8 Things You Need to Know about Water and Sanitary Plumbing Maintenance for Your HDB Apartment

#1. There are 2 types of plumbing systems in every apartment Project: Escapade Studios A plumbing system is made up of pipes which carries 2 types of water; the supply of clean drinking water while the other is for discharging of used or waste water. #2. Aside from you, the PUB and Town Council is…

Video: All You Need to Know about Purchasing a new HDB Apartment in 1 Min

Design: Rezt Relax InteriorIf you are a first-time homeowner, getting a new HDB flat can be quite a daunting process! To guide you, HDB has setup a very comprehensive site which detailed what you need to know before getting a new flat. Unfortunately, the site is strewn with too much information and hence, you have…

9 Things Every First-Time HDB Homeowner Must Know Before Renovating their Flat

Design: Design NEU#1. Only engage renovation professionals from the Directory of Renovation Contractor (DRC) You may earn a fine of up to $5,000 and other penalties if you did not engage renovation professionals from DRC, since only renovation professionals listed in the DRC are authorized to carry out HDB renovations. Do you know? Renovation companies…

6 Simple Hacks To Reduce Your Home Renovation Costs

1. Keep personalisation to the minimal Design: Fuse Concept In general, some renovation works, such as carpentry works (which cost somewhere S$100-S$500 per foot run), made to tailor wrought iron fence, gate, grille and railing, will ramp up the cost of renovation significantly. These costs are very expensive because of the time, the skills and workmanship,…

What You Need to Know When Renting an Apartment with a Pet

Design: Aestherior#1. There are different pet rules when it comes to different types of housing HDB public housing has stricter pet ownership rules. It is illegal (although loosely enforced) to keep any cat and only 1 dog is allowed in a flat. In addition, no written approval is needed for keeping a dog as long…

How to Solve the 5 Most Common Home Maintenance Problems

A well-renovated apartment will still deteriorate over time due to fair wear and tear. Here are some of the 5 most common maintenance problems faced by homeowners, and what you can do about them! Design: Glamour Concept #1. Ceiling Leaks What caused the leak?When the waterproof membrane and concrete screed breaks down, the water seeps…

8 Appliances You Can Do Without in a Minimalist Kitchen

Due to the small footprint of the modern kitchen, many homeowners have decided to go for a minimalist kitchen. However, having a minimalist kitchen does not mean that you have to give up your ability to cook delicious meals. In actuality, having a clutter-free kitchen makes it much easier to whip up a meal.To set…

6 Surprising Kitchen Places and Tools that might be Dirtier than a Toilet

Design: EightytwoAccording to  Dr. Charles Gerba, a microbiologist and professor at the University of Arizona, the kitchen is more germ-infested than the bathroom! In fact, a typical kitchen houses some of the most germ-infested areas and items in the house. Hence, it is critical that homeowners clean these place or get these items replaced since…

REVIEWING: GPS Location Tracker Device for Loved Ones – Does It Really Work?

What are GPS location trackers?They are devices which make use of the Global Positioning System (GPS ) to remotely pinpoint the location of an entity with the longitude, latitude, ground speed, and course direction. With GPS, it is possible to locate the device’s position with an accuracy between 100 to 10 meters for most devices….