As central heating developed and developed
The history of centralized heating (CO) has counted more than 100 years and throughout this time it is continuously evolving. The first water-based centralized heating distribution systems were put into…

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Professional tips on how to protect metal-plastic windows from hacking
Modern windows made of polyvinyl chloride (PVC window) have long been used to it, although 20 years ago it was a stranger, accessible only to rich people Professional tips on…

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Joyful colors in the interior
What color is your mood? Do not hurry with the answer - think before you read the next sentence. If the first one thought you were sleeping, say, orange, then…

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Monthly Archives: April 2017

How to choose the right cement for the construction of your home

The National Encyclopedia of Construction, ProfiDom.com.ua, publishes a series of materials in order to provide its readers with maximum information, both cognitive and purely applied.

Cement is rightfully the dominant position among all modern building materials. Apply it everywhere, almost at all stages of erection of the building. Foundations and concrete roofs, artificial wall blocks and monolithic enclosures, cast on the floor and ready-made slabs, stairs and staircase marches, ties and jumpers, masonry and plaster solutions, tile adhesives, putty, grout, nylmerksy and other dry mixtures – difficult It is practically impossible to build without cement. But, not always he was at the disposal of people. Continue reading

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

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 of which is to:

Minimize heat loss leaving the building in the ground;
prevent the formation of condensation and mold inside basements; Continue reading

How to insulate pitched roofs
Worldwide trend - energy saving - does not mean that it is necessary to insulate only the walls of houses. Of course, there are no other outlets in the high-rise…

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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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What distinguishes the construction insulation from the technical
As the National Encyclopedia of Construction of ProfiDom.com.ua has found, there are serious differences between the concepts of "building thermal insulation" and "technical thermal insulation", although many consider that this…

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Fastening elements in the facade insulation system
Among the most common, types of thermal insulation of facades, which were described in one of our previous publications, the method of "wet facade" is considered to be most effective…

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