Being in the service industry , we were always out looking for a reliable and trustworthy supplier, the issue we came across was that none of these suppliers stocked most of what we need, and we ended up buying our materials from up to 4 different suppliers at a time. This became a major issue as not only was it difficult to find the right supplier, it was impossible to stay competitive in our estimates as a result of extremely unfairly priced materials.
The service market in South Africa became saturated with 1000's of plumbers, electricians, building companies and more, which made it very difficult to build a business as you would always need to come down on pricing to be awarded a job. We realised that this is is not a sustainable business model as we would have to dilute our brand in order to stay a-float.
This is where we saw an opportunity. With the increasing need of suppliers across the nation, we had to think of a way we could utilise this opportunity and build a sustainable business that is mutually beneficial to the end user as well as the supplier. Service Companies started popping out everywhere and with the increased demand , LivingStainable.com was born.
We wanted to Provide, a turnkey solution in the space of relevant technical advise, supply of reliable and safe products and a convenient nationwide supply chain for Contractors with a national footprint. As well as any "one man in a van" companies that do not have a nationwide service level.
More people have also boosted the DIY sector as it is a cost effective solution for home owners to do some things themselves. So we went looking for products that are quality built, not too technical, easy to install, trending and competitively priced. We are able to provide technical advise as I have a strong background in plumbing, solar and other maintenance and construction industries, I also hold a red seal trade certificate and a solar qualification to aid in ensuring accurate suggestions and online assistance through our Live Chat function and clear contact details displayed on our website.
We knew that we had to go "online" as this is the easiest, most convenient way to ensure we can supply our products nationwide and provide a turnkey technical advise service.
In an effort to help boost the South African Economy we decided to source all our materials and products in South Africa, this way we help local companies, we educate locals, and create jobs. Our logistics are integrated with our system to ensure ease of use and mitigation of risk and confusion. We work with South Africa's top 3 courier companies, Courier Guy, Dawn Wing and Courier It.
Our Vision is that LivingStainable.com is the one stop shop for all your project requirements.
Our Mission is to become the #1 supplier to contractors & DIY enthusiasts no matter the task the hand.
We thank you for all the support and looking forward to building great relationships with you,
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