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15 tips on ​how to save water in South Africa

One look at a world map or globe quickly reinforces the fact that about 70% of Earth is covered with water. But did you know that only about 1% of that water is easily accessible for drinking? This scary fact becomes even scarier once we take into ac…

13 October, 2018

Tips from the pros: ​The house maintenance checklist you need in Pretoria

Living in a house comes with responsibility – just like your car requires regular oil changes, so does your home need regular maintenance to avoid future headaches. The good news is that you can undertake the majority of these house maintenance tasks…

22 August, 2018

How to design the perfect indoor braai area

There is no quick fix to decide on the perfect indoor braai as it rather a subjective reflection of character, personality and overall choice. However, once determining whether there is space for this additional luxury, it is also best to determine w…

10 June, 2018

7 habits to make sure your home is always clean

Keeping a house looking and feeling fresh and clean is sometimes a challenge, especially in a busy household that doesn't always freely offer a lot of assistance. However, there are some simple techniques that you can employ to stay on top of the cho…

How to apply for a housing subsidy in South Africa

The housing problem in South Africa hit crisis levels, and although there are plans to aid the current situation through government intervention, there are still countless people living in abject poverty.

How do I paint wooden furniture (8 easy ideas with pictures)

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15 December, 2017

Cleaning glass doors and windows perfectly just got easy

Glass doors and windows, when clean and spotless, look brilliant and add tons of glamour to any home. But they should be cleaned properly and smartly. Making sure that no spot, blemish, scratch or dirt is left behind is easy if you keep a few things…

04 December, 2017

​Are you using salami tactics for cleaning?

“Salami what?”, we hear you ask. In simple terms, salami tactics, also known as the salami-slice strategy, is a divide and conquer process of threats and alliances used to overcome opposition.

25 November, 2017

​Hoe jou huis krag kan spaar

Tegnologie maak beslis die lewe makliker – kan jy jou indink hoe dit moet wees om sonder die luuksheid van ‘n televisie, yskas of skottelgoedwasser te leef? Maar natuurlik kan al hierdie toestelle wat ons lewens makliker maak (en ons kombuise, sitkam…

17 November, 2017

​6 tricks to rid your home of dust

Even though we can understand that some people call cleaning “therapeutic”, we are also aware that not everyone considers dusting and mopping “fun”. And even though a clean and tidy house is crucial, we’re all looking for ways to speed up cleaning da…

08 November, 2017