Fix It With DIY Videos from Axis

There are some small home repairs that you may be able to do yourself. These "How To" videos will show you the right way.

Please be sure to follow them carefully and safely.

DIY Videos

How To: Change A Bayonet Light

An engineer from Axis shows you how to replace a blown bayonet lightbulb.

How To Change A Bayonet Light.

Download a transcript of  How_To_Change_A_Bayonet_Light.pdf [pdf] 193KB

 

How To: Change The Battery In A Smoke Alarm

After a while, you will need to change the battery in your smoke alarm. This is very important for your safety, and the safety of anybody living with you. An Axis engineer shows you the correct way to do it.

How To Change The Battery In A Smoke Alarm

Download a transcript of  How_To_Change_The_Battery_In_A_Smoke_Alarm.pdf [pdf] 197KB

 

How To: Test A Carbon Monoxide Alarm

This is another very important home safety measure. An Axis engineer guides you through the right way to do it.

How To Test A Carbon Monoxide Alarm

Download a transcript of  How_To_Test_A_Carbon_Monoxide_Alarm.pdf [pdf] 189KB

 

How To: Bleed A Radiator

You might find that your radiator is hot halfway down, and cold at the top. An Axis engineer shows you how to put this right in this video.

How To Bleed A Radiator

Download a transcript of  How_To_Bleed_A_Radiator.pdf [pdf] 191KB

 

How To: Test Your Heating Control

Sometimes you might switch your heating on, but your radiators stay cold. An Axis engineer shows you what you need to do.

How To Test Your Heating Control

Download a transcript of  How_To_Test_Your_Heating_Control.pdf [pdf] 198KB

 

How To: Change A Fluorescent Light

In this video, an Axis engineer shows the way to change a fluorescent light.

How To Change A Fluorescent Light

Download a transcript of  How_To_Change_A_Fluorescent_Light.pdf [pdf] 194KB

 

How To: Reset A Trip Switch

If a switch on your fuse board has tripped, you need to know what to do. Here, an Axis engineer shows you how to fix this problem.

How To Reset A Trip Switch

Download a transcript of  How_To_Reset_A_Trip_Switch.pdf [pdf] 199KB

 

How To: Unblock A Sink

Sometimes you might find that water either empties from your sink slowly, or doesn't empty at all. An Axis engineer shows you what to do in this video.

How To Unblock A Sink

Download a transcript of  How_To_Unblock_A_Sink.pdf [pdf] 192KB

 

How To: Replace A Toilet Seat

An Axis engineer shows you the correct way to replace your toilet seat if you ever need to do so.

How To Replace A Toilet Seat

Download a transcript of  How_To_Replace_A_Toilet_Seat.pdf [pdf] 194KB

 

How To: Fit A Mortice Latch

Sometimes you will need to replace the mortice latch in one of your doors. In this video, an Axis engineer shows you how to correctly fit one.

How To Fit A Mortice Latch

Download a transcript of  How_To_Fit_A_Mortice_Latch.pdf [pdf] 193KB

 

How To: Change The Lamp In A Sealed Bathroom Unit

In this video, an Axis engineer shows you the right way to change the lamp in your sealed bathroom unit.

How To Change The Lamp In A Sealed Bathroom Unit

Download a transcript of  How_To_Change_The_Lamp_In_A_Sealed_Bathroom_Unit.pdf [pdf] 197KB

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