In small apartments there is not enough free space, and therefore you have to fight for every square meter. There is only one way out - to choose the most optimal layout options in the room. In this review, the author shows how to assemble an attic bed with a ladder with your own hands. Raising the berth, you can get additional space under it.
In this review, the author shares the idea of how to make an underground drink cooler from a PVC pipe with your own hands. This idea can come in handy for those who have a private house or cottage. First of all, the author cuts off a blank about 1 meter long from a plastic sewer pipe. Then it needs to be cut lengthwise. Further, the author pulls the pipe on both sides with clamps and heats it with a hairdryer so that it takes shape.
Depending on the chosen wall decoration, the interior inside the living room can be simple and mundane or, conversely, interesting and original. Which one will you choose? If the second, then in this review you will learn how to make an artificial brick wall of wood from ordinary boards. First of all, it will be necessary to saw "bricks" from the boards.
If for some reason it is not possible to install a regular window in the room, then in this case, the issue of natural light can be solved using a light tunnel. The light tunnel is a box of a certain length, which is "built" into the roof (like a skylight) and conducts sunlight through reflective elements.
In this review, the author shows a cool way to decorate a wall in a living room (in a house or apartment). All that is needed for the work is decorative plaster or putty and a simple template. The first step is to draw and cut out a geometric shape in the shape of a hexagon from paper.
Empty plastic bottles for various drinks are excellent raw materials for DIY crafts. In this review, the author shows how to make a whisk. Ordinary brooms are quickly erased, and plastic will last much longer. To make a whisk from bottles, PET bottles themselves must first be dissolved into strips 2-3 mm wide.
The mechanical slicer is a simple device for conveniently slicing sausages and vegetables in identical and neat slices. Electrical appliances are expensive, so a home-made mechanical slicer is quite suitable for the house. To make the fixture, you need a wide and narrow plank.
Those people who do not have the opportunity to go to the gym, usually engaged in sports fields. However, sometimes even such sites near the house are not. In this case, there is only one way out - to make the horizontal bar directly in the apartment. The wizard shows a very simple way how to make a horizontal bar in the doorway with your own hands.
Traditionally, the walls in the kitchen are either painted or wallpaper. But why not use laminate as a finishing material? Someone will say that it is expensive. But in fact, the cost of repairs will be quite affordable. Laminate on the walls is fashionable, modern and aesthetically pleasing, and most importantly - practical.
In this review, the author shows how to make a hidden hatch in the bathroom screen, which is made of ceramic tile and a piece of plywood. In this case, a hydromassage bathtub and no purchased hatches fit there. And so I had to make a hidden hatch with my own hands. Since the bathtub is hydromassage, when it is turned on, vibrations will inevitably occur, and you need to make the hatch in such a way that it does not open independently.
To wash paint rollers from paint under the tap manually - tiring and long. At the same time, the water consumption is quite decent. And with the help of a simple home-made device, you can not only speed up this process, but also save about one bucket of water. The device itself is very simple. You will need a steel bar with a diameter of 8 mm, at the end of which a thread is cut under the wing nut.
In this review, the author shows how to make decorative plaster for concrete with your own hands. This style is also called art concrete. To work, you need plaster marmorin, which is intended for internal work, dyes and direct hands. The first step is to prepare the composition and tint it with dyes.
When working with polyurethane foam, few people wear gloves, and therefore the likelihood of getting your hands dirty increases at times. But in this situation, you can use one proven tool. Of course, you can buy special tools to remove foam from the skin or any surfaces. But why spend money when there is a more affordable means that you can buy in every pharmacy.
Carousel is another type of children's attraction, which is popular no less than a swing. If you have a private house with adjoining territory, you can make a carousel with your own hands. This is completely uncomplicated. This will require improvised materials: pipe cuts, boards and plywood. You will also need to get a car hub (at a metal reception or in a neighbor’s garage).
This review shows a detailed manufacturing and installation process for sliding metal gates. This is the best option for a private house. The first step is to dig a trench under the future foundation for the sliding gate. From the scraps of boards and bars, the author creates a formwork with holes for studs.
In this review, the author shows how to replace old rusty hinges on doors. On the one hand, everything is simple, but there are some nuances. Before starting to replace the old hinges, you need to buy new ones of the same size. This will save you from unnecessary work. Now you can dismantle the old hinges. Twisting with a screwdriver is a long time, so it is better to arm yourself with a drill or screwdriver.
Decided to make repairs yourself? Then it will not be amiss to know how to reliably install a bath in the house with your own hands. In this review, the author shows the installation process of the bath with all the nuances and subtleties. Before proceeding with the installation of the bath, it is necessary to carry out the installation of sewer pipes. While the bath is not worth it yet - to make it much easier and more convenient.
In this review, the author shows how to securely glue a PVC product with your own hands (in this case, this is an air mattress). The first step is to determine the location of the "leak" of air. Inflate the mattress to the maximum, after which it must be immersed in water. If this is not possible, then you can simply water the mattress abundantly with water from a bucket or other container, and look where it passes.
Granite kitchen worktops are ideal for a private home. Granite is a durable, reliable and wear-resistant material. Moreover, you can do the installation of granite kitchen worktops with your own hands. How to do this - the author shows in this review. The first thing you need to do is markup, and then cut off the countertop in size.
A real headache when installing electricians (whether in a private house or apartment) is the marking of the rough stage of electrical work. In this review, the author talks about a simple way how to mark electricians at the facility quickly and without unnecessary trouble. At the rough stage of the electrical installation, it is very important to sign the cables and wires, so that later it will be clear what and where to connect.