In Singapore, many people often have their kitchen and bathroom areas renovated first.
This is because the kitchen and bathroom are the ones that show the first signs of wear and tear.
In this article we take a look at how kitchen renovation in Singapore does not have to be tedious and expensive.
All you need is proper planning, a good eye, the help of a very reliable renovation contractor, an interior decorator if you can afford one and a very open minded attitude towards this project.
Here are a few useful tips to get your project started:
• The right attitude comes a long way. Just because you have a very limited budget, it does not mean that you make do with the ugliest of kitchen renovations.
You deserve the best – if not, at least something better.
• Quality materials make a difference. When buying the materials for your kitchen renovation, always choose ones that will endure, are sturdy and of good quality.
The longer your materials stay put, the less you spend in the future. Make sure that you get quality woodwork for your cabinets and that your hinges and locks are rust proof.
Take a look at how the drawers close, if they stick together or not. Look at the doorknob and how well it is placed.
Avoid particleboard and instead, invest in quality wood. Wood or wood veneers are always better than melamine.
Make sure that the cabinet sizes are final and will withstand changes in technology and in times. Also check that your cabinets are within arm’s length even when your little kids grow up.
If you have a high ceiling, make the most out of it. Install shelves and rows of other storage spaces.
26 July 2013
Yey! They’re back!
These tiny blue creatures will invade Singapore Cinemas starting 7 August 2013!
Sometimes watching movie is a great escape to unwind and shake off stress.
So, Sit back, relax and laugh your heart out!
The Smurfs 2 Overview
Hoping to harness the magical Smurf-essence, evil wizard Gargamel creates a pair of Smurflike creatures, called Naughties. However, only a real Smurf can give Gargamel what he wants, so he kidnaps Smurfette to force her to cast a spell that will transform the Naughties into Smurfs. Papa, Clumsy and the rest of the Smurfs reunite with their human friends Patrick (Neil Patrick Harris) and Grace (Jayma Mays) to rescue Smurfette from the wizard’s clutches.
So here’s the link to watch the official trailer of Smurf 2, click the link below.
PG — Some Rude Humor, Action
Official movie site
24 July 2013
(photo from Flickr.com)
Today, I read an article in PropertyGuru regarding latest market news.
Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) worries about the risk of rising household debts to its financial system. In a surging market price trend nowadays, a lot of Singaporean households over-borrowed in their mortgages due to banks lower rates and longer repayment terms. It was stated that 5 to 10% of Singaporean mortgagors may have borrowed more than what they can afford. They worries that those who over-borrowed, especially those household with low-income or savings may struggle to repay their mortgage if interest rates rise.
Therefore, Singaporeans needs to be very careful in taking up mortgage loans. There are a lot of things to consider. Banks also may need to practice responsible lending as well.
Owning/Buying a property is a very good investment, of course if you have the mean$. But its not the money, on how much you will earn that always matters, you need to be wise in making decision especially in taking up mortgage loan. Happy Investing!