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quick fix

Gaps around floors are a common problem in older homes, or where floors have been sanded or carpets removed.

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Be mine!

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, I thought it might be nice to have a feature on wire crafts.

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Bi-metal hole saw

Cut into aluminium, copper, mild steel (sheet metal), stainless steel (sheet metal), zinc, wood, and PVC with ease.

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Room for TV

Deciding where to mount a flat screen TV can be a tricky issue for a perfect viewing angle.

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LED lighting

Today's homeowners are making the practical choice of installing high-efficiency LED lighting.

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Top 3 tips

Take a quick read through these top three tips designed to have you upcycle-ready in no time.

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Woodoc Totim

Totim is a water-borne exterior sealer that is ideal for all exterior wooden surfaces exposed to severe weather conditions.

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Convert garage?

Whether you're looking to add an extra bedroom or a flat that you can rent out, we look at what you need to know.

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Divide & conquer!

Room dividers offer you a way to divide up open plan living spaces without spoiling your paint job!

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Designer Shutters

Designer Shutters are made-to-measure and easy to fit and add privacy and value to a home.

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Fun game

Make your own fun games to play when travelling, or when spending time at home.

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Carpet tiles

For the discerning homeowner looking for flooring options, Monn has introduced a new range of contemporary carpet tiles.

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Microwave myths

Despite advances in technology, myths around microwave cooking continue to persist in health-conscious homes.

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2-in-1

Skil 4600 AA CombiSaw combines two popular DIY tools in one: a reciprocating saw and a jigsaw.

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Crafty!

If you own a Dremel MultiTool, engraving on pebbles and rocks is just another fun craft you can discover.

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PPC Imaginarium

The 2016/2017 PPC Imaginarium Awards assembles a formidable panel of judges for this year's competition.

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Modern nursery

Whether it's weeks or months until your new addition is due, you want the nursery to be ready in advance.

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Garden rooms

Garden rooms are popular as home offices or studios, and are also designed as an extension to our living rooms.

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Artificial rock

Making your own artificial rocks is a cost effective way to add interest to garden or design unique water features.

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PVC pipe cabana

Use PVC pipe to create a shady cabana for the garden and spend more time relaxing outdoors.

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Oil drums

A few years back I featured an article on recycling oil drums. Now, there are more ideas to recycle oil drums.

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wood carving

If you love working with wood and want to start a new hobby, wood carving is definitely something to consider.

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DIY women

A new age... women don't have to rely on the man of the house - or their dad - to fix things in and around the house.

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Quick fix

The easiest and quickest way to repair leaks in a roof is to use Sika MultiSeal-ZA tape.

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Concrete edging

Make concrete edging for flower beds and borders. This easy weekend project will add interest and pattern to a garden.

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Clean mattress

Dirty mattress? Use this guide to a clean, fresh mattress using non-toxic, household cleaners.

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Quick Tip

Use this handy homemade tool to accurately determine the centre of a square or circular work piece.

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Forest home

Blurring the boundary between indoors and outdoors, this home in the forest embraces its surroundings.

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Creative easel

Let your child express their creativity with this easy easel. The easel sits against a wall and has a handy tray for supplies.

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Hang it

Hanging tables have become very popular and offer the perfect bedside solution for a small bedroom.

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Keep it simple

Attention to detail and careful restraint when decorating can produce stunning room settings.

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On Trend

Perfect for a shady corner or for hangin' out on the patio. Kick off your shoes and chill out in a hanging chair.

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SikaGard-703W

SikaGard-703W is a liquid, silane / siloxane base impregnation used for waterproofing of building materials.

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Fresh for longer

Fresh flowers are a wonderful way to boost the mood of a room. Keep flowers fresh for longer with these easy tips.

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Hardware jig

The cabinet hardware jig removes the guesswork by allowing you to drill straight, accurate holes every time.

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Glam vanity

Whether your daily routine is a couple of swipes with a mascara brush - or a full on makeover, you're going to need a vanity.

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All natural

Here are just some tips on how to clean and freshen up any home using only eco-friendly products.

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KonMari Method

Life filled with clutter? Looking for a fresh start? Organisational expert Mari Kondo shares how to let things go.

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Save time!

There are tools that make DIY easier and speed up the process, which means you get to do more - in less time!

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Steel decor

Reasonably inexpensive and easy to work with, we put together some unique uses for corrugated sheet in the home.

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Concrete design

Using cement for outdoor furniture allows you to experiment with design to create unique pieces.

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Bar clamps

Rather than have to fork out for bar clamps - if you are prepared to put in the time and effort you can make your own.

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Fixer upper

Acid-green walls and dated wood panelling, this fixer-upper was renovated to restore vintage charm.

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Gift boxes

We show you how to make your own affordable rigid gift boxes for any size or shape of gift.

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Timber shortage

All structural timber destined for the SA market must be compliant with local legislation, says ITC-SA.

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Pot tables

Here's an easy way to add colourful, trendy tables to your outdoor space using plastic or fibreglass pots.

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Play kitchen

This DIY play kitchen is super-easy to make if you have a Kreg Pockethole Jig and some spare time on your hands.

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