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  • Small but mighty: the XXS house

    Living in an XXS house? For many hardly imaginable, but if cleverly planned, it is not inferior to a large house in terms of comfort. Read how in this interview with our architect.

  • Building owner services

    Building owner services – Which tasks building owners have to take over

    In addition to the electricity and water supply at the construction site, builders also have to overcome many bureaucratic hurdles before moving into their dream home. In this article you will find out which services you are responsible for before, during and after construction and what costs you should expect.

  • Building in winter – what do builders need to consider?

    Previously, at temperatures below +5 degrees Celsius on construction sites stopped working. However, the risk of consequential damage can be minimized with appropriate precautions - the construction site is covered with sheeting and heating is provided for interior finishing work. How to do everything right when building in winter and which construction work you should rather do without, you will learn in this article.

  • Terrace with friends


    When designing a terrace, the choice of the right visual, wind and sun protection, as well as suitable floor coverings, plays an important role. Shade in the summer provide awnings, awnings or a patio cover. Depending on the personal preferences and budget of the builders serve as floor coverings wooden planks, stone tiles or WPC decking boards. When it comes to patio furniture, builders have to choose between wood, aluminum and polyrattan as materials.

  • Wooden beam ceiling vs. concrete ceiling

    The ceilings of the floors can be basically divided into two possible variants - wooden joist ceiling and concrete ceiling. Both differ in price and construction time, as well as thermal and sound insulation. Learn more in our article.

  • Building in Corona times – time for building preparations

    Decisions about necessary restrictions in times of Corona are made almost daily. Find out here how things are currently looking on the construction sites and what opportunities you can take advantage of.

  • Underfloor heating versus radiators

    Underfloor heating and radiators offer various advantages and disadvantages. While both cost about the same to install, radiators are easier to install in existing buildings and respond more quickly to changes in heat. On the other hand, underfloor heating is more energy efficient and does not consume space in the room.

  • Wood, plaster or brick – The big facade comparison

    Which facade suits you best? Plaster, brick, wooden facade - we have the big comparison.

  • Interior design that promotes health

    Harmful substances in furniture, paints, floor coverings and textiles impair the well-being within one's own four walls. Consequences can be headaches and allergies. With the help of certificates and eco-labels you can see which materials are harmless for your Wohngesund.

  • Building in Brandenburg

    Brandenburg regions vary in popularity among builders. In Berlin's Speckgürtel, for example, there is a lot of construction going on at the moment, and less in the Uckermark. About land prices and the advantages of country life with simultaneous proximity to the city we inform in this article.

  • Possible applications of tiles

    Tiles come in many colors and shapes, so they can be used to create very different living atmospheres. They are beneficial not only in bathrooms and kitchens, but can be considered just as much for the living area. Learn more in this article!

  • Burglary protection

    Every homeowner has a need for security. A lot is already done with a few simple rules of conduct and some mechanical devices such as window screens. Further measures such as alarm systems are then not absolutely necessary. Read more in this article.

  • Architectural style Classic single-family house

    Simple design and low cost of construction - this promises the building style Classic single-family house. Due to the versatility in the floor plan and simple construction, it offers individual design options to all builders.

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  • Building in Berlin

    Many dream of building a house in Berlin. But is there any affordable building land left in Berlin at all? Which neighborhoods are more favorable than others? We explore these questions in this article.

  • Stairs in family house

    There are several types of stairs. Besides the functional aspect, it is also possible to think about aesthetic aspects of stairs. Read more in this article.

  • Modern windows: window frames, glazing, burglary protection and cost

    Large, modern windows architecturally enhance any house. In addition to aesthetic aspects, windows are indispensable as an important source of light and fresh air - but they are also particularly appealing to burglars. Find out in this article about the best models and latest trends to the necessary safety precautions.

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  • Which type of house suits me? First step of house planning

    Choose from different house types in terms of construction style (e.g. single-family house, semi-detached house, bungalow, multi-generation house), different house types in terms of construction method (prefabricated or solid house) and different house types in terms of energy standard (e.g. low-energy or plus-energy house).

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  • Building subsidy

    Building your own home will become more affordable for families with children in the future. In this article, you will find out which requirements builders must fulfill in order to benefit from the "Baukindergeld" and how much the subsidy will be.

  • Building permit procedure

    When is a less extensive building permit process possible? And which construction project does not require a building permit? We answer these and other questions here.

  • Building application

    We present all the forms you need for a building application. From building specifications to area calculations and drainage plans.