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Below are details of recommended services, in alphabetical order, which have been shared by community members via the Whats App chat group.

Click on the relevant phone number to make a call (from your mobile phone) or on one of the business cards to call, email or visit their website.

Can anyone recommend ..... ?

Airconditioning installations / repairs / servicing

Airport shuttle service

Animal welfare organizations

Appliance repairs technician (Fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, tumble dryer, vacuum etc.)

Auto electrician


Bark chips / pieces (large and small)

  • Highfield Manufacturaing & Garden Centre (see flyer below)

  • TWK, Victoria Road

Babysitting services

Bath enamelling

Bathroom renovations

Beading shops

Bee removal

Beauty spas (local to the area or owners live in the area)

Biometric / fingerprint scanners & installation


Bird vet

  • Oliver Tatham, Veterinary House, Town Bush Road, 033 347 2504

Book swapping


Braai builder


Burglar guards

Bus rentals / hires


Cakes - edible paper printing

Cakes - cake stand hiring

Car licence renewals

Car mechanic / car servicing

Car mechanics

Car radiator repairs

Car remote repairs / battery replacement


Carpet cleaners

Car wash

Cat breeder


CCTV installation

Charities to give good quality clothes, books and magazines to

Chimney cleaner


Clock restoration

College / tutor for matric classes


Computer / laptop repairs 

Computer / IT assistance / installations

Cooking classes

Couch refurbishment

Courier services

Curtain installation

Daycare for toddlers

Dentist (one which claims from Medical Aid fund)

Dentist (general recommendations)


Distressed / injured / trapped wild animals / birds

DJ with own sound system

Dog trainer / behaviourist

Dog walkers

Domestic training courses (cooking, cleaning, childminding etc)

Dressmaker / alterations

  • Sayyash, 1 Gloucester Road, 083 654 2424 (see business card)

  • Imraan at Parklane Centre 072 067 7088

  • Zama at Hyde Park Corner in Roberts Road

  • Minna Tau Fashion House, 4 Burger Street, 078 871 7023 (see business card)

  • Janine Cochrane 082 645 6489

  • Lloyd at Laundry Dynamics, Cascades Centre, next to Clicks

  • Maya's in Boom Street next to Rosehurst

Driving schools

DSTV installer / repairs

Electric fencing


Electrical engineer

Engraving on silver jewellery

  • Tamara Frittella 072 297 2315

  • Smallprint (see Facebook and Shongweni Market)

  • Silver Penny Designs

Fencing / Walling 


Furniture restoration

Flyers (design and print)

Garage door repairs

Garden refuse removal

Garden power tools

  • PMB Power Products (sales & repairs), 24 Clough Street, 033 345 1333

Garden services

Gas geyser service

Gas refills / deliveries

Gate and gate motor repairs

Gate remotes - supply and / or program

Gate battery

Generator servicing

Geyser service

  • CA Building & Construction, Chad, 073 299 9333 (see business card)

GSM intercoms / access control / monitoring

Gutter cleaning

Hair stylist


Heat pump installer

Home maintenance

House & pet sitters

Household refuse removal (i.e. fans; irons; old furniture etc.)

Interior designer

International courier services

Internet service provider

  • Telkom

  • Afrihost

  • SAI / Seacom

  • Web Africa

Inverter installations

Jacuzzi covers

Jeweler / jewelry design

Jumping castle rentals

Kitchen design

Labour relations and employee grievance lawyer

Laminate floor contractor

Laptop screen replacement / repairs

  • Zetacom Technology, 200 Church Street, Subash 033 342 4249

Lawnmower repairs

Leaf blower hire

Leather lounge suite treatment


Maid service

Marriage officiant

  • Salvation army has a colonel who can officiate weddings

  • A magistrate / advocate / home affairs

Massage therapy

  • Head & Sole, based at Hairwaves in Roberts Road, Sandy 083 231 0738 (see flyer)

Monkey rescue

Nanny service (qualified) to look after babies

Oil painting repairs

Orthopaedic surgeon

  • Dr William Haynes, Gateway Private Hospital, Umhlanga, 031 492 1240


Panel beater

Passport applications assistance

Passport offices (hassle free)​​

  • Escourt Home Affairs

  • Pinetown Home Affairs

Perspex display stand

  • Geek Squeaks Laser Cutting (Stacey Caldecott) 082 662 2529

Pest control / white ants

Pet grooming


Photographer (outdoor shoots / portraits)

Piano tuner

Pilates studio / instructor


Pool nets and repairs

Pool services / repairs / pool pumps & repairs

Printer repairs / ink cartridges & refills

Printing of books and general documents

Printing logos onto glass

Private tutoring

  • Hands on Education, 114 Roberts Road, Catherine Troveri, 072 419 6207

Real Estate Agents

Record player repairs

Recycling and collection of of old appliances (fridges etc) and furniture

Recycling of small appliances

  • Jacqueline Lindquist (collects appliances) 060 755 5278

  • Blomeyers

  • Woolworths

Recycling bags (clear, clear with orange or light grey)

  • Victoria packaging, Victoria Road

  • Innoxa, Worq Warehouse next to Hall's, Victoria Road

  • Pick n Pay

Recycyling depots / collections in Pietermaritzburg

  • Hayfields shopping centre, in the car park

  • Wildlands recycling bins in Cordwalles school

  • Myaluza Waste Management (collections), Musa, 081 025 9525


Removal companies (with packing service)

Reporting cattle on the highway

Reptile rescue


Rescue cats

Residential / commercial building maintenance services (incl painting)

Restaurants for breakfast

Roof repairs

Rubbish removal when Municipality is on strike

  • Mlu Mbanjwa, 063 343 0070, for a small donation will remove refuse when the

      Municipality is on strike (see photo)

Rubble removal


Screen printing on fabric

Security access control

Security beams

Security camera repairs and installations

Security system installs


Sewing machine service / repairs

Slide conversions to DVD or memory stick

Snake catcher / handler

Solar power

Steam cleaning

Structural engineers

Tablecloths / throws


  • Imraan at Parklane Centre 

  • Ghela Outfitters, Liberty Mall, 033 341 9570

Tarring / paving

Taxi services



Travel agency

Tree feller

TV / DSTV installer / repairer

Tyre merchants


For labour compliance solutions (business & domestic, workman's comp, PSIRA reg)



      (also after hours emergency)

      (also after hours emergency)

  • Longmarket Vet Clinic 033 345 2291 (also after hours emergency)

  • Chase Valley Vet Clinic 033 342 2982 (also after hours emergency)

  • Veterinary House Hospital 033 342 4698 (also after hours emergency)

VHS to DVD conversion

Walling / Fencing

Wattle firewood

Website design


Wholesale nursery

Wifi installer

Wifi service provider

  • Telkom LTE

  • Afrihost


Wooden creations

Wooden floors – sanding / lime washing / restorations

Wooden furniture dealers

Wooden furniture repairs

Yoga in our area

Zumba classes

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