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We all love the thought of being able to do DIY projects ourselves. The problem is without
the proper tools and expertise DIY can go badly wrong and end up costing you a fortune.
There’s more to hanging wall paper than just sticking it down. Here are other things that
could affect the wallpaper for example, the moisture levels in a room, the amount of sunlight
as well as the wall itself. A professional will be able to install it correctly the first time, saving
you time and money.
Painting a feature wall in your home is one thing but painting the walls outside your home or
office is another challenge all together. You need special paint, secure ladders, rollers and
brushes and the skills to stand on a ladder for hours and paint consistently. Botching the job
on your first attempt will set you back thousands of rands. Your best bet is to hire a pro.
Removing garden waste and junk is not as easy as it seems. For smaller loads, getting your
friend with a bakkie to help might be enough but for the bigger jobs such as furniture, or
building rubble a professional is the way to go. Not only will you save time and effort but
you don’t risk damaging your vehicle during the trip. Professionals also know the correct
way to dispose of junk.
How hard can laying a few bricks be right? Wrong. The driveway needs to be measured in
detail, everything from the angles, to the bricks to the stones. The slightest mistake or
positioning error will set you back by days not to mention the financial cost. Rather hire a
pro - your driveway will be done faster, look much better and last much longer.
They are called pests for a reason. When it comes to these small creatures, do not attempt
to tackle the problem yourself.
Pest infestations can cause serious damage to your property,
and in severe cases, contaminate your home. Hire a pest control pro to make sure your
infestiation is removed thoroughly and safely.
In today’s economic environment, the reality is, some homeowners who’ve bought their homes on credit and are experiencing considerable financial pressure, simply cannot make their mortgage repayments.
Private Property takes a look at the most in-demand suburbs in Pretoria and what you can expect to pay for property in them. Pretoria has been growing in popularity among buyers...
As a parent you are the first and most important role model for your kids. The best way to raise money-smart kids is to be money smart yourself and to be able to explore the topic on money more easily with your kids.
Cipla’s Associate Director, Wouter Lombard explains that depression is a medical condition that can be diagnosed and treated. “It is believed that around 50% of individuals with depression do not receive treatment."
You’re sitting in your backyard on a hot day, surrounded by a fence and invisible to your neighbours in your Estate. You decide to take a skinny dip, when suddenly you notice a buzzing sound. A drone is filming you.
Is your ADHD child struggling to make friends in your estate or complex? Think about getting them a dog. It can help whether it’s low self-esteem or problems relating to others at school and at home.
It is surprising how many times I've come across homes standing wide open or idling luxury cars in driveways with the doors standing open and the driver taking their time inside fetching one last item. Are you at risk?
Solar power is reliable and renewable, and it will give you a powerful return on your investment. We look at how it works and why you will want to invest in a solar power system for your home.