Installation of Air-Conditioning units – What you MUST know?
May13

Installation of Air-Conditioning units – What you MUST know?

Air-conditioning in your home is very crucial as we are living in tropical countries where the heat can sometimes be almost unbearable. As such, you will most likely want to install air-conditioning in certain parts of your home like your bedroom and perhaps dining room in which you will need all the comfort you can find. Installing your air-conditioning system MUST be done with proper planning in the early stages of your renovation...

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Top 5 Tips in Choosing an Interior Designer
May13

Top 5 Tips in Choosing an Interior Designer

Choosing an interior designer is very much like letting someone decide the final outcome of your renovation. In a way, it is very daunting mainly because this person is one who will decide your living environment, one which you have to live in for many years (or decades) to come. As such, it is crucial to choose wisely or you might end up regretting each time you are at home which is not something really favourable. So, before you set...

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Kitchen Cabinet Specialists – How to choose a suitable one?
May13

Kitchen Cabinet Specialists – How to choose a suitable one?

One of the biggest headaches in renovation is in choosing the best company that can help to install suitable kitchen cabinets for you. If you are the person spending most time in the kitchen, then this is your area of concern because you need to be in an environment that you are comfortable with and where you can find the things you need without having to ruffle for a needle in a haystack. So, when it comes to kitchen cabinets, you...

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How to choose a suitable moving company?
May13

How to choose a suitable moving company?

And so, after months of planning and renovation, your new home is ready and you can now move in. With years of accumulated things in your current home, it is quite a challenge to bring everything over without glitches or delays. One thing for sure, there will be minor and major issues to consider but how should you choose a suitable company to move your furniture and other things from your current place to your new house? Experts...

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Tips to Finding a Good Painter
May13

Tips to Finding a Good Painter

Renovating your home is not only about building new structures and giving our home a makeover. It includes a good paint job which makes a whole lot of difference in your space. When renovating, besides choosing the right colour or shade for your walls, you need a person who can ensure that they are properly applied. As such, you should find a painter who is up for the job and like any other experts in renovation, not EVERYONE who...

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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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Checklist for Kitchen Renovation
Jul24

Checklist for Kitchen Renovation

If you are planning to give your kitchen a makeover, there are several issues that you need to deal with and that includes where to place the sink, the faucet, kitchen cabinets and others. To ensure that you do not make a decision that you could regret later, make sure you have the following checklist well thought out before designing and carrying out of any renovation works. Consider the Size – You need to first consider the size of...

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6 Things you should know about your contractor
Jul14

6 Things you should know about your contractor

Renovations can be quite daunting especially when you have a million possibilities and choices to make. The best way to start is to engage a contractor who is supposed to help you in almost every part but before you head out and make your own decisions, make sure you know what your contractor is thinking so as to ensure the whole renovation process is smooth. Your used items – It is suppose to save you on cost without needing to buy...

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