What is a LVV beam: its properties, its advantages and disadvantages
Of the many building materials for wooden houses, it is possible to distinguish, the so-called, lvv lumber (LVL). To build from it, you need to understand what characteristics it possesses,…

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What needs a varnish for concrete or brick and how to choose it
The National Encyclopedia of Construction, ProfiDom.com.ua, tells us what lacquers for concrete, stone, brick, what they are and how to choose them are needed. What needs a varnish for concrete…

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Rules of thermal insulation of buildings around the perimeter
According to the National Encyclopedia of Construction of ProfiDom.com.ua, the domestic company Elit-Plast, a manufacturer of expanded polystyrene, has developed a method of thermal insulation of perimeter buildings, the purpose…

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Application of mounting foam and sealants in construction

In this publication, we will consider what constituent foams and sealants are, their composition, properties and characteristics, which should be considered when purchasing.

Building mounting foam
In general, the mounting foam is a sealant based on polyurethane and packaged in aerosol packaging. The cylinder contains a liquid prepolymer with functional additives dissolved in liquefied gas. It is precisely compressed gas that allows the foam to actively exit the cylinder. Continue reading

The most common types of insulation of the facades of houses. BauGut facade insulation system
The modern world-wide trend - energy saving, is to a large extent related to increasing energy efficiency of buildings and insulation of houses. The latter is especially relevant for our…

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The most common mistakes when building a roof
The roof, crowning the house, should be as reliable as all other constructions. However, errors in the construction of the roof are common enough. Therefore, the National Encyclopedia of Construction…

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How to calculate the number of wallpapers on the room
The first step is to determine the perimeter of the room. Remember math in elementary school? The formula for calculating the perimeter is simple: (width + length) x 2. This…

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What plasters are required when insulation of facades
In the cycle of our publications, we examined several common ways of insulation of facades and came to the conclusion that the method of "wet facade" is the simplest, most…

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