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Calculating flat roof load
If you want to buy a home with a flat roof, or you want to build your own, and if the house is situated in a zone with heavy snows, then you should calculate the capacity of the roof for snowfall and other roof loading. On a flat roof it's very difficult for the snow to slip off. It's crucial that the roof should be able to support the weight of the snow. Ground snow load Determine the a ...
Constructing a screen door
You can always build the screen door of your choice with just a few materials and tools. You will need: Paintbrushes Disposable glue brushes (the foam ones work well) Polyurethane glue Nails Lumber Aluminum mesh screening Hammer Staple gun and staples Tape measure Clamps Screen molding Hardware (hinges and knobs or pulls) Measurements Measure the existing doo ...
Buying the right storm door
When you go shopping for a storm door, you need to consider things like the style of your house, or the climate. Full view Full view storm doors offer a great outdoor view. Almost the whole door is covered with glass, the frame being the only solid part. You can change the glass with a screen during the warmer months. This way you can let the fresh air from outside enter your house. T ...
Cold roof insulation and ventilation
Whenever you start a project like house insulation, you first need to know some basic things about it so that you prevent any problems or know how to deal with them. Cold roof insulation A cold roof will prevent the formation of ice dams. These occur when the ice melts on the roof, because of the heat that comes from the attic. The water then runs on the edge of the roof and it will free ...
Advantages and disadvantages of the main aquaponic systems
There are three commonly found aquaponic systems. Those are the most frequently used, but they also raise a specific question: which one is better? In order to find that answer, here are the main advantages and disadvantages of those three aquaponic systems. The media bed technique The perfect system for newcomers has a simple design. It is easy to set up and you can use recyc ...
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Hydroponic Drip system
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Hydroponic water culture system
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