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Home Improvement Advertising

Grow your business with us!

Want to grow your business? We are Kwazulu Natal's top home improvement leads generation platform for online and print distribution. The Grapevine is extremely popular with the public and has proved to be an effective and powerful marketing tool for it's advertisers in Kwazulu Natal and surrounding areas.

If you would like to get your message out and connect with home and business owners, give us a call. We will design your advert free of charge and distribute it thoughout KZN.

Give us a call on (031) 4653-431 or complete the form and we will get in touch with you.

Why should I advertise in the Grapevine Magazine?

  • The Grapevine is a specialist product - the first publication people pickup when they are looking to improve their homes, holiday homes and business premises.
  • A household name and in business for 27 years, the Grapevine is the most comprehensive free publication in Durban.
  • Our long shelf life and convenient A5 (handbag-size, the smallest magazine is always on top of the pile) have proved to be a winning formula.
  • A proven, monitored and FREE distribution every month.
  • Distribution is staggered, giving our clients a steady source of leads throughout the month.
  • Free design of full-colour adverts and no charges for changes.
  • Informative and relative editorial content makes us unique.
  • The printed magazine is replicated online, thegrapevine.co.za is our user-friendly website for greater exposure.
  • We consistantly monitor and optomise our site for Google and other search engines as well as leverage Google Adwords.
  • Regular, long-term advertisers (some since inception) are proof that advertising in The Grapevine works - and their testimonials back that claim.
  • The Grapevine is committed to service excellence in all departments from the quality of the adverts, printing and distribution, to the relations we build with each advertiser.

Can I submit an editorial to the Grapevine Magazine?

Yes, the centre spread in the magazine and "Center Of Attention" editorial is available to companies who want to profile their business, be it for a milestone celebration, for the launch of a new product or for promoting a special deal, making that company the Centre of Attention that month.

Magazine Distribution

Below is a breakdown of the suburbs to which The Durban Grapevine Magazine is distributed every month.

Section Areas Copies Distributed
Amanzimtoti 1 Amanzimtoti; Athlone Park; Umbogintwini 3 269
Amanzimtoti 2 Illovo Beach; Winklespruit; Astra Park; St Winifreds; Doonside; Illovo Glen; (Kingsburgh) Warner Beach; Doonside; Doonheights; Shulton Park 4 180
Berea North Musgrave; Essenwood; Windermere; Morningside; Overport; Stamfordhill; Greyville; Puntans Hill; Kenilworth. 8 577
Berea South Glenwood; Carrington Heights; Bulwer; Westridge; University; Manor Gardens; Umbilo (above Fielden Drive). 5 541
Bluff 1 Brighton Beach; Grosvenor; Ocean View; Fynnlands. 6 920
Chatsworth Mobeni Heights; Havenside; Umhlatuzana; Kharwastan. 4 878
Durban North 1 Somerset Park; Prestondale; Herwood Park; Upper Umhlanga; Lower Umhlanga; Upper La Lucia; Lower La Lucia; Sunningdale; Glen Anil; Glen Hills. 5 850
Durban North 2 Virginia; Glenashley; Broadway; Athlone; Prospect Hall; Umgeni Park; Parkhill; Redhill; Rosehill. 7280
Highway 1 Crestview; Crestholme; Waterfall; Forest Hills; Everton; Assagay; Botha's Hill; Hillcrest; St Helier 5570
Highway 2 Gillitts; Winston Park; Emberton; Kloof; Maytime; St Mary's 5 903
Highway Bulk Drops 197
Isipingo Isipingo Beach; Isipingo Hills 1 500
Merebank Treasure Beach 300
Montlands Yellowwood Park; Montclair (above Anleno Road) 1 995
North Coast Ballito; Westbrook; Bulk Drops 2 500
Pinetown 1 The Wolds; Berkshire Downs; Cowies Hill; Cowies Hill Park; Central; Manors; Padfield Park; Stapleton Road 5 486
Pinetown 2 Caversham Glen; Ashley; Pinelands; Hatton Estates; Farningham Ridge; Highland Hills. 4 975
Phoenix 1 and 2 Cambellstown; Centenary Park; Starwood 1 433
Phoenix 3 Sunford; Broadlands; Mt Edgecombe 1 683
Queensburgh Northdene; Escombe; Malvern; Moseley 7 300
Umgeni South Sherwood; Westriding 700
Westville 1 Atholl Heights; Chiltern Hills; Dawncrest; Grayleigh; Beverly Hills; Berea West; Essex Terrace; Dawncliffe; Devon Terrace; Mottramdale; Jan Hofmeyr 6 172
Westville 2 Reservoir Hills 4 300
Pietermaritzburg Athlone; Northern park; Chase Valley; Oak Park; Montrose; Wembley; Clarendon; Blackridge; Boughton; Hilton; Leonards; Hilton Gardens; Worlds View; Winterskloof; Howick 8 000

The place to ADVERTISE your home improvement business to get the BEST results in Durban!

The Grapevine has been a very effective marketing tool - we recommend it to any business looking for new clients
Justin Mc Garry, Alliance Security
0312058690
Established advertising business, compact advertising booklet and fixed drop off time schedule. Being able to deal with responsible people.
Robbie Moore, Mend-A-Bath International
0312626143 / 0828825826
Handy size book, good response, well-known and reliable.
Roan Campbell, Wonder Bars
0317660027 / 0823743774
Good response from nicely presented adverts. Distribution is good.
Maureen, Gutterwise
0844544083
Good content, good response - it’s a popular publication
Jan Van Der Merwe, Design-A-Deck
0837763130
Reliable professional coverage. Response from customers
Gordon Scott, Pave Seal
0319164205 / 0836551730
Great service, advertising works and co-operative staff. Advertising works.
S.U Hoosen, Silver Lining.
0312072410 / 0839268386
Good exposure, handy magazine size, reputation for having a variety of home products. The magazine is well known and distributed to people's homes on a regular basis.
Karen Maiden, Ecology Plastics
0315694305 / 0823211032
Our advertising in this mag is effective – bottom line. Advert "life" is longer than other similar mediums. Our advert reaches our specific target market via this medium and is effective in generating enquiries.
Glenn Jones, Built in Concepts
0315791725 / 0824666503
The Grapevine is a well established medium when it comes to marketing our product/service. This magazine is widely distributed and user-friendly. The wide exposure this magazine warrants.
Manoj Manilal, Precast & Razor Wire Specialist
0314015888 / 0832747083
Popularity of Magazine, good service and comprehensive guide for home reconstruction. Prompt service"
Dinisha, All Steel Fencing
0861777576 / 0798816927
Assured distribution - The Grapevine gives me consistent leads.
Peter Bresler, Magnador
0219310150 / 0827776019
Professional service and excellent quality. Excellent feedback from advert.
Leon Mandhiri, Magnum
0314014533 / 0837782408

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