Most homeowners climb onto the roof in the spring. Because the spring cleaning does not stop in front of the roof tiles, which might not look nice due to moss and algae. But when cleaning roof tiles, it is important to note the material. In most cases, muscle power and brooms perform better than cleaning machines.
In Germany, around six million households are heated with heating oil. As a rule, the oil heaters work with a tank that is in the basement. What many do not know: The owners are responsible for ensuring that this tank is tight and should therefore check regularly whether the tank is working properly.
Architecturally, heating in single or multiple dwellings has always been quite difficult accommodate. In fact, they never really took up much space, but in reverse locked entire interior facades and moved furnishings towards the center of the room. Especially in small rooms, the use of space was made more difficult, not least failed the proper heat regulation by often oversized equipment.
If a close relative It does not just change your complete life - you too have to change your habits. This is especially true if you decide to care for the affected family member in your usual home. According to the Federal Statistical Office, more than two-thirds of the approximately 2.5 million people in need of care in Germany are looked after in their own homes.
For homeowners and gardeners, the cold season is fraught with many problems. Temperatures below freezing make many installations and plants in the garden. Water pipes are particularly problematic. At temperatures below zero degrees Celsius, the water freezes and can cause it to burst. Below, we explain what home improvement measures can take to make water pipelines survive the winter.
Many houses have an unused space under the roof. To use the attic only as a storage space is too much, so much of the living space is simply given away. With a little skill and good ideas can be created from the dusty attic, a modern living space. However, the development should be planned with care and caution - the costs for the loft conversion should not be underestimated, per square meter of building area should cost 500 to 1,000 euros in costs, depending on the quality of the material and the working time invested.