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…

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 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…

Save $400 by doing your own HDB BTO defect inspection!

Hey there! Have you just gotten the keys to your BTO flat? If that’s a yes, then congratulations on getting your new home, and for getting a new “mission” of checking your BTO for defects. Probably the easiest solution to this mission is to hire someone else to do the inspection job for you. But that’s gonna cost you at least $400…

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…

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…

5 Awesome bathroom designs for the bathroom singers

If you’re a frequent bathroom singer, you’ll know the ambience of the bathroom sets the mood for the bathroom stage. So here they are, the 5 bathroom designs that’s sure to set you on your singing spree and train you to be the next big star! The bathroom for the lovebirds For those lovebirds, this open…

What’s your work saying about your home design style?

Your working style can give you a hint on the home design style that suits you. Find out what your working style has to say with this personality quiz!   Check out the rest of the home design styles below! Art Deco If you and your work table are always nicely decorated and “beautied” up, then you…