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How to make an extension

How to make an addition

Many owners of private houses want to expand the useful area of ​​the house, arranging additional loft or a small covered veranda.

Unfortunately, few of them know how to make an addition to the house that she was a strong, reliable and durable.

You will need

  • Brick, sand, cement, gravel or brick battle, fittings



Decide on the size of future extensions and carefully count the number of the material? brick, sand, cement, gravel, or a fight, fittings.


Mark the next pit using twine strung fishing line, or at least, carefully check the right angles and an equilateral? this diagonal measure (should be the same).


To have at least a superficial understanding of how to properly make an addition to the house, read a couple of books or compendiums for construction work? It will undoubtedly be very useful.


Dig a trench for the foundation, the width of the pit should be 15-20 cm more than the planned wall thickness. Depth? at least 60 cm.


At the bottom of the pit pour the finished five-centimeter layer of sand as a pillow.


Pour the foundation in a band with the mandatory use of the valve. Can a new valve using the gun several bury an already existing foundation of the house.


Top of the basement? Prozheleznite? dry cement, wait until it solidification.


On top lay out finished basement plinthred brick thickness in half to two bricks, height not less than three bricks. Do not forget to put a layer of foundation waterproofing, roofing material or suitable conventional roofing.


Laying brick walls, strengthen every fifth series of valves, clogged the holes in the existing wall? it will not give the new annexe to move away from the wall at a small shrinkage of the foundation.


Vertical walls and horizontal rows check hydraulic construction level.


Rafters on the roof make the wood, made from bars section of at least 40x40 mm. The roof can be arranged on your own? gable or pent.


Floors plank on wooden joists, laid on the base (do not forget about waterproofing).


Internal finishing works are carried out on an individual design project.

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