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The chimney sweep prices since the new regulation of 2013

The chimney sweep prices since the new regulation of 2013

Since the beginning of 2013, the chimney sweep prices are subject to free competition, the old sweeping and examination regulations have been largely obsolete. However, you should consider some important things about chimney sweeps! Important regulations for free choice of chimney sweep The chimney sweep you have selected must be listed as a certified specialist at the Federal Office of Economics and Export Control in order to carry out officially sweeping and testing work.

A stainless steel chimney must have a precise distance to parts of the building

A stainless steel chimney must have a precise distance to parts of the building

The two decisive characteristics of the stainless steel chimney are the discharge of exhaust gases and self-heating. Both operations involve a latent risk of fire and smoke. In order to guarantee safe operation, the legislator has issued precise regulations on the distance to building parts. DW-Va chimney and approval letter If the stainless steel chimney is a free metal chimney, a double-walled vent tube is used during assembly.

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Energy

In principle, you can paint a light bulb. However, since high temperatures are produced at the top of the bulb, special bulb coatings are required. Painting works in principle with all conventional bulbs (not with LED or energy-saving bulbs!) with all light bulbs (maximum 60 watts) with incandescent bulbs of conventional technology ( none halogen bulbs!

Energy-saving lamp broken: what is the danger when mercury is inhaled?

Energy-saving lamp broken: what is the danger when mercury is inhaled?

There is always a high degree of uncertainty regarding the mercury in energy-saving lamps. What dangers arise when an energy-saving lamp breaks or bursts, and you inhale mercury, read in this post. Hazard potential of energy-saving lamps The greatest danger potential with energy-saving lamps is the mercury contained.

EPS - the powerful classic of thermal insulation

EPS - the powerful classic of thermal insulation

EPS (expanded polystyrene, "polystyrene") is a synthetic insulating material and is considered a classic in thermal insulation. Like other plastics, it has excellent thermal insulation capabilities and can be used very flexibly. EPS insulation elements are made of expanded polystyrene. They have excellent thermal insulation capabilities, are moisture resistant and resilient.

Interim savings - what costs do you have to calculate?

Interim savings - what costs do you have to calculate?

If no renovation of the roofing is planned, and yet a loft conversion is to take place, the inter-rafter insulation is the most economical option for the roof insulation. What an interim insulation with different insulation materials can cost, and which factors are decisive for the price, you read in detail in this article.

Applying electrical installation with foresight - Incorrect economy can be expensive

Applying electrical installation with foresight - Incorrect economy can be expensive

More and more household appliances, electronic equipment or drive technologies can be found in the household - from the coffee machine to TV and entertainment systems to roller shutter drives and other smart home systems. All require electrical energy for their operation. Electrical installations that are already getting old can often no longer fully serve this need.

Rising electricity prices: A change of supplier helps to escape the price spiral

Rising electricity prices: A change of supplier helps to escape the price spiral

German electricity customers have become accustomed to their annually growing electricity bill. Silently, they accept the additional costs without protesting. Electricity prices are in their hands - with a change in electricity providers, consumers are showing their dissatisfaction. Die For years, purchase prices have been falling for electricity that energy providers pay on the stock exchange.

Keeping a book with seven seals in the right place

Keeping a book with seven seals in the right place

We have prepared short and concise ways for you to economically heat your home or the entire house and also act in an environmentally conscious manner. Some of it is known, other tips require a rethink - but without sacrificing your living quality. Proper heating has become an extremely important topic for many tenants and homeowners in recent years.

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Different heating systems There are basically two different types of heating. Different physical and thermal effects are used: Convection heating Radiant heating In convection heating, the room air is heated to the desired temperature. Our usual radiators are convection radiators. The opposite is radiant heat.