Residential news

Your industry

Focus on digital marketing


Content marketing download

Bizcommunity's special Focus On CONTENT MARKETING is now available in a downloadable PDF.

Content Marketing PDF >>
Bizcommunity has over 400 industry contributors and we always welcome further contributions and contributors.
Residential news

Competition takes home renovations to new levels

28 Jan 2013 10:27
Tuis/Home magazine, South Africa's practical guide to beautiful living, once again proves that home renovations need not cost the earth and can be wholly rewarding - as entrants to their annual 'Fix it with Flair' competition keep discovering.
The February issue, currently on shelf, features the winners and runners-up of a national home improvement competition, along with their winning home improvements that will no doubt motivate thousands of other readers to revamp, restore and redo their homes.

The winning couple of the 2012 competition, Yolanda Cilliers and Oostewald Bekker from Boston, Cape Town impressed the judges by demonstrating how a small budget can go a long way when it comes to updating an old, run-down home.

Through not being afraid to get their hands dirty and by doing most of the building work themselves, this enterprising couple managed to transform a neglected house into an inviting home - all within a modest budget of only R22 100. This led to them scooping the grand prize of R25 000 in vouchers from sponsors Pennypinchers and Timbercity towards the next stage of their renovation project.

"After four years of creative renovations, our winners and runners-up still managed to exceed our expectations with the standard of their home improvements," says Tuis/Home's editor, Anneke Blaise. "This year marks the fifth of our annual Fix it with Flair competition and we can't wait to see what this year's entrants will achieve."
LEGAL DISCLAIMER: This Message Board accepts no liability of legal consequences that arise from the Message Boards (e.g. defamation, slander, or other such crimes). All posted messages are the sole property of their respective authors. The maintainer does retain the right to remove any message posts for whatever reasons. People that post messages to this forum are not to libel/slander nor in any other way depict a company, entity, individual(s), or service in a false light; should they do so, the legal consequences are theirs alone. will disclose authors' IP addresses to authorities if compelled to do so by a court of law.
denver daylan
If I will be part of that system, I perhaps be more creative by using materials out from used stuff, like from those garage or salvaged houses.. just as those simple stuff that I have seen at, which they are more effective to use because they were made from genuine wood.
Posted on 28 Aug 2015 06:30