• Oven Singapore Buying Guide
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    2020 Oven Singapore Buying Guide + Best Oven in Singapore

    One of the key household appliances in your kitchen other than your fridge would be your oven. Before buying my own oven, I thought, how difficult could it be to choose an oven? An oven is just an oven, isn’t it? Well, yes and no. Today’s modern ovens come with a variety of cooking functions, designs, and features. You will want to choose the right oven to fit your cooking needs and lifestyle habits. So here is all the information you need to know. Our oven Singapore buying guide will help you to buy the right oven for your home and show you which are the best ovens in Singapore…

  • Water Heater Singapore Guide
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    2020 Water Heater Singapore Guide: Best Water Heaters in Singapore

    After a long day at work, nothing feels quite as rewarding as standing under a hot shower or a warm soak in the bathtub. Needless to say, the water heater is an essential appliance for the modern home. But how exactly does it work? How do I go about buying a water heater in Singapore? This water heater Singapore guide will share with you all that you need to know when it comes to buying a water heater for your home. To put it simply, water heaters work in one of two ways. Either they keep stored water (in a tank) hot, or they heat the water as it leaves…

  • Vacuum Cleaner Singapore buying guide
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    2020 Vacuum Cleaner Singapore Buying Guide + Best Vacuum Cleaners in Singapore

    I remember the first vacuum cleaner I used. It was my mum’s Rainbow vacuum cleaner. While I must say it was really effective, lugging it around was quite a painful task. It was corded and heavy and noisy and made cleaning generally, a big chore. Fast forward to today and there are so many types of vacuum cleaners in Singapore – wireless, bagless, robot and handheld. With the wave of Dyson vacuums cleaners and its lookalikes, we have more options than ever. So how do I go about buying a vacuum cleaner in Singapore for my home? Let our vacuum cleaner Singapore buying guide show you, comprehensively.  This article was…

  • Dryer Singapore Buying Guide
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    2020 Dryer Singapore Buying Guide: How to Buy a Dryer for your New Home

    For busy working adults, finding time to dry your clothes on a clothesline in the sun seems almost impossible. And it just seems sad to spend your weekends, well, doing laundry. A dryer is convenient and a huge time saver. The biggest advantage is that you can do your laundry at any time of the day, even when it is raining cats and dogs outside. Clothes dried in the dryer also require less pressing, which means ironing gets easier. That being said, clothes dryers do take up quite a bit of power. And like buying a washing machine, TV or fridge, buying the right dryer in Singapore can be quite…

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    2020 Washing Machine Singapore Buying Guide + Best Washing Machine to Buy

    If there is one invention I cannot live without, it is the washing machine. Washing machines save us so much precious time and the arduous toll of washing our laundry by hand. But as with buying a fridge or buying a television, it can be quite tricky to pick the best washing machine in Singapore suited for your use. In this issue, we introduce our 2020 Washing Machine Singapore Buying Guide, which will help you navigate through the many brands and models out there to find the best washing machine in Singapore for your home.  This article was last updated on 5 February 2020. Washing Machine Singapore Buying Guide Table…

  • Refrigerator Fridge Singapore Buying Guide
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    2020 Fridge Singapore Buying Guide + Best Fridge to Buy in Singapore

    As with buying a television, buying a fridge in Singapore can feel equally as daunting. As a fridge is a big purchase item, you will want to buy a good fridge that will last. The average life expectancy of a fridge is a decade or more, and you will want your investment to be worth it.  When it came to buying my fridge for the new home, I initially thought I could figure it out just by visiting a consumer electronics store. But the rows of options made it an even bigger challenge. There are so many fridge brands, configurations, sizes, features… it felt impossible to figure it out on…

  • TV Singapore Buying Guide
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    2020 TV Singapore Buying Guide + Best TV to Buy in Singapore

    Buying your TV in Singapore might seem like a straightforward task, but in reality, it’s not the case. Unlike a toaster oven, you want your TV to last years to come, so you will want to get it right. But when we were buying a TV for our new home, I was overwhelmed. There are so many TV models, with its own specifications and pricing. Ideal TV size? 4K or HD? OLED or QLED? What is HDR? Contrast ratio? Digital TV? Smart TV? What is all this jargon? Is there a simpler way to buy a TV? On top of that, new models get launched ever so often. How do…

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    2020 Mattress Buying Guide: How to Buy the Best Mattress in Singapore

    Most of us know that getting a night of restful sleep is important for a productive day ahead and that a good mattress can help to achieve that. But when it comes to buying a mattress in Singapore, most of us do not know our way around it. There are so many mattress brands and literally thousands of different mattresses you can buy. And with the wide range of prices ranging from under $100 to $20,000 and above, how does one know what is the right amount to spend on a mattress? Which mattress is the right one for you? In this issue, our mattress Singapore buying guide will show…

  • Aircon Singapore Buying Guide
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    2020 Aircon Singapore Buying Guide: Buying the Best Aircon in Singapore

    With temperatures soaring, most Singaporean homes are equipped with an aircon to defend ourselves against the heat. While considered to be an essential appliance for every new home, buying an aircon in Singapore might not be very straightforward. And like a fridge, washer, or television, you want to make sure you buy the right air conditioner for your home. Here is our aircon Singapore buying guide that will tell you how to buy your aircon, and which is the best aircon to buy in Singapore. While I hope you read through the entire guide, if you do not have time, make sure to go through at least sections 1 (quick…

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    The Average Cost of Home Renovation in Singapore + Saving Tips

    Getting the keys to your first home? To help you budget, we share the average cost of home renovations in Singapore and the breakdown of each category – from carpentry, plumbing to furniture. Your home is likely to be the most expensive thing you purchase in this lifetime. Having your own home is a huge milestone in your life, and one of the most exciting things you can experience as a couple. It comes as no surprise that many couples want their house to look as good as possible. On average, couples spend $50,000 – $60,000 to renovate their new BTO home. To help you better budget for your home…

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    Everything you Need to Know to Buy your First Home – A Complete Guide

    In this issue, let us share with you our personal experience in buying our first home in Singapore, and all the research and considerations, decisions that went along with it. I remember the exhilarating feeling of buying our first home. It is one of the biggest, if not the biggest purchase of your life! There’s a lot that goes into buying a home – from choosing the right type of home, picking a good location, to financing it and choosing the right home loan. In this issue, I’ll share our personal experience of buying our first home, along with the things I learned along the way, hoping to help you…