FILE PHOTO: LED lights glow from a cluster of 10 hydroponic climate controlled farms housed in repurposed 320-square-foot metal shipping containers in Brooklyn. Picture: Reuters

For bathrooms in 2018, simplicity and playfulness is key; and it’s common knowledge that most gadgets made for women were invented by men.

4 of the best gadgets every girl needs right now

Trying to dazzle us with sparkly pinks and gems? Just give us something that will work, writes Marchelle Abrahams.

Bathroom trend alert: Colours for a fresh, new look

Having the confidence to mix traditional and new colours that is best suited to each bathroom – regardless of shape or design is key. 

These sorbet colours will bring a cheerfulness to this year’s colour combinations. Picture: Supplied

All you need to know about boreholes

Domestic boreholes are the most recent addition to the growing eco-friendly and energy-efficient property trend.

Limestone chips are used to filter borehole water for drinking.

Sud's law: Here's how to wash the dishes properly

For those who scratch their heads when presented with a grease-caked dish or burnt saucepan, household experts have compiled their own Sud’s Law.

Domestic gurus at the Good Housekeeping Institute say you should begin with glasses, before moving on to mugs and then cups.

Pics: A home from shipping containers

Last Christmas the Smiths went shopping. Not at the usual shopping mall but to a shipping container depot in Salt River.

FILE PHOTO: LED lights glow from a cluster of 10 hydroponic climate controlled farms housed in repurposed 320-square-foot metal shipping containers in Brooklyn. Picture: Reuters