House hacks: solving big problems that come with small space

  • 30 October 2018 | Tumelo Buthelezi

It can be frustrating when when you run out of space to incorporate new designs in your home. However, don’t let small rooms confine your thinking.

Make the change from cluttered to cosy with these smart tips on organising your space and making your home feel biggers.

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Home decor: give your kitchen a friendly fix

  • 19 October 2018 | Tumelo Buthelezi

For many, the kitchen is the room where house chores first started. Washing dishes by yourself after your tenth birthday. Getting baking lessons from mom. The first time you did some plumbing, handing dad the tools to fix the sink.

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Spring cleaning: caring for your wooden furniture

  • 28 September 2018 | Tumelo Buthelezi

Wood is a staple material in the manufacturing industry that has been available to us far longer than steel, aluminum, glass and plastic have. Furniture made from wood can last a lifetime if maintained with proper care. Protecting it will never feel like a challenge again if you apply these simple tips.

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Selecting your seeds: growing the right plants in your garden

  • 20 September 2018 | Tumelo Buthelezi

Spring is the season of growth and renewal – the perfect time to review your lifestyle choices. Make some changes to the food you eat. You might like to buy a nice salad from your favourite supermarket, but if you really want the best quality, consider growing your own vegetable patch where you’ll have immediate access to nutritious greens.

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How to make the most of your bathroom makeover

  • 31 August 2018 | Tumelo Buthelezi

The bathroom. The place where most people start and finish their day. The space that you can lock yourself into to decompress if you had a bad day or get privacy if you need to disconnect from the world for a little while. Most importantly, it’s the one room in the house where you can’t take decor shortcuts as it gives your guests salient clues about your personality.

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Smart sprinkles: water-wise tips to keep your plants alive

  • 21 August 2018 | Tumelo Buthelezi

There are times when a plant looks unhealthy or begins to lose its leaves. Don’t be quick to assume that it’s dead; it might still have a pulse. Even if it hangs its head and appears to be on the brink of death, you might still have a chance to revive it if you just give it a little pampering.

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Do it yourself: how to detect a water leak

  • 31 July 2018 | Tumelo Buthelezi

Most water leaks go on for a long time undetected and result in frustratedly high water accounts people often blame on inaccurate billing.

If you’ve been receiving bills reflecting significantly higher water consumption than what you’re actually using at the premises, see our tips below and reduce the burden on your pocket by educating yourself on how to detect leaks.

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Stay safe! How to keep your home secure and warm in winter

  • 20 July 2018 | Tumelo Buthelezi

Winter has arrived, unpacked and made itself comfortable for the next month or so. We have been collecting firewood, brought out the heaters and added electric blankets to our beds. But this time of the year is not without some danger to homes. Here are our tips to help you stay safe while you keep warm this season.

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Tips on buying property at the best price

  • 29 June 2018 | Tumelo Buthelezi

When you’re looking to buy a house, one of the biggest obstacles between you and your dream home can be closing the deal at the best price.

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Cool with the tools: DIY ideas for winter

  • 18 June 2018 | Tumelo Buthelezi

Tackling your home DIY projects can be a daunting task. But it can be fun, and sometimes easy, by using those unused items that you just don’t want to throw out – you know, those old accessories, jars and hats.

There are many examples of simple and cheap home projects that won’t put a drill through your pocket, and it doesn’t have to cost you more than a little bit of time to give your home a noticeable boost. Not sure where to start? The projects below are some of the easiest DIY work and will make your home the best place to be this winter.

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