According to the Historian Of Houses:
- House Durheim is known as the "old house". They are historians and scholars with an extreme reverence for the past. They claim to have a special bond with Grenth that enables them to chronicle the lives of every Kurzick.
- Many of the House Durheim are also great poets and playwrights.
- Their house motto is "The five true gods teach us, the ancestors guide us."
- Their patron god is Grenth.