Tag Archives: home

Furnishing your new home: tips and tricks to make it easy

Furnishing your first home can be exciting and daunting. The many questions that run through your head sound something like, “What colour should the drapes be? Where should our crockery…

How to know you’re ready to move in with your SO

Moving in with your significant other is a big step. You might be basically living together already. But actually taking the step and moving in together is massive. You’re making…

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…

Tips to saving money for first time home buyers

Finally ready to take the plunge and buy your first home? Be prepared: With markets down and prices rising, this is a tricky time to do so. Tricky, not impossible….

Tips for saving water in the home

Even though 71 percent of Earth is covered by water, only 2.5 percent of it is actually drinkable. That means this small amount of this life-giving liquid needs to be…

How to create a bedroom you love

Your bedroom is your sanctuary. The one place you can escape to after a hard day’s work. It’s also the place where you probably spend most of your time and…

5 reasons why you should insure your home

Whether you rent or own a flat, house, or mansion, you have a lot of valuable possessions inside of it. Much like your car or your life, everything you own…

Tips for affording your first home

The time has come to buy your first home. You’ve scraped together some money for a deposit, you’ve browsed through property listings and maybe even viewed a house or two….

Tips on buying or fixing your house

Life comes with infinite options. Black coffee or milk. Going on a safari or to the beach. Going out or staying in. Unfortunately, some decisions are harder to make and…

5 habits of people who always have a clean home

Do you have a clean home? A home where you can accept unexpected guests and you don’t feel like you need to close most of the doors first so they…