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…

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…

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….

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…

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…