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    10 Best Office Chairs to Buy in Singapore | Best of Home 2020

    A comfortable office chair is a must for every office may it be a regular office or a home office. Getting the right office chair is a must because having an ideal office chair makes you more productive and focused while you work. Additionally, a comfortable office chair will help you avoid backache. Choosing one office chair out of many can be difficult, to help you choose we compiled the 10 Best Office Chairs to Buy in Singapore to make it easier for you. Table of Contents: Best Office Chairs to Buy in Singapore Vitra AM Chair Herman Miller Cosm Office Chair with Leaf Arms Fully Loaded Vhive Regis Office…

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    10 Best Fridges in Singapore to Keep Your Food Fresh (2020)

    As with buying a television, buying a refrigerator or fridge in Singapore can feel equally as daunting. As refrigerators are big purchase items, 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…

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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…

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    14 Best Mattress in Singapore for a Rejuvenating Slumber | Best of Home 2020

    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 is the right one for you? In this issue, our comprehensive mattress buying guide lists 14 Best…

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    16 Best Vacuum Cleaners in Singapore for a Dust-Free Home | Best of Home 2020

    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. Furthermore, 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, handheld and the life-changing robot vacuum cleaners. There’s even the nifty ultra-lightweight Shark vacuum which redefines cleaning (be sure not to miss out on the exclusive promo code below)! With the wave of Dyson vacuums cleaners and its lookalikes, we have more options than ever. So…

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    10 Best Garment Steamers in Singapore to Remove Creases | Best of Home 2020

    A garment steamer is a great innovation for quick and effective steaming without the hassle of ironing boards and heavy handling. Like steam irons, it has a heat-generating water tank that produces steam to instantly smoothen out wrinkles on even the most delicate of fabrics. What differentiates it versus steam irons is its stand-up rod that holds up your clothes that allows you carefully and conveniently steam through every surface and corner. It typically comes with additional accessories made for specific kinds of fabric. Some come with a brush for thicker clothes, a steam bonnet for delicate clothes, and protective gloves for added safety. If you are looking to get…

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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. Moreover, 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…

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    9 Best Wine Cooler to Buy in Singapore 2020 | Best of Home 2020

    Wine coolers can be used to chill up to 197 bottles of wine or 16, depending on the space you have to put a large cooler and how much wine you’d like to chill. They can have humidity controllers and digital thermometers to regulate the environment for optimum wine storage and protect your wine against UV damage. Check out our list of the top 9 wine coolers to buy in Singapore! Table of Contents: Kadeka 15 Bottle Wine Chiller KSJ115EW Europace 33 Bottle Wine Cooler EWC1331S Vintec Classic Series Wine Cellar 120 bottle V160SG Mayer 46 Bottles Wine Chiller MMWC46MAG Mayer 99 bottles Wine Chiller MMWC99MAG Brandt Wine Cellar 126…

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    20 Best Water Heaters in Singapore | Best of Home 2020

    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 comprehensive guide will share all that you need to know when it comes to buying a heater for your home. To put it simply, water heaters work in one of two ways. Either they keep stored hot water in a tank, or they heat the water as it leaves the tap. Each has its…

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    9 Best Dishwasher to Buy in Singapore 2020 | Best of Home 2020

    A dishwasher is a convenient way of saving yourself one household chore – just pop your day’s dishes into the machine and set it away through either a quick wash or an intensive one for a deeper clean. With glass technology, fragile pieces like glass and porcelain are protected against cracking or chipping, and some are more developed to optimise efficiency. They are available in tabletop form, can be integrated into your kitchen, free-standing, and even portable ones. Check out our list of the 9 best dishwashers to buy in Singapore!    Table of Contents: Electrolux 55cm Compact Dishwasher ESF6010BW Toshiba Mini 5L Portable Dishwasher DWS-22ASG(K)  Bosch 55cm Freestanding White…

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    15 Best Robot Vacuum Cleaners in Singapore for Effortless Cleaning | Best of Home 2020

    When we first learnt about the robot vacuum cleaner, I simply had to buy one to try it out. Trust me when I say that it is my best home investment ever! It has been saving me plenty of time that I usually take to clean the floor, and now I simply sit back and relax while the robot goes around sucking up dust and mopping my floor. I highly, highly recommend you to get one. You can even schedule cleaning times while shopping, working, or running errands without worrying about it as it has integrated sensors to avoid bumping into furniture or delicate ornaments. Some higher-end models even have…

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    10 Best Steam Irons in Singapore for Quick, Creaseless Ironing | Best of Home 2020

    Gone are the days of old-fashioned basic irons that require much time and effort from setting up the device to smoothening creases. Similar to the technological advancements in vacuum cleaners, the past few years have seen an influx in more advanced irons like steam irons and steam iron generators, providing better value for money. Whichever of the two you decide to go for, you are guaranteed superior ironing capabilities and time-saving convenience. Looking for the best steam iron in Singapore for quick and creaseless ironing? Not to worry, as we have done the research for you. In this Best of Home series, we have curated the 10 Best Steam Irons…

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    6 Best Smart TVs in Singapore | TV Singapore Buying Guide 2020

    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 television to last for years. 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, HD, or 8K? OLED or QLED? Digital TVs? Smart TVs? 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 I balance between not over-investing and ensuring the smart TV I’m getting will…

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    8 Best Aircon in Singapore to Beat the Heat (2020)

    With temperatures soaring, most homes in Singapore are equipped with aircons 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 share how to go about buying your aircon, and the 8 Best Aircon in Singapore to Beat the Heat. If you do not have time to read through the entire guide, be sure to go through at least the first two sections…

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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 machines in Singapore for your home.  This article was last updated on 5 February 2020. Washing Machine Singapore Buying Guide Table…

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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…