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CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS – WHAT WORKS AND DON’T

DO’S AND DON’TS FOR CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS: When it comes to the festive season, it’s all about family, fun and festivities, but what most people seem to forget is that with all this comes a very important factor: The Christmas Decorations!   There are many ways to bring the Christmas cheer into your home. With that comes …

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FENG SHUI – BEGINNERS GUIDE

What does it mean? Feng shui (pronounced fung shway) is an ancient Chinese system of balancing our physical environment to promote harmony and a sense of well-being. From a home’s natural surroundings down to its furnishings and decor, feng shui practitioners believe that everything (and everyone) has certain energy, or “chi,” and how we arrange …

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HELPFUL HINTS: LANDSCAPING WITH EDIBLES

Dreaming up an edible landscape, and even putting that plan down on paper, is the fun part of the job. However, making that plan a reality takes serious work. You can’t create an edible landscape without putting in many hours of digging, sowing, weeding, and watering. What would you like to grow in your yard …

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IDEAS TO CREATE A PERFECT SLEEPING ENVIRONMENT FOR YOUR CHILD

When it comes to kids, nothing is permanent. They change their favourite foods, colours, and styles as easily as the wind changes direction. Your child’s bedroom is the area in which he or she will be spending most of their time, so it’s critical that they feel at home in the space Here are a …

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DIY COMPOST – HOW TO AND DONT’S OF COMPOSTING

There are many ways to compost. For anyone that doesn’t know, here are just some ways how to compost: Steps: Start a very basic compost heap simply by piling up leaves and grass clippings. If you do nothing else, you can dig out compost after about six months of warm weather. For something a little …

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CREATING A “BIRD FRIENDLY” GARDEN

Encouraging birds to visit your garden: they will help you pluck off pesky insects, leave behind a little organic manure for the garden, gift you with a beautiful song and add a little magic to your home. Creating a bird-friendly backyard is fairly simple; it boils down to providing four things: food, water, shelter and …

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GROWING YOUR OWN VEGETABLE GARDEN AT HOME

GROWING YOUR OWN VEGETABLE GARDEN AT HOME Growing a vegetable garden can be an extremely rewarding activity. If you also have dreams of walking into your backyard for fresh, tasty and nutritious produce, you can follow the following steps to help you get started: Step 1: Do some research The internet is literally a click …

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HAPPY CUSTOMERS FEEDBACK

Here’s some feedback from our customers: Happy customer 1:  Thank you for everything, we appreciate the effort you made and all that you have done… Happy customer 2: Once again thank you very much for everything. Your input and patience 👏👍👍😎.we are very happy and excited now that everything is sorted 😁.Thanks man Thank you to our …

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DO’S AND DON’T WHEN IT COMES TO LIGHTING AT HOME

Lighting a room seems easy enough: Plug in a lamp, flip a switch, and voilà! What was once dark is now bright. But certain missteps can cause a comfy space to feel, well, off. Here some common mistakes to avoid and some useful tips you can implement to “brighten up your life” THE DONT’S: No …

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VERSATILE OUTDOOR SPACE – TIPS AND TRICKS

No South African home is complete without a patio, deck or veranda to bridge the gap between inside and out. Patios are versatile outdoor spaces that can be used for many different purposes. However, many homeowners have stuck to the idea that patios can only be built adjoining the rear of the house. Beautiful outdoor …

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ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN YOUR HOME

Artificial Intelligence (AI)– What is it? AI, sometimes called machine intelligence, is intelligence demonstrated by machines, in contrast to the natural intelligence displayed by humans and other animals. AIn is already being incorporated in everyday technologies that provide practical benefits, in cars, smart homes, robotics, health and wellness devices and home security, to mention a …

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HOW TO MAKE YOUR SMALL GARDEN APPEAR BIGGER

As long as I can remember, space has been a problem, not only in our homes but in our garden. Now the question is: how do I solve this problem? How do I make a small garden appear to look bigger than it actually is without spending a fortune on a landscaper to do what …

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HOW TO ZEN UP A SPACE IN YOUR HOME

The first question everyone ask is: What does Zen mean? Well here’s the answer: (Hold ctrl and click on highlighted words in this paragraph to not only understand the meaning but to hear and feel the true meaning of the word) One way to think of Zen is this: Zen is a way of being. …

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THE EFFECT SEASONS HAVE ON SELLING YOUR HOME

The Effect Seasons have on selling your home One of the most common questions that homeowners have for their real estate agent is when the optimal time of the year is to list their homes. This can obviously vary from market to market as some parts of the country experience very little change in demand for …

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PET-PROOFING YOUR HOME

Puppies (especially kittens) are inquisitive by nature. If it’s there, you can bet your puppy/kitten will get around to checking it out. So, inevitably all those things that seem harmless have the chance to turn into a hazard for your puppy/kitten. Here’s how to keep your companion animal safe in your home: Interior: Create a …