DO THIS TO YOUR GATE MOTOR BEFORE IT’S TOO LATE

DO THIS TO YOUR GATE MOTOR BEFORE IT’S TOO LATE

QUESTION It was one of those days: the rain was coming down like it was the end of the world and I had a boot full of groceries. Then it happened, “click” my driveway (gate) motor went dead.   Fortunately, after much grumbling (in wet clothes), I managed to...

8 MAN-CAVE IDEAS YOU CAN DIY IN A WEEKEND

Mantuary. Garage. Den. Call it what you may, here are 8 Man Cave DIY ideas we trawled from the internet and thought would inspire you. Enjoy…   This one’s almost too obvious (and simply). Just screw several bolts into the door and the ring spanners...
CONTAMINATED FUEL & STOPPING IT FROM DESTROYING YOUR ENGINE

CONTAMINATED FUEL & STOPPING IT FROM DESTROYING YOUR ENGINE

QUESTION: How do I protect my Ford Ranger from contaminated fuel?   I drive a ’14 Ford Ranger 3.2-litre. Our favourite holiday destination is northern Namibia, but I sometimes get worried about the quality of the fuel that’s available there. I still need to...
THIS IS WHY YOUR VEHICLE’S SUSPENSION IS SQUEAKING

THIS IS WHY YOUR VEHICLE’S SUSPENSION IS SQUEAKING

QUESTION: HOW DO I STOP MY DOUBLE CAB’S SUSPENSION FROM SQUEAKING?   I’m hoping you can help…   A few years ago I bought a brand-new double-cab; the vehicle has never given a day’s trouble, but shortly after my first gravel-travel holiday the...
WHICH DRILL SHOULD I BUY FIRST?

WHICH DRILL SHOULD I BUY FIRST?

QUESTION: I’ve just bought my first home, and now I need to buy a drill. I walked into my local hardware shop thinking this was going to be an easy purchase, but when I got there I couldn’t get over the variety. What’s the difference between a cordless drill, a hammer...
GREY WATER SYSTEMS

GREY WATER SYSTEMS

Photo credit: Barbara Mueller @ www.thegardeningblog.co.za QUESTION I’ve been looking into different ways of saving water. I’ve already got a JoJo water-storage tank, but that doesn’t help when there’s no rain to fill it. So I’ve been looking into setting up a...

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