Reduce your electricity bills with these 7 hacks!

With the rising costs of producing electricity, it’s inevitable that our energy bills are set to increase as well. In fact, here in Singapore, electricity tariffs have already been increasing for the second consecutive quarter. Will this increasing trend continue? Highly likely. But, did you know you can reduce your electricity bills, without making alot of…

Is your home really safe for your young child?

Having a child in the house means we need to be extra cautious about making our interiors childproof. Many of us like to think we are thorough enough in childproofing our house, and that as long as someone’s physically watching over the young kid, they will be fine. But, did you know, accidents can still happen to…

Make your living room designer-ish with the right coffee table

When it comes to decorating your living room, the coffee table is almost a must. It forms the centerpiece of your living room set up, and can easily make or break the design of the entire space. So, here’s how to design your coffee table, like a pro! Step 1: Choose the right coffee table…

9 Most popular questions on renovation answered

Renovating your home for the first time can be bombarding. You have to get the keys to your new home, do defects checking, design your new home, select renovator, plan your finances and monitor the renovation. If you’re absolutely new to renovation, deciphering all these tasks can prove to be way too time consuming and…

5 Things to check before signing your renovation contract

Have you finally found the right renovator for your home? If that’s a yes, then signing the renovation contract will probably the next thing you’re worried about. Your signature on the contract represents that you are legally liable to pay for the renovation, according to the terms stated on it. And since renovation is considerably…

5 Things to check in a resale home before you buy it

Buying a home is tedious. Buying a resale home is even more so. From hunting for a good unit in a good location, to settling all the paper works, there are tons of things you need to take care of.  But none of these really matter if the resale house you are ready to buy…

Should you shop online for your new home?

The likes of Taobao, Amazon and many other e-commerce stores have opened up our home shopping experiences to a whole new level. There are certainly plenty more options to shop your home furnishings from, than ever before. And given that many of these online stores offer really competitive prices, it’s little wonder why everyone is…

5 Hidden costs of renovation and how to avoid them

So, you’ve gone through your home renovation scope with your renovator countless times. You think you have all grounds covered. Surely, with all these preparations, there shouldn’t be any reno issues, and your budget shouldn’t overrun, right? Or so you thought. Even with all these preparations, there is still a chance your renovation budget may overrun….

How to buy the right air conditioner for your home

With the hot weather that we are “blessed” with all year round, it’s little wonder why most of our homes need an air conditioner. But given the huge variety of options available in the market, choosing a good air conditioner for yourself can get bombarding, especially if it is your first time buying one. So,…