Thinking Inside the Box

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Category Archives: Bathroom

Water Amendment By-Law

By Zerlinda van der Merwe Irrespective of where you live in South Africa, you are likely to have, at one time or another, encountered water restrictions and the possibility of … Continue reading

November 21, 2018 · 3 Comments

Alterations and renovations in sectional title schemes

By Zerlinda van der Merwe If you are an owner of a unit in a sectional title scheme, and you wish to undertake any alterations and / or renovations within … Continue reading

August 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

Conserving water in sectional title schemes

By Dr Carryn Melissa Durham March, 22nd is World Water Day! Low dam levels and droughts have been an issue for most of the provinces in South Africa over the … Continue reading

March 15, 2017 · 1 Comment

Water leaks in sectional title schemes

By Anton Kelly One of the most common problems in sectional title schemes is water leaks. Leaks are usually expensive to repair and they very often result in water damage … Continue reading

August 4, 2016 · 2 Comments

Subdivision and consolidation of sections

By Carryn Melissa Durham Initially the developer determines how the sectional plan will divide the buildings into sections and common property. It may be that in an owner is not satisfied … Continue reading

October 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Responsibility to repair and replace windows and doors

By Carryn Melissa Durham I often get queries on who is responsible for the maintenance (including repair or replacement) of windows and doors within sectional title schemes. In this article, I … Continue reading

September 1, 2015 · 30 Comments

Change of use

By Carryn Melissa Durham It often occurs in sectional title schemes, that owners use parts of their sections or exclusive use areas for a purpose other than it was originally intended … Continue reading

July 6, 2015 · 4 Comments

The Gorgeous Combined Bathroom Laundry

If you’re short on space in your sectional title property you might consider combining two rooms in one. Introducing… the gorgeous bathroom laundry combo! The recess in the bathroom above … Continue reading

June 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Does switching off your geyser really save electricity?

Recently I attended a talk on geysers and was blown away when I heard that turning off your geyser actually DOESN’T save electricity and therefore actually DOESN’T save you money. … Continue reading

April 15, 2013 · 45 Comments

5 Awesome Storage Ideas for Small Bathrooms

Living in a sectional title property, be it an apartment or a townhouse, often means you’re short on space. The smallest room in the house is often the one required … Continue reading

April 11, 2013 · Leave a comment
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