Ash n Ad takes pride in being the go-to company to assist all property types with compliant designated smoking areas.

We are an owner-managed South African company that has introduced innovative outdoor ashtrays and smoking shelters, which are designed to benefit business and property owners countrywide.

We strive to provide the immediate outdoor solutions that enlighten all establishments around the promulgation of South Africa’s new smoking law.

We uphold a very strict cleaning policy and ensure our clients serviced ashtrays and designated smoking areas are maintained correctly.

Ash n Ad was founded by two brothers, Ross Burgess and Craig Burgess, both are working hard to make a difference and tackle a major international problem – the cigarette butt.

Ash n Ad is a registered BBBEE level 4 contributor with a BBBEE procurement recognition of 100%.

Why choose us

Meet the Co-Founders

Ross Burgess

DIY master, craft brewer, homemade biltong maker and passionate business owner. Ross has a unique switch which allows him watch, learn and build his own creations by hand.

Ross’s skills and responsibilities range from financial management, business accounts, financial analysis of business decisions and company operations.

“My goal is to ensure the business operates at the highest level. It’s important to me that our products and services are delivered with quality in mind.”

Craig Burgess

Enthusiastic character, art director and adventure seeker. Craig has work-travelled extensively and lived across our exciting globe.

Craig’s skills and responsibilities range from sales, product presentation, corporate and web design, marketing, business development and growth strategy.

“My vision is to create a noteworthy level of customer service that surprises our clients. I hope to build an interesting, iconic and profitable business with Ross.”

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Customer testimonials

“Good prices, ideal and worthwhile services. Excellent follow up and quick response. It has proved to be a great solution. Problem solved, thank you.”

“Definitely had a good experience with Ash n Ad. The ashtrays are effective and we recommend them. They additionally provide us with a great communication medium. Great work so far.”

“The look of the ashtray and the fact that it’s weatherproof made me choose Ash n Ad. The seamless installation was great. Ash n Ad is a very professional company that delivers good service.”

“Neat appearance and great solution to a filthy habit. Very pleasant experience, promptness and continuous feedback. I definitely recommend.”

“Absolutely wonderful product and helpful staff. Ash n Ad was very pleasant, very attentive and timeous. ”

“Quick response, friendly staff, pleasant experience and great group discount. A worthwhile product and service. The overall attitude from Ross was excellent. Thank you. ”

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