‘Monster’ House or Loss of ‘Face’?

Jalan Angin Laut was rife with strife earlier this year with the erection of a ‘Monster’ three-storey building that overshadowed most of the Simei estate. According to a The Sunday Times report, the house will include an attic, a swimming pool and over 10 rooms, with an attached bathroom each.

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Picking Out The Right Leather Furniture

Furniture complaints have hit a record high in recent years. One common problem is sub-standard furniture, which as Mr Wan Kut Lum, 56, found out, turned out to be a flaking leather sofa. “It was embarrassing because the coating peeled off and stuck to my visitors’ legs when they sat on it,” he is quoted as saying in an interview with The Straits Times.

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BEDS.sg’s CNY Furniture Picks

Yes, it’s that time of the year again. With the Lunar New Year drawing nearer, there’s only so much you can do for some last minute sprucing up of your home. Hence, we’ve done up a furniture guide for various scenarios that you may encounter, so decorating your home will be a breeze this Chinese New Year.

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Before You Hand Over Your Keys

You’re thinking of renting out your flat to earn the extra buck, but the rules are constantly changing and it might not occur to you that becoming a landlord without constantly updating yourself on the housing scene can cost you.

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Contractor or Conman?: Time Is Money

Time is money, and when it comes to renovating your home, the more of your time your contractor wastes, the more money you’ll be doling out to him.Time has you wrapped around the contractor’s finger. After all, he’ll have nothing to lose if the project ends uncompleted. He has plenty more clients to direct his temporal, unsustainable attention to.

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Contractor or Conman?

Local contractors often hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons. Beds.sg exposes some of the dirtiest, darkest secrets of Singapore’s building and engineering construction industry in this three-part series so you’ll be well informed and prepared for any tricks a contractor has up his sleeves.

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