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Making a slide aluminum sash window


The sash windows are made ​​of two panels of glass vertically accommodated. Some designs of windows with sash have a removable panel, while in others, the two can move. Traditionally, this type of windows had wooden frames, but modern use aluminum because of its durability and resistance to swelling which produces wet weather. Over time, window rails tend to collect…

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Making concrete floors shine


Concrete floors have a very versatile surface that besides being very duaradera is also easy to polish. Not surprisingly, in most of the stores of major products have concrete floors. These can withstand the large amount of traffic and also are easy to clean and maintain. With a few tools and a little knowledge, you can make your concrete floors…

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Making false chimney fire


False fire achieves a visual effect of flickering flames and colors like fire. It also functions as fire props and staging, and makes effective point focus on a fake fireplace. The advantages of the false fire include no real fire hazards, keep the chimney and clean and smoke-free air and coal, and the opportunity to add to the room a…

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Making the smoke to rises from the chimney


A fireplace provides warmth and ambiance to a home. It is vital that the smoke from the fire go up the chimney to avoid inhalation and debris from contaminating the environment. Problems occur when the air is able to escape from the brick wall of the fireplace or when the wind comes down the chimney on the roof. A chimney…

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Minimum thickness required for concrete floors


Although concrete is one of the most durable materials used in construction throughout the world, it has its limitations. There thickness requirements for residential and commercial use and need a structural engineer to determine the proper thickness in applications business. For residential construction you can use a minimum thickness for the project almost everything that results from a concrete slab…

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Placing tiles in the bathroom, for beginners


Place tiles may seem difficult for someone who has never tried it before task. However, you will probably find that the most difficult task is to remove and replace the toilet, everything else is easy. While placing tiles on a bathroom is easy because it is a small room, you can also present some challenges, such as cut the tiles…

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Placing tiles on the floor of a shower


The shower is where you prepare for the day, you refresh yourself before a day of work or where you relax after working for many hours. Renew your shower with a tiled floor is an important step customizing your bathroom. Place tiles enhance the appearance of your bathroom and increase the value of your home. The renovation of the shower…

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Putting a shower and a tub in a small bathroom


When it comes to choosing between a tub and shower, most people have a definite preference, but still would like to have both in your home. For many, space is a problem and has a bathroom with a tub dream extra-long and a spacious shower tub is not possible. With careful planning you can install a shower and a tub…

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Rapid techniques soundproof windows and insulation


The windows of low quality may create a problem of isolation and sound. You might hear noises outside constantly, like children playing or people talking. In addition, poorly insulated windows can lower the temperature of the home during the months of winter. The replacement of existing windows is a quick fix. But if you cannot afford to spend hundreds of…

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Reforms to improve the safety of your home


When it has been decided to carry out the integral reform of a house sometimes we forget to take advantage of the occasion to improve the security of the same one. Today at Architect’s blog, we talk about reforms that can improve the safety of your home. Security has become a major concern for homeowners. That is why, if you…

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