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“How to” for lm grass – Mowing

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How often you mow your lm grass will depend on a number of factors. Firstly how much time you have to devote to your lawn’s maintenance. How fast your lawn grows, and this in turn will depend on whether you fertilize it regularly and whether it receives adequate water and sunlight. Normally, lawns should be…

June 27, 2019

4 Ways To Budget as An Independent Tradesmen

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Freelance tradesmen or working for yourself full-time is becoming an increasingly popular career move. Studies and a number of sites have suggest half of the American workforce will be freelancers by 2027. Crazy hey? Naturally, there are important points to consider before you decide to take the tradesmen’s leap of faith. Normally the first point…

May 2, 2019

5 Steps To Write a Job Description for Business That Demands Attention

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Wondering how to write a Job description for Screwit? The truth is, most  ad we read on the Facebook marketplace and on classified sites such as Gumtree read so poorly that buyers never even finish reading the Job description or are left confused as to what service is actually being offered. In this short post,…

April 17, 2019

How To Optimize Your Screwit Jobs To Sell More

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  In this article, we’re going to share how to optimize and the techniques which we recommend in order to optimize your Screwit profile.  These techniques will  helping you optimize your profile, increase your  screwit ranking. If you’ve been thinking of becoming a seller on Screwit, then there are certain things you can do to…

April 12, 2019

9 Reasons Tradesmen Must Have an Online Presence

    Though less and less common these days, a most common question that traditional tradesmen “brick and mortar”  tradesmen business owners ask is: Why should I take my traditional company online? FIRSTLY, let’s clarify something. In the case of this post a “traditional company” is normally one with a physical location and sells either…

April 9, 2019

Plumbing jobs and the future of plumbing

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Are you looking for plumbing jobs, want to know how to become a plumber? Or you maybe even contemplate the future of the industry.  You may even remember that following the completion of the 2010 Soccer World Cup projects, the entire construction industry slowed down.  Major government infrastructure projects either dried up or slowed down…

April 1, 2019

Loadshedding and Generators for sale

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Here at Screwit we often get asked about Loadshedding, generators for sale and how to choose the right generator? Basic Guide See this guide which Eskom published a while back titled “Selecting the right type of generator”.  The guide provides a basic guideline on which generator for sale to buy and how to connect the…

March 19, 2019

Electric fence installation and is it worth it

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In South Africa today Security is considered a top priority. In most cases a electric fence installation, home alarm system or contracting a local security company is considered a grudge purchase.  I’m sure many people ask themselves, is an electric fence worth it?  do electric fences keep the criminals out, or are they just a…

March 14, 2019

Borehole Pumps and the 7 must have pointers

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Water and drought has been a hot topic in South Africa over the past year.   The recent drought experienced in 2018 was said to be the worst experienced in a decade.   The subject of water  trended across all  social networks and media publications. All water sources which supplied our households, small rural communities and on…

March 12, 2019

7 tips to help you combat loadshedding

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Loadshedding has made another comeback this week. Here are some helpful tips that can combat loadshedding when it happens in your area. Eskom has implemented  rotational load-shedding this week as a result of a shortage of capacity due to a number of generating units out of service because of a breakdown. The power utility announced…

February 15, 2019