5 Clever ways newlyweds can save money with their new home

Given how expensive getting married and buying a house can get, it’s understandable why many newlyweds end up penny-pinching by the time they get to furnish their new marital home. But, did you know, you can still furnish your new home just the way you love it, without needing to break a bank? Here are 5 clever ways…

How to save on electricity bills with an energy efficient home

When renovating and furnishing new homes, many new homeowners opt for pretty and aesthetic appliances and don’t necessarily take into consideration what is the most energy efficient. Trying to save money on cheaper appliances does not translate into bill savings either as these home appliances might consume more energy and have higher operating costs. Renovating…

Reno Loan 101: Things to know before you get one

Dearest home buyers, it is understandable if a hefty amount of money has already been used to purchase your new house. Between shelling out a lump sum amount for the initial down payment and working hard to pay off your mortgage every month, there’s still an impending expense coming your way before “sweet home” becomes…

How to shop for quality furniture online

We love shopping online. I mean, who doesn’t. Things are cheaper and possibly of better quality than those sold at the local retail shops. Unfortunately, many of us also have this tendency to make bad buys. Bad buys which typically render them obsolete to us. Wrong sizes, lousy quality, mismatched products and whatever not. If…

Cut your renovation cost simply with these 5 hacks!

Home renovation, together with weddings, are two of the major affairs in our lives where their costs can easily spiral out of control without careful planning. With so many gorgeous home interiors popping up on social media and on television, it is easy to want a picture-perfect home, sometimes at the expense of your wallet. For…

5 Ways homeowners screw up their home renovation

You’ve finally obtained your ideal home, and of course you would want to renovate it and turn it into the house of your absolute dreams! You’ve spent countless hours flipping through renovation and interior design magazines and poring through interior websites, and you’re ready! However, there’s always the slightest chance that things may go awry. So,…

Reno101: How to better finance your renovation

Oftentimes, renovation comes to be one of the bigger financial investments you have to make in your life. No one is denying that it is costly — an average homeowner in Singapore aims for a renovation that looks to be a whopping SGD$60,000! But fret not! Here are 3 ways you can better finance your renovation! Step…

Reno 101: Renovating your current home? Get these 6 steps right!

Renovating a home is tough. But renovation a home you are ALREADY living in is even tougher. With all the disruptive renovation works going on, you might end up having nowhere to sleep, eat, cook or even relieve yourself properly. To avoid all these nightmares, here’s how to get yourself well-prepared! Step 1: Set the…

Reno 101: Have you got your lighting right?

Lighting is probably the last thing on your mind when it comes to renovation. But, you’ll be surprised to know, how important it actually is!😯 Lighting affects the brightness and the colour temperature of the room, which then affect the mood, the perceived spaciousness and  the design of the room. So you can imagine how…