Rugby player Renaldo Bothma creates HomeFixer app

CAPE TOWN - South African rugby player, Renaldo Bothma has launched an app, HomeFixer which gives people access to a range of home improvement services that can make your life simpler. 

Bothma who is more popularly known for representing the Bulls in Super Rugby and the Blue Bills in the Currie Cup has now entered the tech space as he prepares for a career beyond rugby. The rugby player acknowledges that a rugby career has a short lifespan, thus he has decided to prepare for when he can no longer continue with his sporting career. 

The idea to create HomeFixer was spearheaded when Bothma renovated his home in Pretoria. He was disappointed in the quality of service within the home improvement industry. 

Rugby player Renaldo Bothma creates HomeFixer appPicture: Namibian rugby union footballer, Renaldo Bothma. (Supplied).

Bothma then created HomeFixer, a free app offers users access to a range of service providers across the home improvement industry. 

HomeFixer currently has more than 800 verified suppliers registered on its database and users can access various services such as flooring, plumbing, construction, tilers and electricians. 

When asked what makes HomeFixer different to apps such as Yellow Pages, Bothma says that HomeFixer is an app that is built with

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