Owning a private house obliges a person to be more attentive to the living space. Also gradually learn to carry out minor repair or cleaning work. Cleaning a chimney in a private house is a serious event, which will determine the level of smoke output when burning a stove or fireplace.
For many modern residents of a metropolis, owning a private house, be it a summer residence or a full-fledged residential building, is a sign of wealth and success. In this regard, you should know how to clean the chimney pipe in a private house according to all the rules. In turn, this can complicate the life of the household.
Before removing dirt from the pipe lumen, you should know what causes the accumulation of soot and other contaminants:
As a result of a clogged chimney, people living in the house can face a number of unpleasant moments.
When deciding how to clean the chimney in the house, you should decide which method will be used and the means for it are advised to use. For example, you can use both household and specialized chemicals. Plain water or even metal tools can be used for cleaning. All this is aimed at accelerating the process of eliminating dirt from the lumen, as well as facilitating the very task for the owner of the house.
Do-it-yourself chimney cleaning in a private house can be:
The choice of certain means and methods of cleaning work will depend on the wishes of the owner of the house, and on the degree and type of pollution.
This is the cleaning of the chimney or chimney of the fireplace with the help of force and metal devices. Chimney sweep heroes from old movies are an example of such cleaning work. In them, chimney sweeps used special metal brushes, which were attached to a long rope or cable. A flexible cable can also be used to clear tight spots.
The basement, along with the foundation, is an important component of any building. For this reason, finishing it is a serious process that needs to be given a lot of attention. As a rule, the basement is finished with natural stone. However, it has a high price and is not available in large quantities to every home owner.
Now, finishing the base with natural stone has an excellent alternative - an artificial analogue. So, it is much cheaper, but at the same time it is not inferior to natural in terms of operational properties.
Next, we propose to consider how to properly clad the basement of a house with artificial stone.
There are no special requirements for colors or textures. In general, it is worth giving preference to two materials that are more or less combined in shades. Thanks to this trick, the impression will be created that the basement is lined with natural stone, because in nature there are no rocks completely similar to each other.
It is not recommended to use light shades because the base is the most branded part of the wall.
When choosing a material for finishing a basement with artificial stone, it is recommended to pay attention to such parameters as:
Attention! Drainage gutters must be included in the kit. If there are none or there are, but with a defect, after sub-zero temperatures, the elements may lag behind the base.
There are several types of artificial stone. All of them are divided based on the basic material. Next, we will consider in detail each of them.
It has good performance characteristics. They can be used to veneer the plinth and walls of the facade.