How to Apply an Undercoat of Paint

How to Apply an Undercoat of Paint

How to Apply an Undercoat of Paint   Summary Focus on Paint Undercoating Step 1: Prepare to apply paint underlayment Step 2: Apply Your Paint Undercoat In most painting jobs, applying an undercoat is necessary for good paint adhesion and durability of the finish. The undercoat is used before the finishing paint to unify the […]

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PVC Windows

4 Steps to Install Your PVC Windows

4 Steps to Install Your PVC Windows  Summary  – Step 1: Prepare the frame and window  – Step 2: Mark your drilling marks  – Step 3: Attach the frame to the wall  – Step 4: Finish sealing your PVC window  The walls of your home are finally up, and it’s time to install your windows. […]

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Install Bathroom Wall Tiles

7 Steps to Install Bathroom Wall Tiles

7 Steps to Install Bathroom Wall Tiles Summary     – Step 1: Prepare the Substrate     – Step 2: Apply Primer     – Step 3: Install the cleats before proceeding with the bathroom tile installation     – Step 4: Glue and install the first tiles     – Step 5: Install the next rows of bathroom […]

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roofing

Roofing: Much More Than a Charming Accessory

Today, many homeowners make the mistake of considering roofing solely for its aesthetic value. This leads them to make poor choices and fail in constructing and renovating their roofs. It is important to understand that this component of a home plays more than just an aesthetic role in order to make reasonable choices. General information on […]

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exterior wood

How to Treat Exterior Wood 

The treatment of structural wood located outside is imperative to ensure its durability. Visible parts of structural timber, decorative elements, wood cladding, eaves, fascias (fascia boards), all these elements must be able to resist bad weather and insect attacks.  Treatment of exterior structural wood: which wood for which use? The fact that the exterior wood […]

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Changing the Seal of a PVC Window

Changing the Seal of a PVC Window

Summary – Step 1: Clean the PVC window frame – Step 2: Prepare the silicone seal – Step 3: Apply the silicone sealant with a spray gun – Step 4: Remove the release tape Although PVC windows have a longer life span than other materials, the seal that provides heat and sound insulation must still […]

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roof

How Much Does Roof Renovation Cost?

To renovate a roof, you must take into account several parameters before committing yourself because it can be costly if you do not have enough time to consider the work to be undertaken. The average cost of a roof renovation service is 5 500 dollars. The price can vary between 600 and 14,000 dollars, depending […]

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Wall Insulation

Wall Insulation: Sheep Wool & Duck Feather

Contents – Sheep wool: thermal and phonic performances – Conditions of installation of sheep’s wool – Longevity of sheep wool – Grey energy – Duck feather: thermal and phonic performances – Conditions of installation of duck feathers – Longevity of duck feathers – Grey energy Among the natural insulators other than vegetable insulators (we will […]

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