DIY Plumbing – Taps, Traps & Wastes
Building on the essential DIY plumbing skills in Module 1, we lead you onto the world of taps.
We’ll show you how they work, how to install them, decommission them & repair and replace them.
Then we will move onto wastes and traps. If your tap is working, then you definitely want your wastes and traps to be working as well.
You’ll learn how to identify different types of trap, how to take them apart, and remove blockages.
This another hands-on DIY workshop, which will teach you good practice and explain how taps, traps & wastes work.
As with all our workshops, we want you to end the day with greater understanding and confidence.
As with all our practical DIY workshops, this will be very hands-on. You will get to use plumbing tools and fittings, so that you feel confident to deal with issues at home.
What we provide…….
We will provide all materials, tools etc. However, if you want to bring along your own tools, ongoing projects etc. then feel free to do so.
We also have hot drinks – tea, coffee etc. Feel free to bring your own additional refreshments, if you want to.
What to bring…….
We recommend wearing old clothing, and sturdy shoes.
If you would like to bring your own PPE (Personal Protectve Equipment), please feel free to do so. We will proide PPE, but we know that some people would prefer to use their own. (We recommend that you mark them up with your names, so that you can identify them)
Find bePractical DIY Workshop
Access to the the bePractical DIY Workshop is via the front door, in the Brislington Hill parade of shops. The shop has been been cunningly hidden behind the large scaffolding installation currently surrounding Gilton House. Head towards St Peter’s Hospice Shop, and you will see bePractical DIY Workshop just on the left, behind the scaffolding.
There is free parking to the rear of our DIY workshop, accessed from Glenarm Walk.
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Getting to bePractical DIY Courses by Public Transport
X39/39 – Bristol Bus Station to Bath City Centre (via Temple Meads)
96 – Hengrove Park to Brislington Sq/West Town Lidl
178 – Bristol to Radstock
349 – Bristol Bus Station to Keynsham (via Temple Meads)
435 – Bristol to Keynsham
514 – Brislington
668 – Bristol to Peasedown St John
A4 – Airdecker (Bristol Airport to Bath)
Can be taken to Brislington Hill
Upcoming dates …….
Join a DIY Club…….
Why not join one of our DIY clubs and practise your newly-learnt skills? Time and space to improve at your own pace, using our tools and materials.
Starting 17th January 2024
6.30pm – 8.30pm
Running until 14th February