DIY cistern repair

If you have problems with the cistern, it is not necessary to call a specialist at home. Try to independently determine the cause of the breakdown and eliminate it. Most often, it is enough to simply inspect the inside of the tank and replace the worn out parts. How to independently repair the drain tank,… Continue reading DIY cistern repair

Do-it-yourself hidden hatch into the cellar: installation and decoration

The technology for creating a hidden floor hatch includes several stages: the selection and acquisition of materials, preparation of tools, drawing up a drawing and directly – the construction of a structure. The basic requirements for the arrangement of the Lyada and the step-by-step progress of the work are described in the article. Requirements for… Continue reading Do-it-yourself hidden hatch into the cellar: installation and decoration

We make a foundation on the sand with our own hands

Building a house on soil with a high sand content is a rather complicated process. The foundation, which is the base of the building, must be selected and made technologically correct. We will consider further on the features of choosing a foundation for sandy soil and on the technology of its manufacture.. Table of contents:… Continue reading We make a foundation on the sand with our own hands

Do-it-yourself transparent roof

For several years now, private housing construction has not been complete without arranging a transparent roof. If at the end of the last century houses with a roof made of transparent materials amazed the eye, being considered original and unusual, today the introduction of the latest technologies in the construction industry determines the widespread use… Continue reading Do-it-yourself transparent roof

Installation of slate: step by step instructions

Roofs, for the installation of which asbestos slate is used, have been highly popular in the construction industry for many decades, and, despite the fact that in recent years many modern roofing materials that meet all the requirements have appeared on the market, asbestos-cement sheets still do not lose their relevance. Due to the relatively… Continue reading Installation of slate: step by step instructions

House cladding with clinker tiles

Facade clinker tiles occupy a special place among building finishing materials. In composition, it is similar to ceramics, but stronger and more resistant to external factors. High performance and aesthetic characteristics have led to a wide range of clinker applications. Advantages and disadvantages of clinker tiles Even the ancient Romans used clinker tiles for facing… Continue reading House cladding with clinker tiles

Mansard roof rafter system: construction technology

In modern private construction, the roof truss system makes it possible to increase the living space and create an additional half-floor. This design is distinguished by a variety of design options, their reliability and versatility. It is convenient for installation of dormers and skylights and access to a small balcony on the roof. Such a… Continue reading Mansard roof rafter system: construction technology