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…

My house is too noisy. How can I reduce noise?

Don’t we all hate it when we are trying to concentrate on something, or just yearning to get a good night sleep at home, but the house is wayyy tooo noisy? Maybe your neighbour is renovating his house, or the road near your home just have happen to attract a lot of noisy cars vrooming by. And yet,…

Style your wall art like a pro, without hiring a designer

If you’ve ever been to nicely decorated homes, you would have noticed one thing in common. They all love to make use of wall art to give the space a more sophisticated look. The artwork, type of frame, style,  size and even the position of the painting just seem to go so well together in creating the right mood…

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…

Save my home… there are awkward corners I can’t design!

Have a home with tight corridors, sloped ceilings or even structural pillars randomly planted around, that make you wonder if you’re in a maze, not a home? ‘What kind of smart alec would even design such a house?!’, you might have wondered. Don’t worry, you are not alone. Such awkward corners are fairly common. Maybe they were…

Turn your dining room into a high-end cafe for less than $3.5k

If food is the way to a man’s heart, then the dining area must be where love sits. And, it isn’t surprising that somehow eating at nice restaurants or cafes with a nice ambiance always keep you in a brighter mood. But did you know, it’s actually easy to recreate a nice ambiance, for your home dining space, just…

3 Cost-saving interior design hacks that’ll make everyone envious

There’s a common myth when it comes to interior design. A myth that convinces people of how expensive and exasperating designing a home can be. But is this myth really true? Is it really too demanding to want a beautiful home without going into a budget deficit? Guess what? Contrary to popular belief, it is still…

Here’s how to tell if your wood furniture is of good or bad quality

We all love wood, don’t we? In fact, those of us with keen eyes would probably have noticed, homes worldwide almost always have wood furniture to make the space look more beautiful. But surprisingly, not many of us seem to really understand how to select quality wood furniture, and judge if they are worth their prices. I mean,…