Day: January 31, 2019

How to whiten the ceiling whitewash

Before painting with water-based paint, bleached ceiling is primed. You should use a special means of deep penetration. After the primer dries, you need to test the old coating for strength. To do this, simply try to scratch the ceiling with a spatula. If the old coating is easily removed – it is better not to risk it and still remove it. If the chalk or lime soaked in the primer is held firmly, you can start painting.

  How to whiten the ceiling whitewash

Sometimes the owners of apartments and houses trim the whitewashed ceilings with a water-based emulsion without prior priming. This is also permissible. But only if a very high quality paint from a good manufacturer is used.

Basic rules whitewash

Of course, before starting such an operation as whitewashing the ceiling for the old whitewashing, the room needs to be prepared. (more…)

How to fix siding on a wooden house

The panels should have a gap of about 5 mm between them. as the material tends to expand when heated. If siding is made during the cold season, the gap should be left more.

If it is necessary to expand the panels, the connecting H-profile is used. It is possible to stack siding and overlap, blocking the previous panel by 2-2.5 cm.

Around the openings slats are inserted into the locks.

The installation system is quite simple, siding panels have locking parts and finished holes for screws or nails, so they are easy to dock with each other and fasten to the base.

Required Tools

  How to fix siding on a wooden house

For wall siding with your own hands you will need the following tools:

  • knife (vinyl panels are easy to cut)
  • jigsaw (allows you to speed up the process of cutting panels)
  • drill punch
  • screwdriver
  • level (it is more convenient to use modern laser)
  • roulette

A set of these tools certainly have every owner of a wooden house. (more…)

How to mount imitation timber inside the house

Installation of imitation timber inside the house will also involve decorating corners, for this purpose special internal and external elements are used. They are purchased with panels. But between the walls and the ceiling should be installed baguettes. For the bottom of the room you need to buy a plinth. Once you have finished the finish, you can sand it and apply varnish on the surface. In some cases, carry out toning, but this approach is “an amateur.” It is best to install painted panels on the ceiling, this will save time and effort.

  How to mount imitation timber inside the house

Never do this in church! If you are not sure about whether you are behaving properly in a church or not, then you are probably not doing the right thing. Here is a list of terrible.

7 body parts that should not be touched. Think of your body as a temple: you can use it, but there are some sacred places that cannot be touched. (more…)

Sheathe house metal siding do it yourself

For metal it is 1.9×10 -5 / o C, and for polyvinyl chloride (50) · 10 -6 / ° C.

The starting level is fastened in 300-400 mm increments.

2. Installation of complex internal and external corners, as well as complex strap H-connector

If you prefer to use complex additional elements to metal siding – then they should be installed after the starting bar. The pitch of mounting screws or nails – 200-300 mm. This is due to the fact that the parts have a rather complicated structure (geometry) and to ensure their reliable fastening will help more frequent drilling of self-tapping screws.

  Sheathe house metal siding do it yourself

H-connector complex H-connector complex

The corner is external difficult

The corner is internal difficult The corner is internal complex

Good to know. Angle sizes may vary by manufacturer.

The installation of the H-connector and complex angles is shown in the figure. (more…)

How to get water on the site with their own hands

  • Well on the sand. More common this type received due to the low cost of work and the ability to perform work manually. From a structural point of view, a sand well is a single column with a bottom filter (see diagram). Debit wells ranges from 5 to 100 cubic meters. per day. The depth of drilling is limited to 10 meters (with machine drilling 30 m). For pumping out water, a hand pump is used (a hand column for a well) or a pumping unit. Service life is 10-15 years.

  How to get water on the site with their own hands

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  • Well on limestone or artesian well. It is much less common. The reason for this may be: the high cost of the work and the need to agree on a drilling project in local licensing organizations (such as KP Vodokanal). Well construction solution is more complicated. It consists of two columns – casing, and working. (more…)