Our Reno Journey Step 15 – Final Look of Our Home <3

After procrastinating for so damn long (years in fact!), I am very pleased and relieved to say that I have finally reached the last step of our renovation journey – the sharing of the final look of our home! Yay to me! I will just let the pictures do the talking now: Living Room Dining …

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Our Reno Journey Step 14 – More Shopping and Bleeding of Money

With our house almost done, Sunshine and I went for more shopping to spruce up our home! Window Grilles: $1,538 When we were doing our renovation, one of the more common companies for window grilles was U-gate Design. We saw that there was some ongoing promotion while we were doing our research and decided to …

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Our Reno Journey Step 13 – Defects Check

Week 15 – Defects Check Up to this point, our renovation was more or less done and we were left with the minor issues here and there. Some of the defects highlighted include: Wrong installation of the toilet roll holder. We had requested for it to be about x cm above the toilet bowl but …

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Our Reno Journey Step 10 – Gas Piping and Checking of Flooring Defects

Weeks 9 and 10 – Installation of gas pipes and checking of flooring defects Our ID informed us that we would have liaise directly with Citygas for our gas piping and hence, Sunshine took leave on a weekday and “supervised” the installation of gas piping for our cooking, water heater and dryer. I was (and …

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Our Reno Journey Step 9 – Our Flooring and Painting Done!

Week 5 to Week 8 – Flooring, Electrical works and Painting After about 2.5 weeks, the tiling for our living room is done! When I first saw our living room, I was momentarily stunned. It looked so messy due to the many “marble-like” grains! Omg =.=” I regretted not listening to Sunshine and got plain …

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Our Reno Journey Step 8 – Air-con Installation

Week 4 – Air-con piping When we discussed about air-conditioning with our ID, L, he told us that we could also get aircon from his company. However, after comparing prices and thinking about it, we decided against getting it from him as we felt that in addition to the higher prices, if we encounter any …

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