HOW TO TURN A BATHROOM INTO A SAUNA

The saunas are closed areas that allow you to reap the benefits of steam. Used for centuries, saunas and steam rooms increase blood circulation, unclog pores and increase the feeling of wellbeing. Undergoing a sauna regularly can be beneficial for patients with chronic heart failure. Most people go to the gym to use the sauna. However, your bath can be easily converted into a sauna.

Instructions

  1. Choose the smallest bathroom of your house to turn it into a sauna. A smaller room will heat faster and be more concentrated heat.
  2. Use heavy towel or cloth to cover any gap through which heat can escape. Place a towel under the door. Place a towel over the vents or any window to let out the heat. Cover all cracks and holes will ensure that the steam remains concentrated in the bathroom, no leaks.
  3. Leave Run hot water in the bathtub. Point the shower head to the wall. You want the steam fills the room, so keep your curtains open bathroom. If the water does not let you do this, do not worry, it will take a while until the steam filled the bathroom with the curtains closed, but still functional.
  4. Take your clothes off as heat increases. Sit next to the bathtub or the toilet to let the steam envelop you. The heat also helps dissolve excess phlegm and mucus, making your breathing improves. Another reason why saunas and steam rooms may be beneficial for asthmatics is that steam reduces stress, thus diminishing the occurrence of asthma attacks.
  5. Close the hot water as soon as you have reached your limit of heat tolerance. Once you’re done, take a bracing cold shower to cool your body.

HOW TO RESET OR CHANGE THE COLORS OF CERAMIC TILES

The colored ceramic tiles can be changed using primer and paint. The cleaning and tile meticulous preparation and implementation of the type suitable primer and paint can change an ugly tile surface by an acceptable and updated look. The slurry can be painted in the same way that the tile to create a surface of a single color. The tile used in “wet areas” where water is absorbed, damaging it meets or is deposited, should be replaced and not painted. This includes showers, bathtubs and sinks.

Instructions

  1. Clean the surface. Dirt, debris, wax and oil can prevent paint and primer adheres to ceramic tile properly.
  2. Decide whether to keep the grout color, throw it back or paint the same color as the tile. All grouting process should be done before changing the color of the tile. The slurry to be painted should be dry for 48 hours before applying the paint. The original color of it can be maintained but will need to be masked or covered with masking tape before being painted tiles.
  3. Sand the tile before applying the primer. Leave the rough surface using sandpaper 220 grain carbide vacuuming and wipe clean the tile after sanding and removing dust and debris.
  4. Prepare the room to paint masking the places that could receive the spray. Use masking tape, wet rags and paper painter to carry out the task. It covers the joints, walls and appliances that may need protection.
  5. Apply primer spray that is designed to run on ceramic tiles. Use the product according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Do it in a well-ventilated area.
  6. Paint the tile using oil-based paint (the paint water can scale over time). Use a spray for fast and smooth implementation. Consider hiring a professional spray paint for a painting process without complications.

Tips & Warnings

  • Get smooth finish and fast drying, applying several layers of spray paint rather than one thick layer.

HOW TO REPAIR THE TANK OF A BATHROOM

A cistern toilet running constantly could be a signal of different problems with your bathroom. The tank keeps the supply of water from the toilet to flush. A valve load fills the toilet after flushing while spray valve allows water out of the cistern. You do not have to wait for a repairman to understand how to repair a cistern. There are a few common problems that happen to tanks frequently.

Cut water supply

  1. Check the location of the leak in the tank, if the problem is a leak, as this can give you an idea of ​​the location of the problem. If the leak is in the rear of the tank could be the supply pipe, hose connection to the outlet or the tank bolts. If it is below the tank portion connecting the toilet bowl, you may have a leak in a valve spray.
  2. The first step in treating any problems with the tank’s cut the water supply, the water supply valve is located below or to the side of the tank. Turn the handle to the right at the end of the supply to stop the flow of water to the tank. Squeeze the handle firmly to drain the water from inside a bowl.
  3. Place a towel on the floor underneath the tank to catch the water that you can leave.
  4. Loosen the hose with pliers or pipe water from the bottom of the tank.
  5. Replace a broken load valve by loosening the nut under the valve with a wrench. Take the tank valve and replace it with broken load a new one. Place a layer of silicone grease on the bottom of the valve plug will help you maintain a tight connection.
  6. Tightly screwed to the bolts in the bottom of the tank with a wrench to stop a leak in the tank nut, Use a screwdriver to keep the fixed bolts in the tank while the squeeze or ask someone to hold. If that does not stop the leak, check the caps on top of the pins as they can start to separate after a while underwater. Replace them if necessary.
  7. Heat loosens bolts tank bottom and bring them out of the rear of the bath. Turn the tank and loosen the nut below. Remove the drain tube assembly and spray valve after disengage chain spray. Replace it with new spray valve and tighten the retaining nut. Reconnect the chain handle.

 

HOW TO REPAIR A CONCRETE POOL

If you live in an area with freezing and thawing during the winter or soft ground zone, your concrete pool can generate cracks over time. While small cracks occur in almost all types of concrete regardless of location, larger cracks may indicate a structural problem that requires professional help. If you have only small cracks, you can make the repair as a project “do it yourself”.

Instructions

  1. Drain your pool so that the water line is below the spot to repair. If the repair of the pool is near the upper edge of the pool or the batter you may not need draining. Otherwise you drain the pool, keep concrete debris out of the water and drainage system of the pool.
  2. Remove the concrete on either side of the crack using a grinder or a saw with a diamond blade. Creates a clean wider area of ​​at least 1/2 inch (1.27 cm) to the crack and 1 inch (2.54 cm) long with straight edges for best results, If you are repairing a concrete pool, you may be able to remove the coping prefabricated concrete for reuse. Remove the old mortar or plaster of the coping of the gentlest possible way with a hammer and chisel.
  3. Remove all dust and debris from the area you’re fixing a brush. Let air into the opening to dry thoroughly.
  4. Place an account of silicone sealant 1/4 inches (6.35 mm) into the opening you created using a sealant gun. This will provide an additional waterproof substrate pool wall.
  5. Mix sufficient material to patch pools to fill the gap. The patching material is ready to be spread when the consistency of peanut butter. Add color additives to match it with the color of your pool.
  6. Press the pool patching material into the opening with a garden spade. Work firmly into the opening. Remove the bubbles. Account covers sealant patching pool. Make sure the patching remain evenly with the existing surface of the pool. If you are reusing the edge of the coping, you can use the pool to settle patching clean parts. This can act as the mortar to fill the spaces between them also.
  7. Rammed a wet sponge over the patch to give the same consistency as the surface of the pool, Let the patching of the pool dry
  8. Refill the pool as you finish the repair.

Tips & Warnings

  • Use safety glasses and work gloves for this project.
  • Be careful when using power tools near water.

HOW TO REMOVE STAINS FROM THE CARPET NAIL

Besides the color pigments in the enamel of nails, it also has ingredients to help it adhere to a surface until it is removed with nail polish remover. But when the enamel ends up on your carpet, you must remove the stain as soon as possible. Instead of using a carpet cleaner, use products that you have in your home to successfully remove stains from nail polish of your carpet.

Instructions:

  1. Pour baking soda over the entire nail stain your carpet. Let the baking soda to sit on the enamel for about 10 minutes to absorb the liquid. Use an absorbent such as sodium bicarbonate, it allows you to remove the nail enamel substance without extending further into the carpet fibers.
  2. A vacuum cleaner helps remove stains that seep into the carpet fibers.
  3. Vacuum the baking soda and nail polish it is absorbed by the vacuum tube.
  4. Fill a bowl with white vinegar. Dampen a cloth clean in the vinegar, then dry nail remaining stain your carpet. Spend a clean part of the cloth, reapply vinegar and continues to dab on the stain, working from the outside of the stain toward the center.
  5. Spray window cleaner on the last remnants of nail polish stain the carpet. Dry the stain with a clean cloth until there are no more traces of nail polish on your carpet.
  6. Place a clean cloth in the stain of nail polish on the carpet. Stand up or press on the cloth to absorb the maximum amount of moisture from the carpet. Allow the carpet to air dry.