What says the energy label about your house?

An energy label for your house in the Netherlands? What is the difference between a B-label and a D-label? That was what somebody asked me this week. Good subject for this blog. A house is not a car or electrical device. But they have in common that they all have an...

Tiny house in the Netherlands in 5 steps

Why this blog? A few weeks ago, I saw a post on Facebook. An international couple was asking for help because they dreamed of a tiny house in the Netherlands. They read already some things, but it was complicated to oversee the process. Everything was written in...

8 Villages around Eindhoven to live in

Houses are so expensive in Eindhoven. What about the villages around Eindhoven? It is a sentence I heard a lot last year, followed by a sigh. Do you recognize this? Read on. In the Netherlands, we had a lockdown in spring 2020. In this time, the kids were of course...

8 ways to heat your house in the winter

The autumn has started and the winter is coming. Time to write a blog about heating your house in the winter. Many of you come from a country where heating is not necessary. Time to dig in this subject! Did you know Dutch people heat their living room normally till 20...

New or renovated house vs DIY house

A new house vs DIY house What do you prefer? Where do you see yourself living the next few years? Do you know I prefer a DIY house before a renovated house or a newly built house? Here is the reason: I like a building where you can feel and see that there has been a...

Neighborhoods in Eindhoven

As a student, I cycled through a lot of neighborhoods in Eindhoven, because I did everything by bike and visit almost every member of the student association I was involved in. Which was a very good life, of course. The members were located all around Eindhoven and...