10 ideas for using your garage as living space

Garage When you buy a house, you may see a lot of possibilities. Or, the broker promotes a lot of possibilities and notes them to sell the house.  Especially, when your house has a garage. This gives a good opportunity to use that extra space.  Not only to park your...

10 ideas for your Dutch garden

The reason for this blog is this: I meet a lot of internationals, who bought a house. And, a year after the house is finished. But their Dutch garden is a whole different issue. It can use some ideas, attention and love. To give you an idea: we have a 70m2 garden....

Quality or quantity?

Why this blog? I love to do my work the best I can. Whether someone has a large budget or not. My personal challenge: seeking the best possible solution in your situation. This could be: repairing instead of replacing. This can be: advise people first to save money,...

9 things you want to know about bathroom renovation

After a few years of living in your house, it’s time for a bathroom renovation. The former owners did it 15 years ago. Or, you just bought a house, but the bathroom isn’t your style. 1. Where to buy a bathroom in the Netherlands? You can buy a bathroom in...

Single, double or triple glass?

Is it worth investing in other glass panes? I have now old double glass panes, and it’s not comfortable in the living room. This is what a few clients asked me last month. It took me some research to draw up a conclusion. History of glass Have you ever thought...

How to take care of the exterior of your house

It’s raining outside, and I wonder when I can get out again and visit some new places. I love the appearance of old buildings. When I walk through a city, I always estimate how old the buildings are. The funny thing is, that the exterior can be changed over the...