new home

What to do to your new home before you move in

Congratulations on the purchase of your new home! You’re probably dying to move in, but before you do so there are a few things that you can do to your…

colour combos

Colour combos that actually work well together

There are millions of colours and then there are millions upon millions of colour combos. Colours belong together. Each colour is capable of complementing another. Here are some odd colour…

painting mistakes

Avoiding and fixing common painting mistakes

Doing your own painting is fun, but mistakes are inevitable. Here’s how to avoid them so that you can paint like a pro or fix the mistakes if they’ve already…

12 colours

The 12 colours of Christmas

Over time, we have all come to associate certain colours with Christmas. We’ve put together a list of 12 colours that we think represent the festive season. So if you…

Reuse paint tins

Reuse paint tins: ten fun ideas

Your paint project is done and you have accumulated quite a number of paint tins. Before you throw them all away, why not take a look at some of these…

Paint versus wallpaper

Paint versus wallpaper: the pros of each

So you’ve decided to give your walls a makeover, but now you’re not sure whether to paint or wallpaper them. Each option has the ability to truly transform a home…

paint gates

How to paint gates and fences

Gates and fences are often in need of a paint job due to general weathering. Just like painting walls, it can do a lot to refresh a private or business…

Hiring painters

Hiring painters: what they want you to know

If you have decided to paint your home then you are probably looking at hiring painters to help with the job. It’s a big task after all, even for the…

brush painting roof

Waterproofing your roof : The complete guide

May and June are the best months in Swaziland to get outside and begin waterproofing your roof. This period falls outside of the heavy rainfall season, meaning you can do…

bedroom paint colour

What bedroom paint colour is right for me?

Planning to brighten up your bedroom? A lick of paint could be exactly what it needs. Painting is an easy way of making over a room, and the right bedroom…

interior painting

Interior painting: seven secrets to smooth walls

If you are painting the interior walls of your own home, you may want to know what the secret is to the smooth-looking finish that the pros achieve. Well, there…

Romantic paint colours

Romantic paint colours: shades of love for your home

There is nothing more important in life than the love you have for others. It’s such a powerful emotion and has so many nuances that it makes the perfect theme…