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Safal Steel® is the sole producer of Aluminium-Zinc coated steel in Southern Africa.

World-class aluminium-zinc coated steel made in Southern Africa

For over a decade, Safal Steel® has led the way in making aluminium-zinc coated steel to world class standards in Southern Africa. Its metallic coated steel is sold as Zincal®. Factory colour-coated Zincal® is sold as Colorplus® in the option of a gloss, matt or textured finish. PRODUCTS THAT ARE BUILDING AFRICA WITH PRIDE: Its […]

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Wood stoves are easy to light, produce lots of heat with minimal wood consumption, have a great flame pattern to sit around and enjoy, and are ideal at heating large open-plan living areas.

THE CASE FOR INCREASED USE OF WOOD STOVES IN SOUTH AFRICA

Historically, South African homes were designed for summer conditions, with large open-plan living areas. Typically, they were badly insulated and had lots of floor tiles. In effect, a home requires a lot of energy to maintain at a comfortable temperature during winter. Newer homes have embraced better construction techniques and are more thermally efficient, but […]

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When Covid-19 made traditional exhibitions impossible, the Design Joburg team took quick action to create a new way of satiating the appetites of décor and design devotees. The result is the Design Joburg Collective (DJC).

Design Joburg Collective: the design showcase we’ve all been waiting for

From the 3rd to the 5th of June, Johannesburg’s Kramerville Design District will be reinventing itself as an urban showcase. With Sanlam Private Wealth staying on as the headline sponsorship partner, DJC promises to be an exhibition that’s close in style and pace to fringe events like Déco Off in Paris and Fuorisalone in Milan. […]

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Reynaers Aluminium South Africa brings superior performance levels to residential buildings

Johannesburg, April 2021 – Reynaers Aluminium South Africa, leading European provider of sustainable architectural aluminium fenestration solutions, offers a range of sliding door and window solutions in a residential building market that has been yearning for higher levels of elegance and performance at affordable prices. This opens doors to substantially more creative design and performance […]

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a.b.e. Construction Chemicals’ duralite is a combined base coat and finishing plaster for internal surfaces that produces highly polished smooth, brush or textured finishes.

a.b.e. FINISHING PLASTER FOR SILKY SMOOTH INTERIOR SURFACES

a.b.e. Construction Chemicals’ duralite is proving extremely popular as a combined base coat and finishing plaster for internal surfaces of both upmarket commercial projects as well as home improvements. a.b.e. is part of the Chryso Southern Africa Group. Only clean water needs to be added to duralite powder to make the multi-purpose, lightweight, and high […]

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Five leading architects describe how Corobrik products have allowed them to realise their aesthetic and technical ambitions.

Building an architectural legacy with Corobrik

Clay face brick and paving will always play a significant role in the built environment. Here five leading architects describe how Corobrik products have allowed them to realise their aesthetic and technical ambitions on a range of projects, from a retail destination to affordable housing and a high court building. Legacy Yard, Umhlanga Arch Corobrik […]

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Raise your glass to SMART living with Taylor. Take a look at their new MOTION technology.

Taylor’s MOTION blind technology helps you live smarter

Taylor’s new smart MOTION technology is the height of convenience and in a class of its own. These motorised blind systems have been artfully engineered, so that you can live smarter inside your already smart home. These systems are fully operational with a push of a button, which means that you can forget about working […]

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The Rigifoam group of companies has announced the acquisition of National Urethanes Industries, a market leader in the supply of coatings, adhesives, sealants and elastomers.

Chemical Relationship bonded: Rigifoam acquires NUI into its brands

Rigifoam group of companies are proud to announce the acquisition for NUI (National Urethanes Industries). As the market leader in Urethane foams, Rigifoam looks forward to using its successful platform to take the NUI brand to higher levels. NUI is already a market leader in the CASE supply (Coatings, Adhesives, Sealants and Elastomers). Established in […]

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Phoenix BulletBlok’s line of bullet-resistant glass is frequently specified to bolster the security of homes and townhouse complexes with guardhouses, and are capable of resisting armed attacks and hijackings.

INTRODUCING PHOENIX BULLETBLOK

Phoenix Fenestration & Glass manufactures high-performing transparent materials that are used extensively in military, security, mining, commercial and residential sectors. The field of glass technology is constantly and rapidly evolving, making it one of the most sophisticated building materials and keeping it at the forefront of providing enhanced safety, security, energy efficiency, sound reduction, insulation […]

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In a ground-breaking, first-of-its-kind offering in Africa, GROHE products can now be experienced first-hand at GROHE’s virtual showroom.

Innovative virtual showroom offers immersive access to GROHE products

Viewing the world-class range of GROHE products has never been easier. In a ground-breaking, first-of-its-kind offering in Africa, GROHE products can now be experienced first-hand at GROHE’s virtual showroom. “Our brand-new virtual platform allows customers to view and experience GROHE products and innovations from the comfort of their home or office,” explains Corrie Stride, Leader: […]

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