Optimise Your Rainwater Tank with 6 Basic Accessories

Optimise Your Rainwater Tank with 6 Basic Accessories

According to WWF, South Africa is the 30th driest country in the world, casting us into the water-scarce category. Water tanks are fast becoming a household feature amongst those seeking to proactively conserve water. But in order to maximize and optimize the versatility of rainwater harvesting tanks - in a commercial, domestic or rural setting -  there are some basic accessories that are designed to do the job.  So if you are convinced of the merits of installing a water tank and have done your homework as to the size of tank you will need, the next step is simply determining which water tank accessories are necessary for your specific context. So let’s start accessorizing your water tank: #1 A first flush diverter kit First things first, ideally you want to flush away the first body of water that hits your roof in a downpour as this is generally the...
Step Building Supplies - Oct 14, 2021
How Big Should My Water Tank Be?

How Big Should My Water Tank Be?

The environmentally conscious trend of installing a water tank in your backyard is growing. Conservation of water is our collective consumer responsibility and water tanks are one effective solution if you have the space.    Being ‘water-wise’ has become even more user-friendly and more affordable thanks to rainwater harvesting solutions such as JoJo tanks in all shapes, sizes and colours. The versatility of these water tanks will easily suit your functional water needs and are designed to fit seamlessly with your outdoor aesthetic. So even if you live in a corner of the urban jungle - if you have a roof and some outdoor space - you can install a water storage tank. But before you get too excited about the eco-friendly motivations of rainwater harvesting and rush out to purchase a water tank, there is some due diligence that you should do to ensure you get the most out...
Step Building Supplies - Oct 06, 2021
Paint Your House - The Basic Rules

Paint Your House - The Basic Rules

Painting your house is one of the simplest and most cost-effective ways of adding value to your home. It may seem an unnecessary upgrade, but it will always reap rewards, whether you are staying or selling. In fact, it is better to paint when you move in than move out! This way you can enjoy the fresh colours yourself. The aesthetic and functional benefits of painting the exterior and interior of your home are numerous, and every time you pull into your driveway or walk in your front door, it will welcome you with positivity.  When painting your house, there is much to consider - from the colours you choose  (check out our blog on 2021’s colour trends) to the logistical basics which include waterproofing, preparation and general paint supplies and essentials.  Basic Rule #1: Preparation is key The temptation to skip the crack filler, undercoat, primer or waterproofing and...
Step Building Supplies - Jan 25, 2021
Paint Your House - 2021’s Colour Trends

Paint Your House - 2021’s Colour Trends

A new year ushers in a new start, and we can think of no better way for a fresh start than painting your house. Colours have a big impact on our daily lives and are connected with our emotions. Painting your house (inside and out) can affect your frame of mind and add a sense calm, positivity and energy to your life. It all depends on the hues you choose. So get ready to transform your home (and your life) with 2021’s colour trends and our top tips.    Every home is different and should be a reflection of your decor personality and attitude to life. Painting your home becomes a simple way of expressing who you are. So don’t be shy - colour your home and add some inspiration and joy to you and those around you.   We are here to help you create a home that makes you...
Step Building Supplies - Jan 19, 2021
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Optimise Your Rainwater Tank with 6 Basic Accessories
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Optimise Your Rainwater Tank with 6 Basic Accessories

According to WWF, South Africa is the 30th driest country in the world, casting us into the water-scarce...
Oct 14, 2021
How Big Should My Water Tank Be?
News

How Big Should My Water Tank Be?

The environmentally conscious trend of installing a water tank in your backyard is growing. Conservation of water is...
Oct 06, 2021
Paint Your House - The Basic Rules
News

Paint Your House - The Basic Rules

Painting your house is one of the simplest and most cost-effective ways of adding value to your home....
Jan 25, 2021
Paint Your House - 2021’s Colour Trends
News

Paint Your House - 2021’s Colour Trends

A new year ushers in a new start, and we can think of no better way for a...
Jan 19, 2021