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Retail services offered at Bildware

Life is as beautiful and safe as you make it, so it is only natural for to aspire to high quality, striking aesthetics and dependable security.

Lifestyle is at the heart of Bildware’s drive to promote the finest door handles, related accessories and high-tech locks as stylish finishes for inspirational home interiors, not forgetting innovative corporate environments too.

While the architectural ironmongery budget of a new or renovated home can add up to a fair percentage of the overall building budget, a new set of door or cupboard handles can also give a room or home a magical facelift.

Bildware’s capable showroom assistants can assist you in formulating a budget based on the plans for your home and the style you want to create.

Here are some helpful hints to keep in mind the next time your purchase handles:

  • Solid brass handles that are plated to different finishes are more durable
  • Satin Chrome is a very popular finish because it blends in beautifully with contemporary style architecture and living
  • For a similar look and feel on a budget, go for a Stainless Steel door handle. Satin Chrome and Stainless Steel handles both require minimal maintenance. Stainless Steel is also ideal for homes at the coast

Bildware is proud to be associated with local ironmongery suppliers such as Dorma, Assa Abloy, DCLSA, Cisa and Doorware. Suppliers to Bildware of bathroom accessories include Kimberley Clarke and Bobrick. World renowned Italian brands, Manital and Reguitti, are also available from Bildware.

In addition, Bildware has an extensive general hardware and building materials section, including:

  • Makita and Bosch Power Tools
  • Stanley Tools
  • Paint and Paint Accessories -  A Plascon Trade Counter is conveniently located at Bildware Natal in Hunter Street
  • Polycell

Project services offered at Bildware

The specification of architectural ironmongery for commercial projects and lifestyle developments is a specialised trade, requiring the skills of professional consultants.

To this end, Bildware is highly regarded by architects and interior designers in KwaZulu Natal for the professional manner in which they conduct business and facilitate the projects that have been awarded to them.

Bildware has a designated team of people on the road calling on the industry and consulting on architectural ironmongery that is best suited for projects, facilitating a seamless service in composing door schedules based on the project drawings supplied and the pricing of bills.

Selvin Govender, Managing Director of Bildware, says: “Understanding the manufacturing process is an important learning curve in our line of business, especially when it comes to production schedules and factory lead times.”

Bildware project consultants therefore work closely with architects, interior designers, quantity surveyors, other industry players and home owners to provide this skilled specification service.

On delivery, each project is packed door by door and clearly marked according to the final door schedules to ensure trouble-free installation.

Bildware has proudly supplied the architectural ironmongery for these projects:

  • King Shaka International Airport, Durban
  • The Six-Star Fairmont Hotel, Zimbali
  • Moses Mabida Soccer Stadium, a 2010 host stadium in Durban
  • Pearl Don in Umhlanga
  • Golden Horse Casino, Pietermaritzburg