Building a cottage with your own hands
The construction of the cottage with their own hands In modern society, there are always such workaholics who strive to do everything with their own hands. They never need help,…

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Renovating an apartment with a minimum budget
To maintain your apartment in proper form, you need to carry out appropriate repairs at least once every 5-7 years to ensure a decent living. Apartment renovation is inevitable in…

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How to lay ceramic tile do it yourself
Laying ceramic tiles is a rather technically complex and time-consuming process. To start laying tiles, you need to correctly select the working tool and the tile itself. Before starting work,…

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Sgraffito plastering technique

Sgraffito is a colored decorative plaster consisting of a primer and two or more colored layers of a nakryvka on which a silhouette drawing is scratched. This plaster is mainly trimmed with architectural elements and facades of buildings. Sgraffito plaster is prepared from lime dough, pure quartz sand, pigments, cement (as an additive in the amount of 10 … 15%). Continue reading

Choosing windows for a country house

We choose windows for a country house. We all know very well that living conditions outside the city are significantly different from urban ones. At the same time, to achieve sufficiently comfortable conditions in the house, it is necessary to create high-quality thermal insulation. In many respects this choice is really a reliable and modern design of windows. Continue reading

Ways to increase the visual space
In the community of architects and designers, a set of optical techniques that help to visually increase your living space is relevant.In this review, we will offer you a few…

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Surface preparation for plastering
Plaster is the main method of leveling surfaces and preparing them for further finishing. But the plastering process also requires a preparatory stage. The main quality of the plaster -…

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How to soundproof apartment
Soundproofing, in many apartments, is the right thing. However, probably, everyone who solved the problem of sound insulation of his own apartment, it is known that it is not enough…

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Warm water floors
With the onset of winter, everyone thinks about how to keep the heat in the house, because the help of central heating, in severe frosts, can not be expected. A…

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