All roofs or ceilings must be insulated in 2016!

All roofs or ceilings must be insulated in 2016!

No exceptions for old buildings: From now on, the ceilings or the top floors of all houses must be energetically up to par. At the beginning of 2016, the Federal Government took a step further in order to achieve its ambitious climate goals. Due to the increased requirements of the Energy Saving Ordinance (EnEV), the primary energy demand of the houses should be reduced by 25 percent.

5 Good reasons for an appealing kitchen design

5 Good reasons for an appealing kitchen design

The kitchen is the central space of every home and apartment. It serves as a meeting place and is the meeting place of the family. The kitchen is ... ... the central room of each house and each apartment. It serves as a meeting place and is meeting place of the family . To promote this encounter, a pleasant atmosphere should prevail.

Waterproofing a Bath Step by Step

Waterproofing a Bath Step by Step

Without a good seal on the bath or shower, it can mold in the bathroom because the walls get wet. Careful work is important. 1. Required material for sealing Wetting of the walls can only be prevented by applying a sealant. For wall corners, additional sealing tape is required and for the joints between the tub and wall silicone.

Basement Sealing and Drainage - Checklist

Basement Sealing and Drainage - Checklist

A damp basement harms every house. A suitable seal in combination with drainage will prevent moisture damage. Causes of damp basements Sealing and drainage are of no use if the cause of the moisture is inside the house. Often it is thermal bridges that lead to condensation and are responsible for wet walls.

Waterproofing and Priming

Waterproofing and Priming

Tiles should stick firmly and look beautiful, but attaching them alone is not enough. It is also important to clean the surface cleanly, so that no water can seep in between the tiles or rise and there is no damage. One of the most important steps in the processing of tiles is often ignored or missed: the preparation of the tiles respective underground.

Off on vacation - winterize your home

Off on vacation - winterize your home

Um Safeguarding your holiday during the winter or driving holiday apartments without damage over the cold period requires protection. Preventing frost damage to the building services - heaters, water and electricity If the apartment or holiday home is empty during the winter season must protect the building services against frost damage.

Adventure Moving

Adventure Moving

Before each move, the question arises as to which removal company to hire. The choice of moving companies is increasing every day, and unfortunately there are "black sheep" among them. How to protect yourself from scammers and unnecessary stress Do not be fooled by vendors, such as those in the UK. Advertise with the delivery of a free removal offer.

Sink drain height - this is important

Sink drain height - this is important

The drainage height of the washbasin depends on the installation height, the shape and the type of drainage. The standards do not apply to private baths. Washbasin mounting heights Different dimensions of washbasins are required for public buildings, rental housing and disabled access. In the private bathroom everyone can determine the height of the pool themselves.

Off to the bunk! Sleep Well in the Guest Bed

Off to the bunk! Sleep Well in the Guest Bed

How to bed, so you lie: A good host should always a comfortable Overnight accommodation available. Outside, an icy blizzard rages and the way home seems too uncomfortable. The last train was missed or the relationship comes over the weekend in the home. There are many reasons why there should be at least one emergency bed in each household.

Planting Offshoot - Tips

Planting Offshoot - Tips

By planting properly and with a few tips, a new plant grows from an offshoot. Rearing is faster than by seed. Plant propagation through cuttings Numerous potted plants are suitable for vegetative propagation through cuttings. At the corresponding plant the hobby gardener cuts off the well-developed shoot tip.