10 Practical TV Feature Wall Designs in Singapore that Look Really Good Too

Being practical in your home design is a must, especially when you lack the space. But functionality without form is blah and boring. And that’s especially the case for TV feature walls, which, as their name suggests, ought to be well, a feature. If you are looking to make a statement in your own home,…

7 Handy Add-Ons You Won’t Mind Having in Your Small Kitchen

Our kitchens may be small, but they shouldn’t be basic. These handy extras will give a boost to a small kitchen, maximising the spatial utilisation while adding to its efficiency and functionality.1. Pull-down cabinet system In a small kitchen, you will want to add as much storage as possible. Having cabinets that reach all the…

Shower Screen Vs Shower Curtain: Which to go for in the Bathroom?

When it comes to renovating your bathroom, one of the questions we inevitably run into is whether we should go with a shower screen or a shower curtain. Designs: The Merry Men Interiors (left) and Chapter 3 Interior Design (right) With shower screens, glass is the most common (get good quality tempered glass for extra…

These are the Trending Colours to Use in Your Home in 2020

Every year, colour and paint experts announce their Colour of the Year. Whether it’s a bid to sell their less popular paints or real research into consumer sentiments, everyone gets really excited by them.At Renonation, we too are suckers for trends. So we’ve decided to put together some of 2020’s coolest colours, according to the…

9 Stunning HDB Executive Maisonette Homes that Look Like Landed Property

HDB Executive Maisonette (EM) homes are like the unicorns of the Singapore property scene—embodying a certain magical quality that has everyone wanting one of them. The only difference between these double-storey public housing wonders and the mythical creatures is that they really do exist, despite their rarity. They might go the way of the dodo…

Ask the Experts: Setting Up a Home Theatre System in Your HDB Flat

Setting up a home theatre system in your HDB flat is an indulgence you should consider investing in, whether you are a movie buff or are just looking to add a little more oomph to your home entertainment. Design: Jesigns Interior Design Because we are no experts, we roped in a couple of home theatre…

A Comprehensive Guide to Buying a Vacuum Cleaner

In search for a vacuum cleaner and don’t know where to start? Want to know whether you should get a robot vacuum, a handstick or a canister model? Here’s what to know before committing yourself to these sucking machines.What To Consider When Buying a Vacuum Cleaner Image courtesy of Bosch Storage spaceHow much space do…

15 Simple Ways to Start Reducing Your Carbon Footprint at Home

In Singapore, like the rest of the world, there has been a lot of talk about the global climate crisis, and an even louder voice calling for greater efforts to combat climate change. As individuals, it’s important that we don’t think this issue is too big for us. We can make a difference by adapting…

20 Things to Throw Out of Your Home Before 2020 (and where to toss them)

So you want a home that sparks joy. Start by conquering the clutter. A clutter-free home reduces stress and promotes a sense of tranquillity. You will feel lighter, healthier and ready to welcome the new year. Ready to purge? Grab the trash bag and let’s get started.At the entryway Avoid overstuffing your shoe compartments when…

8 Unusual Kitchen Backsplash Ideas that are Not Tiles or Glass

If you are looking to make an impression in your kitchen, consider taking the road less travelled with your backsplash choice. Because it’s a relatively small aspect of the cooking space, an unconventional option is relatively risk-free.Think beyond tiles or glass, both of which while popular and practical materials for a kitchen backsplash, can be…