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8 Tips to Maximise your Small House!

No matter what city you live in, in South Africa, it's safe to say that property prices are booming. The more space that we want, the more expensive a home becomes. If we want to live in a trendy neighbourhood or a popular community, the prices are e…

06 June, 2018

Home improvement: how to store your own rainwater

Eco-friendly, budget friendly and exceptionally easy, storing your own rainwater is a smart and useful idea. Here at homify, we are big fans of recycling rainwater and any other innovative ideas.

30 June, 2017

DIY: 7 steps to create your own fire-pit

Building your own firepit is surprisingly easy, with a little bit of woodworking and a sprinkle of home improvement enthusiasm!With winter approaching, there is simply no better way to utilise your garden than to build a firepit! A firepit will allow…

09 June, 2017

Home improvement: 10 garden and terrace ideas to copy

Getting out into the garden and improving the space can make all the difference, especially for the warmer months!South Africa is known for its glorious weather throughout the year.

01 June, 2017

DIY/Home Improvement: How to upcycle old light bulbs

Don't throw out your old, used up light bulbs, instead put them to stylish and creative use and transform some little pockets of your home. All you need is a little bit of DIY enthusiasm.

25 May, 2017

Top 5 of the week: prefabricated homes, container houses, braais and bedrooms

We close the week out with yet another wonderful mixed bag this week, which we love to see. There's no one particular topic that always piques your interest, but there are a few that rear their heads more often than not.

02 April, 2017

Top 5 of the Week: a small home with plans to bedrooms to a DIY wooden deck!

We're thrilled to be back with yet another offering of top 5, and are even more excited by what a mixed bag we're able to present you with this week. The most popular was no surprise, one of our classic prefabricated homes complete with plans for you…

26 March, 2017

Top 5 of the week: affordable and beautiful South African homes

It's been a while since we've done a top five of the week wrap up, and it's high time that we got back into the swing of it. Since the last time we compiled our most popular projects, a lot of South African based architects and designers have signed…

5 things that attract burglars to your home

When it comes to the safety and security of our homes, the holiday periods are often a high risk time. With the South African festive season coming up, the risk of burglary is high.

18 December, 2016

6 ways to keep your home safe from burglars!

For South Africans, safety is a huge factor when it comes to home design. We want to feel safe and secure in our homes, no matter where they are in the country. Yet, we don't want to feel like we live in a prison.

11 December, 2016