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Concrete Material

Posted on August 23, 2018 in News

Coloring choose to taste. How to choose laminate flooring laminate If you should pay attention to one of his most important characteristics – durability. It is defined the class material. The higher it is, the greater the durability of laminate. Classes 21-22.

Designed for areas with small loads. Best suitable for living rooms: living room, bedroom, detskoy.Klass 23. Suitable for utility rooms with high loads: an entrance hall, kuhni.Klassy 31-32. Applies to public areas of the average load: conference rooms, classrooms, offices, reception, butikah.Klass 33. Designed for areas with the highest loads and with more people: the shops, gyms, bars.

Carpet walk home barefoot, regardless of the season – such pleasure can afford, or the owners of underfloor heating, fans, or carpets. And if the first option is not available to all, the second – affordable to many. Unlike carpet, carpet covers the entire floor surface. Most often this material is monochromatic or has a shallow and repetitive pattern. By the undoubted advantages of carpeting can be attributed comfort and warmth that it creates, as well as good sound insulation. Carpeting made from natural or synthetic materials, or the same from their mixture. Laying of the cover, though it seems at first glance a very simple affair, may require professional assistance. That the material does not slide, it should be firmly and properly braced. More straightforward in laying the so-called carpet tiles. Coverage sliced squares (50 x 50 cm). This material is generally more dense and therefore durable than rolled carpet. Bedroom, decorated in pastel shades can be made even cozier with the carpet of beige, peach or pale pink. Thanks to this solution you will not need additional items to decorate the room decor. Picking the color of carpeting, consider the proportions and room lighting. For example, bright floor in combination with dark walls will effectively see only a large well-lit room. But for a small space I choose light-colored coating. Bedroom suit with soft carpeting and a high pile. Under such floor so nice to walk barefoot! Fashionable in our time the concrete is still "cold" material. "Insulate" its small mat, similar to the spring grass. The combination of these different materials will make interior room unique. Carpet colors of eggplant and bright orange walls. More "appetizing" theme for the dining area is difficult to imagine.


Building Materials

Posted on July 31, 2016 in News

On Mount Pentelikon, north-east of Athens, was extracted milky-white marble with streaked greenish mica. Of it were built the famous Parthenon, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, and many other monuments of Greek art. With the passage of time due to an increase in iron content pentelikonsky marble acquires the noble golden-brown hue. Of white marble, but is not produced in Greece and in Makorane, a village near the Indian city of Jaipur, built the famous monument of love, the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan for his his wife – the mausoleum of the Taj Mahal. Built in the xvii century, he still stands on the banks of the river Yamuna, hitting its perfection and monumentality. The special effect of the complex of the Taj Mahal gives a kind of polished stone, reflecting changes in the flow of light: morning, afternoon, evening, this masterpiece of architecture looks different. Especially beautiful in the night, by moonlight.

In addition to the white marble for the construction of the mausoleum were used and other breeds natural stone from around the world: the red sandstone of Fatehpur – Sikri, hrizalit from Egypt and even malachite mined in the Urals. Marble has become an indispensable material in the time of the Renaissance: the great sculptors embodied in it their creative ideas and ideas. From this natural stone sculptures carved his great Italian master Michelangelo. Of the marble slabs of Carrara by instrument artist born amazing and perfect statue groups of sculptures and bas-reliefs. Marble staircase with a handrail and balusters fine work adorned the great palaces and temples, and beautiful benches, fountains and vases are an integral part of the gardens and parks.


Cork Coverings

Posted on September 22, 2011 in News

Cork – a cork, which appeared in Nature, more than 60 million years ago. His bark is unique in its kind. She was withdrawn from the tree without bringing harm to it every 9-11 years. First to apply the bark of cork oak were the ancient civilization of Rome and Greece, who used it to plug amphorae, making fishing nets, sandals and roofs of their homes, Tube light, fire resistant and does not change its properties in water. How is tube? Cork oak grows in the seven countries of the Western Mediterranean. Largest producer of cork is Portugal.

Every nine years in the hottest months of summer cork with special tools stripped by hand. Cork tree has a special property: the outer layer of the cortex, takes away, is restored. A lifetime of cork oak from 100 to 150 years. After removing the bark of left to dry for three months. Then, in the factory tube was boiled in water with special additives to impart additional resilience and flexibility.

Eventually, the cork is cut into sheets, ready for sale. Tube as a finishing material is still exotic. And yet, this rare and certainly remarkable for its properties, the material has already captured the minds of designers. Perhaps the tube in its interior should use those radeet for environmental cleanliness of their apartment. This is not some linoleum or laminate (certainly have many advantages), it has enough high price of finishing material consistent with its quality characteristics. For the tube has a reputation for a material with unique durable and heat and soundproofing qualities.