In just 28 days...

… the Krugers con­verted an old-fash­ioned kitchen, braai room and liv­ing area into a space they can all en­joy.

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Rea­son for ren­o­va­tion

Eben and Sarita re­ally had to get crack­ing once they’d taken own­er­ship of their sorely ne­glected house in May 2014. “We had to move in on 28 June and we com­pleted the ma­jor – and messi­est – part of the ren­o­va­tion in those 28 days,” says Eben, mar­ket­ing man­ager at Eurolux.

“The house had been rented out for 15 years and re­ally needed some TLC,” says Sarita, who runs her own ad­ver­tis­ing agency. “The kitchen was old and the lay­out sim­ply didn’t work for us. The sep­a­rate braai room along­side it was a cramped face­brick space and the TV room was dark. We wanted to cre­ate one big liv­ing area that would al­low us to do every­thing to­gether as a fam­ily.”

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- Sarita

Who lives here? Eben and Sarita Kruger with their chil­dren, Ben (2) and Is­abella (6) WHERE Wel­ge­moed, Cape Town SIZE 50m²

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