plascon colour connection

PLASCON COLOUR CONNECTION

Connect with colour - connect with rewards. Get your share of R90 MILLION worth of GUARANTEED REWARDS.

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before you buy washing machine

BEFORE YOU BUY...

Here are seven things to think about before you go shopping for a new washing machine.

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infuse home with personality

INFUSE YOUR PERSONALITY

The way you decorate a home should celebrate your uniqueness, regardless of how quirky you may be.

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energy efficient windows

ENERGY EFFICIENT WINDOWS

Thinking of replacing your windows for enhanced home energy efficiency? You need to consider when purchasing.

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handy guide to home renovation

HELPFUL GUIDE

Before you decide to start with a renovation plan, you need to know what your end goal is for your house.

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DIY Tips to organise dremel accessories

DIY TIP

Here's a great way to keep all your mini-tool or Dremel rotary tools accessories organised and easy to find.

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make a step stool

QUICK PROJECT

A step stool comes in handy in the workshop or home and you can make a set of nesting stools in an hour or so.

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ideas to modernise dated home

MODERNISE A DATED HOME

If you live in an older home and want to give it an updated look on a budget, take a look at these easy decorating ideas.

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grow fruits in the garden

GROW FRUITS IN THE GARDEN

Take a look at the best fruit plants to grow in your garden landscape for the freshest fruits.

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MAKE CEMENT PLANT POTS

Here's a fun and inexpensive way to make custom cement plant pots with almost any decorative design.

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WHAT IS A FLOOR SCREED?

What is the purpose of a floor screed and why would you use a floor screed in your home?

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GARDEN WATERLOGGED?

Perhaps it's time to install a French Drain, a dry riverbed or a drainage gutter to direct rainwater away.

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kitchen baking trolley

MAKE IT

Not all kitchens have plenty of countertop space for baking but this mobile baking trolley has a drop-leaf and storage.

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grace williams recipes

MAKING MEMORIES

Grace Williams offers her 5 tips to making Mother’s Day a memorable one for the family.

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paper crafting ideas

CRAFTING WITH PAPER

We list five paper crafts you can try and we guarantee that it won’t be long before you’re hooked on one or more of them!

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DETRIMENTAL TO YOUR HEALTH?

Working from home offers many comforts but there are health risks associated with it that you may not have considered.

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WORX Pegasus on special

ON SPECIAL - TODAY ONLY!

The WORX Pegasus work table is portable, lightweight and easily converts into a sawhorse.

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other uses for kitchen cupboards

OTHER USES FOR KITCHEN CUPBOARDS

Kitchen cupboard carcasses, old kitchen cupboards or flat-pack closets can be used in other rooms in the home.

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decorate guest bedroom

GUEST ROOM ETIQUETTE

If you have guests staying over, you will want a guest bedroom that is given careful thought and consideration.

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pegboard storage

QUICK PROJECT

This pegboard storage shelf is handy for storage in almost any room in a home and it's easy to make.

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storage ideas for small bedroom

SPACE-SAVING STORAGE

You have to be inventive when looking for space-saving storage ideas for a small bedroom.

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cutting service for diy enthusiasts

GREAT NEWS FOR DIY ENTHUSIASTS

If you live in the Randburg/Roodepoort area, you can have your timber and board cut to size and have it delivered.

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consider a paved driveway

GOOD LOOKS AND DURABILITY

Anyone looking to renovate or add a driveway should consider the benefits of a paved driveway.

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ideas for curb appeal

NEED CURB APPEAL?

We offer 7 tips on how you can give your home instant curb appeal and most won't cost you a cent!

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special on workbenches

BUY ON SPECIAL

Builders currently have a selection of workshop benches on sales that are great for starting up your DIY workshop.

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how safe is your deck

HOW SAFE IS YOUR DECK?

If you haven't inspected the structure of your deck for some time, it's time to do it now before it becomes a safety hazard.

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design bedroom oasis

BEDROOM OASIS

Kim Williams, focused on designing interior spaces, knows better than most the importance of a bedroom sanctuary.

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reason for strange noises

STRANGE NOISES

Why does my home plumbing make strange noises, such as dogs howling or pipes that bang?

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mothers day gift ideas

MAKE FOR MOM

This jewellery holder is a great mother's day gift or make one for yourself to organise all your jewellery.

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trim trees in winter

TRIM THOSE TREES

For more robust and healthier trees, here are 4 basic rules you must remember when trimming trees in the garden.

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use reclaimed pallets for garden seating

MAKE OUTDOOR SEATING

Make a garden bench this fits around a tree in a garden or courtyard using reclaimed fencing or reclaimed pallets.

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keep home warm when cold front

COLD FRONT ON THE WAY

Here's how to keep your home warm when the cold front hits - without increasing your electricity bill.

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DIY garage storage shelf

QUICK PROJECT

For a garage that has become a dumping ground for "stuff", this plywood shelf is a great storage solver.

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make a lego table

MAKE IT

Kids love to play with Lego but the pieces end up all over the floor. This Lego table has a play area and plenty of storage.

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cleaner healthier home

HEALTHIER ATTITUDES

SARS-CoV-2 can live on some surfaces for days, so use the following tips for a cleaner, healthier home.

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howard wood care

ESSENTIAL WOOD CARE

We look at natural waxes and oils that are available for the care and maintenance of wood furniture.

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8 tips for moving day

8 TIPS FOR MOVING DAY

Carl Coetzee, CEO of BetterBond, offers these eight tips below to make moving day a cinch.

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princess bedroom for little girl

FOR YOUR LITTLE PRINCESS

What little girl doesn't dream of being a little princess and having her very own princess bedroom?

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reupholstery worth the cost

WORTH THE COST?

What do you do when the perfect piece of furniture for your home is damaged - is it worth the cost to have it reupholstered?

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tips for textured hair types

TIPS FOR TEXTURED HAIR

Do you spend hours on your hair with a straightening iron wanting to achieve a straight silk-like look?

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diy paint kitchen or hire professional resprayer

MAKEOVER INSPIRATION

In this article, we have a discussion about the stars and their homes as they have allowed us into them.

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diy paint kitchen or hire professional resprayer

DIY OR HIRE A PRO?

When looking to give your kitchen a revamp should you paint kitchen yourself or hire a professional sprayer?

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design a bed childrens bed

CHILDREN'S FURNITURE

We specialise in custom children's beds and bedroom furniture, from bedside tables to pullout beds.

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cut and connect led strip lighting

HIGHLIGHTING DESIGN

An increasingly popular light source, LED light strips are easy to work with. Learn how to cut and join LED light strips.

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diy divas workshops johannesburg

DIY WORKSHOPS

Join the fun at DIY Divas at venues in Johannesburg and Pretoria and discover how to do-it-yourself!

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grow immunity gardens

IMMUNITY GARDENS

Establishing an immunity garden is a growing trend and we share some tips on how to establish and grow your garden.

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ideas for stylish dining rooms

DINING IN STYLE

The dining room is one of the last rooms to receive attention. These tips will help turn it into a space for dining in style!

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new from kreg

NEW FROM KREG

Kreg launches an all-new range of technically advanced accessories for  2021 range of tools.

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revive outdoor spaces

REVIVE OUTDOOR SPACES

Kim Williams offers her top tips when creating playful and inviting outdoor spaces.

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brushed or brushless power tools

BRUSHED OR BRUSHLESS?

There is a choice between power tools with a brushed motor or brushless motor - but what is the difference?

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create a smart home

CREATE A SMART HOME

Creating smart homes with the power of security: Introducing the C6N and C1C-B for safety and security in smart homes.

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consol bottles

ART ON A BOTTLE

Sleek and stylish, why drink your refreshments from plain bottles when you can have personal glass bottles?

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WORX landroid robotic lawnmower

SIT BACK AND RELAX!

Relax on your weekends while the new WORX fully Robotic Landroid Lawnmower does it all - on its own

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watering garden in winter

BE WATER WISE IN WINTER

As we move into a dry winter, this is the time when gardeners need to be more water wise when watering the garden.

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sanding tips

DO YOU HATE SANDING?

Everyone loves making projects, but the same cannot be said about sanding. This article will make the process a lot easier.

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why screws have a square hole

WHY DOES IT HAVE A SQUARE HOLE?

Why do some screws have square holes and are these better than normal (pozidriv) screws?

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easy way to make strap clamp

DIY TIP

Tie-down straps are a great alternative to strap clamps and they work out cheaper too!

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benefits of harvesting rainwater

WATER IS LIFE

Harvesting rainwater in your backyard becomes a simple and user-friendly way of protecting this natural resource.

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organise storage for new home

BEFORE YOU MOVE IN

When moving into a new home, one of the first things to look at is how to have a more organised home.

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how to weave basket planters

MAKE IT

Add a bit of texture and interest to a display of plants with these pretty woven baskets that you can make in an hour.

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varnish or sealer?

SEALER OR VARNISH

Should you use sealer or exterior varnish for outdoor fittings or fixtures and which one is better?

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how to frame panel light

A BRIGHT - LIGHT - IDEA

Here's how to frame a ceiling panel light for a bright - light- idea for your kitchen lighting.

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things to fix before winter

6 THINGS TO DO NOW

Use this time before winter to prepare your house, making sure you and your family will be safe, warm, and comfy.

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paint doors for a professional finish

PAINT DOORS LIKE A PRO!

These expert tips will ensure a professional finish - no matter what the painting task.

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5 ideas for small home office

SMALL HOME OFFICE?

Get your decorating buzz on and be inspired with these five small home office design ideas.

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4 malco turboshear models

4 MODELS TO CHOOSE FROM

Now you can turn your power drill into a cutting machine with 4 TurboShear options from Malco USA.

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is tap  water safe to drink

WATER... SAFE TO DRINK?

With over 40 years of experience with water, JoJo shows South Africans how to filter drinking water, straight from the tap.

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how to build portable deck

PORTABLE DECK

Life in a rental means you are limited by what you can do, but this portable deck is freestanding and portable.

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do succulents need direct sunlight

SUCCULENTS NEED SUNSHINE

Here are some essential tips to keep in mind if you want to successfully grow succulents indoors.

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perfect paint finish

PERFECT FINISH EVERY TIME

Using a paint spray gun for all your painting projects ensures a successful job every time and a professional finish.

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make kiddies kitchen

DIY KIDDIES KITCHEN

Re-purposing old furniture is a fun way to use something you already have and turn it into something completely different.

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