A daycation could be a short city break, a quick beach getaway, or an outdoor adventure in closer, more accessible destinations.
What can homeowners and homebuyers expect from the housing market in 2024.
There are certain things you must consider when buying a wheelchair-friendly home. And, Here’s What You Should Look For!
KwaZulu-Natal has emerged as one of South Africa’s most resilient and well-performing residential property markets.
Although fewer young people are buying homes than a decade ago, more buyers under the age of 35 are investing in property as single owners and many are spending their money on sectional title properties.
Cleaning of a property can often be the cause of contention between landlords and tenants, yet most tenancy agreements stipulate that the property should be returned in similar condition as when first moved in by its occupants.
As South Africa faces water challenges brought on by seasonal climate changes, Rand Water and the South African Green Industries Council have called on industries and consumers to use water sparingly this season.
While in the past, obscure skills and knowledge were needed to break into and start a car and other smart devices, today, thieves and anyone else can easily find all that info online.
When choosing between hydronic and electric radiant heat panels you need to consider factors such as installation complexity, maintenance requirements, energy efficiency, and overall costs.
Discover how regular water tank cleaning is not just a chore, but an investment that can save you money in the long run. Learn the benefits now!
As a way of thanking clients for their support over the years, Talisman Hire has 30 3KW Inverters up for grabs!
By teaching children the value of money and the benefit of saving for big-ticket items like a car or a home, you will set them up to be financially stable later in life
The general belief with solar panels is, no sun - no power, but is this really the case or will your expensive solar panels still convert solar to power?
Buying property is seen as a safe and secure investment and is more tangible and easily accessible than complex money markets, stocks and shares.
In this article, we provide a comprehensive guide to help you navigate the journey of purchasing your first home.
In this article, we ask business leaders from a variety of industries for advice on how consumers can save money.
Don’t miss the grand celebration of 30 years of leading decor and design - Decorex Joburg 2023 runs from 3 to 6 August!
Most of the electronic devices we use at home can be damaged by load shedding or power outages and it is important to know that inverters or UPS devices put out sine wave power.
With the arrival of cold weather and in conjunction with Stage 6 Load Shedding, hot water is a luxury that is hard to come by, but is it worth investing in a gas water heater?
Available at most Builders stores, the Lalela Lithium-Ion Inverter Trolley will ease away your load shedding woes.
Smart home security devices, such as video doorbells, Wi-Fi cameras and motion sensors offer advanced protection and peace of mind.
Whether you’re a restaurateur or a home chef, the Decorex Cape Town show dishes up inspiration and direction in abundance.
Taking place from 22 to 25 June 2023 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), the show offers a multitude of compelling reasons why you don't want to miss it!
The annual PG Bison 1.618 Education Initiative competition is underway and this year’s competition brief recognises how social media has reached beyond the digital sphere to affect the physical world.
This article shares everything you need about skip bins, their pros and cons, tips for hiring the right provider, and hacks to use one properly.
How to make this Mother’s Day 2023 exciting for the whole family
From virtual try-on to augmented reality, discover how cutting-edge technology is transforming the e-commerce landscape and revolutionizing the way we shop.
With the country plunged into energy crisis mode, and the month of May being set aside as National Energy Month, here is an article looking at 5 energy-saving tips to help people live more sustainably.
Extermination services provide peace of mind that you won't be sharing your space with unwanted guests.
Builders Warehouse works towards helping customers even more by collaborating with Thabang Lehobye. #DoItYourWay
If you are buying a generator, inverter, or UPS, make sure to calculate your Watt requirements before you purchase or you could be wasting money!
Patients have started to file lawsuits against the manufacturer of this heater-cooler system.
We look at some of the larger surveys that have been carried out in 2022 to get a better idea of what customers think.
Date nights are special opportunities to intimately connect with someone special through shared experiences of sunsets, good food or live entertainment.
This year, consider having a resolution or two that helps combat social issues and assists those who may be less fortunate than you.
Builders launches Product Finder tool for impossible-to-find items, even if it doesn’t stock them.
Below are a few things that homeowners need to know about solar incentives.
The state of California (US) is in the process of implementing a ban on gas stoves and gas heating equipment because of safety concerns over health issues and harmful emissions.
Flipping furniture has become not only a fun hobby but also a way to earn extra cash or bring in a monthly income, so here's how to put your DIY skills to good use.
If you have a UPS set up in the home, chances are that you want to extend the battery life for as long and possible and here's how.
Andrea Tucker, Director of MortgageMe explains the biggest trends making an impact right now in the South African property market.
Beware counterfeits and cheap alternatives when it comes to your kitchen cupboards (and BICs).
Unless you have a set tradition for decorating the Christmas tree, every year you give thought to how you can make the Christmas tree more stunning - and safe.
To make the entrance into the new year smoother, the recommendation is for the year end bonus to be used smarter in ways that will reap benefits for the months to come.
Eliminating entry barriers in architectural design will give South Africa the design talents it needs.
Foodie influencers and chefs explain in the below piece, to really enjoy the brunch experience, you'll need to take note of these six tips.
Review any tool you boughts on tools4.co.za between now and November 2022 and you stand a chance to win!
After decades in the business, Weylandts decided to deepen its legacy and bring to life its interior design and concept division, Weylandtstudio.
Builders have launched a benefits program called Builders+ that will improve customers' shopping experience by keeping track of their preferred products and services for the best possible deals.
Here is a list of the most frequent errors individuals make when selling their homes so that you can confidently sell your house.
Time is something we all want more of, and while we may not be able to give you a time-travelling machine, we can suggest 10 services that help cut down on effort and stress, freeing you up to, well, squeeze even more into your day.
Security is a priority in South Africa - our crime stats don’t make for pleasant reading and the LightStore can assist by providing cost-effective and hassle-free products to enhance your overall security.
Matt surfaces continue to grow in popularity and they can be seen everywhere from nail polish to car wraps, cabinet handles, countertops, appliances, and, of course, cabinetry in living and working areas.
Awara brings fusion-style, gourmet Asian grills to a much-loved spot in the heart of Cape Town
With the rise of digital technology, saving and investing can be done at the touch of a button and yet many South Africans still trust traditional forms of savings.
Join millions around the world that collaborate for 24-hours of clean-up that begins in New Zealand and ends in Hawaii.
Considering that burglars are taking advantage of load shedding to infiltrate neighbourhoods and developments, solar-powered home security is an option you might want to a look at.
This year, the PG Bison 1.618 Education Initiative celebrates 30 years of creativity to showcase the work of up-and-coming South African architecture and interior design students.
The main factors to keep in mind when looking for the ideal home.
Preceded by a celebrated Cape Town show, Decorex Joburg is back and set to wow visitors!
Builders official opened the doors on 30th June 2022 to a new store situated in Rossburgh, Durban.
South Africans continue to struggle against an on-going cost of living increase (source) that is affecting the world-wide economy. Price hikes to everything from fuel and rent to food and utilities are hitting people right in the middle of winter.
South African designed shower mixer recognised in a highly-rated international scientific journal: Water savings of more than 30%.
The Decorex Cape Town awards celebrate the designers and businesses that are reimagining the future of the industry.
Are you stuck with a broken fridge or washing machine or has your TV given up? How do you get rid of old broken appliances or electronic devices?
Winter is here and with the seasonal change, a range of new ways to enjoy time with family these school holidays and South Africa is a childhood memory making paradise, full of nature, adventure and fun.
When buying a house, you want to know the condition of the property and to be aware of any repairs, both minor and major, that will need to be tackled.
This Father’s Day, let’s go big on celebrating dads, step-dads and fatherly figures and, while material gifts are lovely, they should also be given time to rest and reset, plus the opportunity to collect memories instead of things.
Equip yourself for the decades to follow - Decorex Cape Town doesn’t merely sit at the cutting edge of the now, it presents the future!
BlackBrick has partnered with artists to bring a taste of South African and global culture to each of their hotels.
With temperatures plummeting around the country, which heater uses the least amount of electricity to heat a home?
Tune your tastebuds at Decorex Cape Town, hosted at the CTICC, from 16-19 June 2022.
Set up a UPS in your flat, townhouse, or apartment and you won't have to worry about load shedding.
Despite an interest rate hike soon (after having gone through one recently), the buy-to-rent market is still a good one to get into if you wish to use property as an investment.
With all the load shedding taking place at the moment, switching off appliances and devices during load shedding is a wise choice for three important reasons.
As workers around the country settle into hybrid work situations, many are looking for more space to accommodate a work-from-home lifestyle.
Upcoming Decorex Cape Town can’t be defined by a mere list of reasons to visit!
The Property Practitioners Act (PPA), which came into effect on 1 February 2022, is helping buyers make more informed decisions when purchasing a property.
The time has come to plan for the possibility that load shedding might be extended further than a few days here and there.
Flipping a house involves buying a property, giving it a facelift, and reselling it for a profit.
If your home security alarm system has been installed for many years, it may be time to look at upgrading.
Spier, the historic Stellenbosch wine farm, will celebrate the harvest season with a weekend full of fun activities, farm-fresh food and plenty of wine.
Decor and design researchers are analysing details that include how tech-smart or sustainable your future home will be to evolving working space - either at home, at the office, at a communal shared space.
By applying for pre-approval you not only speed up your bond application, but also increase your chances of bond approval
The search is on to find South Africa’s oldest Rolux lawnmower. It’s the month of love and if breaking out your old and dusty Rolux and sharing it with all to prove your devotion to the iconic South African brand isn’t love, then we don’t know what is.
The WORX range of cordless tools comprises over one hundred 20-Volt cordless power tools - all using the same batteries and chargers.
The Freestyle from Samsung is a brand new fully portable entertainment and screening device that utilises ground-breaking technology for optimal user viewing and entertainment wherever you are.
With South Africa ranked as the 30th driest country in the world, it is no longer a question of being able to blindly rely on governments to supply our agricultural water.
In early November the Samsung Bespoke Refrigerator Challenge was launched, capturing the imagination of décor enthusiasts across the nation.
If you don't know what an IP rating is, it is time to educate yourself as to how this affects items you may already have or are looking to add to your home.
If you are going away, keep in mind that it is essential that you ensure your home and belongings are safe and secure while the house is empty
It is no easy task to be voted as The Best of the Best, but WORX managed to do just that with 5 of their tools.
The Alpen PLW M series bits take the guess work out of drilling and tapping as these new combo bits do it all in one process.
You have the DIY basics and your skills keep getting better and better at making stuff so why not think about using your skill to make some money?
If you haven't yet discovered the WORX range of cordless tools, now is your change to purchase what you need with the special offer on WORX tools.
September is Heritage Month and Italtile is giving you the opportunity to win a Weber braai on Instagram.
In honour of Heritage Day, Spier is proud to present a limited-edition Wine and Food Tasting Experience.
What would you do with a R1 Million cash that you can spend on your home, invest, explore the world or splurge?
By revamping their previous head offices into a state-of-the-art small Customer Exhibition Centre, Vermont Sales are now able to showcase world-class brands on a rotating basis
Spier Light Art 2022 will celebrate people’s unflinching resilience and invite you to reflect on enchantment and exuberance as a way to contribute to this year’s curatorial agenda.
When it comes to creating bountiful businesses in the baking industry there is no shortage of avenues.
The leading international rust treatment from Action Can FR-90 Freeze Releasing Penetrating Oil.
There is a new scam that has come to light, one that claims to save you vast amounts of money off your monthly electricity bill.
This winter, Spier Wine Farm is hosting a series of interactive Spier Food Garden workshops, designed to help you get started growing good food at home.
You Can Now Send And Receive Money, Book Flights, And Pay For Netflix, Amongst Other Things, At Builders.
With an increase in cancer rates over the past 20 years, is it safe to assume that your indoor air quality is not a factor?
Introducing Clout SA, the innovative initiative that is taking South African design to the world
Winter is the time that families take out the heaters but make sure that your family and your home is safe when you do.
Whether you are building or renovating a new property, choose the best bond to secure your dream home
Here Are 5 Tips To Making Mother’s Day Memorable.
Good news for DIY enthusiasts in the Randburg/Roodepoort area, now you can have your timber and board cut to size and have it delivered to your door. NOW CLOSED DOWN
Carl Coetzee, CEO of BetterBond, offers these eight tips below to make moving day a cinch.
Kreg launches an all-new range of Technically advanced, accessories, for their new 2021 Pocket Hole Jigs the 720PRO, 520PRO and 720 and Cutting Accessories.
As power tools become increasingly more powerful, there is now a decision to make between power tools with a brushed motor or brushless power tools - but what is the difference?
Everyone loves making projects, but the same cannot be said about sanding and, hopefully, this article will make the process a lot easier and less effort.
Now you can turn your power drill into a cutting machine with 4 TurboShear options from Malco USA.
To deliver an improved retail experience for its clientele, Builders is opening a brand-new standalone store in Midrand.
While your property is, generally, in a livable state, there are flaws here and there that make it more of a fixer-upper type rather than a new structure.
How do you block spam callers or prevent spam calls to your cellphone? Easy!
There are several preventative measures to make your home burglar-proof and protect your family and belongings.
Energy experts expect load shedding to be a new normal for the next five years, but more than that, we might be looking at Stage 6 to Stage 8 as a huge possibility in the future.
It has taken a while, but many South Africans now prefer to shop online due to the many benefits it offers, but what are the advantages and disadvantages on shopping online?
The brand new Builders store is opening its doors at Cresta Shopping Centre on 26 November 2020.
Vermont extends its WORX brand product range introducing the latest innovative tools from the factory - second shipment arriving November
Gifts are those surprises that bring light and positivity to our lives. Builders gift registry online including an app that makes it easy to fulfill all your gifting requirements.
Inspired by Spier's rich wine history, here are some wonderful ways to make this Heritage Day a memorable one that you can celebrate at home.
Nothing beats a stylish picnic in a natural environment.Quoin Rock is a winning destination for a pleasurable, safe day out.
These days you can have almost everything delivered - at a cost, but if you want to take it home yourself and save some money, make sure you can!
It's no secret that paper money is dirty, but did you know that it is dirtier than a household toilet - it seems that cash is headed for the trash!
We're taking the necessary precautions in order to bring DIY Divas back in action to a venue close to you.
As a mother whose son is a statistic of the dangers of bunk beds, you might be shocked to learn the number of accidents, and even deaths, caused by bunk beds.
This Women's month, we celebrate the women harvesters and vineyard tenders who are an integral parts of the world's most awarded wine cellar.
You checked your pocket, bag, and even your car but you don’t have your key on you which means you are locked out of your house!
Instead of capitalising on the easing of lockdown restrictions and rushing back to their pizza oven’s, Butler’s have taken a far more measured, responsible route.
In accordance with the latest legislation, all Provincial Municipalities must be compliant with the SPLUMA (Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act) by no later than October 2020.
In a bid to support roofing professionals and individuals keen on learning during the lockdown, ITC-SA is offering online self-study courses at discounted rates ending 30 April 2020.
The CoronaFighter app gives users an opportunity to stay calm and screen for COVID-19 and be empowered in the #CoronaFight.
Here's an opportunity to use the lockdown to create a DIY project - to win a Festool TS-55 REBQ-Plus-FS Circular Saw valued at over R9,600
With South Africa heading into a lockdown that takes effect on Thusday 26 March at midnight, here's a list of things that you and your kids could be doing to keep boredom at bay.
As Bob Dylan sang... The times they are a changin', and now might be a good time to look at how your skills and crafts can earn money.
When cutting, sawing, routing or sanding timber or board, these processes create airborne particles that responsible for respiratory disorders and skin irritation, and that's why it is essential to have a dust extractor.
This Easter, spoil the entire family with an Easter-inspired adventure at the Spier Wine Farm.
The other day I received an enquiry from a reader asking if she needed a SPLUMA certificate to include an awning that was attached to her home.
For the last number of years, the University of Johannesburg in collaboration with Vermont Sales teamed up with HOMEMAKERS for the inventive Young Designers Challenge.
Below we discuss affordable second-hand options that can provide as much comfort as a new set of wheels.
The Spier Harvest of the Arts is a showcase of performance that celebrates the annual harvest of grapes with an electrifying show.
Don't miss out this weekend when the Joburg HOMEMAKERS Expo takes place at the Ticketpro Dome in Northgate 27 Feb to 1 Mar 2020.
There are many places to get Apple MacBook repair in Cape Town, however, few have what it takes to fix these machines.
If you're planning to live in your home permanently or do not mind spending money, there are a few creative ways you can fund your renovation project.
Following up on classes earlier this year, you can now sign up for Foodie Night School Masterclass in conjunction with South Africa's oldest cookery school.
Is your home secure during load shedding? Is your battery-backup system in working order and fully charged?
With so little outstanding on my bond, I'm trying to decide whether the pay the bond off or keep my options open.
All the reasons not to miss Nightscape 2020, Design Indaba’s public-hearted festival.
Forget the office canteen and forego that pre-packed sandwich, as the Hussar Grill has re-introduced its perennially popular Lavish Lunch special until the end of April 2020.
How would you like to win a trip for 2 to Istanbul, plus other amazing prizes courtesy of Makro?
DIY-Divas are excited to announce a new workshop venue in Henley-On-Klip, where you can sign up for basic upholstery to make an upholstered headboard for your home.
Do you want to stand a chance at winning a Le Creuset hamper valued at R15,000?
This summer, a renowned grill room and the country’s oldest cookery school collab on Steak Masterclasses
Enjoy a taste of the Spier farm life in Gauteng when Spier pops up at Casalinga in Muldersdrift on Saturday, 29 February 2020.
Durbanites need not have FOMO! The renowned Design Indaba is coming to the KZNSA in the form of a stimulating three-day live simulcast.
Below are Some of the major reasons you should obtain unoccupied home insurance is if you've left your residence.
Spier is making the most of summer and invites you to explore the Light Art magic, enjoy a sunset picnic or relax with live music and sundowners in the tasting venue.
Here are a few methods of getting properly compensated when selling an older home.
From 17 to 21 December 2019, Spier, the historic Stellenbosch wine farm, will be hosting daily afternoon workshops for adults where you’ll learn about everything you need to make sure this festive season is stylishly personalised.
I decided to write this article after reading about the depth of trouble we may be in if Eskom shuts off the power for more than a few hours, perhaps days, or even weeks; can we survive without electricity during this time?
We explore the fundamental responsibilities that every UK landlord must uphold to maintain a safe and sound living environment.
In this guide, you'll gain valuable insights into property investment to make informed decisions for your financial future.
INKA is known as a leader in state-of-the-art security solutions with a company is at the forefront of the development of a new generation of safe doors, offering the highest impenetrability standards.