paints and varnishes

Types of primers

A primer is a special liquid composition that is applied to the surface to be treated before painting, putty and other works. Usually it includes film-forming substances (oils, resins, bitumen, various types of adhesives), pigments, drying accelerators and other additives. The base of the primer can be mineral, acrylic, alkyd, oil, etc. The paint will[...]
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Instruments

How to choose an electric plane?

An electric plane is an indispensable tool for construction work involving the use of non-planed boards. On the one hand, such boards are much cheaper, and on the other, they require additional processing. And it is the electric plane that will cope with this task both quickly and efficiently. For carpentry work, it is irreplaceable.[...]
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Construction of houses

How to make scaffolding with your own hands.

In the middle of the 20th century, shaky scaffolding was used in construction, and workers were afraid and often refused to work at high altitudes, since not a single construction of a multi-storey building was complete without accidents, often fatal. Today, the work of a high-rise builder has become safer and largely due to modern[...]
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Construction of houses

Veranda in a country house

A veranda is a glazed or open part of a building, often not heated, which gives a country house a complete and cozy look. This part of the house can fulfill many functions: an entrance hall, a living room, a summer kitchen and a winter storage room. It can be made a place for outdoor[...]
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Walls

DIY toilet repair

As paradoxical as it may sound, repairs in the smallest room of an apartment – a bathroom – can cost more than finishing a huge room. This is largely due to the relatively high price of quality plumbing. And the work of master tilers will not be cheap. You can significantly reduce costs by making[...]
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Plot

Manure as fertilizer – how to apply. How horse manure, chicken manure, rabbit manure, cow manure are used. How to fertilize with manure in spring and autumn. How to use fresh manure

In the entire history of mankind, the most popular was and remains an organic substance called humus, that is, animal excrement. Since this resource contains a huge amount of macronutrients, nitrogen, potassium, phosphorus and other nutrients, which favorably affect the land and garden, garden crops are actively used by summer residents. Unlike mineral dressings, organic[...]
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Electrical equipment, light, lighting

How to properly ground your house

Modern apartments and houses, regardless of whether they are located in large cities or small settlements, are full of electrical appliances for various purposes. People strive to use the available benefits of civilization in full. Almost every house today has a large set of household appliances, from large ones – boilers, washing machines, air conditioners,[...]
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Plot

How to grow eggplant outdoors. How to grow eggplant seedlings at home. The best varieties of eggplant for open ground

Another representative of the nightshade family is a vegetable that came to Europeans in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries from India and gained its widespread popularity in cooking, is eggplant. Today, thousands of recipes for a variety of pickles, stews, caviar are practiced, the basis for which are saturated with vitamins and absolutely nutritional blue[...]
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