Videos

Boilers, Darkness & Should We Help? – ASB #13

Send us your pictures and videos: https://skill-builder.uk/send Adrian Ripa has spotted some weird gas pipework at a restaurant in London where he’s done some work. Tom Barry has had his annual combi boiler service from British Gas which took less than 15 mins. The next day he had low pressure and wonders if the work carried out was worth it. …

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Robin’s Rafter Template – Carpentry Life Hack

Robin proudly shows off one of his favourite carpenter hack techniques with his rafter template! This is part of our ‘how to create a pitched roof’ video which you can see here: https://youtu.be/90cB_qiu-YA We’ll have more woodworking tips and hacks from Robin Clevett soon. #Carpentry #Woodworking #LifeHack ================================================ Tell us what you like: https://skill-builder.uk/vote Get in touch, send us your …

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Stable Conversion Tour with Robin Clevett

Robin gives you a guided tour on one of his recent projects. This stables conversion in Staines was an ambitious building challenge for his team but the end result is one that he’s very proud of. Like a barn conversion, it’s quite tricky creating an extra floor within the roof space so you can see what Robin’s done to overcome …

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How to Silicone Seal Tips with Cramer Fugi 5 Kit

Jubi shows us how to apply silicone sealant in the bathroom, around the bathtub, along the basin unit, toilet and the mirrored shelf with the Fugi 5 Profile Kit and some washing up liquid. Buy your kit for applying silicone from Plumbworld https://www.plumbworld.co.uk/fugi-applicator-kit-5-piece-1847-16740 This multifunctional tool can be used for many flexible sealants and caulks. Application of masking tape and …

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The Fox in the Box & Rendering Advice – ASB #12

Send us your pictures and videos: https://skill-builder.uk/send Justin Sider is having lots of problems with foxes pooping in his garden and making loud noises at night that make his dogs bark. Fox poop is also a popular moisturise with Cocker Spaniels and hard to remove unless you have some tomato ketchup to hand. Tim Overall has a path in need …

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Level Decking, Cracked Lead & Damp Walls – ASB #11

Send us your pictures and videos: https://skill-builder.uk/send Gary Maydew noticed that there were white marks on his lead flashing. Jimmy the builder has asked why are so many new plasterboard ceilings cracking after being plastered? Jim Cain moved to Cambridge from Atlanta, Georgia, and has a home in Ely with water pressure issues. Les Richards wants to install composite decking …

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New Milwaukee Cordless Saws Powered by High Output

Robin visits Dublin to see the latest cordless power tool range from Milwaukee. The cordless job site is becoming a more realistic goal and Robin has made the leap with most of his tools, but can Milwaukee’s new cordless range help with completing the transition? Featured in this video: Milwaukee M18 FUEL FMS254 Mitre Saw Milwaukee M18 FUEL FTS210 Table …

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Who Needs a Waste Carrier Licence? – ASB #10

Send us your pictures and videos: https://skill-builder.uk/send Chris Peacock has a broken fence falling onto a public footpath which is about two metres lower than his lawn. Dave Madden has been asked if he has a waste carriers licence and wonders if he needs one. He looked into it more and was shocked to read about a roofer Stewart Gosling …

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How to Build a Pitched Roof – Carpentry Training

Robin is working on an extension, so we thought we’d shadow him for the day and see how he creates a pitched roof leading up to a flat roof that some viewers might recognise. This pitched roof construction tutorial is brought to you by HiKOKI Powertools, which we used extensively on this project. Thanks HiKOKI! Tools used in this video: …

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Leaking Porch & The Mystery Cesspit – ASB #9

Send us your pictures and videos: https://skill-builder.uk/send Vitaseal 600 TRS Expanding Foam Tape: https://passivehousesystems.co.uk/product/vitaseal-expanding-foam-tape/ Surrey Outlet Flange 1″ (22mm): https://www.toolstation.com/surrey-outlet-flange/p86467 Don Morrow has found a cesspit while digging foundations and wants to know if he can just fill it in. Alex Hiscox is having a rainwater leak problem with a newly built UPVC porch. Matt Gillham has purchased a fully-enclosed …

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