Construction and repair 2023, February

How To Preserve Vegetables: Disinfection And Ventilation Of Storage Facilities, Storing Vegetables

How To Preserve Vegetables: Disinfection And Ventilation Of Storage Facilities, Storing Vegetables (2023)

Improving the safety of summer gifts - how to preserve vegetables, disinfection and ventilation of storages, storing vegetables

How To Build A Foundation On Heaving Soil - 2

How To Build A Foundation On Heaving Soil - 2 (2023)

On the dangers of heaving soils - how to protect summer cottages from this harmful phenomenon. How to build a foundation on heaving soil - article with drawings

How To Build A Foundation On Heaving Soil - 1

How To Build A Foundation On Heaving Soil - 1 (2023)

On the dangers of heaving soils - how to protect summer cottages from this harmful phenomenon. How to build a foundation on heaving soil - article with drawings, part 1

Well Maintenance - 2 - Repairing Cracks In The Well

Well Maintenance - 2 - Repairing Cracks In The Well (2023)

Well repairAlas, the well, like people, gets old over the years. He, like a man, in old age, one hurts, then another. True, there are basically two such "sores" at the well: cracks in the seams between the rings and the displacement of the rings relative to each other

Building Materials - Drying Oils, Varnishes, Primers, Putties

Building Materials - Drying Oils, Varnishes, Primers, Putties (2023)

OilyDrying oil is an oily liquid that dries out after being applied to the surface, forming a durable elastic waterproof film. Linseed oil is made from drying vegetable (linseed, hemp, tung), semi-drying (castor) oils, as well as fats and organic products that do not contain varnish resins

Well Care, Well Cleaning

Well Care, Well Cleaning (2023)

Probably, for the overwhelming majority of summer residents, concepts such as caring for a well, prevention seem to be something vague, abstract, not worthy of special attention. But this is not entirely true … The well, of course, requires attention and respect for it. A

Marking Of Oil Paints And Enamels

Marking Of Oil Paints And Enamels (2023)

In order to navigate in the appointment of paints and enamels, to be able to choose them correctly, to choose auxiliary material for them, it is useful to get acquainted with their accepted marking

How To Choose The Right Lumber - We Know What We Are Buying - 2

How To Choose The Right Lumber - We Know What We Are Buying - 2 (2023)

Of course, if you buy only a few boards, then it will not be difficult to examine and identify defective ones among them. But when you need a lot - a large bag or a stack? Then problems will arise. However, mostly of a psychological nature. After all, the buyer, meticulously examining each board, undoubtedly looks like a bore in the eyes of both sellers and others

Classification Of Lumber - How To Choose Good Lumber - Round Timber, Timber Planks - We Know What We Are Buying - 1

Classification Of Lumber - How To Choose Good Lumber - Round Timber, Timber Planks - We Know What We Are Buying - 1 (2023)

In the dacha economy, something always needs to be built, attached, repaired, or you just need a board. This means that there should be lumber at hand. How to choose them correctly will be discussed. And so that my advice does not look just like a listing of wood defects, I will give an example from life

The Basement Of Your House Made Of Stone, How To Veneer The Basement Of A Country House With Stone

The Basement Of Your House Made Of Stone, How To Veneer The Basement Of A Country House With Stone (2023)

It has become very common in the construction of private houses that neither the architects-designers, nor the future homeowners themselves pay due attention to how and from what to build or finish the basement of a building under construction

We Build A Well With Our Own Hands - And A Well, A Sad Crane - 2

We Build A Well With Our Own Hands - And A Well, A Sad Crane - 2 (2023)

Arrangement of a new well and not only Figure 5.1 Front viewHaving chosen a suitable piece of log, we measure the distance between the posts and saw off part of the log so that the gap between the ends and the posts is 5-10 centimeters, on each side

How To Build A Barbecue - A Stove For Summer Cottages And Holidays

How To Build A Barbecue - A Stove For Summer Cottages And Holidays (2023)

How to build a barbecue - a fashionable and prestigious stove for summer cottages and holidaysRecently, it has become very fashionable and prestigious to have a barbecue in your country house or plot - this is something like a Russian stove, where you can cook various meat and fish dishes on an open fire

The Device Of A Clay Castle And A Head - How To Build A Well On Your Own - 3

The Device Of A Clay Castle And A Head - How To Build A Well On Your Own - 3 (2023)

Arrangement of a new well and not onlyMy publication on how to build a well on your own aroused considerable interest among readers. There were especially many calls to the editorial office during the dry days of the past summer. So I decided to continue the well theme

How To Build A Small Cellar From Scrap Materials, Creating A Mini Cellar

How To Build A Small Cellar From Scrap Materials, Creating A Mini Cellar (2023)

How to build a small cellar from scrap materials, creating a mini cellarIf you study the available special literature, it turns out that almost all recommendations for creating winter storage facilities for fruit and vegetable products are designed for peasant farms, the areas of which, and therefore the volume of harvests, are many times larger than in summer cottages

Concrete Mix For Cellar Construction, Concreting And Cellar Construction

Concrete Mix For Cellar Construction, Concreting And Cellar Construction (2023)

Often in popular magazines there are articles about the construction of various buildings and structures, in which the authors share their "experience", ignoring the elementary requirements of building codes and regulations (SNiP)

How To Build An Attic In A Country House

How To Build An Attic In A Country House (2023)

The size of the garden plots is such that almost every owner has the problem of free space in the country, including for construction. And if a family is growing, where to place its new members? And here the construction of an attic in a country house can help out very much

Drainage Device In A Suburban Area

Drainage Device In A Suburban Area (2023)

How to equip country lifeLord! How good! The site has been selected. And not that expensive. Paid, and, most importantly, issued. Let's hope that all the hardest things are behind us. Now it remains to put the house and plant the bushes.Where to put the house?

How To Build A Staircase In A Country House

How To Build A Staircase In A Country House (2023)

In a house or apartment, a staircase takes up a fairly large space, which is not so much in a small garden house, so the issue of rational use of space is especially relevant.Building codes and regulations (SN and P 2-08.01-89) "Residential buildings" allow to arrange intra-apartment wooden stairs with a maximum slope of 1: 1

Construction Of A Country House: Making A Roof (Himself A Builder - 6)

Construction Of A Country House: Making A Roof (Himself A Builder - 6) (2023)

My own builderpart 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, part 5, part 6The next stage will be the manufacture of the lathing and protection of the structure from any precipitation, that is, roofing work and all related operations .Manufacturing of lathingOur next step is the lathing of the roof or, as they call it in the countryside, the formwork

Construction Of A Country House: Manufacturing Of Rafters (Himself A Builder - 5)

Construction Of A Country House: Manufacturing Of Rafters (Himself A Builder - 5) (2023)

My own builderpart 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, part 5, part 6Contributing to the unrestrained growth of our temporary hut, we continue to manufacture rafter structuresThere are also options for attaching the rafters to the rafter beams

Construction Of A Country House: Manufacturing Of A Frame And Truss Structures (Himself A Builder - 4)

Construction Of A Country House: Manufacturing Of A Frame And Truss Structures (Himself A Builder - 4) (2023)

My own builderpart 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, part 5, part 6In the August issue of the magazine, we completed the description of the marking of the support pads and the grooves in them . Events at the construction site continue to evolve

Construction Of A Country House: Marking And Laying Logs, Making A Frame (Himself A Builder - 3)

Construction Of A Country House: Marking And Laying Logs, Making A Frame (Himself A Builder - 3) (2023)

My own builderpart 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, part 5, part 6Building the wallsIn the May issue of the magazine, we ended up marking and making the lower "paw" of the flap of the frame temporary enclosure. Based on the existing experience, we continue our construction work and proceed to the next operation - marking the upper part of the corner

How To Build A Garage In A Summer Cottage

How To Build A Garage In A Summer Cottage (2023)

Construction of a garage at a summer cottageThe choice is large: from the simplest shed to a garage with a viewing hole For every summer resident who has his own car, the question is of no small importance: where to store it?If there are no problems with theft and hooliganism in the district, then you can build a simple shed (Figure 1)

How To Repair Plank Floors In The Country

How To Repair Plank Floors In The Country (2023)

How to repair plank floors in the countryDuring operation, the boards of plank floors can dry out, deform, rot. Therefore, in all these cases, repairs are necessary. And the durability of the floor depends on how it is executed …Sealing cracks, cracks …If there are cracks between the floorboards, gaps up to 5 millimeters wide, then they can be repaired without disassembling the floor. To

How To Find A Place And Build A Well At A Summer Cottage

How To Find A Place And Build A Well At A Summer Cottage (2023)

Every summer resident knows that the farm, as the water carrier exclaimed in the famous film "Volga-Volga", - "without water - and neither there, nor syudy." Therefore, the issue of water supply at the site is of paramount importance

Construction Of A Country House: Marking And Laying Logs (Himself A Builder - 2)

Construction Of A Country House: Marking And Laying Logs (Himself A Builder - 2) (2023)

My own builderpart 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, part 5, part 6The foundation is ready, we are building the wallsSo, in the previous publication, two options for foundations were considered, which are quite suitable for a small temporary hut, the description of the construction of which we will deal with now

How To Repair A Door In A Country House - Home Starts With A Door

How To Repair A Door In A Country House - Home Starts With A Door (2023)

Simple tips to help get rid of squeaks and distortions of doors in the country and in the apartmentProbably many summer residents know how difficult it is to use the doors in the house after winter … They open and close poorly, then they creak, then they jam. H

Where To Start The Development Of The Suburban Area: Clearing The Site And Building The Foundation (Himself A Builder - 1)

Where To Start The Development Of The Suburban Area: Clearing The Site And Building The Foundation (Himself A Builder - 1) (2023)

Where to start the development of a summer cottage? Construction planning, uprooting trees and stumps, two types of foundation construction. Step by step instructions with pictures

Repair Of Slate And Steel Roofs

Repair Of Slate And Steel Roofs (2023)

How to repair a slate or iron roof on your own

How To Build The Simplest Cellar

How To Build The Simplest Cellar (2023)

It often happens that the crop is grown, harvested, and there is nowhere to store it. The simplest cellar will help to solve this problem, which is quite within the power of everyone to build

Siding - Metal And Vinyl

Siding - Metal And Vinyl (2023)

Increasingly, new finishing material is used for facing houses and summer cottages. Siding - metal and vinyl. Consider its pros and cons

How To Make A Glazed Greenhouse From Old Window Frames

How To Make A Glazed Greenhouse From Old Window Frames (2023)

Solid glazed frames of Soviet times, when replaced with double-glazed windows, are thrown into trash heaps. Looking at this abundance, I asked myself the question: "Can't these products be used for business?" And he decided … to build a greenhouse out of lying window frames

Laying A Pipeline At A Summer Cottage Without Trenches

Laying A Pipeline At A Summer Cottage Without Trenches (2023)

Our technology dug three pits with a distance of 50 meters from each other. From the middle one is two-sided drilling at a speed of 1 meter per minute. The pipes are being pulled underground at the same speed. As a result, laying a 100-meter pipeline underground & nbsp; & nbsp; will take 6 hours

The Right Door For Home And Garden

The Right Door For Home And Garden (2023)

To be confident in the integrity of your home, you need to be confident in the reliability of the front door. It is she who will block the path of thieves. Currently & nbsp; & nbsp; there is a huge selection of entrance & nbsp; & nbsp; doors, different not only in price, but also in other parameters

How To Cover The Roof With Wood

How To Cover The Roof With Wood (2023)

No special tools or special skills are required to lay the wood. Each tes fits the entire length of the slope, usually with the long side perpendicular to the ridge. Used coniferous boards with a thickness of 19-45 mm and a width of no more than 20 cm

How To Properly Lay Roofing Material

How To Properly Lay Roofing Material (2023)

Today roofing material has lost its former relevance, and is now used mainly to cover the roofs of outbuildings. Its usual service life is 7-8 years. However, if it is laid according to all the rules, then it can last up to 12-15 years. And even longer

How To Cover The Roof With Shingles

How To Cover The Roof With Shingles (2023)

Shingle is a purely natural material that provides the best possible comfort of living in a wooden house. Therefore, it is no coincidence that recently ( especially in the West ) the cry: "Back to nature!"

We Are Building A Cellar In The Country

We Are Building A Cellar In The Country (2023)

Determine the water table before building a cellar. They should be no closer than 0.8 meters from the bottom of the storage pit. If the groundwater is below this level, the cellar is buried in the ground, if it is higher, a semi-buried or even aboveground storage is built

So What To Choose - A Bath Or A Sauna

So What To Choose - A Bath Or A Sauna (2023)

Both the Russian steam room and the modern modernized sauna can be equally tuned to any desired temperature and humidity regime. Because the different moisture content of the steam depends on how often and abundantly the stones are wetted with water

How To Build A Bathhouse - A Sauna With Your Own Hands

How To Build A Bathhouse - A Sauna With Your Own Hands (2023)

How to build a bathhouse or sauna with your own hands on your site, how to choose the right stove. Detailed and popular in this article