Frequently asked Qustions
Do I need a building permit? This is different in every federal state, but you should definitely find out more beforehand. In this case, no building permit was required and it was treated like a carport because only point foundations were needed for firm fixation. Is it hot in the stilt house in summer? Thanks to the sophisticated design, the internal temperature is approx. 3-5° degrees cooler than outside. The 3mm XT Plexiglas windows are covered with a high-quality 35% heat-repellent and 99% UV sun protection film. This makes staying in the summer very pleasant with a small, self-installed fan. Due to the high-quality film, it is not possible to see into the stilt house from outside. This ensures privacy. How big is the usable area? The diameter is 3.6 meters, the total height is approx. 4.2 meters, the correct usage volume is approx. 18-20 square meters. The passage under the stilt house is 2 meters high. The access is approx. 2.5 meters long. Is the stilt house also available with short legs? If desired, a variant with short legs is of course possible. The entry height is then approx. 40-50cm. How can you ventilate the stilt house? Ventilation takes place via a height-adjustable 10mm thick XT Plexiglas window on the roof. This makes it possible to set the exact amount of air. The entrance or lower flap can also be opened for proper ventilation. Is the stilt house insulated? Thanks to the ingenious construction, the powder-coated aluminum outer and inner panels are decoupled from each other by rubber profiles at a distance of 30mm, so that no heat or cold can be transferred from the outside to the inside. This means that the interior can be cooled or heated very quickly using the powder-coated aluminum sheets. Can you also use the stilt house in winter? Of course you can also use it in winter. Thanks to the sophisticated design and the additional thermal insulation panels, it can be used in winter without any problems. Can you use the stilt house all year round? It can be used all year round without any problems!