The peer-to-peer renting culture has boomed over the past few years, with more and more people choosing to rent out their apartments, spare rooms or holiday homes over the internet to earn extra income. Renting out extra living space through Airbnb may seem like a quick and easy way to make money... Read more.
Although it's designed to weather the elements, outdoor furniture isn't indestructible. Especially over winter, harsh conditions – including extreme temperature changes – take their toll and almost all types of outdoor furniture require care if you want them to last. Here’s how to keep wood, metal... Read more.
So many things make Durban special – from its gorgeous location and unique mix of colonial, African and Indian influences to its generally laid back, friendly people. It’s also the location of XtraSpace Durban , which offers gorgeous serviced office facilities. Here we offer an overview of just... Read more.
Just like humans, many animals – from insects and rodents, to reptiles and wild cats – have developed clever ways to store their belongings . Here are just a few animals that have developed smart ways to store their food. Crocodiles Source: New Scientist A crocodile's diet typically consists of... Read more.
Before you toss your used cardboard boxes into the recycling bin, consider some of the brilliant ways you can reuse them. Gardening pad By flattening out one large cardboard box, you can easily create a gardening knee pad. It’s portable and unpretentious. It will ensure your knees and feet don’t... Read more.
Moving heavy furniture doesn’t have to be a back-breaking task. You’ll find reasonably priced little helpers online and at the corner hardware store. When it comes to moving a full home or items that are really heavy, we recommend leaving the job to professional movers so you don't risk injury –... Read more.
Buy or rent? The answer depends on your own situation, as well as on factors like the state of the South African property market and the economy. However, there are some steps you can take to help you make an objective decision. Opportunity costs and gains Conventional wisdom suggests that buying a... Read more.