Modernize 2023, February

Install the front door: Instructions for DIY enthusiasts

Install the front door: Instructions for DIY enthusiasts

Our instructions show the most important steps, how to install a front door yourself and what you should pay attention to

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Laminate on tiles: step by step to the new floor

Laminate on tiles: step by step to the new floor

Put an end to the bare tile horror - a new look is needed. Here are our tips on how to lay laminate on tiles

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Finance heating: tips and sample calculation

Finance heating: tips and sample calculation

New heating is expensive. But you can also finance the high acquisition costs. Thats how it works

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Ecological insulation materials: the most important information

Ecological insulation materials: the most important information

You can find the most important ecological insulation materials for sustainable thermal insulation in our large comparison

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Roof insulation: overview of materials and costs

Roof insulation: overview of materials and costs

Roof insulation increases living comfort under the slope and reduces heating costs. You can find out about the different ways to insulate the roof here

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How to furnish your living room in Skandi style

How to furnish your living room in Skandi style

Furnish living room in Scandinavian design: cozy "hygge" feeling included

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Acrylic bathtub: why the material is great

Acrylic bathtub: why the material is great

Looking for inspiration for bathroom design? Acrylic bathtubs impress with their variety of colors and shapes. They also have many advantages from a practical point of view

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Repairing roller shutters: tips for DIY enthusiasts

Repairing roller shutters: tips for DIY enthusiasts

Whether replacing the slat or retracting the belt, repairing a roller shutter is easier than you think. Here's the proof

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Gravity heating: the inefficient bedrock

Gravity heating: the inefficient bedrock

Gravity heating works without electricity, but that was all the advantages. We have the most important facts like performance, costs and disadvantages

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Ice storage heater: Ice becomes heat

Ice storage heater: Ice becomes heat

Sounds like magic, but it works: the ice storage heater converts ice into heat. Read the most important information about how it works and more here

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Exchange windows: costs and benefits

Exchange windows: costs and benefits

We will tell you when you should replace your windows, what the replacement costs and how you can benefit from them

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Interior insulation: advantages, disadvantages and costs

Interior insulation: advantages, disadvantages and costs

The interior insulation is a good way to save energy. We show the advantages and disadvantages of insulation for interior walls, as well as costs and dangers

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Apply roller plaster: How to plaster properly

Apply roller plaster: How to plaster properly

Layers can also apply roller plaster. We provide information about the properties and advantages of wall plaster. Also: tips for correct use

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Latex paint: properties, advantages, disadvantages

Latex paint: properties, advantages, disadvantages

For which walls latex paint is perfect, what special properties it has and what to do if you paint yourself

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Horizontal barrier: comparison of sealing methods

Horizontal barrier: comparison of sealing methods

If there is no horizontal barrier in the masonry, it can be added later. In comparison, we will introduce you to various sealing methods

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Electric heating: efficiency, costs, funding

Electric heating: efficiency, costs, funding

Read here whether the purchase of an electric heater, night storage heater, infrared heater or electric underfloor heating is worthwhile for you

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Deep primer for optimal adhesion of paint and wallpaper

Deep primer for optimal adhesion of paint and wallpaper

The careful application of Tiefengrund is important for optimal results on walls and ceilings. DAS HAUS explains when and how to apply deep ground

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Infrared heating: what's behind it?

Infrared heating: what's behind it?

Infrared heating is not even considered by many home owners for fear of high utility bills. A mistake. We explain why

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Replace old circulation pumps early

Replace old circulation pumps early

Read here what circulation pumps are, the advantages and disadvantages and tips for replacing old circulation pumps

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Painting floor tiles: Instructions for DIY enthusiasts

Painting floor tiles: Instructions for DIY enthusiasts

Painting floor tiles is an inexpensive way to redesign your kitchen and bathroom. We explain how to do this in our step-by-step instructions

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Adding a balcony: how to do it

Adding a balcony: how to do it

Whether you are building a balcony or planning to build a house - we provide ideas and examples for your airy patio

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Painting doors: Instructions for DIY enthusiasts

Painting doors: Instructions for DIY enthusiasts

Do your room doors urgently need a new look? Click here for step-by-step instructions: painting doors made easy

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Bathroom renovation costs

Bathroom renovation costs

Here you can find out what costs you can expect for bathroom renovation depending on the measure and where you can save

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Refurbish damp walls: how it works

Refurbish damp walls: how it works

If you identify the causes of damp walls early on, you can avoid major damage. Here you will find tips for problem solving

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Construction damage: Who is liable?

Construction damage: Who is liable?

Construction damage usually arises from incorrect construction. Read here which damages occur most frequently and who is liable for them

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Apply renovation plaster correctly: how it works

Apply renovation plaster correctly: how it works

Damaged masonry can be saved with renovation plaster. You can apply it yourself layer by layer

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Remove mold

Remove mold

We have summarized below how you can remove mold and prevent infestation

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Sanding parquet: Instructions for do-it-yourselfers

Sanding parquet: Instructions for do-it-yourselfers

Parquet and other solid wood flooring is easy to restore. Find out here what is important when sanding and sealing parquet

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Detect asbestos

Detect asbestos

Asbestos is difficult to recognize at first glance. However, some evidence indicates whether asbestos was used as a building material in construction

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House renovation: Good planning avoids costs

House renovation: Good planning avoids costs

Proper planning saves considerable costs when renovating a house. Find out how to cut renovation costs and where to get funding here

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Asbestos disposal: calculate costs and effort

Asbestos disposal: calculate costs and effort

If you modernize an old house, you will usually come across toxic building materials made from asbestos. You should leave the disposal of asbestos to a professional

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Old buildings: the most popular modernization measures

Old buildings: the most popular modernization measures

Germany is modernizing its old buildings - a survey shows which renovation measures are particularly popular

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Renovate a listed building

Renovate a listed building

In order to renovate a listed building, you have to adhere to certain requirements and request the approval of the authorities. Here we explain how you can best proceed and what options you have for renovation

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Blow-in insulation: advantages and disadvantages

Blow-in insulation: advantages and disadvantages

Blow-in insulation is mainly used in buildings with double-layer masonry. We show the advantages and disadvantages of technology

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Milling concrete: how it works

Milling concrete: how it works

Milling concrete is a classic mechanical processing technique. It works with the right devices and our tips

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Concrete renovation: How to repair surfaces

Concrete renovation: How to repair surfaces

We will show you how concrete renovation works, which jobs do-it-yourselfers can do and how to protect your concrete from damage

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Old building renovation: you have to count on that

Old building renovation: you have to count on that

When renovating old buildings, you have to expect many defects and damage. You can find out what they are here

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Aluminum floorboards as flooring: the advantages

Aluminum floorboards as flooring: the advantages

Aluminum planks have many advantages and are the perfect floor covering for patios and balconies. All information can be found here

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Homestaging: How properties are rejuvenated

Homestaging: How properties are rejuvenated

Homestaging: The rejuvenation and modernization of real estate. Learn how to skillfully stage your apartment here

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Paint the clinker: how it works

Paint the clinker: how it works

If the clinker brick facade is no longer appealing, a new coat of paint is worth it. You can find out what you should pay attention to here

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