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Welcome to Mica, the DIY Experts. Mica is the home of “Let us Show You How” and one of Sub-Saharan Africa’s largest hardware franchises. At Mica we specialize in hardware, power tools, paint, garden, pool care, building supplies, bathroom, outdoors and much more.

With over 140 stores nationwide, Mica stocks 260 famous high quality brands such as Bosch, Plascon, Dulux, Ryobi, Ellies, Yale and many more, all to help you with your DIY (do it yourself) and home improvement needs.

Browse our website and discover a myriad of exciting things such as our promotions, which brands we stock, what services we can offer you, some handy DIY hints and tips as well as your nearest store for your convenience!

Handy Hints & Tips

A riveting tale… how to use pop rivets

Rivets of various types and sizes have been and are used in a wide variety of applications. In this feature we are going to look at pop rivets (also known as blind rivets) that you will find in Mica stores…

Simple fixes – resealing around a kitchen sink

When you think sink, think water… soapy water, dirty water, food particles, dishwashing liquid – and that is why it is essential, particularly if you have melamine countertops, to ensure the seal around the rim of a kitchen sink is perfect…

A swinging affair… how to replace door hinges – safely!

Aluminium, stainless steel or brass hinges are generally corrosion-resistant, but mild steel hinges can corrode over time, particularly if they […]

DIY Bird Bath Maintenance

Tired of your bird bath turning green too quickly? Here is a helpful guide on how to seal your cement […]

Simple fixes – replacing shelf edging

Replacing damaged shelf edging is one of the easiest and most rewarding repairs you can do around the home. Here’s […]

Simple fixes – repairing the sealing around a basin

The key to fixing the problem we are discussing here is to ensure that every last bit of mould is […]

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