builders new store in rossburgh kzn

BUILDERS' NEW STORE IN KZN

Builders official opened the doors on 30th June 2022 to a new store situated in Rossburgh, Durban.

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DECORATE TO BE CHILD-FRIENDLY

Living in an apartment or townhouse can be difficult without children but you need to work around this somehow.

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DISGUISE EYESORES

Many homes have boo-boos or eyesores that need to be disguised and these can be dealt with easily and affordably.

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GLUTEN-FREE BEETROOT BROWNIE

Using seasonal vegetables to add comfort and nutrition to your menu this winter.

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BEST IDEAS FOR A TV UNIT

A TV stand should do more than just accommodate a TV. There are plenty of stylish ways to boost functionality.

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SURVIVING A COST OF LIVING CRISIS

Price hikes to everything from fuel and rent to food and utilities are hitting people right in the middle of winter.

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NEW KITCHEN ON A TIGHT BUDGET

Lusting after a new-look kitchen, then see how this average dated kitchen is transformed on a tight budget.

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ARE FACE MASKS STILL NECESSARY?

Now that the regulation to wear face masks has been lifted, is it a good idea to keep wearing a face mask? 

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LEADING DESIGN AWARD

Kreg wins the Popular Mechanics US design award for its best-selling 520 PRO Pocket-Hole jig.

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THE FINISHING TOUCH

When arranging window treatments with curtains, it's not just about installing a rail or curtain rod and hanging the curtains.

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A WORTHWHILE INVESTMENT

A router table is one of those items that you don't realise how handy it is until you try it for yourself.

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FEELS LIKE HOME

We show you how to add a few accessories to put your stamp on a rental and make it feel more like home.

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worx special offers

FREE BATTERY + CHARGER!

Build up your WORX garden tool collection and receive a free battery and battery charger valued at over R1 300.

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IDEAS FOR BALCONY OR TERRACE

If you have a balcony or terrace that you are not using, here are a few tips on how to get the most use out of it.

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MAKE IT

If you have a cat, a cat play stand with scratching post has an important role in the home.

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INT'L ACCLAIM FOR SA DESIGN

South African designed shower mixer receives international acclaim for water savings of more than 30%.

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CORDED OR CORDLESS?

There was a time when the decision was for corded tools but with technology,  cordless power tools have taken the lead.

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MAKE IT

Make an inexpensive circular table with a few scraps of wood and some pine or meranti dowels.

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ALL THE WINNERS!

The Decorex Cape Town 2022 awards celebrate designers and businesses that are reimagining the future of the industry.

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SUPERFOOD!

With so much abuzz about well being, weight control, etc., interest in healthy foods is growing.

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AIR FRYER TIPS

Here are some of the best tips for using an air fryer an we also cover what to consider when buying an air fryer.

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CHILDREN'S FURNITURE

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

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DIY FOR THE SINGLE WOMAN

When you are a woman on your own, you only have yourself to rely on if you want things done in and around the home.

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how to get rid of broken appliances

DID YOU KNOW?

Broken fridge or washing machine or has your TV given up? How do you get rid of broken appliances or electronic devices?

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SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

6 New ways to enjoy time with family these school holidays and South Africa is full of nature, adventure and fun.

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GROW ALOE VERA AT HOME

We have long known the health benefits relating to Aloe Vera and it is one of the easiest plants to grow in the garden.

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CONVERT A GARDEN SHED

If you have a garden shed serving as storage for junk, clean it out and convert it into a safe play space for children.

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PORTABELLA STEAK & KIDNEY BEAN PIE

What could be tastier on a cold winter's eve than a rich and delicious portabella steak and kidney bean pie.

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FROM TWEEN TO TEEN

When children become teenagers, they undergo a life-changing transition from child to young adult, as do their tastes.

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pergola design ideas

JUST A SIMPLE PERGOLA...

In a garden lacking interest, adding a pergola will let you design both a garden and your entertainment around this.

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OH SEW EASY!

Investing in a quality sewing machine will cost you around R2000, but the money you save is worth the outlay.

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LIGHTEN DARK WOOD OR YELLOWED CABINETS

If you want to make kitchen cupboards or cabinets a lighter colour or remove a yellow tinge, find out how.

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5 BRILLIANT IDEAS

The perfect way to make guests feel welcome in a home is to bring personality and warmth into a guest bathroom.

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BUYING A HOUSE?

When buying a house, you want to know the condition of the property and be aware of repairs that need to be tackled.

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CREAMY CHICKEN SOUP

Turn a couple of fresh chicken breasts into a hearty and wholesome creamy chicken soup for the perfect winter meal.

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CONCRETE PATIO IDEAS

An easy, affordable solution for a patio or entertainment area, there are plenty of ways to make a concrete slab look great.

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SPOTLIGHT ON LOCAL ARTISTS

BlackBrick has partnered with artists to bring a taste of South African and global culture to each of their hotels.

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MAKE IT

A modern bench made from PAR pine that you can finish in a couple of hours by following the easy instructions.

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ITEMS YOU SHOULD NOT BUY ONLINE

Online shopping has become the new normal for many, but there are many items that you should not buy online.

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CAN I DIY ROOF REPAIRS?

Doing any repairs to your roof will save you money but make sure you know what you are doing beforehand.

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PROTECT FROM FROST

The recent cold spell shows that we should be protecting plants in the garden from damage by frost.

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APPLY PAINTABLE WALLPAPER TO FURNITURE

Wallpaper doesn't have to be just for walls. Paintable wallpaper brings detail when applied to plain furniture.

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WHICH HEATER IS THE CHEAPEST TO RUN?

With temperatures plummeting around the country, which heater uses the least amount of electricity to heat a home?

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ESTABLISH A NEW LAWN FROM SEED

If your lawn is not lush and green perhaps it is time to rip out and establish a lush, green lawn in time for spring.

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WORX 5-IN-1 MULTI-SANDER

A first from WORX, the Sandeck multi-head cordless sander that does it all to save you time and money.

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SET UP BUSINESS TO UPCYCLE FURNITURE

Upcycling furniture has spread across social media, and is a great business to set up if you love restoring or upcycling.

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FEELING THE COLD?

Winter promises to be cold so it's time to stock wood for your fireplace, break out the heaters and electric blankets.

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FAKE IT BABY!

Buying fresh flowers for a home could end up costing a fortune whereas a silk flower arrangement is a one-time splurge.

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FLOORING YOU CAN AFFORD

Not everyone can afford flooring such as laminated wood or tiles, but there is a solution to cover concrete floors.

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LIVE IN A FLAT, TOWNHOUSE, OR APARTMENT?

Set up a UPS in your flat, townhouse, or apartment and you won't have to worry about load shedding.

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