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How to varnish exterior woodwork?
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How to varnish exterior woodwork?

Wood exposed to the outside is generally subjected to severe test. Indeed, bad weather, UV rays and insect attacks all have harmful consequences on your woodwork. In order for them to last for years, it is necessary to protect them properly. To do this, offer your woodwork the preparation they deserve.

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Tutorial: a fabric watch strap

You love your watch but you would not be against something new? This tutorial will teach you how to easily transform it by making a watch strap with a scarf or a piece of [news: 739845 fabric]! The material - a scarf or a piece of thin [actu: 739845 fabric] - flat pliers - an actu: 739825 crochet Budget: around 5 € Duration: 30 minutes Steps 1.
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What are the essentials for frozen yogurts?

Lighter than a traditional ice cream, but as delicious as a cupcake, frozen yogurt is the latest sweetness of the moment. Its particularity: a simple base - made from 0% yogurt - to give free rein to its delicacy with the garnish: fresh fruit, chocolate chips, pieces of cookies, syrups or coulis.
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La Dépanne, the first local community site for DIY enthusiasts launched by Mr. Bricolage

On the occasion of his 35th birthday, Mr. Bricolage creates La Dépanne, a website dedicated to DIY enthusiasts of all levels. A free service that allows everyone to rent, sell or buy DIY and gardening tools at a lower cost. Presentation of this new DIY aid. Rent, sell or buy tools near you The idea started from a very simple observation: on average, a drill only serves 12 minutes per year.
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An extra fountain in the garden

Because a water point is always welcome in the garden, make room for a backup fountain! Very practical to avoid the comings and goings in the house, it will also bring a decorative touch to the outside. In addition, your children can refresh themselves during their summer outdoor games.
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Electrolux Customflex, storing the refrigerator has never been easier

Combined refrigerators are on the rise. And for good reason, when we do the shopping, we are quickly annoyed by the storage of our fridges. This is the reason why Electrolux launched a very clever range of CustomFlex refrigerators. We tell you a little more? Four new handsets from Electrolux Electrolux creates a surprise with four new models of handsets, practical and fully modular for easy everyday use.
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Everything about the thermodynamic water heater

The thermodynamic water heater is a particularly advantageous piece of equipment for heating the water in a home, using a heat pump. It allows to combine perfectly, ecological requirement and economic profitability. Find more articles on the theme: Work specifications for a water heater installation Thermodynamic water heater: operation The thermodynamic water heater uses aerothermal energy, to heat domestic water in a dwelling.
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Special watering: how to water summer flowers well?

In summer, watering plants is a priority! The good health of our plants is at stake. But what if you don't have a green thumb? The classic questions then arise: when to water? How much? What technique should be favored for it to be effective and for plants to regain vigor… To prevent your summer flowers from having a sore head, we called on Stéphane Frisson, Category Manager Garden - Vegetal at Jardiland who gives us his maintenance tips.
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Interview with William Rabaud, founder of Jardins Urbains

The development of outdoor spaces in an urban environment is an activity that requires experience and precision. The culture above ground implying the implementation of specific methods, it is advisable to take into account each environmental element so that the plants suffer at least from climate change.
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Clean cat urine on textiles

All cat owners must know this: behind the innocent and adorable air of a cat sometimes hides a real little devil ... And when our cat relieves itself where it sees fit, cohabitation is no longer as pleasant as expected. For my part, I present to you my little devil: Gally. This kitten was collected by an association and I kept it until she found an adoptive family.
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HomeKit: the Apple solution for controlling your home

The apple company still has new things to present to us. Apple iPhones will soon have HomeKit functionality. This will allow mobile terminals to take control of your home. Explanations. A house that activates It seems that we are pushing connected objects to their peak.
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What to do when a paint does not fit on an undercoat?

Question from Christelle> Decorative answer: sand the wall well beforehand Hello Christelle, you want to repaint on an undercoat to which was pasted a wallpaper and the paint that you tried to apply does not hold. You are probably right, there must be glue! It is best to lightly sand your old undercoat, then reapply a new undercoat before permanently covering your walls with the paint of your choice.
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Low prices to feel on vacation

Because not everyone has the chance to go to the end of the world in July or August, we must also think about those who will spend their holidays at home. So to make your holiday at home just as fun, the editor has created a selection of small items at low prices to accompany you all summer long.
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Teenage bedroom: the large storage

Between the adolescent and the tidying up, we cannot say that this is the great love story. It must be admitted that his concerns are far removed from those of managing a house. As in addition he needs to preserve his privacy, he does not see very well that you do the cleaning in his room.
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A facelift to my bathroom for less than 200 euros

Have you been looking at our before / after bathroom for some time? But redoing your bathroom from floor to ceiling is immediately a budget, right? So yes, if you break everything and start from scratch, it will take a few thousand euros… Or there are our little tips to give your bathroom a good kick without major work and no big budget - I promise, less than 200 euros!
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What regulations to follow for the installation of dry toilets?

Litter toilets, more commonly known as dry toilets or composting toilets, are more and more popular in France! This is why, the legislation ruled on the regulation of these ecological cabinets, defined as being "without the addition of dilution or transport water". Since 2009, there are therefore rules to follow to build, install and use these toilets like no other.
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5 grandmother's tips for making jam

The fruit season is in full swing, and brings with it the production of homemade jams. If you are a beginner, do not panic, this production of sweet treats is within everyone's reach. Provided, of course, to follow the good advice ... and what could be better than that given by our grandmothers? Tip n ° 1: choose ripe fruit to make a successful jam To make a successful jam, the first step is to select only ripe fruit.
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A facelift in my teenager's room for less than 200 euros

How does your teenager get tired of the little puppies frieze in his room? How does he want more privacy and a decor that looks like him? Even if it is hard to accept, your child is growing up and is now part of the adolescent age. Not the easiest age, huh. Fortunately, we have a few tips to help you tidy up your bedroom… And above all, so that your little boy's room becomes a teenager's room without leaving your vacation budget there, here is what you can do for less from 200 euros… Review the painting: around 50 euros for 3 liters We have already mentioned the distress of the teenager facing his tapestry of small cars.
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Before / After: Reorganize the spaces to enlarge the living room

Living in a small area often involves optimizing the square meters, which are essential for the premises to function properly. In this Parisian duplex in the 4th arrondissement, the architect Gali Sulukjian had the good idea to change the location of certain key rooms (kitchen, bathroom), in order to redistribute the spaces for the benefit of the living room: larger, brighter , the latter has regained its true function of main room.
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10 hammocks for a successful nap

He's the best friend for relaxing breaks on sunny days! The hammock, a real comfort solution, is installed in the garden for our greatest pleasure. Simply knotted between two trees or attached to a wooden or metal support, it turns out to be a beautiful object for the outdoors. Discovery of 10 favorite models to adopt urgently for successful naps all summer!
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