Tag: BTO

Aircon with Gain City (Review): Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

Aircon with Gain City (Review): Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

This review of Gain City and our air-conditioner (“air-con”) is a long time coming. However, I have learned that for most household appliances, especially big ticket items, it takes a while for true colours to show. Same for big companies. At the time of our…

What Kitchen Appliances to Get? (Reviews included)

What Kitchen Appliances to Get? (Reviews included)

We had to consider the kitchen appliances we were getting as we designed the kitchen cabinets. Here’s a list and my review of kitchen appliances: electrical appliances, power points, and miscellaneous items such as the sink. What model to get? Where to place them? Before…

Kitchen Cabinets Design for HDB Flats

Kitchen Cabinets Design for HDB Flats

Kitchen was a big part of our renovation process. From an empty space with only HDB flooring to a well-equipped kitchen for whipping up delicious home cooked meals, much thought was put into the kitchen planning. Other than to look good, a kitchen has to…

HDB BTO Toilet Acrylic and Lighting

HDB BTO Toilet Acrylic and Lighting

We bought our toilet ceiling lights from Taobao, a minimalism square of white light, at a fraction of Singapore’s price. The design was nice but we should have bought the warm white instead of cool white. We loved the warm lighting in our previous rented…

Should you opt for HDB Flooring and OCS?

Should you opt for HDB Flooring and OCS?

Opt for HDB Flooring and OCS? When balloting for a BTO flat, one of the major decisions to make initially is whether to opt in for the optional component scheme (“OCS”). Basically, you have to decide whether to “purchase” and include optional items such as…

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…

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 My HDBPage (be sure to scroll down the page after you clicked on…