How to invent air conditioning: from coconut palms to split systems
In modern cities, we do not imagine life without an air conditioner. And few who know that his prototype appeared several millennia ago in India. How to invent air conditioning:…

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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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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 is a liquid stone and how to work with it

One of the little-known and unusual finishing materials, it can be said, is plaster of liquid stone, or stone plaster. It can be used, both on the facade or the socle, and inside the premises, while the appearance of the building can be very different, and the process of applying such plaster – very simple.
Stone plaster, or liquid stone, is a special type of finishing materials with high aesthetic value. Continue reading

How to make a deformation seam in concrete and for what it is needed

The National Encyclopedia of Construction is confident that all bland and competent builders are aware of the ability of concrete coatings to expand at elevated temperatures and humidity, and to shrink, with the fall of these parameters. Therefore, if such structures can not be freely compressed and expanded, the resulting stresses will destroy the structure.
How to make a deformation seam in concrete and for what it is needed. Continue reading

How to make a deformation seam in concrete and for what it is needed
The National Encyclopedia of Construction is confident that all bland and competent builders are aware of the ability of concrete coatings to expand at elevated temperatures and humidity, and to…

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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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The best construction works of 2018. Overview
According to the National Encyclopedia of Construction, in the past 2018 and current 2019 years, construction work has become a noticeable tendency. On the construction sites there were excavators without…

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How to insulate and insulate the floor on the ground
It happens that it is necessary to isolate floors in basement rooms or on the first floors of private houses. Most often, such floors are actually the soil on which…

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