This week we meet the Owner of Redd Tile in Platinum Park, the bubbly Daniel Maistry
Tell us a little about yourself
I am Daniel Maistry, 36yrs old. I’m happily married to Varsha Maistry. Something very few people know about me is that I am a Sunday School teacher and my favourite sport is Martial arts.
What do you do for a living?
I’m the co-owner of Ballito’s first Tile Store – Redd Tile, in Platinum Park, Douglas Crowe Drive. We Specialize in the supply and installation of some of the world’s finest tiles, (porcelain, ceramics, travertine, marble, etc) we also supply wooden laminates, cement screeds, floor coatings & vinyl flooring.
We supply homes in estates such as Zimbali, Simbithi, Dunkirk, Brettenwood, Prince’s Grant etc. and pride ourselves in top quality product that is backed by the factories they are manufactured in. Our recommended installation teams have been tried and proven over a number of years before being accredited as approved. This is to ensure that total quality in managed throughout our valued clients tiling experience. We also take on massive corporate projects, one of our national corporate clients is Hyundai.
How long have you stayed/worked in Ballito?
We have been in Ballito for the past 9 years
What would be your favourite place to have a good meal in Ballito?
My wife and I love the warm, homely food of Primi Plantations
Best place for sun-downers in Ballito, on a Friday afternoon, after a hectic week?
We enjoy the vibe at the Hops in Ballito
Your top 3 venues or places in and around Ballito?
The Litchi Orchard, Ballito Main Beach & Waterberry
Name 3 places where you would take an international guest or out of town friend in South Africa?
Cape Town – Hermanus for the whale watching
Saint Lucia / Hluhluwe – for the beautiful wetlands & wildlife
Drakensberg (Blyde River Canyon) – Awesome, breath-taking views
What is your best spot to get away from it all less than 2 hours away from home?
Margate or anywhere on the South Coast
If you could have any 3 people around for a splash-out meal at your home, who would you invite ?
Our friend, South Africa’s first Masterchef, Deena Naidoo (He’ll have to get there 2 hours early to start cooking).
Politician, Julias Malema, I really need help fixing my dining room table.
Comedian, Trevor Noah, Just because he’s such good friends with Julias
Who would you like to see profiled on Profile Fridays?
John Walker Pools
Favourite Sports Team – Manchester United
Best place to spend R50 – Mugg & Bean
Favourite Car (even if it’s a dream car) – Aston Martin DBS
Blackberry or iPhone – iPhone
Your top 3 fav websites – CNN.com , Comedycentral.com, Apologetics.org