#FixForwardFix: Saving Energy While Keeping Warm this Winter

CAPE TOWN - As the summer months roll out and winter creeps slowly in, our thoughts change from staying cool to keeping warm. With the rising cost of living and South Africa's current over-reliance on fossil fuels, our latest #FixForwardFix…

#FixForwardFix: 5 Common DIY Household Problems Solved [Part 1]

CAPE TOWN - At any given time, there are a number of things that can go wrong in our homes as wear and tear, weather or time take their toll. Whilst some jobs require professional tradesmen, there are those that can be easily done by just about…

#FixForwardFix: Protecting Your Home Against Fires

CAPE TOWN - As we move into fire season many of us will be thinking about the precautions we can take to keep our homes safe. With water scarcity a very real concern, prevention is always better than cure when it comes to making your home as…

#FixForwardFix: How to Tackle Damp & Mould at Home

CAPE TOWN - Damp, mould and waterproofing issues can be a serious annoyance, a health hazard and a costly expense. Aside from the unsightly appearance and cold feel, damp could also be a sign of some more serious structural problems you might…

#FixForwardFix: Saving Energy This Winter

CAPE TOWN - Conserving energy does not only positively affect your pocket, it benefits the entire planet too. As we head into the winter months, a lot of energy will be used to heat homes and other buildings. Reduce your carbon footprint and…

#FixForwardFix - Weatherproofing Your Home

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As the rainy season approaches, a little forward planning can go a long way to preventing any water damage in your home. In the latest of our #FixForwardFix series, we chatted to a Fix Forward carpenter of four years, Linda Madube-Dube, and…

Fix Forward Client Profile - Erika Espach

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In the latest installment of our Client Profile series, this month we spoke to Erika Espach - a Project Manager at an Engineering Firm in Cape Town who recently repainted her property with the help of Fix Forward tradesman Herbert Makamba. Erika…

#FixForwardFix: Saving Water at Home [Updated]

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As we all know, Cape Town is experiencing one of the worst water shortages in decades. Although we've had a little rain around of late, it is nowhere near enough and dam levels remain alarmingly low. In light of the water shortages and the…

#FixForwardFix: Blocked Drains

In the latest of our #FixForwardFix series, where we tackle common household DIY issues, we chatted to Fix Forward plumber John Hopley about something that everyone has encountered at some point or another - blocked drains. Having joined us…

#FixForwardFix: Interior Painting

In the second installment of our #FixForwardFix series of DIY and Home Improvement tips, we give you some expert advice on Painting an Interior Room. In order to get the best inside info, we chatted to Fix Forward painter Kingstone Katuruza…