The story of BAKERS D.I.Y. then known as "BAKERS GENERAL DEMOLISHERS" started way back in 1956, when Mr Amod Jooma then only 19 years old, opened his 50 square meter store in Jacobs Road, Clairwood.
In the early days business was mainly selling secondhand timber and basic hardware. A few years later he was joined by his brother Yusuf Jooma, who diversified the business into doing demolishing.
In the year 2000 Amod Jooma's Sons, Abdul Kadir and Imraan stepped into the scene. These two young energetic entrepreneurs saw an opportunity to transform BAKERS GENERAL DEMOLISHERS into a D.I.Y. BUILDERS HYPER and thus the birth of BAKERS D.I.Y. The new BAKERS D.I.Y. was finally a family dream realised to have the first independent self service D.I.Y. store in Durban. This new store boasted the "ONE STOP D.I.Y" concept which catered for the needs of major construction companies D.I.Y. enthusiasts or even somebody just replacing a tap washer.
Today BAKERS D.I.Y is one of Durban's leading hardware and building supplies company with a trading area of 5000 square meters and a product range consisting of over 15000 line of items. Although the BAKERS D.I.Y. was a realisation of a family dream it was not the zenith of their aspirations, thus the first of many smaller retail outlets catering for the needs of local communities was opened in September 2004 in the suburb of Amanzimtoti on the KwaZulu Natal South Coast. With this store well on it's way another store was opened in March 2005 at the Montclair Shopping Center in Montclair South of Durban. Today Bakers DIY boast a chain of five stores OUR MISSION