Ant Invasion I am trying to fix an old bathroom by redoing the wall insulation. Having removed the sink leaving the old pipes of arrival and evacuation of the water which leave in the ground, I discover that the invasion of ants which one every year at the same time actually arrived there !
Malfaçon tiling: what recourse? I had a house built in 2009 by a renowned builder and I signed the completion of the work in March 2009. I have all the tiling of the ground floor, which rings hollow in full. the work supervisor tells me that this is normal. I asked to have an expertise by a tiler of this manufacturer and indeed the tiles sound hollow.
Broken Ridge Tiles Tiles sealed in the floor are cracked or broken and have been repaired with silicone. 3 companies contacted = 3 reviews 1 "We redo the fact" Dear! But if it is necessary !!! 2 "Nothing to do the silicone holds". 3 "We change the broken tiles". Is not risky since they are caught in the cement of the fact, there should be some breakage.
Techniroc Aqua Roof Treatment I wanted to know what you think about the Techniroc Aqua 3 in 1 roofing product. Is this really valid and on? As far as I know, the TECHNIROC AQUA product acts as an anti-foam cleaner, it "mineralizes" the tile (which slows down its wear by abrasion) and ensures a water repellent treatment of the roof.
Drill CASTOR In the archives of my workshop, I found an old drill "Beaver", mounted in sensitive. I am building a "divider tower" and I had the idea to use this drill as a drilling tool. The problem is the chuck: a huge clearance in the drill bit ring makes it unusable.
Insulating attics To keep cool in summer and keep you cold in winter, it is advisable to insulate the interior of your roof. For this operation, it is better to be two. Level of difficulty: Medium. Tools and materials needed: An insecticide product for wood. A fungicide for wood.
Monomur house terracotta compatible RT 2012? I want to build a house in the standard RT2012 Monomur terracotta. What do you think? The regulation takes into account 3 criteria: - The thermal resistance, that is to say the capacity of a wall to avoid thermal losses - The inertia or the capacity of a material to store the heat and to take advantage of the contributions solar panels - Airtightness to avoid parasitic air leaks Many airtightness measures have been made in Monomur terracotta homes and the results are excellent, well below regulatory requirements (0,6m³ / h / m²).
Water is undeniably valuable. Each of us to use it wisely, without wasting it. The resources of the planet are indeed not inexhaustible. Here are the good gestures and small devices to adopt without delay, to reduce water consumption and bills. Saving water: the right things to do at home Saving water: the right reflexes to adopt In the bathroom, where water reigns without question, simple daily actions are enough to save water.
Trunnion Assembly The trunnion-end assembly, when one does not have a template, is one of the easiest to achieve thanks to the trick of taking nail impressions. However, extreme precision must be observed, since any irregularity is immediately detectable in this type of assembly.
Practicing grafting in escutcheon Grafting in escutcheon makes it possible to multiply a large number of plants, because the graft is reduced to one eye. This type of graft is commonly used for the propagation of rosebushes and young fruit tree scions. The technique presents no difficulties; the success rate is high (wounds are minimal).
Tapping the metal Tapping is the process of marking threads (or no screws) inside a drilled hole to receive a bolt. This job runs using taps. It takes some experience to tap properly: train on scrap metal to acquire the knack.
Coatings Composition: Coatings are composed of a binder, a solvent and fillers. The binders used for coatings are usually earth, lime or cement. These binders are dissolved in water. The fillers used can be various: sand, granulate, marble particles or pigments to give a specific shade.