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colour of the year 2019

Colour Of The Year 2019

Plascon and Dulux have selected a muted neutral hue for their colour of the year for 2019.

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eco kitchen design

Eco-Friendly Kitchen

Designing an eco-friendly kitchen is easier than ever with a wide selection of energy efficient appliances and fittings.

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all natural christmas

Natural Table Decor

Simple and elegant, nature provides us with so many options for setting a natural festive table that's affordable for all.

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refreshing lemonade

Mint & Ginger Lemonade

Cool down with a refreshing lemonade recipe from Jenny Ward, the Head Chef at CHEFS in Gardens, Cape Town.

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shelf or room divider

Shelf Or Divider

This easy to assemble shelf unit can also double as a room divider, and you can choose your own finished look.

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all purpose outdoor room

All-Purpose Room

If you're planning an extension to your home, look at adding a space where the whole family can spend time together.

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creating a playful bedroom

Playful Bedroom

This mother of two young boys wanted a shared bedroom that offered affordable storage solutions and space to play. 

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affordable closet makeover

Closet Makeover

Many homes don't have dream closets in the bedroom - but you don't have to live with that with so many affordable options.

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make a garden bench

Pine Garden Bench

Make this rustic pine 3-seater bench for comfortable seating on a patio or entertainment area.

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DIY pullout pantry for kitchen

Pullout Pantry

Pullout pantry for storage in a kitchen. The unit easily fits it into an empty corner, or replaces an existing floor unit.

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colourful carpet tiles

Accent Carpet Tiles

Offices can say goodbye to boring carpets with Nouwens Carpets’ soon-to-be-launched Accent Colour Range.

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festive fare on the grill

On The Grill

Get out your braai tools, fire up the gas grill and make one of these delicious meals for the festive season.

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Decorex 2019

Decorex 2019

In 2019 expect to see more African style and homegrown elements, as these influence the 2019 theme for Decorex.

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pine corner reading nook

Reading Nook

This corner bookshelf is easy to make and ideal for setting up a reading corner in a child's bedroom, or family room.

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on special today only

Today's Special

Take advantage of today's special offer and buy the Dremel MotoSaw scroll saw at R1,449 including delivery.

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macrame curtain

Easy Style For Window

Dress up a plain window with an easy macramé window treatment using basic macramé knots and T-shirt yarn or rope.

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hair drying station

Hair Drying Station

This hair drying station incorporates the Gelmar chrome plated hairdryer holder and can be mounted anywhere.

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festive diy divas workshop

DIY Festive Flair

Calling all DIY Divas and DIY Guys for our Christmas full day workshop and Gift Voucher ideas.

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framed dressing mirror

Framed Dressing Mirror

This project is not just about framing a dressing mirror, but about using my kop to work everything out!

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festive craft ideas

Holiday Crafts

Cupcake liners are an easy way to make festive decorations for decorating your home for Christmas, or for any occasion.

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photo candles as gifts

Gift Idea

Here's a quick and easy way to transfer your family photos on a candle - great gift idea for Christmas!

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Tite waterproofing at builders

Tite Waterproofing

The Tite product range is exclusive to Builders and consists of four waterproofing products.

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make a chopping board

Chopping Boards

Make your own chopping boards from scratch - for your home or to give as a housewarming gift.

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Christmas decor ideas

No Minimalist For Me!

Minimalist Christmas? What does that even mean - a sad Christmas tree that looks forlorn and lost! I say go big!

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clean windows with olfs gsr-2

Easy Window Cleaning

Compact and easy to use, the Olfa GSR-2 is ideal for cleaning mirrors and windows to remove paint, varnish or sealer.

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hanukkah decor for festival of lights

Festival Of Lights

Jewel tones and gold touches to celebrate the Festival Of Lights to celebrate a modern Hanukkah

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brick firepit

Brick Firepit

This brick firepit is versatile enough to use as an open campfire, to cook food, or simply a source of heat.

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black and white floors

Black & White Floors

Looking to give your bathroom a makeover? See what black & white floor tiles can do for a small bathroom.

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which mitre saw

Which Mitre Saw?

The mitre saw is a powerful cutting tool available as static and sliding that lets you make cuts at a variety of angles.

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affordable diy garden trellis

Affordable DIY Trellis

After seeing the prices for ready-made trellis, my son decided to make his own garden trellis using Meranti cover strips.

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vencasa sleep experts

A Happier Life

Sleep is as essential to living as water and food, yet is taken for granted, and many of us, deprive ourselves of it.

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tork craft biscuit joiner

Today Only!

Buy the Tork Craft Biscuit Joiner and Assorted Biscuits on promotion at R1,529 including delivery.

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diy divas janice anderssen

Who are DIY Divas?

DIY Divas are an organisation founded by Janice Anderssen that offer DIY workshops around the country.

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new store openings for builders

New Stores

October 2018 has seen the opening of three Builders stores which carry the new Builders aesthetic.

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braai in a bucket

Braai In A Bucket

This bucket braai is so easy to set up to use when entertaining, or take with you when out for a picnic or braai.

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bravo spray paint on promotion

Instant Makeover

Bravo spray paint provides an instant makeover and Builders have a promotion on the Bravo spray paint range.

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dollhouse bed on special

This Week Only!

What little girl wouldn't love her own Dollhouse Bed and Design-A-Bed have a special offer for delivery for Christmas.

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bosch gsr 120-li drill driver

Value For Money

After researching prices for a DIY Divas workshop, I noticed one Bosch tool that came out on top as value-for-money.

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don't damage wood

Hammer Tip

When working with wood and need to hammer in panel pins or nails, here's a tip to prevent damage to your project.

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repair damaged wood

Wood Repair

Featured in Home / Tuis magazines, here's how to repair damaged wood with Alcolin QuikWood epoxy putty.

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easy step shelf

Step Shelf

This decorative step-shelf is perfect for creating a colourful display of plants on a patio or deck.

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leaf design wall art

A Touch Of Green

Every home deserve some greenery, and home decor stores are filled with botanical-themed accessories.

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kreg track horse vs. mobile project centre

Increase Productivity

By combining the Kreg Saw Horse and Kreg Mobile Project Centre you can turn any space into a capable workspace.

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carpenter and sons bespoke furniture

The Real Thing!

These days it's hard to come across bespoke carpentry designs in a market taken over by mass production.

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Bosch go cordless screwdriver

Ready - Steady - Go!

The Bosch Go is simply the most powerful screwdriver on the market - Push and Go with Bosch Go!

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todays promotion

Today Only!

Take advantage of today's special and get the Kreg Hardware Installation Jig bundle and save a bundle!

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Kreg K4 or K5

Kreg K4 Or K5?

There are several Kreg models to choose from, but we look at the difference between the Kreg K4 and Kreg K5.

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Reel Gardening

Reel Gardening

Reel Gardening has designed a simple and easy to use system for growing your own organic vegetables.

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quick project - wall art

Quick Project

An easy way to dress up a plain wall, or add a feature to your bed, using plywood squares.

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finishing touches venetian blinds on promotion

On Promotion

Give any room and instant update with Champagne or Dark Grey Venetian Blinds on promotion at Builders.

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tools4views tools for free

Tools4Views

Tools4Wood are introducing a South African first... Tools4View allows you to buy tools for free!

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shou sugi ban cheese platter

Great Gift Idea

Use the Japanese method of Shou Sugi Ban to make a decorative platter. Great gift idea for Christmas. 

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diy dining server

Make A Dining Server

Using a simple box design, this server is perfect for a dining room, or you can even use it in a bedroom or living room.

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affordable home lighting

Affordable Lighting

LED offers an affordable way to update light fittings in your home, and Builders have a wide selection to choose from.

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top tiling tips

Tiling Tips

Having to recently re-tile a bedroom we discovered a few handy tiling tips we would like to share.

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easy to make key holder

Easy Key Holder

Use an old picture frame and some cup hooks to make a quick and easy key holder to mount on the wall.

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why you should use a paint tray

Use A Paint Tray

Whatever painting project you undertake, using a paint tray will save you money, and we explain why.

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home office desk ideas

Home Office Desks

If you're looking to set up a home office, we have put together a selection of 10 home office desks you can make.

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home bar ideas

Home Bar Ideas

If you have the space, setting up a bar in your home is a fun way to entertain, and also saves you money on going out.

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