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Guide to Buying a Mattress in Singapore

Guide to Buying a Mattress in Singapore

One year before we got our keys, we were already shopping for a new mattress. That was because hubby was having back pain every morning when he woke up. Hence we suspected it was the old mattress that was giving him the problem, also because it was […]

Buying a Washing Machine in Singapore

Buying a Washing Machine in Singapore

The average lifespan of a washing machine/washer is five to seven years. Therefore, it is very important to choose the right model suitable for your household needs. Here are a few questions to ask before buying a washing machine in Singapore. 1) Front Load or […]

Instant, Gas or Storage Water Heater in Singapore

Instant, Gas or Storage Water Heater in Singapore

  I love hot showers even in hot and humid Singapore. Do you? If yes, you would definitely at some point need to choose a water heater in Singapore. Read on to find out which type suits you the best. 1) Gas, Instant, Storage or Smart […]

BTO Service Yard Design (Part 2): Layout and Storage Ideas

BTO Service Yard Design (Part 2): Layout and Storage Ideas

BTO Service Yard Design Layout Service yard is usually one of the neglected areas when it comes to renovation planning. However with flats becoming smaller these days, it’s good to maximise this small space. Before conceptualising your design, know the locations of the different pipes […]

BTO Service Yard (Part 1) – Windows & Grilles or Outdoor Blinds?

BTO Service Yard (Part 1) – Windows & Grilles or Outdoor Blinds?

BTO service yard Windows and Grilles I wonder why HDB doesn’t install windows for BTO service yard. Wouldn’t the service yard feel naked? As a result, it’s common to find owners putting up windows and grilles at the service yard for these reasons: Grilles provide […]

Singapore Renovation Quotation Sample

Singapore Renovation Quotation Sample

Do you know the right questions to ask about the line items in your renovation quotation? What are the loopholes that the contractor or ID will exploit after you sign? I came across a Renotalk thread by “Mr Contractor”, a retired contractor sharing his experience. However, […]

Should you choose ID or Contractor? How to pick a reliable one?

Should you choose ID or Contractor? How to pick a reliable one?

At some point during your renovation, you need to make a decision, that is whether to engage an ID or contractor. Or if you have lots of time to spare but want to save on money, you can go for the do-it-yourself (DIY) route. So what’s the difference between […]

Singapore HDB BTO Defects Check

Singapore HDB BTO Defects Check

After keys collection, the next thing you need to do is a BTO defects check around the house. You have to fill up the HDB feedback form with your list of reported defects and submit it to the Building Services Centre (“BSC”) at your estate within seven […]

Singapore HDB BTO Key Collection Process (Before and During)

Singapore HDB BTO Key Collection Process (Before and During)

YAYS! We finally got our SMS for our BTO key collection. Gone are the days when HDB mail you the appointment letter. Do download a copy of that letter after you logged into hdb.gov.sg/myhdbpage (be sure to scroll down the page after you clicked on your […]

Renovation in Singapore (Research, Plan and Search)

Renovation in Singapore (Research, Plan and Search)

Doing renovation in Singapore? While waiting for the keys to your BTO flat or condominium, it’s good to start researching. Start early so that you don’t get overwhelmed by the insane number of decisions at the last minute. Don’t stress yourself out with a tight timeline. A […]