Maintenance calendar for a Dutch house

On Dutch television, there is a programme which is called “Wie is de mol?”. A favourite of many people. In this programme, the attendees are doing a lot of games. One attendee is sabotaging the whole game in secret. And you need to guess who that is. ...

Renovating your house? Check for subsidy

In a lot of blogs, I mentioned that you can apply for subsidies. But what kind of subsidy is available when renovating your house? It is time for a new blog. Why would the Dutch government give you a subsidy? Most of us agree that climate change is a problem. And,...

Ventilating your house in the winter

Do you recognize this? Once there was a time that meetings took place at the office. After half an hour a headache comes up. And after an hour you are completely worn out and happy that you could leave the room. That is what bad ventilation do to you, also on a...

8 things to add to your budget for moving house

Imagine, you bought the house of your dreams. In that house, a few things need a change. The bathroom requires a replacement and the walls require a new layer of paint. But then, the hot water boiler requires replacement too. So a part of the budget for moving house...

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...