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How to dot & dab a wall written by Luke (166,442 views)

Learn how to dot and dab wall like the professionals with this video tutorial. We show you how to Do - It - Yourself, saving you the hassle and not to mention the money of getting a plasterer in....

How to paint fresh plaster written by Luke (195,857 views)

Learn how to paint fresh plaster properly so that the paint doesn't peel off when you turn your back. The key phrase to remember is "mist coat"...

How to mix up plaster written by Luke (146,456 views)

We all know mixing up plaster can be a really messy job if not controlled in the right manner. Watch the videos and follow the steps to stay clean....

How to plaster a plasterboard wall part 1 written by Luke (73,863 views)

Skim coat plastering a plasterboard wall is only easy if you know how, and with the following step by step guide you will be plastering walls in no time....

How to fit a blind written by Luke (211,576 views)

Learn how to fit a blind in few simple steps with our video tutorial....

How to blend in plaster written by Luke (75,314 views)

Learn to blend in plaster like a pro with this handy video guide....

How to plasterboard a stud wall written by Luke (112,232 views)

Here we show you how to fix plasterboard to your stud wall. This easy to follow guide will have you fixed up and ready for your plaster. See our other guide on building a stud wall....

How to tape & joint a plasterboard wall written by Luke (140,769 views)

Learn how to do it like the pro's. Here we show you how to tape and joint plasterboard so it's ready for your plaster....

How to hang a picture frame written by Luke (153,486 views)

Learn how to hang a picture frame in a few simple steps....

How to repair a hole in plasterboard written by Luke (190,463 views)

In this video we show you how to repair a hole in a plasterboard wall. This method gives the patch strength and won't crack so you can paint over it and forget it was ever there....

How to change a 3 pin plug written by Luke (154,694 views)

We show you how to change a 3 pin plug in this video tutorial. Remember - If you don't feel confident - Always contact a competent person....

How to tile a wall written by Luke (194,268 views)

Learn how to tile a wall with our video tutorial....

How to grout tiles written by Luke (144,329 views)

Learn how to grout tiles quickly and easily with this video tutorial....

How to fit architrave written by Luke (197,017 views)

Learn how to fit architrave around your door frame with this video tutorial....

How to fit an interior door handle written by Luke (103,121 views)

Learn how to fit a door handle with latch on an interior door with this video tutorial....

Drilling and fixing advice written by Luke (171,084 views)

The basic error people make when using screws and raw plugs is that they use a drill bit that is too big for the plug or the wrong combination of tools and materials. Here we give you a little bit of advice on drilling and fixing....

How to fit a yale lock written by Luke (188,729 views)

Learn how to fit a Yale lock with Tommy's Trade Secrets....

Rosett plasterboard fixings written by Luke (167,014 views)

JCP Construction Products, a specialist supplier of construction fixings to distributors, has introduced a new range of plasterboard fixings designed to withstand substantial loads in both domestic and commercial buildings. Rosett Plasterboard Fixings come in two types Blue for single skin...

How to build a stud wall written by Luke (127,841 views)

A good solid stud wall is only as strong as the stud-work. Learn how to build a stud wall with our easy to follow step by step guide....

How to fit a heated towel rail written by Luke (191,870 views)

Learn how to fit a heated towel rail with Tommy's Trade Secrets....

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