Simple Greywater System for Beginners

A family of four can save 200-300 liters of grey water daily. In South Africa, where the water demand exceeds the available supply, water reuse is vital. So, installing a greywater system can be a game changer. Are you interested in reducing your water consumption but...

How Stuff Works: What To Do if Your Geyser Bursts

Ideally, you’re reading this article well before you actually need it. Geysers are one of the most important features in any modern home, and they’re generally very low maintenance. But every now and again, things go wrong, and if (when) they do, it’s important that...

3 Common Plumbing Problems and How to Fix Them

At this point, we’re all adept at dealing with electrical issues due to loadshedding, but plumbing problems are an entirely different beast. Not only are they frustrating, but they can affect your ability to use the bathroom, take a shower, and even wash your hands. ...

What to Do if Your Drains Smell Bad

Every now and then, you’re going to have to deal with drains that smell bad. There are a few reasons this might happen, but don’t worry, they’re manageable! If you’re smelling things like rotten food or musty odours from your drain, it’s best to deal with it...

How It Works: Greywater System

Roughly 25-30% of our water is lost due to water leaks caused by failing infrastructure. South Africa’s water piping system won’t be completely fixed in the near future, so it’s up to us to make a difference. Set up a greywater system to do that.  Greywater is an...