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The Home Handyman

The Home Handyman Magazine

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  • The Home Handyman website – See 2020 Rate Card
  • The Home Handyman electronic newsletter – See 2020 Rate Card
  • The Home Handyman Annual DIY Handbook*


*Contact Ruth at 083 583 5243 or for rates and more info.

Specialized DIY Magazine

The Home Handyman magazine caters for the spectrum of home improvers, DIY enthusiasts, wood and metalworkers, hobbyists, craftsmen, small building contractors and tradesmen in southern Africa. Expert advice from various fields (such as adhesives, abrasives, power tools, welding, plumbing, lighting, waterproofing, wood, paint and metalworking) provides readers with simple, cost effective solutions and methods in a series of practical, step-by-step features that are comprehensively illustrated.

Reader profile:​

The Home Handyman magazine caters for readers in the LSM 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 market by providing information for keen do-it-yourselfers and home improvers across southern Africa.

With the current economic climate, many homeowners are choosing to stay in their homes and renovate or purchase a property with renovation potential. The Home Handyman magazine is your most successful tool for reaching these DIY consumers.


Bi-monthly (January, March, May, July, September, November)


6 500





The magazine is distributed nationally and sold through chain stores and selected retailers.


The magazine is available in both hard copy and digital subscription and has a substantial subscriber database. Online subscriptions are available for download on



Editorial Pillars:​

  • Features*
  • Off the shelf
  • Voice your views
  • DIY Matters
  • Bright ideas
  • Ask our experts
  • A woodworker’s diary
  • Woodworker’s corner
  • Tailpiece
  • Competitions and giveaways

*Features: Please send an email to for the full list of features for each edition.