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Gardening tips for awe-inspiring autumn gardens

Autumn is synonymous with shorter days, a move indoors and hauling out your winter wardrobe. While it’s not time to hibernate just yet, winter will soon be upon us.  Before you throw a cover on the Weber and say goodbye to long, lazy dinners under the stars, it’s wise...

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Fire-damaged homes require the A-Z of cleaning

The effects of fire are devastating. The people of Cape Town, following the epic blaze that struck their city, have been left traumatised. In addition to this emotional trauma, many people have to deal with the mammoth practical and technical task of cleaning up their...

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The non-negotiables of health and safety in a restaurant

Running a restaurant is not for the faint of heart. You’ve got to be a managerial maestro, a curator of creative cuisine, and a heavyweight health and safety officer. While far from glamorous, the latter is a crucial role, and if not taken seriously, can be the...

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How to deep clean your home like a pro

If the thought of wading through stacks of year-old magazines, cobweb-covered gym equipment that’s never seen the light of day and piles of clothes that you may wear, one day, if you lose 5kgs, has you breaking out in hives, you’re not alone. Instead of diving...

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Load shedding best practice for businesses in South Africa

South Africans across the country are scrambling to stock up on candles, solar-powered appliances and generators after Eskom’s recent re-instatement of rolling blackouts. This comes after their announcement that load shedding is set to last for the next three years....

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Drawing up a tenant contract? Read this first.

Managing and leasing property can be a lucrative investment – one that’s also fraught with challenges. Nurturing a relationship between the body corporate, managing agent, landlord and tenants take some wherewithal. It’s a no brainer then that your tenant contract is...

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