What to choose veneer or whole array for countertops
What to choose an array or veneer?
The question of choosing the material for the countertop of the kitchen table is not so simple as it seems. Most people, choosing a wooden table, do not think about the difference. They see a table in the store with a picture of the texture of wood, and think that it is a whole wooden table, but often it is not.
What is the catch when choosing?
The catch is the widespread use of veneers for facing furniture surfaces. Veneer is a thin section of wood, which is applied to the base using specialized equipment, giving the appearance of the texture of natural wood. Particleboard (chipboard) is often used as a base. Chipboard is a sheet material made by mixing sawdust and binder resins obtained by hot pressing. Unfortunately, many resins used in the manufacture of particleboard, emit a substance harmful to humans – formaldehyde. The combination of chipboard and veneer allows you to get a true imitation of wood for relatively little money. This furniture cannot be called environmentally friendly. Continue reading
Repair of wooden windows and doors
Despite the fairly widespread use of plastic double-glazed windows, skirting boards, etc., wooden windows remain the most common solution, and they will be discussed.
Repair of wooden windows, doors. Troubleshooting
First, check if windows and doors open and close well.
All defects, if any, should be eliminated before painting, then this will be much more difficult.
A typical problem in houses of the old construction is the loosening of the door frame, and the subsidence of the door leaf. These defects are easily fixed. In order to fix the loose door frame, drill 2-3 holes on each side in the box and at the end of the wall, and hammer in wooden plugs in them. Continue reading
About the correct arrangement of furniture and necessary equipment in the kitchen.
From the layout and arrangement of furniture in the kitchen, from the saturation of the kitchen equipment depends on how your life will flow in the apartment or house. Although there are exceptions.
It happens that small but very cozy kitchens become a place of attraction for households and guests. And it happens that huge “food temples” full of expensive appliances stand idle – after all, their owners have the habit of having breakfast, lunch and dinner in restaurants …
From the kitchen, as well as from food, you should not make a cult – the functionality of the room should be in harmony with the design decision and meet your real needs. Continue reading