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Remodel your laundry room in 10 easy steps

Having a sturdy renovation budget for a laundry room is part of many homeowners’ dreams, yet real life (and real budgets) works differently. But that doesn’t mean a pretty, practical laundry room is out of the question, for there exists numerous ways…

28 October, 2020

9 smart garage ideas that won't cost thousands of rands

In South Africa, we often need to keep our cars stored neatly and securely away. Not only do they need to be sheltered from harsh weather conditions but they also need to be kept safe from any drivers who could possibly bump our cars if they were par…

27 October, 2020

10 tips for a more eco-friendly garden

When it comes to eco-friendly gardening, the key is to focus on practices that cause no harm to the environment. And let’s not forget about the benefits of eco-friendly garden designs such as boosting water quality and ensuring a safer environment fo…

27 October, 2020

​The wonder of flat-roof houses: 9 examples

Playing a major role in the appearance of a house (and basically any structure) is its roof. Think about how many different types of roof styles we can choose from: open gable, gambrel, M-shaped, pyramid hip, and many more.

26 October, 2020

10 easy master bathroom transformation ideas

Is it just us or has the concept of master bathrooms become so much more luxurious lately? Sure, there’s always been an element of convenience when it comes to master bathrooms, especially en-suite designs, but the latest designs are significantly mo…

26 October, 2020

Top 20 modern kitchen designs in South Africa

The modern style seems to enjoy riding the trend wave, with no visible signs that its 15 minutes of fame are almost up. But what elements need to come together in order to make up the perfect modern kitchen?Actually, there are a few factors that make…

23 October, 2020

​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

10 budget-friendly ways to dramatically transform your kitchen

On the hunt for budget makeover ideas? Who isn’t? And seeing as 2020 is/was an especially tricky year where we were basically forced to spend more time indoors, it just makes sense that so many more homeowners are making contact with their inner arti…

22 October, 2020

What is a sustainable home design?

Today’s dose of design inspiration comes from architectural firm Imagine (Pty) Ltd. Located in Durban, Imagine (Pty) Ltd focuses on property design and –investment in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, and London, England.

20 October, 2020