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...

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...

Signs of Mould (And What To Do About It)

Mould is one of those things most of us have had to deal with at some point or another. With over 100,000 types of mould in the world, that isn’t surprising. It’s easy to miss the signs of mould when you don’t know what they are.  Mould grows in wet, warm, and dark...

Different Types of Shower Heads

If you want to upgrade your bathroom, one of the best things to invest in is a new shower head. But how do you pick the right one when there are so many different types of shower heads? Is it purely an aesthetic difference, or do the different types mean something?...

Yearly Plumbing Maintenance Checklist

Plumbing disasters usually come out of nowhere and make a huge mess. Not to mention, they cost a fortune to fix up. Worst of all, most of these plumbing problems are totally avoidable! All you’ve got to do is regular plumbing maintenance.  This helps you identify any...