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.
This article looks at some of the reasons why gas generators may be the better choice for your needs, and for the environment in which they are put to use.
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.
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 that offers state of the art technology, a Vida e café and a meeting hub.
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, with an awe inspiring backdrop and if you add dedicated service to that, 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 for a limited time, 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, show off a clever woodworking or DIY hack, or offer advice on woodworking techniques - 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?
Buying your own router has a lot of benefits in general and the price becomes an integral concern.
If you are planning to purchase a property, you have to make sure that you are hiring mortgage brokers.
Know your budget and have a clear understanding of the risks involved before buying beachfront property.
It is easy to be overwhelmed by the facts and figures of the property market. However, there are six different ways you can go about selling a property.
If you’re struggling to get into the studying at-home routine, there are a few simple tips that you can follow to make sure you stay motivated and productive throughout the day.
Air purifiers are tested-and-tried devices when it comes to air purification, but some are still hesitant to invest in these.