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6 Minimalist Home Designs That Leave You Wanting For More!

Minimalism begins with space and ends with cleanliness. This genre has been trending since before the hashtag boom and consistently finding more innovations along the way. The best thing about minimalism is you never get bored of it.

31 August, 2022

19 Home Designs To Create The Best First Impressions On Everyone

First impressions are the best impressions. 😀Is that something you hear or read before? Is it one of those beliefs you have in your life? Well, then we have the right tips for you right here. Our home is our source of joy, love, and sanctuary.

First impressions: 15 fantastic front door designs

Wondering what material is the perfect choice for a front door design? Welcome to the club, as there are various styles and options to consider as far as personal taste goes. However, there are certain materials that just work better than others, and…

02 February, 2021

The benefits of bigger windows (and how to clean them)

We all know that bigger doesn’t (always) mean better, but when it comes to larger windows for your home, we’re sure you can count some advantages, right? But while big and beautiful windows can really boost your exterior views (among other things), d…

13 January, 2021

​The pros and cons of a flat-roof house

South Africa is home to numerous designs and styles when it comes to residential structures, including the all-too familiar flat-roof house. But saying that a roof is 100% flat is actually inaccurate, as a flat-roof design usually has pitch/slant of…

23 October, 2020

9 things you should know before building a container home

One of the more memorable architectural evolutions in recent years, not to mention in terms of sustainable design, has been the re-use of shipping container to become born-again structures, whether for houses, coffee shops, guest bedrooms, play pen f…

22 October, 2020

Adding a house extension: The rules, costs, and ideas

Adding an extension to an existing house can be tricky and costly. But don’t fret if you don’t have any understanding about the rules and regulations (such as Planning Permission, what type of extension would be best to introduce more natural lightin…

19 October, 2020

How much does a home extension cost in South Africa?

We all dream of enjoying more space inside our homes; sometimes it’s a spare bedroom for overnight guests, and other times it’s an extra bathroom just to make that cleansing routine between you and your spouse (and your children) that much easier.

16 October, 2020

What you should know about single-family houses

Nobody can get angry at us regular folk for not always understanding the different terms in the real estate world. After all, it’s not like we’re Architects or Real Estate Agents working in the design/architectural industry on a daily basis.

31 August, 2020

6 factors that can affect your house-building timeline

Searching for first-rate professionals in the construction industry to help you finalise your dream property? We recommend Rykon Construction. Situated in Johannesburg, Rykon Construction has become one of South Africa’s most esteemed professional bu…

22 June, 2020