BENBEL
DIY with a smile

About us


Benbel has been supplying home and garden improvement and diy products since 2003.

We are committed to good old-fashioned service excellence. To make your life easuer we stock everything you'll need for home and garden diy. Even if you just need advice, Benbel's friendly and helpful staff are there to assist you.

Our product range includes paint, paint accessories, home care, automotive care, security, hardware, tools, electrical, plumbing, plants, soils, fertilizers, pesticides, garden tools, irrigation, pool care, braai & gas and more.

At Benbel we live by our motto "DIY with a smile" as we strive to give our customers excellent service, advice and a extensive product range at competitive prices for all their home & garden improvement needs.


Our story


  • 1990

Daniel Benade opens his first paint & hardware store. It was situated in an old house on the corner of Van Ryneveld and Hofmeyer Street in Strand.

  • 1992

 Our second store opens in Somerset West in 1992. It was situated in the Twin Oaks Centre, Main Road, Somerset West.

  • 1995

Having the need to expand, the Somerset West Store moves up the road to a bigger premises at 162 Main Road, Somerset West.

  • 2001

Our third store was a game changer. This store was one of the first full home improvement and diy retail store in South Africa. It combined the traditional paint & hardware store with a garden centre. This opened it's doors in 2001 and is situated in Somerset Value Centre, Centenary Drive, Somerset West

  • 2001

Having the need to expand in 2001, the Strand store moved to South Side Centre, Gordons Bay Boulevard, Strand.

  • 2003

In 2003 Daniel Benade re-branded his companies. They would now trade as Benbel. His three stores would be known as Benbel Garden, Benbel Somerset and Benbel Strand

  • 2006

Our fourth store opens in Somerset West in 2006. It was situated in Waterstone Village, Maind Road, Somerset West.

  • 2012

Due to the limited size of Benbel Somerset and Benbel Helderview and their close proximity to each other it was decided to combine the two stores and in 2012 Benbel Home & Garden opened. It is situated in 95 Main Road, Somerset West.

  • 2018

Benbel celebrated it's 15th birthday in November 2018.