen: https://amzn.to/3yVTQqm 🛒 Pica 150/46 Deep Hole Ink Marker: https://amzn.to/3fKOsP9 🛒 Pica Marker Complete Pen Set: https://amzn.to/3wRn9bK _______________________ RELATED VIDEO LINKS 🎬 How To Build An Extension series playlist: https://bit.ly/2LnUhG5 🎬 How to Cut Hip Rafters: https://youtu.be/CmKZoPmROn8 🎬 Ultimate Roofing Square: https://youtu.be/_TmXZ0cGNEI 🎬 6 …

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Broken DeWalt Mitre Saw ~ Another Tale of Woe

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Spare Tool Parts for Dewalt, Bosch, Makita, Milwaukee, Dremel, Ryobi… ▶ https://www.sparetoolparts.co.uk James has now repaired his DeWALT DWS780 Compound Slide Mitre Saw. Maybe he’ll treat himself to a bottle of Châteauneuf-du-Pape. 🛒 La Compagnie Rhodanienne: https://amzn.to/3fGCiXK 🛒 Vieux Chevalier: https://amzn.to/2TvSMsV 🛒 Cuvee Speciale: https://amzn.to/3uNQxhv

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How To Easily Fit Skirting & Architrave ~ Extension #19

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YFOOD COMPLETE MEAL TASTER PACK – Use code “BUILDER10” for a 10% discount 🛒 http://bit.ly/SkillBuilder_YFood James is fixing the skirtings and has a few tips for making this job easier. _______________________ RELATED VIDEO LINKS 🎬 How To Build An Extension series playlist: https://bit.ly/2LnUhG5 🎬 How to Cut Hip Rafters: https://youtu.be/CmKZoPmROn8 🎬 Ultimate Roofing Square: https://youtu.be/_TmXZ0cGNEI 🎬 6 Roofing Squares Compared: …

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Tongue & Groove Hidden Fixing ~ 2-Minute Tip

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▶ https://skill-builder.uk/tip SEND YOUR TIP AND WIN A FORGEFAST 1000-PIECE WOOD SCREW KIT https://www.forgefastelite.com Thanks to Robin for his tip. 🎬 YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/user/ukconstruction 📷 Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/robinclevett

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Festool KS 120 Kapex ~ Love at First Sight

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Festool KS 120 REB KAPEX ▶ https://bit.ly/2QNsCRF Dan Cox ▶ https://www.essential-carpenter-tools.co.uk Check out Dan Cox on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/roofing_square_dan __________________________________ MORE ON THE KS 120 FROM FESTOOL Guides left, guides right. Even where others only pretend to do so. With spherical bushings on both sides to offer a double layer of protection in terms of keeping the carriage precisely on course …

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Taping & Jointing or Skimming. Which is Best? ~ Extension #18

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James is plastering and trying out the Marshalltown Adjustable Squeegee Trowel. 🛒 22″ Marshalltown Adjustable Squeegee Trowel: https://amzn.to/2RBPBiL 🛒 18″ Marshalltown Adjustable Squeegee Trowel: https://amzn.to/2SgsEl7 🛒 12″ Marshalltown Adjustable Squeegee Trowel: https://amzn.to/3bJgKY2 Marshalltown Adjustable Squeegee Trowels use a DuraSoft® blade molded to a high impact backing that ensures consistent finishes and long life. You can adjust the pitch 35° in …

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How To Build a Soundproof Room?

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▶ Tim Nugent – https://www.instagram.com/nuggetonline ▶ Dan Cox – https://www.instagram.com/roofing_square_dan ▶ Nick Whitaker Electro-acoustics – http://www.nickwhitaker.net ___________________________ Tim’s useful shopping links Sound Proofing ▶ https://www.soundproofingstore.co.uk/walls ▶ https://soundproofingstore.uk/product/tecsound-sy100/ Rockwool RW3 Acoustic Sound Absorption (panels/corner traps) ▶ https://bit.ly/3f0XCqm Doors ▶ https://www.enfielddoors.co.uk/acousticdoors ▶ https://quietstar.co.uk Acoustic Wall ties ▶ https://www.christiegrey.com/construction-products/awt-acoustic-wall-ties/ Mass Loaded Vinyl ▶ https://www.sruinsulation.co.uk/MLV50-Mass-Loaded-Vinyl-5kg Acoustic Glass ▶ https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/products/product-categories/noise-control/pilkington-optiphon

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