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 that...

How to maintain a house in the Netherlands?

You buy a new house, so you don’t have to do much to maintain. May I tell you a story? It is been 3 years since we moved into this newly built house. And we received a folder with lots of information on how to maintain the house. After half a year they advised...

Wallpaper, the endless possibilities

Heavy and hot. That’s what I remember of a summer job in a paint shop. The buckets full of paint, the books full of wallpaper. But I also remember the endless possibilities of wallpaper, paint and curtains together. Why would you choose wallpaper? For me,...

Why a technical inspection when you buy a house in the Netherlands?

When you buy a car, you normally look at the state of that car. Right? Or ask someone to come with you with some knowledge. But when you buy a house? Are you planning a technical inspection for your new house in the Netherlands? In this blog, you will read more about...

Water in the Netherlands? There is always enough or not?

Water in the Netherlands. As a little girl, it was so normal to have water everywhere around our house. In the village, I grew up every street had its own ditch. And we lived closed to a large river, called “de Lek”.  As the seasons went there was always...