design-rustic-garden

How to create the perfect rustic garden

  A garden is often the one place on the property where people go to relax and be at one with nature. It provides a respite from the harsh, grey…

Pet-proofing your new home: top tips

Being a pet parent is one of the most rewarding experiences one can have in life. However, when moving house, it is important to be sure that your new home…

Get the most out of your guest bedroom

A guest bedroom does not have to be an awkwardly decorated room, full of mismatching linens and unwanted knick knacks (that you have to display whenever your grandmother comes to…

Should you invest in rental property?

Safe and sound: why your home security is no longer a luxury

Your home is your castle. It contains your valuables and, most importantly, your family and as such should be as safe as humanly possible. Unfortunately, in today’s crime climate, a…

Should you invest in rental property?

What you need to know before buying an investment property

Buying a rental property is something which many people aspire to. And it’s true that there are many benefits to owning rental property. But, like with all investments, there are…

The right way to maintain your kitchen

We all love our kitchens because that’s where the food comes from and, let’s be honest, everybody loves food. But, because it’s such a popular area of the house, it…

wooden-fencing

How to care for your wooden fencing

A wooden fence is a great way to give a home a definitive border. It is sturdy, durable but also provides a rustic charm to the property, and depending on…

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…