Extending the house – What you need to know?
Oct02

Extending the house – What you need to know?

After buying a new house, you will be all too excited about changing the outlook a bit here and there. If it is an apartment, chances are you cannot make many changes to it except for the interiors. The case however is a lot different with landed properties because you might have some spaces that you want to extend. Take note that you cannot just extend your porch or the backyard the way you like it. There are certain regulations and...

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Preparing  to paint walls
Oct02

Preparing to paint walls

Painting walls can be quite a challenging task if you are not sure how to start and what to do. There are several preparatory steps that are involved prior to starting or you might end up having to do double-work. First you need to determine the type of paint you need. There are a few types of paints which you can use and which are catered for different types of surfaces. Make sure that you have selected the correct type of paint...

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What you need to know about rainwater harvesting?
Aug28

What you need to know about rainwater harvesting?

Malaysia is a country with abundant natural resources. Made up of West and East Malaysia, all the states here experience heavy rainfall all year round. However, there has been a constant water shortage problem in recent years where residents have been facing a lot of difficulties. Despite the heavy rainfall, water shortage is still a problem for Malaysians. While the argument is that with rain all year round, water shortage should not...

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Do you need an Electrician?
Jul24

Do you need an Electrician?

During renovation, there are several areas which you can complete yourself and some areas that you must leave it to the experts. One of these areas is in the electrical aspects in which you need to consider if you if are going to hire an electrician because only he will know what is best for your set up. So what are the issues that you need to consider before engaging an electrician? Safety First – You need an electrician when you are...

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Designing a Child-Safe home
Jul24

Designing a Child-Safe home

Designing a house which is cozy and homely can be very subjective and it depends largely on your preference and personality. However, if you have children in the house, then there are certain issues that you need to be aware of before you start renovation. Cabling Standards – The ideal way to do this is to conceal all cabling. However, this might not always be possible as most of the appliances like laptops and phone chargers always...

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