difference between acrylic sealer and silicone sealer

ACRYLIC OR SILICONE SEALER?

Acrylic and silicone sealer have different uses in the home and you need to understand the difference between them.

is it the best time to invest in solar panels

DON'T WAIT UNTIL IT'S TOO LATE

With Eskom Stage 16 on the cards, there has never been a better time to consider solar power installation.

custom blinds and virutal stager join forces

REVOLUTIONISING HOME DECOR

CustomBlinds announce their collaboration with VirtualStager for an unparalleled design experience.

benefits of ceramic tiles

STILL THE BEST SOLUTION

Durable, easy to maintain, and versatile, ceramic tiles offer timeless style and practicality.

be a friendly driver

MAKE SOMEONE'S DAY!

A few small behavioural changes can reduce your own driving stress and those of your fellow drivers.

how long should paint dry

THE IMPORTANCE OF DRYING TIME

What you need to know about paint drying times and the importance of patience in achieving flawless results.

common bathroom cleaning problems

CONQUER CLEANING WOES

Using these strategic cleaning methods, homeowners can conquer the most common bathroom cleaning challenges.

how to make my own light shades

UNIQUE LIGHTS YOU CAN MAKE

Finding unique light fittings is not easy or affordable, so why not try out one of these hacks and make affordable lights?

do indoor plants need humidity

DO INDOOR PLANTS NEED HUMIDITY?

Most of the indoor plants that we have in our homes originate from tropical environments and require a little help.

whole house cleaning tips

HOUSE CLEANING TIPS

With the right strategies and tools, you can make the process of house cleaning easier and more efficient.

easy and affordable ideas for wall treatments

EASY AND AFFORDABLE

There are plenty of ideas for transforming walls in a home and here are some of my favourite and most affordable solutions.

can you trim indoor plant roots

YOU DON'T NEED A BIGGER POT!

You don't have to purchase larger pots for your indoor plants if they are root-bound, simply trim the roots.

what is a plunge pool south africa

A SLICE OF PARADISE

In this exploration of plunge pools, we'll highlight their unique advantages for those with limited square footage.

uses for tork craft mini rotary tool

SO MANY PRACTICAL USES

The Tork Craft Mini Rotary Tool is one of those versatile tools that can be used in so many ways.

potential electrical hazards

DON'T BE COMPLACENT

The use of electricity in our home is essential but it also carries significant risks if not handled correctly.

world water day 2024 south africa

SMART TIPS

For World Water Day is on 22 March we offer smart ways to help our country preserve this precious resource.

what to consider when buying a home in 2024

POINTS TO CONSIDER

Property is one of the most significant purchases, so it’s important to consider all aspects of the homebuying process.

ideas to organise makeup

ORGANISE YOUR MAKEUP

If your makeup is all over the place here are some ideas that show you how to DIY a makeup organiser.

instructions for diy floating shelf media console

QUICK PROJECT

This floating media console takes up minimal space, has plenty of storage and built-in LED lighting.

how to deal with reduced water supply

ANOTHER CHALLENGE ON THE HORIZON

South Africans face several challenges but how do we deal with the new challenge of reduced water supply?

how to paint arched feature on wall

EASY WAY TO ADD COLOUR & INTEREST

A can of paint and a few other materials are all you need to create a focal point or accent feature on a wall in a home.

what are the benefits of indoor fireplace

BENEFITS OF AN INDOOR FIREPLACE

There are plenty of benefits to having an indoor fireplace installed, whatever type of heating source you choose.

smart elegant home storage solutions

SMART HOME STORAGE SOLUTIONS

In this article, we discuss the latest storage home storage trends, where elegance meets functionality.

what is the best cordless drill in south africa

THE BEST CORDLESS DRILL IN SOUTH AFRICA!

With so many brands and models on the market, how do you know which is the best cordless drill to buy in South Africa?

south african designers

THE QUIET REVOLUION!

This year’s theme for Decorex Africa, the continent’s leading decor and design showcase, is Designing for Impact

repair dripping tap

DON'T BE A DRIP!

An outdoor tap wastes just as much - if not more - yet it is an easy fix to repair or replace an outdoor tap and here's how.

margarita recipe

RELAX WITH A COCKTAIL!

As the world acknowledges World Margarita Day this week, try our version of this famous cocktail.

how to treat carpet stains

COMMON CARPET STAINS

Carpets are prone to spills and spoils and should all be cleaned immediately so as not to leave stains.

peach fuzz decorating ideas

COLOUR OF THE YEAR

Builders Inspires with Unique Paint Solutions for Pantone's Colour of the Year for 2024.

how to remedy summer allergies

SUMMER ALLERGIES?

If you suffer from allergies, having a flare up on particularly hot days is not a pleasant experience.

skills you need for home improvement projects in south africa

SKILLS YOU NEED

With so many homeowners tackling home improvement projects, it helps to know what skills you need to do these.

how do i know what glue or adhesive to use

WHAT GLUE DO I USE?

There are all types of glues and it is important to know the difference between these so that you use the right one.

block out noise in bedroom

PEACEFUL SLEEP

Barking dogs, noisy neighbours... These won't disturb your sleep if you have a better window treatment in your bedroom.

how to stop drains from smelling

DRAIN SMELL GONE!

If you have a smelly drain in a bathroom or kitchen clean to prevent future blockage and get rid of the smell.

precision cutting with festool ts 60 circular saw

INTRODUCING THE FESTOOL TS 60

The Festool TS 60 promises to be a game changer for DIY enthusiasts, woodworkers and professionals.

succulent planter garden ideas

SUCCULENTS + RECYCLING

In this article, we share a few ways to design a beautiful succulent garden of your own using recycled plastic bottles.

storage for a small home with floor to ceiling cupboards

HOW TO MANAGE LIVING IN A SMALL HOME

Living in a small space might be all we can afford but that doesn't mean that we can't make it a comfortable home.