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12 Apr 2021
How to prepare your home for winter

Each year winter sneaks up on South Africans. With such a beautiful summer climate that lasts months on end, we’re…

How to prepare your home for winter

Each year winter sneaks up on South Africans. With such a beautiful summer climate that lasts months on end, we’re often caught off guard when the weather suddenly changes, and the nights start drawing in.  With our properties built for warmer climates; colder weather can see us shivering inside our…

08 Mar 2021
Preventative maintenance of assets “makes financial sense”

Property owners should employ preventative maintenance programmes for their structural assets instead of resorting to tightfisted, short-term thinking when refurbishment…

Preventative maintenance of assets “makes financial sense”

Property owners should employ preventative maintenance programmes for their structural assets instead of resorting to tightfisted, short-term thinking when refurbishment can no longer be delayed, says Frederik Nel, MD of independent maintenance consultants, Curasure. The company offers specialist maintenance consulting services to the property industry, particularly building owners, building managers,…

19 Aug 2020
Covid-19 is driving an important shift in building-design trends

New measures need to be taken to ensure the health and well-being of occupants and visitors of buildings and communities…

Covid-19 is driving an important shift in building-design trends

New measures need to be taken to ensure the health and well-being of occupants and visitors of buildings and communities at large, says Zutari 12 August 2020: The Covid-19 pandemic is driving important shifts in designing spaces within buildings. This encompasses the provision of fresh air and ventilation, increased monitoring…

30 Mar 2020
Positive Health Benefits of a Ceiling Fan

Ceiling fans create a wind-chill effect, which blows away the stagnant air around you and accelerates the evaporation of perspiration…

Positive Health Benefits of a Ceiling Fan

Ceiling fans create a wind-chill effect, which blows away the stagnant air around you and accelerates the evaporation of perspiration on your skin, this simple action makes you feel cooler by a few degrees within seconds. Ceiling fans have been a household staple since their origin in the 1800s, yet…

26 Mar 2020
How best to manage a rental deposit

Whether you are a seasoned landlord or new property owner, renting out your precious asset can be a nerve-wracking experience.…

How best to manage a rental deposit

Whether you are a seasoned landlord or new property owner, renting out your precious asset can be a nerve-wracking experience. And if you are a potential tenant, you also want to know your rights before signing on the dotted line and booking a moving service. Doing your homework so you…

24 Mar 2020
Healthcare Design Predictions

Global trends indicate that healthcare facilities are being designed and planned to prevent and treat communicable and non-communicable diseases.  What will healthcare facilities look…

Healthcare Design Predictions

Global trends indicate that healthcare facilities are being designed and planned to prevent and treat communicable and non-communicable diseases.  What will healthcare facilities look like in the future?    Buildings and the equipment within designed with patient welfare, efficiency and health security systems, change the perceptions of what healthcare is. The future hospitals, theatre rooms and even doctors rooms will be constructed differently.   Incorporating building management systems such as…

20 Mar 2020
Insulation – the first step to going green

If you are thinking about making your home more energy-efficient, the first thing you should be considering is how you…

Insulation – the first step to going green

If you are thinking about making your home more energy-efficient, the first thing you should be considering is how you can improve its insulation. We speak to Daneel Pretorius, Category Manager of Swartland’s Summit range of insulation and decorative ceiling products, for an overview of what makes insulation such an…

09 Mar 2020
Intelligent Design for intelligent toilets

Intelligent toilets create new levels of comfort and cleanliness, but with their tankless design and minimalist aesthetic, it’s easy to…

Intelligent Design for intelligent toilets

Intelligent toilets create new levels of comfort and cleanliness, but with their tankless design and minimalist aesthetic, it’s easy to assume they are only suited to ultramodern bathrooms. In truth, KOHLER® intelligent toilets are available in a range of styles that allow them to complement any bathroom design style while…

09 Mar 2020
Johnson Controls unveils new FireClass Addressable Fire Alarm Panels

Johnson Controls introduces two new FireClass Addressable Fire Alarm Panels, the FC702 and FC708, to its wide range of fire…

Johnson Controls unveils new FireClass Addressable Fire Alarm Panels

Johnson Controls introduces two new FireClass Addressable Fire Alarm Panels, the FC702 and FC708, to its wide range of fire detection solutions. Featuring ergonomically engineered 8.4-inch Thin-Film-Transistor (TFT) colour touchscreens and Intelligent User Guidance, the new panels offer improved aesthetics, advanced usability, and a great deal of flexibility. An attractive state-of-the-art design…

06 Mar 2020
New design automatic special needs gate by Turnstar

Turnstar is excited to announce its new design automatic special needs gate. The gate is a drastic improvement in terms…

New design automatic special needs gate by Turnstar

Turnstar is excited to announce its new design automatic special needs gate. The gate is a drastic improvement in terms of overall size of the post, method of glass clamping and a totally different drive solution. Fitted with a servo motor and gearbox, the gate has position and torque sensing…

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