Home-Building

GLAZING A WINDOW

Windows don't last forever, and you can save time and money by doing your own replacement work. Your local Build-It store can assist with cutting glass to spec. The rest is do-it-yourself - here's how.

WIRING A PLUG

Knowing how to safely wire a plug is obviously a key home-building skill. Use this video to brush up your skills and ensure you're getting it right.

JOINING PVC PLASTIC PIPES

Get your PVC pipe joins watertight - this video demonstrates a few simple steps for getting it right first time.

REPLACING A TILE

Broken, cracked or disfigured tiles can hurt the appearance of your home, as well as creating a safety risk. Replacing individual tiles need not be a complicated exercise - follow these simple steps to install a new tile like a pro.

INSTALLING A SECURITY LIGHT

A security light makes it easier to navigate your garden and garage area, while raising the security profile of your property. Let this video help you to install it correctly.

MORTISING A DOOR FOR HINGES

Installing doors and windows correctly is a simple art, and the Build it guys can help you get the techniques right, as shown in this instructional video.

PLACING CONCRETE

Using the right strategy for laying concrete can give you years of good service. Follow this video for a refresher of the right techniques to reduce cracking and structural weaknesses.

PLASTERING

Your next wall plastering job could be easier if you follow the pros. Check out our simple guidelines in this instructional video.

PRE-GLUED EDGING

If you need to join melamine boards together, then pre-glued edging is the way forward. Get it right first time by following the tips in this instructional video.

BOTTLE OPENER

Open your next bottle like a ... handyman.