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Floating Floors
We show you how to lay floating floorboards like a professional.    Start the second row of boards with a half board, and make sure you use a tapping block, using a hammer against the edge of a board will only damage it.    For the next...
Floating Floors
Dirt and grime will scratch and damage floating floors, so ensure you have a mat at the front door to prevent excess debris entering your home.    Add soft pads to furniture feet to prevent scratching the floor.    Electrostatic mops wil...
Installing Plasterboard
If you've ever worked with plasterboard before, chances are it was patching a hole in a wall or minor repairs and touch ups prior to painting. It isn't until you undertake a full renovation that you need to figure out how to measure, cut, hang a...
Installing Plasterboard
In this video, we show you how to handle, measure and cut plasterboard.   Once you have planned your project, it's time to measure and cut your plasterboard.   for this, you'll need a tape measure, a pencil, a straightedge, a utility kni...
Installing Plasterboard - ceiling and walls
If you've watched video 1 and 2 in the Gyprock DIY video series, you'll know how to plan, prepare, measure and cut plasterboard for installation.   Now it's time to secure the plasterboard using stud adhesive and nails or screws.   For t...
Installing Plasterboard Joints
Joining two panels is an essential task when it comes to installing plasterboard, and this DIY video from Gyprock shows you how to do it easily and professionally.   This video explains how to set recessed edge joints, internal and external...
Installing Plasterboard Part 5: Installing Cornice
In this DIY video series, the plasterboard experts at Gyprock have already shown how to measure, cut, install and join plasterboard. Now it's time to show you how to measure cut and install cornice. Cornice is used to cover the junction between ce...
Installing Plasterboard Part 6: Sanding and Finishing
In this DIY video series, the plasterboard experts at Gyprock have already shown how to measure, cut, install and join plasterboard as well as how to measure, cut and install cornice.  Now it’s time to show you how to complete the sanding and finis...
Installing Plasterboard Part 7: Repairing holes, dents and scrapes
In this DIY video series, the plasterboard experts at Gyprock have already shown how to measure, cut, install and join plasterboard as well as how to measure, cut and install cornice and sanding and finishing techniques for joints.   Now it’...
Installing Plasterboard Part 8: Filling In A Doorway And Other Openings
In this DIY video series, the plasterboard experts at Gyprock have already shown how to measure, cut, install and join plasterboard as well as how to measure, cut and install cornice and sanding and finishing techniques for joints. They've also...
Do you know what is one of the most dangerous things around the home? Chances are you have it lurking in your garden shed, the garage or under the house. We're talking about ladders. These seemingly harmless DIY must-haves are responsible for thous...
Weather Proof Your Home
We show you how to increase the heat efficiency of your home with the application of weatherproof stripping to block drafts.    “Make sure your weatherproofing is up to scratch. Here’s a bit that wasn’t fitted very well. And it does wear out...

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