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Is the paint you use lead free?

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Lead in paint is a topic that regularly rears its ugly head and I am often asked which paint is safe to use for a child’s bedroom. We know that homes more that 35 to 40 years old probably have lead paint on walls and woodwork, albeit buried beneath layers of paint that does not contain lead. But there are still cheaper more inferior brands on the market, as well as industrial coatings that still contain a certain amount of lead.

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Easy DIY tips for working with cement

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Whether it’s a small garden wall, a large braai, or a home addition, it is guaranteed that you will be using cement during the process. Here are some easy DIY tips when using cement.

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Refresh your home with paint

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Paint is one of the easiest and most affordable ways to refresh a home and now paint manufacturers are offering homeowners paints that are low VOC or VOC-free, so that your interiors can be painted to give it a new look without introducing harmful toxins into your home.

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Easy DIY ideas to revamp a bathroom

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If your bathroom is starting to feel drab and dreary, there are more than a few easy DIY tricks that you can use to freshen up the space without spending too much money if you are prepared to do-it-yourself. 

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Fix a chipped tile with epoxy putty

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Epoxy filler or putty is handy to have in your toolbox. This fast curing filler can be used for so many applications in and around the home. When used in accordance with the manufacturer’s recommended guidelines epoxy filler and putty cures to a hard finish that can be filed, drilled or sanded.

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8 Top tips for choosing tile colours

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Choosing tile colours for your house is an important decision – you’re going to have to live with it for a long time. Johnson’s Tiles gives some savvy selection tips.

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