Ok I guess we're done with the move. Pics here. The only outstanding item now is the window blinds which came in the wrong color for the rooms, so the vendor has to come over again when he has the stock imported from Korea. Have been on leave the past 2 weeks and boy was [...]


Almost there…

The contractors have been wrapping up most of the activities this week. You can see the place coming to life now.. No major rectifications so far after the aircon guys redid some of the trunking which wasn't to our liking. Only outstanding items we're still tracking is: -Alternating lights for the living room seem to [...]

T-1 Week

We've got about a week to go before the contractors clean up the place and hand it over to us. Really looking forward to inspecting the final work. The lighting was fitted out this week and there are a few lessons for us. Firstly, we agreed to fitting lights at the main entrance and the [...]

Halfway there…

We're about halfway through the reno process. The tilers actually made some good progress against the proposed timeline but there were some other unforeseen HDB approvals that were needed so that slowed the timing down again. What you see on the right is the hole they knocked through the kitchen corner wall so you can [...]

Got the keys…

Let the transformation begin...   Some notes on potential problems: 1. Master bathroom seems smaller in real-life. Might have to drop the vanity cabinet. 2. Dependency on getting Fibre broadband setup by MyRepublic on time with the electrician since he needs to rewire everything from scratch. Might not happen since they seem to be overwhelmed [...]


So we've locked in the designer and bought a flooring package. After taking a day-off work and getting the designers, flooring guy, electrician and plumber to go do their measurements at the new place, we were presented with the first hiccup. Apparently the existing floor tiles had a protruding pattern and hence this will be [...]