DIY Plumbing Guides and Projects

DIY Plumbing and Heating projects, tips, advice and articles. From straightforward jobs like Unblocking a Sink to the more demanding Joining Copper Pipes and Installing a Cold Water Storage Tank.


Domestic Plumbing Systems – NEW!
Fitting a Cold Water Storage Tank – NEW!
Installing an Outside Tap – NEW!

Types of Plumbing Pipes
Plumbing Joints
Draining a Plumbing System
Bending and Joining Copper Pipes
Penetrating and Rising Damp
Causes of Condensation
Stud Walls – Fitting Pipes
Soldering Capillary Joints

Emergency Pipe Repairs
Curing and Preventing Airlocks
Fitting Waste Pipes and Traps
Installing a Kitchen Sink
Taps – Repairs and Maintenance
– Taps – Replacing Ceramic Discs
Blocked Sinks and Toilets
Replacing Taps
Cistern Problems
– Planning a Bathroom
Ceramic Taps

Replacing Silicone Sealant Around a Bath – NEW!
Removing a WC
Removing a Cast-Iron Bath
Fitting Monobloc Mixer Taps

Central Heating

Gas Safety Tips – NEW!
Balancing Radiators – NEW!

How to Bleed a Radiator
Lagging Pipes and Water Tanks
Guide to Boilers
Guide to Underfloor Heating
Central Heating Problems
Removing and Replacing Radiators
Replacing a Radiator Valve
Draining a Central Heating System


How to Fit Guttering – NEW!
– Blocked Stacks and Gullies – NEW!
Unblocking a Drain – NEW!
– Unblocking a Downpipe
– Repairing Leaking Gutter Joints
– Treating Rusted Metal Gutters
– Your Rainwater Drainage System