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...

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...