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    String Curtains

    neigbourhood stores. I enquire at Toa Payoh near HDB hub $85 excluding workmanship I don't know whether is that a special price because I was getting quotation for the whole house I only need string curtain for one small area & the boss said $85 for 3 meter so got to pay for whole...
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    Window Grilles

    this is the lowest quote I received so far to change whole house windows & grilles workmanship ok but windows & grilles A LOT of scratches! they are not careful when transporting. even though offer to change panels for me, but how to change for WHOLE house ? because every panel got...
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    Window Grilles

    I paid $2800 for white powder coated casement windows. grilles are 2mm double hollow tube. also 5 room resale check BCA website for list of approved windows installer. installer need apply permit before they can install for you
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    House Moving (movers) Company - Any recommendation?

    My previous mover Sharin also very good. I already engaged him twice. But he is not available on the date I want for my next move. So I have engaged Wilson (recommended above) to move for me this round. Will update you all about his service after he moved for me
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    String Curtains

    string curtains are only $85 per pack for 3 meter the rest are just mark up for workmanship I was quoted a range from $100 to $210 it depends on how much they choose to mark up
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    5-room resale - how much to do up WHOLE unit??

    the 3 most important in the house are 1. tiles (permanent fixture, must gel with everything else in the house) 2. lightings (down light & cove light, design of false ceiling, dining light all very important to create the right mood) 3. carpentry (look at the whole piece of laminate...
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    5-room resale - how much to do up WHOLE unit??

    johnson are you referring to tiles? I can't tell whether they are good materials. I only choose the design I want I was told China-made is cheaper & quality not as good. so I prefer Europe I was also told only China produced procelain tiles. So if you like procelain tiles then no...
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    Resale Flat Hunting??

    actually have you thought of attending property agent course? depending on which agency, fees are only a few hundred dollars. After that can act as your own agent and buy or sell your flat. no need to pay any agents fees. save quite a few $k
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    Resale Flat Hunting??

    But it's really subjective how much you should pay for the flat The resale price for same block of my flat can be $33k difference ! so it's a matter of willing buyer willing seller if the seller already had offers, then of course they keep asking for higher prices from next keen buyer If...
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    Resale Flat Hunting??

    yeah, I spent $7K above valuation but when the sellers moved out, they destroyed skirting for the house. So I think not worth to pay above valuation since what you see before you sign OTP may not be what you get eventually They were probably bitter because HDB asked them to take down some...
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    Reliable curtain shop

    I paid $1200+ for the following: full height day & night curtain for Master bedroom kiddy pattern curtain for children room vertical blind for study room Roman blind for dining room full height string curtain for living room partition wall full height day curtain for living...
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    5-room resale - how much to do up WHOLE unit??

    sure, when carpentry all done I will post the photos
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    5-room resale - how much to do up WHOLE unit??

    Hafary tiles are really nice. Very similar to Builder shop but much cheaper, probably because they are look-alike from China. I choose those from Spain though We wrote down the model number of all the tiles we want & place order (no need to pay) then fax one copy to my contractor &amp...
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    5-room resale - how much to do up WHOLE unit??

    we did space planning after brain storming with around 5 IDs. We gather ideas from them when we meet to discuss about the house. Of course, our fengshui master help to decide the exact space planning You need to know what you want. So do plough through home deco magazines. I get my ideas...
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    Reliable curtain shop

    is one of your quotations from D&A ? D&A is also my cheapest quote
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    5-room resale - how much to do up WHOLE unit??

    ID mark up at least 100% for everything! that's why I gave up on ID after talking to a few of them I talk to at least 5 IDs. 1 ID didn't even dare to give us a quotation because he realised we are very smart, not those blur blur 1st time owners IDs favourite customers are 1st time owners...
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    Reliable curtain shop

    did you compare price between MGL and D&A curtain? D&A also recommended by forum here I made appt to get quotations from both of them on the same day but met D&A 1st D&A gave me a good price so I confirmed them before I met MGL Jimmy textiles not cheap. they quoted me...
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    Any recommendation for Contractor (not ID pls)?

    I just scolded him yesterday so I'm not too sure I should recommend him His subcon acid wash my floor yesterday and water were dripping from all sockets & switches in my kitchen the meter box even tripped ! I was so furious he said it is expected some water get splashed on to the...
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    Any recommendation for Contractor (not ID pls)?

    I have one main contractor. the person who did the false ceiling is his sub-con. yeah, if just do false ceiling, I think more expensive even if you contact my contractor. he did whole house for me so false ceiling he didn't mark up much for lighting, pls see another thread...
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    Any good lightings shops to recommend?

    actually the shop I bought big bulk of my lightings service also quite good. It's called E-Lite at Jalan Besar, same stretch as MacDonald so can't missed them after delivery, I saw some minor scratches. I called to ask for exchange. No questions asked & they delivered the exchanged items...

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