Archive for June, 2011

Home Safety and Chandeliers

But what is necessary to think about is the safety of your family. Say, a chandelier in the nursery should be as small as possible parts of glass. Given that kids love to jump and frolic, a chandelier on a long tripod may cause injury to a child. Speaking of ergonomics, it is necessary to consider how convenient to use a particular model downlight. For example, a chandelier, where more than three dozen small halogen bulbs, looks very impressive, but to change them also, and very uncomfortable, especially if the chandelier hanging in a remote place – lobby. Carefully read the sockets for more in-store.

Sometimes chandelier with unusual design solution used, and a bulb with an unusual cap, which it is very difficult to find. Typically, these lamps are exclusive products and are sold in limited quantities. It may be that the light bulbs for them can only be ordered in a cabin, and delivery of new shipments will have to wait more than one week. But buyers choosing to save money on lighting fixtures central, risk buy cheap imports of Chinese manufacturers. These chandeliers, even though large, can give a minimum of light, since the purpose of security are not recommended twist lamp in excess of 60 watts. When power is higher in these chandelier cartridges literally burn. With carefully choose chandeliers for wet rooms.

Let them be better do not look very original, but they will be completely closed with weatherproof housing. One more thing: in the first place is better to choose chandeliers, which combine several functions simultaneously. Then the high price lamp will be justified. Do not forget that the chandelier is not just decoration – ceiling lamp must provide a certain level of illumination. Moreover, it is the quality of the generated light depends on the mood, the type of interior as a whole. Thus, in low light rooms always tends to sleep light, appears here as an incentive to relax. And that's too bright light, in contrast, annoying, and quickly tires. So look for a middle ground. And Good luck choice!

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Building Construction

Concrete (beton) is a building material obtained as a result of solidification of rationally selected and compacted mixture of binder referred to as cement, aggregates such as slag and water. In some cases it may contain special additives. Concrete is widely used in all countries for the construction of various designs, ranging from residential buildings ending with a huge entertainment complexes. History tells us that the concrete is widely we used over 6000 years ago in ancient Rome. After the fall of the Roman Empire, the method of construction of concrete was lost for nearly 1000 years. In the modern interpretation of the concrete in a cement binder began to be used in 1844 by I. Johnson.

At this stage of modern construction with no concrete, mortar and concrete is a part of building. Thanks to its solid structure in Russia, concrete, cement concrete and reinforced concrete used in construction of tall buildings industrial and civil purposes, port facilities and bridges. For example, concrete in St. Petersburg was the basic building material for construction and building canals, dams. Won the first time since 1941 concrete was used as a restorative material for the reconstruction of the building. Circumstances have pushed to develop original methods for removing damaged main bearing structures of buildings, bridges and waterworks. In order to save considerable attention was paid to the use of local materials as fillers for concrete, such as slag, brick, and other battle materials. Concrete solution for its astringent, and firm structure after curing can be used for leveling pads, walls. The use of concrete mortar was as emotionally charged and based on the sculptural possibilities of concrete and plastic, which some architects have tried to adapt to the traditions of the classics, while others – poeticised and romanticized in the forms of Art Nouveau. Creating sculptural creation, which for many years, pleasing to the eye.

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