HDB Registered & CaseTrust renovators – Do you really need them?

You’ve heard alot of renovation nightmare stories on the media. You’ve heard of renovators who abandon the project halfway after getting their payments. And then there are stories of renovators doing shabby work that make you wonder if that’ll happen to your project as well. So, to play safe, many of us look out for accreditation…

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 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….