Housing Hype – Self-help stores

Military Family Housing Self-Help Stores

Now that summer is here, the KMC Housing Office would like to help you to take care of your apartment/town house as well as your yards. Items to help maintain yards and homes can be found at the Military Family Housing Self-Help Stores, located on both Ramstein and Vogelweh. Outdoor lawn care tools can be signed out for a period of up to 24 hours.

Below is a list of items that commonly can be found in the MFH Self-Help Stores at Ramstein and Vogelweh. Please call 06371-4639520 or 0631-41403433 for a complete listing and availability.


  • Deep thatcher
  • Lawn fertilizer
  • Weed eaters
  • Edgers
  • Leaf blowers
  • Pressure washers
  • Water hoses


  • Child safety outlet protectors
  • Stove top protection (child safety)
  • All purpose safety latch
  • Door alarm
  • Curtain hangers
  • Ant bait stations
  • Shower hose/shower heads
  • Light bulbs
  • Picture hooks


  • Ramstein, Bldg. 859, phone: 06371-463-9520
  • Vogelweh, Bldg. 1070, phone: 0631-414-03433


  • Mon-Fri: 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Sat: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Closed on German/American holidays


Q: Who is authorized to use the Self-Help Store?

A: Any military family housing residents living in Ramstein, Landstuhl or Vogelweh housing areas.

Q: Will I have to pay for the materials that I receive from the Self-Help Store?

A: No. There are no charges to you or your family members for self-help/loaner items.

Please contact the KMC Housing Office at KMCHousing@us.af.mil or call 489-7108, commercial 0631-536-7108 for more information.