Gas stove versus electric efficiency – which one wins out?

In today’s world of environmental awareness and consciousness, there is much debate about gas stoves and electric stoves, in particular which is more efficient and economical, as well as the…

Why you should invest in a home security camera system

While most people believe that they are perfectly safe in their own homes, the scary thought is that they are more vulnerable to criminals than they think. If you feel…

Wooden Decking Maintenance 101

Having a wooden deck is one of life’s pleasures, especially in sunny South Africa, where sitting outside, sipping a cocktail and watching the sunset is a popular activity. However, the…

Mistakes we keep making when buying a couch

Mistakes we keep making when buying a couch

So you’ve just moved into your brand new, squeaky clean home and you’re looking for the ultimate lounge suite to make it look fabulous. The first step to doing it…

Magnificent minimalism: choose the perfect bedding set for a minimalist room

Minimalism has become one of the hottest trends in the interior design industry, taking inspiration from traditional Japanese houses and their philosophy of decluttering. It may sound like an easy…

Boost the value of your home to make the sale

This might sound counterproductive to have to spend money on a home before you sell it and it’s no longer your problem. But if you’re thinking that while in the…

Easy and affordable redecoration

It’s safe to assume that a change of pace can’t come soon enough after a long winter. The sun is making more appearances and is starting to stay for longer…

Where to build your family home

With realtors, agencies and the ever-so-handy internet classifieds, looking for a family home is relatively easy. It’s the final decision-making process that’s the hard part. There are so many different…

When is renovating a bad idea?

There comes a time in every homeowner’s life when they’ll think about renovating their home. An en-suite bathroom, extra bedroom or bigger entertainment area might become a priority. It’s possible…

4 Tips to make buying your first home easier

Buying a home is always exciting. This is especially true if it’s your first home. But it’s also stressful, takes a lot of your time and, certainly, costs a lot…