Building a freestanding deck is a reasonably simple project that can be done in a weekend.
5 ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS
If you are looking for ways to improve your dated kitchen - or are getting one fitted - read on.
Just like sanitary ware, every bathroom needs a mirror; but not just any mirror - one that is both functional and beautiful.
For those working full-time and without the assistance of a helper, staying on top of cleaning isn't all that easy.
Using untreated pine lets you make an affordable slat bench that has a stylish design and is very easy to assemble.
Garden furniture doesn't come cheap which is why it makes a lot of sense to make your own outdoor sofa or patio set.
I have said it before and will say it again, power tools are not dangerous - it is the person using them that is the danger!
PAINT A HOUSE COOL
Did you know paint colour - or material - on the exterior of a house can directly affect the interior temperature of a home?
MAKE A SPLASH!
Just like the icing on a cake, a backsplash is a finishing touch that can make an eye-catching statement.
WIN MAKITA TOOLS
Get your Builders Card and swipe to stand a chance of winning Makita power tools to the value of R10 000!
HOT SPECIALS FOR WINTER
Don't let winter get the best of you when you can buy a selection of Kreg tools at hot prices on Woodworking Wednesday!
This portable picnic or braai table lets your prepare outdoor meals with ease - home or away.
BRIGHTEN YOUR LIFE
A brighter outcome of lockdown has been that, we’ve come to appreciate that functionality and comfort are important.
THE PRESSURE IS ON!
Click here to enter Talisman’s “Ultimate Grime Buster” competition and you could win a High Pressure Washer.
THE NATURAL WAY
When you notice pests in your garden, you really need to take up some natural measures in order to eliminate them
The bedroom should be a space we can go to to escape to a calmer, more serene world that calms mind and body.
HIDE UGLY DUSTBINS
Dustbins are an eyesore but this handy shed is a great way to store one or two dustbins out of sight.
GAS GRILL 101
If you are thinking of buying a gas grill, they are a great way to feed the family and friends.
Box shelves are easy to make and you can arrange them in a variety of configurations.
EASY WEEKEND PROJECTS
Mounting an ironing board on a laundry station makes it easy to start ironing without having to set everything up.
IDEAS FOR TINY KITCHEN
A small kitchen doesn't mean you are limited on options when it comes to design that is practical and organized.
When you don't have an office or study, this folding office or study desk lets you set up a workspace where you need it.
Cracks in tiles can happen at any time, but there is a way to remove and replace a cracked or broken floor tile.
FLOORED FOR CHOICE
As a hardworking space, the kitchen demands a resilient flooring that makes a statement.
Many things can cause a dispute with your neighbours, but here are some things to consider before it goes too far.
This delicious slow-braised Karoo lamb shanks can be cooked until the meat falls off the bone.
Don't wait until it is too late to have your home prepared in readiness for any load shedding or power outages.
WORK WITH A DESIGNER
It’s important to have a kiitchen that is well-designed, within your budget, and completed on schedule.
GROW YOUR OWN
Growing produce is not just about saving money, it's also about cultivating fresh vegetables grown with organic practices.
SWITCH ON THE PULSE
A kitchen blender is a multi-purpose appliance that you can to whip up a variety of savoury and sweet dishes.
POWER SURGE ! ! !
Power surges can damage appliances and sensitive electronic equipment unless they are protected.
MADE WITH LOVE
I'm all for the fact that reclaimed pallet wood is great for making furniture, but at least make sure it looks good too!
Many people are turning to their crafts as a way to bring in extra cash, and this craft centre will help you stay organised.
FLOAT AWAY YOUR STRESS
Gently swing yourself to sleep with this floating day bed that can be installed in a playroom, living room, or out on a patio.
If you live in a flat, apartment or upper-level townhouse, there are many ways to grow your own selection of kitchen herbs.
MODERN MIRROR FEATURE
You might think mirror walls old fashioned, but this project puts a new spin on a mirror wall design.
THE ULTIMATE GIFT
Just in time for Father's Day, take advantage of the ridiculous specials on offer on Festool.
The Knot Filler Gun is on Special Offer TODAY ONLY. If you're looking for a gift for Father's Day, this is it!
Even though it's winter, you can make a window planter box to fill up with colourful flowers when spring arrives.
When buying tools, there is always the question of should you buy a Biscuit Joiner or a Kreg Pocket Hole Jig?
Being in lockdown puts a spotlight on surroundings and stimulates new insights for creativity and the use of colour.
BEWARE TREE ROOTS
I've had problems with my swimming pool and finally got round to having this seen to only to discover a serious problem.
BEAMING WITH LIGHT
It's difficult to select the right light fitting for a dining room, but this beam feature adds a rustic touch to any setting.
This storage tower is great for holding all your power tool cases, plus you can make it using reclaimed pallet wood.
If you're decorating your first apartment, or going on your own, here are some ways to decorate your new home.
This retractable canopy is just the thing to provide shade when you need it or allow the sun to shine on a patio.
THE OLD-FASHIONED WAY
These cleaning tips might be old fashioned, but they worked better than many of our chemical products.
If you're stuck for ideas on what you get your Dad for Father's Day, here are some great DIY gifts that he will appreciate.
PAINT CONCRETE SLAB
A concrete slab is an affordable way to add flooring for outdoor area, and there are ways to make it look pretty.
OH SEW EASY
These fabric storage containers are easy to make and you can choose the perfect fabric to make them.
OOH LA LA! FRENCH CLEAT!
Every home should have a handy key holder - a place to hang your keys when you get home.
This modular shelf unit is great for both storage and display, plus it's easy to make with cross-lap joints.
A NOTE FOR MY ROSE!
These beautiful and delicate-looking paper roses are made using your ordinary notepad papers.
If you have a crib or toddler bed that has a base like this, it's perfect for turning into a laundry drying rack.
With everything going on around us, it's easy to feel depressed and unsettled. Try one of these happy tips to lift your mood.
DISCOVER MIXED MEDIA
Crafting with mixed media lets you work with a variety of mediums to create unique and one of a kind pieces.
BEFORE YOU CALL A PLUMBER
This is a problem discussed previously, but after what happened a few days ago I just couldn't help but revisit this topic.
Steel lockers are trendy and you can recycle or buy steel lockers for storage cabinets or display pieces.
I have been looking for a decent wire stripper for ages, so I'm glad Tork Craft has introduced 2 wire stripper models.
A good mattress for couples promotes healthy relationships, as well as physical health and well-being.
DO YOU NEED A TABLE SAW?
When starting out with DIY there are several tools you need to buy, but do you need to buy a table saw?
For those who find a garden a break from everyday life, here's how to design a garden with therapeutic effects.
BEFORE YOU BUY...
There comes a time when windows may need to be replaced and we offer some tips relating to this.
IT'S A JUNGLE IN HERE!
If you are looking for neutral gender nursery decor, why not make this jungle theme wall hanger.
FEED THE BIRDS
When buying ready-made foods, they are presented in plastic salad containers that are great for turning into bird feeders.
Whether using a griddle for the first time, or a seasoned griller, make delicious and nutritious meals on a griddle.
Mother Nature dresses in shades of rich brown, vivid orange and burnt red hues for the autumn season.
HOLIDAYS AT HOME
There are many reasons to seriously think about investing in a pool and winter is the best time to do it.
NO MESS- NO FUSS
When spray painting at home, but don't risk overspray - rather make an instant spray painting booth.
BUILD IN 8 WEEKS
Imagine a home from scratch that is assembled and ready to move into in just 8 weeks... that's the Amagansett Modular home.
GENIUS ! ! !
It's amazing how clever people are becoming with recycling, and this tin can cheese grater is creative brilliance!
DIRTIER THAN A TOILET!
Kitchen sponges are handy in the kitchen, but they are full of germs, more germs, in fact, than a toilet!
LOVE YOUR KITCHEN
When you are setting up a new kitchen, some appliances are worth the cost for the time and effort they can save you.
LAUNDRY FOR BEGINNERS
For those who haven't really gotten the hang of doing the laundry, here are a few tips to you get started.
BURST WATER PIPE?
A burst water pipe is not something you expect, but it does happen. But what do you do if a water pipe does burst?
At the beginning of June Festool will be offering a selection of specials and free promotional giveaways.
YOU CAN DO IT
In this article, we look at a few minor bathroom issues that can be fixed quickly, without expensive tools.
So far in 2020, people are spending heaps more time at home than ever, so what's new for bedrooms?
At a period in time when everything can be bought - at a price, why should you consider making your own curtains?
Here are some tips I can share that will make the experience more enjoyable and allow you to make the most of DIY.
THE PERFECT VASE
There is an art to arranging flowers for a beautiful display and we show you how to select the perfect vase.
ADDING ON MORE SPACE
The lockdown, and drop in interest rate, has owners considering improvements that are needed to their homes.
PET FRIENDLY HOME
If you are considering adopting a furry friend, here are some tips on ways to make your home more pet friendly.
FIX ALMOST ANYTHING!
With the Bondic® Liquid Plastic Welder you can bond, build and fix almost anything - in just seconds!
There will always be times when you have gaps between joined sections and there are easy ways to do this.
Many things that can be done to make a home more accessible for elderly or disabled parents.
WOOD STAINING 101
Using wood stain lets you select a particular wood colour so that your made pieces have a professional finish.
If you're going to the expense of renovating an older home, make sure to incorporate these eco-friendly elements.
UPCYCLE PANEL DOOR
Upcycling an old door into a shelf unit in this way one of the easiest and most practical methods to make a shelf unit.
CLEAN FOR CURB APPEAL
If you are planning to sell or rent out your property, make sure it has enough curb appeal for the highest price.
HOLES IN CLOTHES?
Fish Moths, or Silverfish, wreak havoc with your clothing, leaving small holes in winter woollies and your favourite clothes.
How safe is it to have a tumble dryer installed outdoors in a shed or hut, or in the garage?
The world around us may be falling apart, but there are plenty of tasks that need to be done in the garden.
When buying a lounge suite or sectional sofa, it is very important to ensure that it is going to fit in the room before you buy.
WHERE DO THEY GO?
I'm sure everyone has lost at least one sock when doing laundry, but where do all these missing socks go?
In this article, we look at how can you make the most out of a small apartment with some practical tricks.
Wide range of custom beds, bedside tables and storage furniture for boys and girls bedrooms.
JOIN THE FUN
Want to make your own decor accessories or custom furniture? Find out how at DIY-Divas around the country.