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Concrete Planter

Use cement to make your very own concrete 'hands' planter for the garden, or for the home.

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Water Leaks

Knowing how fix problems before they become disasters can save you lots of money.

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Quick Project

You don't need to spend money to add new items to your decor - re-purpose items you already have in new ways.

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Laundry Mistakes

Here are a few mistakes to avoid to ensure your laundry days are hassle free and your machine in good condition.

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Garden Chairs

Made of pine, these comfortable chairs are easy to make for a deck or patio, or just for lounging in the garden.

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Packaging Mistake

If you buy screws at a certain store, the packaging can be confusing - so check that you buy the right screws.

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Off The Grid

Family home built using timber, not only to tread lightly on its surroundings, but to pay tribute to the earthy landscape.

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Pool Tips

Spring isn't far away, and it's time to grab the pool test kit and cleaning equipment to get a pool ready for swimming season!

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Countersink?

When you're making your own furniture or decor accessories, a countersink bit allows you to disguise screws.

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Mini Mees

Just the perfect size for a toddler's bedroom - make a mini bedside cabinet and paint in your choice of colour.

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Divas Durban

This Saturday, the DIY Divas in Durban made their very own Upholstered Storage Ottoman.

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Automated Home

We offer some key facts and guidance on common myths around automating your home.

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Laser Measure

Tork Craft introduce two new Laser Distance Meters . Both have their own unique features.

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2018 Entries

The Call for Entry for the PPC Imaginarium Awards has officially opened and is inviting entries for its 2018 round.

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Sustainability

Timber is poised to be at the forefront of energy efficient and sustainable design and construction in South Africa.

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Easy Solution

Rawlplug has complete branded kits with all that you need for the job - plugs, screws, and even the drill bit.

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Woman's Month

One of the most exciting things about being a woman is to express yourself in your own space.

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Remove Glue

We offer some tips on removing bitumen (tar-based adhesive) and contact adhesives from floors.

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Declutter

There's something to be said about decluttering and cleaning out a home in readiness for the warmer months ahead.

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Happy Women's Day

To celebrate Women's Day, Tools4Wood have a special on a Kickstart Power Tools with Accessories bundle.

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Intermediate Workshop

On Saturday 12 August, the DIY Divas in Randpark Ridge will host an Intermediate Power Tools Workshop.

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Buy Accessories

You've got the power tools, but you're finding it hard to source accessories or replacement parts.

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Cactus Crafts

Recycling what you already have can be fun, and we added some prickly cactus crafts that the whole family can make.

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Cloudy Fun

Here's a nifty - and easy - way to add clouds to a kids' bedroom in more ways than one - for fun!

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Safety First

SupaWood contains a low level of Urea Formaldehyde. We offer tips on cutting & sanding SupaWood with safety in mind.

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Outdoor Rooms

It's time to look at getting your outdoor space ready for entertaining, or just for summer relaxation.

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Colourful Garden

Garden centres will soon be brimming with spring plants. Here are some ideas for a beautiful display of colour.

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Spring Lawns

If you want a lawn in tip-top condition for summer, now is the time to get going with Spring lawn care and treatment.

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Durban Workshops

This weekend saw the launch of DIY Divas Durban when they held their first beginners and intermediate workshops.

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Tool Bundles

We have partnered with Tools4Wood to make it easier for you to buy the power tools you need to get started with DIY.

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Trim Trees

If you haven't yet got round to trimming overgrown trees and large shrubs, now is the time to do it.

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Coffee Table

Don't forget to buy issue 26 of Easy DIY magazine for instructions on how to make a coffee table with a sliding top.

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Spring Festival

East Rand Spring Festival, Carnival City in September - 2 days of family fun, live entertainment, markets and giveaways.

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SANS 10400

The ITC-SA will host a free CPD-accredited workshop on the legal aspects of  SANS 10400 Part L: Roofs.

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Chamfered

When making furniture, you want it to look as perfect as possible. Here's a quick tip that adds a professional finish.

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Luxury Finishes

See how a luxury, 5-star game lodge in Botswana transformed its outdoor and indoor spaces using Cemcrete.

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This August

Join the DIY Divas for a variety of Beginner and Furniture Workshop in Joburg, Pretoria and Durban.

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In September

Visit the Working with Wood Show, hosted at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University - George Campus.

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Wallpaper

This project shows how to hang wallpaper - the paintable kind - to cover up defects on a wall.

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Vintage Effects

With Rust-Oleum Aged and Smoked Glaze you can add a vintage touch to your Chalked chalk paint projects.

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2-in-1

Now there is one tool that replaces both an angle grinder and a circular saw... The Dremel DSM20.

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Bravo!

From the Spraymate stable comes Bravo - exclusive to Builders Warehouse and in bold trendy colours.

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Fresh Floors

Woodoc Water-Borne and Solvent-Based Sealers allow a homeowner to update wood floors in colourful finishes.

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Oh My Goodness!

Chef Gordon Ramsay and his daughter Matilda have developed a range of delicious and healthy meals for kids.

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Sheer Bliss

Kohler showerheads featuring Katalyst technology, will bring create a showering experience of sheer freedom and bliss.

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Road Show in PMB

The Working with Wood Show hits Pietermaritzburg this year from 22 to 25 September at the Royal Show Grounds.

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Fix Knots

When working with pine defects are unavoidable. Here's a quick fix for very visible knots in pine.

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Starter Home

We all want the best for our kids, and today that means helping them buy their first starter home.

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New Designs

Design-A-Bed have added 2 beds to their range. These beautiful beds are designed for little girls and young ladies.

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Painting Tips

Painting can be a messy process, but with these tips from Prominent Paints painting is easier and simpler.

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Training Academy

Vermont Sales has given their customer Training Academy centre a complete new face lift.

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Cosy Corner

A cosy corner set aside as a reading nook is a place where young children can sit and enjoy books.

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Make It Home

Living in a rental property can be hard if your landlord won't let you do the little things that make a house a home.

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DIY It

A DIY bathroom reno can save you money and you can do the work as and when you have the time and budget.

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Quick Tip

If you cut your own wood to size, it's important to factor in the thickness of the cutting blade.

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Sofa Table

Use this console table to divide up a room, or place it behind a sofa and against the wall to add a shelf.

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Bookshelves

A bookshelf is one of the most practical pieces of storage furniture. We look at ideas for vamping up a steel bookshelf.

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Rain Gauge

When decorating a nursery, you'll want to use eco-friendly, non-toxic and organic materials in the room.

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Eco Nursery

A rain gauge allows you to keep track of summer or winter rainfall, and this simple rain gauge is made by recycling a plastic juice bottle.

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Secure!

Installing a motion-sensor floodlight is an easy way to light up your outdoors and add an effective crime deterrent.

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She Sheds

Discover how to create your very own 'She Shed' - #livingdream - at Decorex Joburg this August.

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Paintable!

If your walls are not smooth and you don't know what to do, paintable wallpaper might be just the solution for you.

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Chalk Paint

Dress up the faded fabric on upholstered dining chairs with chalk paint and refresh your dining set.

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Kitchens

From being tucked away out of sight to a central feature in a home, kitchens have evolved into the hub of the home.

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Get Pruning!

Plant growth slows down during the winter - so grab your garden shears and get pruning!

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Slasto & Slate

If left unsealed, slasto and slate tiles will start to flake. Applying a sealer reduces the risk of this.

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DIY Divas

Ally Moir will be hosting a variety of DIY Divas Workshops from her venue in Durban North.

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Old Woollens

Before you toss out those holey woollens, take a look at how you can repurpose or reuse them.

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Make Furniture

Today, it's easy to make your own furniture.  Janice Anderssen offers some tips on what tools you'll need.

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Summer Windows

Summer always calls for some trendy changes to our homes to revitalise and invigorate our indoor spaces.

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T-ShirtYarn

Macramé has taken a new twist (excuse the pun!) and you can use t-shirt yarn or plarn to make macramé hangers.

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Which Direction?

It's important to ensure you rout in the right direction. This informative video shows how.

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