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Here you will find a range of helpful and informative articles to help you on your self-build journey.

The key to proper insulation

Our customers regularly ask us why insulation is so important in a basement. This blog provides the answers. Avoid heat loss, save heating costs With the right insulation, heat loss...
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Glatthaar Keller’s three prefabricated basements compared

With our three prefabricated basement variants; Practical basement, Twin Baby basement and Baby basement, Glatthaar Keller offers the right basement solution for practically every requirement. The most suitable system will...
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Partial Basement – is it the best option for you and your building project?

It can take many weeks or even months of consideration before deciding upon a basement. And, even when the decision has been made, there’s then the option of a full...
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Ground Bearing Slab and Basement: Non return valve

Besides flooding, drain overflow is the most common cause of water damage to residential and commercial buildings. Due to limited capacity, public sewers can often have problems effectively discharging flood...
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What do I need to know about basement windows?

Historically, a cellar was often only considered useful as a storage place for potatoes, coal or unused furniture. Today however cellars serve a multitude of different purposes. In addition to...
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How is a ground bearing floor slab constructed?

Virtually every client will sooner or later be confronted with the topic of ground bearing floor slabs. As a transition between the ground and the building, this component is essential...
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Wine, Cinema or Wellness?

Clever Ideas on how to make the most out of your Basement (Part 1) Have you ever thought about transforming your basement from a boring storage space to a wine...
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Tanking of prefabricated basements

Detailing the available solutions Every prefabricated basement needs suitable tanking. It serves to protect against soil moisture and ground water and should provide total protection against damage to the building...
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Creating an Office, Hobby Room or a Whole New Income

Clever Ideas on how to make the most out of your Basement (Part 2) More often than not, basements are stereotyped as cold, dark and dingy storage spaces, but this...
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