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3 WAYS TO PREPARE YOUR HOME FOR FLU SEASON

Every flu season sees most of us stocking up on germ-busting medicines and remedies to shield us from the vagaries of colds and flu. There is no better place to start with this defence plan than in our own homes. Here are a few things you can do t... Read more

HOW TO CREATE AN EXAM-FRIENDLY HOME

For most concerned parents, the stress of our children’s assignment due dates and exam timetables is shared. But, while you cannot take your child’s exam for them, you can do your best to ensure that your home promotes learning and retent... Read more

HOW MUCH INFLUENCE CHILDREN HAVE ON YOUR HOME BUYING CHOICES

It is not difficult to understand why good parents factor the needs of their children into their purchasing decisions. But, exactly how much influence do children have on your purchasing decisions? And how much influence should you allow them? How... Read more

HOW TO KEEP PETS IN A SMALL HOME

Not all of us can afford spacious properties with large gardens. To keep your furry loved ones happy, you just need to know how to keep pets in a small home. Remember, it is not the size of the home that makes pets unhappy, but rather the quality of ... Read more

HOUSE RULES FOR KEEPING SNAKES AS PETS IN SA

As if movies such as Anaconda and Snakes on a Plane didn’t act as warning enough, many still choose scales over fur, venom over drool and fangs over puppy teeth. Though the SPCA opposes the trade of any exotic or wild animals (such as snakes) a... Read more

FEATURES OF A GOOD RETIREMENT HOME

It can be tricky to predict your long-term needs when you’re shopping for your retirement property – especially if you’re doing so in your mid- to late-fifties (as is recommended) when retirement is still a few years away. While cer... Read more

BLUNDERS TO AVOID IN BABY’S FIRST BEDROOM

The only thing limiting your ability to decorate your new-born’s bedroom is how far your creativity stretches. But, as free as you are to decorate however you choose, are there any mistakes homeowners can make when getting the room ready for th... Read more

LOAD SHEDDING LIFE HACKS

The risk of national power interruptions continues to exist well into 2019. Homeowners should keep a watchful eye on Eskom’s load shedding schedule and follow the power utility’s social media feeds for any announcements so that plans can ... Read more

GET FIT FROM HOME

It’s that time of year again to start working on ridding yourself of those pesky festive bulges. But, with money and time being even more limited than usual over the long month of January, it’s understandable how any well-intentioned exer... Read more