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Renovation: Our Readers' Renovation Black Book

Refer to the experts who helped our readers with their renovation projects, as seen in House and Leisure's special Before & After issue.

Sarah de Pina, Elsa Young/Frank Features, Karl Rogers, Greg Cox, Graeme Wyllie, Lar Leslie

Every year, our readers enter their upgraded homes and rooms into our House and Leisure Before & After renovation competition. Our 2019 finalists' houses are remarkable to say the least, but they didn't achieve this all on their own. From architects and electricians to plumbers and landscapers, these are the renovation experts who helped our readers create their dream homes and spaces.

1. House Georg van Gass

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Renovation experts:

Aluminium Alumac (JHB), 011-615-0340, alumac.co.za
Architect GASS Architecture Studios (JHB), 011-482-2045, gass.co.za
Electrician MA Electrical Contractors (JHB), 083-226-7928
Floors Oggie Hardwood Flooring (JHB), 011-262-3117, oggieflooring.com
Irrigation NiemandLand (JHB), 071-976-8044, niemandland.com
Joinery Green Desert Design (JHB), 082-534-9055, greendesert.co.za
Landscaping Terra Bella Landscaping (JHB), 082-804-2790
Lighting supply Darkroom (JHB), 083-410-550, dark-room.co.za
Main contractor Vision 5 Projects (PTA), 012-940-9300, 082-788-2583, vision5.co.za
Plumbers Geezers Plumbing (JHB), 081-533-6267, geezers.co.za
Sanware Waterways (JHB), 011-794-4828, waterways.co.za
Security CC Repairs & Maintenance (JHB), Chris de Wit, 072-084-9983

2. House Liezl Fischer & Nicola Redelinghuys

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Renovation experts:

Appliances A&A Furnishers (CT), Janneke Cillie, 021-424-6150, janneke@aafurnishers.co.za, aafurnishers.co.za
Flooring BestWood Flooring (CT), Barry Solomon, barry@bestwood.co.za, bestwood.co.za
Interior architect Etienne Hanekom (CT), 082-444-1642, studio@etiennehanekom.com, etiennehanekom.com
Joinery Spotlight Kitchens (CT), 021-762-9253, info@spotlightjoinery.co.za, spotlightjoinery.co.za
Sanware Lavo Bathroom Concepts (CT), Sherry Pearce, sherry@lavo.co.za, lavo.co.za

3. House Kenneth Collins

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Renovation experts:

Architect Lisa Rorich Architects (DBN), Lisa Rorich, 083-973-8803, lisa@lrarchitect.co.za, lisaroricharchitects.co.za
Builder KT Constructs (CT), Kaashif Toefy, 021-396-1068, 082-547-3575, kaashif@ktconstructs.co.za, ktconstructs.co.za
Decks and pergolas Top Structures (CT), Steve Rohland, 083-626-8521, steve@topstructures.co.za, topstructures.co.za
Electrician Brian’s Electrical (CT), Brian Ndlazulwana, 073-133-4120, nbbrian@hotmail.com
Flooring Oggie Hardwood Flooring (CT), 021-510-2846, oggieflooring.com
Interior designer and project manager Hint Decor (CT), Kate Moffatt, 084-622-1282, info@hintdecor.co.za, hintdecor.co.za
Kitchen and joinery SA Kitchens (CT), Ameen Tofie, 076-264-4939, a.tofie@gmail.com
Landscape contractor  Natural Earth Landscaping (CT), Ricky Chaplin, 083-680-2382, naturalearth@mweb.co.za
Landscape designer Franchesca Watson (CT), 082-808-1287, franchesca@iafrica.com, franchescawatson.com
Plumber First Plumbing (CT), Fagme Fakier, 082-952-6232

4. House Anlo Neethling & Pierre Smith

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Renovation experts:

Decking and outdoor joinery CC Cupboards (CT), Chris Swanepoel, 084-562-3651,  Facebook: CC Cupboards
Fabrics and wallpaper Hertex (CT), 021-461-7420/3, hertex.co.za
Floor tiles Ceragran (CT), Ryno Kotze, 079-779-4194, ceragran.co.za
Joinery and construction ONE Design and Development (CT), Anlo Neethling, 071-313-7859, anlo@onedd.co.za, onedd.co.za
Lighting Decor Lighting (CT), Ronald Terblanche, 073-365-6765, decorfires.co.za
Sanware Flush Bathrooms (CT), Lindsay Simpson, flushbathrooms.co.za
Stacking doors Sunplan Frameless CC (CT), 082-334-0155, sunplan.co.za
Tiler Aprocon Building Projects (Pty) Ltd (CT), Anwar Bey, 073-411-9909

5. House George F. Pieterse

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Renovation experts:

Architect/project manager Anthrop Architects (PTA), George F Pieterse, 084-311-0577, george@anthrop.co.za, anthrop.co.za
Artwork and illustration Dayfeels (CT), Amor Coetzee, 082-743-2556, amor.coetzee@gmail.com, dayfeels.co.za
Bespoke artwork, illustration and furniture The Stoep Collective (PTA), George F Pieterse, 084-311-0577, george@thestoepcollective.com, thestoepcollective.com
Contractor THAT Group (JHB), Louis Kruger Jnr, 082-711-8718, mktrust@outlook.com
Flooring Union Tiles (JHB), Abri de Villiers, 082-365-8282, abri@uniontiles.co.za, uniontiles.co.za
Kitchen and joinery Lampas Creations (JHB), Paul Botha, 082-867-0413, paul@lampascreations.co.za, lampascreations.co.za
Mirrors Damn Good Looking (JHB), Jennifer Bradley, 083-399-9077, jennifer@damngoodlooking.co.za, damngoodlooking.co.za
Photographer Papercut Photography (JHB), Natasha Dawjee-Laurent, 082-828-1853, papercutphotographyza@gmail.com

6. House Kate Moffatt

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Renovation experts:

Architect: Lisa Rorich Architects (DBN), Lisa Rorich, 083-973-8803, lisa@lrarchitect.co.za, lisaroricharchitects.co.za
Builder KT Constructs (CT), Kaashif Toefy, 021-396-1068, 082-547-3575, kaashif@ktconstructs.co.za, ktconstructs.co.za
Carpets Bentleytex Carpets (CT), 021-461-7550, bentleytexcarpets.co.za
Doors and windows Eurostyle (CT), 021-552-8092, 082-376-3444, eurostylealuminium.co.za
Flooring Oggie Hardwood Flooring (CT), 021-510-2846, oggieflooring.com
Interior designer Hint Decor (CT), Kate Moffatt, 084-622-1282, info@hintdecor.co.za, hintdecor.co.za
Kitchen and joinery SA Kitchens (CT), Ameen Tofie, 076-264-4939, a.tofie@gmail.com
Pergola Lumley’s Master Carpenters (CT), 021-671-4367, 084-554-2462, lumleys.co.za

1. Kitchen Jack Alexander & Ashley van der Walt

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Renovation experts:

Architecture Alexander+Walt Architecture and Interior Design Pty Ltd (CT), Jack Alexander and Ashley van der Walt, 074-488-3933, studio@alexanderwalt.com, alexanderwalt.com
Building contractor Blue Sky Projects (CT), 076-693-5138, alx.bluesky@gmail.com
Electrician Alec Dlamini (CT), 084-356-5751, sabelalec@gmail.com

2. Bathroom Dean Macpherson

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Renovation experts:

Aluminium windows and stacking doors Eurostyle (CT), 021-552-8092, eurostylealuminium.co.za
Architect TAG Design (CT), Bryce Henderson, 083-444-1151
Flooring Oggie Hardwood Flooring (CT), 021-510-2846, oggieflooring.com
Glass bathroom panels JDW Glass (CT), 021-853-0014, jdwglass.co.za
Kitchen and cupboards Barq Design (CT), Craig Vorster, 082-773-7027
Security shutters Plantation Shutters (CT), plantation.co.za
Tiling The Tile House (CT), Ilza Almon, 083-636-9003, thetilehouse.co.za

3. Kitchen Wendy le Roux

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Renovation experts:

Kitchen design and installation Hollywood Kitchens + Furniture (CT), Vince Muir, 021-701-7737, hollywoodfurniture.co.za

4. Bathroom Lisa Rorich

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Renovation experts:

Building contractor Pipeline Construction (DBN), Bruce Jackson, 079-546-6906
Joinery Universal Interiors (DBN), Nelson Adimulam, 073-928-8518
Marble supplier Afrigran (DBN), Craig Keightley, 083-786-9905, info@graniteandmarble.co.za, afrigran.co.za
Painter Mandla Mbuyazi (DBN), 083-484-4185
Plumber Reen Plumbers (DBN), Ryan Schnell, 084-603-1294
Tiler Marvin Chetty (DBN), 082-342-0881

5. Cottage Audrey Westcott

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Renovation experts:

Builder (brickwork, demolition, plastering, tiling and painting) MNR Renovation & Building (CT), Mervin Robert, 082-706-6562, mervinrobertrenovations@gmail.com
Electrician Grant Swartz (CT), 072-759-1664, gselectrical296@gmail.com
Kitchen cabinets DIY Cupboards (CT), diycupboards.com
Plumber Leadro Plumbing (CT), Shaun Philips, 076-267-8877, shaun@leadroplumbing.co.za, leadroplumbing.co.za
Roofing Stephen Jones (CT), 021-761-2617, stephenjones.co.za

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