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    23 Jan

    How houseplants can help sell your house in 2023

    Having plants that give off a revitalising scent is an intoxicating and unforgettable way for a buyer to experience a home viewing.

    22 Dec

    One-Wall Kitchens: Challenges and Advantages

    One wall kitchens are a plan that can allow for some flexibility based on the available space and how you want to utilise it.

    28 Nov

    Deciding between a freestanding home or a gated estate

    You can consult with your estate agency to find out about the laws that apply to the property you own and what the homes in your area or estate are limited to.

    22 Nov

    Update your outdoor braai area with these sizzling-hot design ideas

    Use sturdy outdoor furniture that incorporates indoor elements like scatter cushions and throws in your indoor colours. For more ideas visit our blog.

    14 Nov

    Your guide to the best outdoor furniture materials and fabrics

    As one of the most durable outdoor furniture materials, furniture made with this iron-based alloy are sought-after, not just for a contemporary look.

    7 Nov

    How do you share a room equally between a boy and a girl?

    Work with the space you have. Split the room directly into half by using paint or wallpaper an add bunk beds with different bedding.

    7 Nov

    Wonderful wall colours that will enhance your small room

    Some smart choices in paint colours and decor can make your small room feel charming and cosy rather than cramped.

    27 Oct

    Best colours to paint a home office for productivity

    In order to create a space that encourages professionalism, your home office needs to be equally about form and function.

    24 Oct

    Shake things up with a small greenhouse in your backyard

    Herbs such as mint, basil, thyme, oregano, coriander, rosemary and more are great to start with when creating your small greenhouse.

    20 Oct

    Why the U-shape is the most efficient kitchen design

    The U-shaped or horseshoe-shaped kitchen has shown to be the most effective and ideal for medium-sized and big kitchens.

    10 Oct

    Sniff this: the best scents for selling your home

    Positive scents can act as welcome mats for buyer noses. A lovely smell can encourage them to linger longer in your home, giving you more time to market.

    6 Oct

    Choosing the best swimming pool design

    The best swimming pool design will be the one that works with your lifestyle and home aesthetics. In-ground pools vs above-ground pools.

    31 Aug

    How to choose the perfect decorating style for your home

    While there is decor inspiration around every corner and in every magazine, it’s important to identify the elements of an aesthetic that speaks to you.

    25 Aug

    5 ways to make your outdoor space fun and inviting

    Transform your simple backyard or patio into an outdoor space that’s an entertainer’s dream and worthy of being shown off.

    18 Aug

    The most affordable ways to upgrade your kitchen

    Spruce up your kitchen without breaking the bank with sustainable ideas that elevate your kitchen aesthetic with minimal effort.

    10 Aug

    Creative ways to use mirrors in your home

    Leaning a standing mirror in corners and crannies can bring a glow to dimly lit areas. A full-length mirror can add depth and interest to a hallway.

    1 Aug

    Declutter your home in 4 simple steps

    The first step to decluttering is having a positive mindset about the change this will make to your quality of life. Don't hold on to useless things.

    29 Jul

    Learn the best water-saving techniques for the whole family

    Any place you use water in your home can be optimised to be as efficient as possible. There are ways to cut down on daily activities.

    29 Jul

    How to loadshedding proof your home (and stay entertained)

    Whether you need to keep little ones amused, pep up the family’s spirits, or switch on the romance, here are helpful suggestions.

    27 Jul

    The most popular kitchen colours for beautiful walls

    Playing with glossy tiles set against matte painted walls and stainless steel brushed appliances looks elegant to the eye.

    27 Jul

    How do you maximise your small kitchen space?

    Smart changes to your design, decor, and even your routine, can turn your compact kitchen into a space you’ll love using every day.

    27 Jun

    The best ways to implement solar power appliances in your home

    The average family of four in South Africa uses around 30 kWh of electricity a day. We explore the options that solar power provides for homeowners.

    27 Jun

    Strategies for choosing the best wall colour for your living room

    Flicking through design magazines and catalogues is a good way to spark ideas for your living room. Gather paint swatches in shades you’re leaning towards.

    23 Jun

    How to modernise your marble fireplace

    With a fresh coat of paint, beautiful tiles, or some clever decor choices, you can update your old marble fireplace. Read on for more.

    23 Jun

    How do I decorate a small space balcony

    From choosing the right flooring to finding the perfect outdoor furniture, read on to discover how you can have it all.

    15 Jun

    Low maintenance outdoor plants for small spaces

    Opting to have a garden on your small balcony is a great way to have homegrown herbs and vegetables or be surrounded by your favourite flowers.

    27 May

    A beginners guide to installing solar power in your home

    Solar power systems converts sunlight into electricity either through photovoltaic (PV) panels or through mirrors that concentrate solar radiation

    23 May

    How to stage your home on a budget

    The basics of professional home staging begin with spotless surfaces and shining windows and floors. A general clean aesthetic draws in the eye.

    19 May

    The most valuable features to add when building your home

    If you decide to sell or let out your property at a later stage, invest in features that will also stand out for future buyers or tenants.

    11 May

    The best kitchen island lighting options for every home

    Well-lit kitchens are essential for food preparation and dining, but it’s also significant if the kitchen is also the place you entertain.

    3 May

    What is the best material for kitchen cupboards?

    CCMI Kitchen and Cupboard Specialists has rated each material to help you decide based on affordability, durability, and style.

    18 Mar

    What colour should you paint your fireplace this winter?

    Whether you want your fireplace to be a fabulous focal feature or simply blend in with the rest of your home, you have plenty of colour and design options

    15 Mar

    Blinds vs. curtains: which option is best suited for you?

    Blinds remains a popular choice for modern homesteads, while beautifully draped curtains offer a more classic approach.

    25 Feb

    Discover 2022's bathroom trends: Spas, smart features, and more

    From mixing modern and vintage elements to enhancing your storage, you can create a bathroom that will leave family, friends, and guests impressed.

    25 Feb

    2022 living room trends: create a look you’ll love

    This year, the ideas are as trendy as you are. From updated minimalist styles to warm neutrals, it’s easier than ever to set up a room you’ll never want to leave.

    24 Feb

    What do you leave in a house when you sell it?

    Fixtures, essentially what stays after you move, is a common source of conflict that can impact the sales process. Seeff demystifies this.

    17 Feb

    The advantages of using convertible furniture in your home

    From a sofa that turns into a bed, a storage bin that doubles as a stool, to a coffee table that folds out into a dining table, this furniture are secret home superheroes.

    16 Feb

    Creating a minimalist home in 2023

    With a minimalist home you’ll strive to be intentional with how you decorate your space, surrounding yourself with only the items that you need and love.

    3 Feb

    The best home garden hacks for 2023

    You can line flower pots with coffee filters to stop wet dirt from pouring out of the drainage holes. Coffee grounds can also be used to fertilise your soil.

    28 Jan

    What to consider when choosing outdoor flooring for your patio

    Make strategic choices when choosing your patio flooring because it needs to be safe and even in order for your family to enjoy it to its fullest potential

    28 Jan

    Look to natural fibre furniture for a trendy 2023

    Natural fibre furniture is ideal for your inner eco-warrior. They’re sustainable and can complement most design themes.

    28 Jan

    Get inspired with these modern front door design trends for 2023

    In 2023, there are no specific colours to consider. Your choice should be based on what works best to highlight your home’s features.

    27 Jan

    DIY Pantry Organisation Hacks: A Step-By-Step Guide to Organise Your Pantry

    Seeff gives you an easy step-by-step guide to sorting out your pantry and making your home more organised.

    15 Dec

    Five considerations before converting your garage into a living space

    Converting your garage can improve the value of your home. Here are some critical things to consider before converting your garage into a living space.

    15 Dec

    Four ideas to create your beach-themed kitchen

    As summer approaches, it’s the perfect time to bring beach house décor inspiration into your kitchen. Here are beach-themed ideas to transform your space.

    14 Dec

    The best bedroom colours for a good night’s sleep

    Struggling to sleep? The colours of your bedroom could be the culprit. Read Seeff’s list of the best bedroom colours for a comfortable, good night’s sleep.

    8 Dec

    Garage conversion ideas to add more value to your home

    Learn how to convert your garage into a home office, utility space, or guest room. Your revamped space benefits your home and increases your home value.

    22 Nov

    What type of room can I turn my garage into?

    Some ideas to consider is changing your garage into a hobby room, home office, gym, kids play room, utility room or an extra guest room. The options are endless.

    17 Nov

    Get going: the best budget home improvements for 2023

    Here’s a roundup of our best budget home improvements for 2023. There’s so much you can do in every part of your home, including the outdoors.

    2 Nov

    Beach house décor inspiration for my living room

    Adding neutral colours to your beach themed interior is most likely the first step when creating your dream living space.

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