It’s the quintessential journey for almost every Singaporean couple – apply for a BTO flat, get engaged, get married, get a house and then have kids. So if you’re reading this, congratulations on checking off those milestones! But that also means that you’ve recently had to pay your remaining downpayment for your house and probably a wedding, which is not exactly small expenses, to say the least.
It is an open secret that renovation costs in Singapore don’t come cheap. Doing minimal renovation works like replacing floors and fixing some old electrical systems can cost you less than $20,000. But if you’re looking to design your whole unit into an inspired theme or aesthetic that requires extravagant reno works, the bill can go upwards from $30,000 to $100,000 and beyond.
Now, after getting the keys to your house, you’re probably scrambling to find ways to lower your renovation costs, after creating a massive hole in your wallet. Here are some ways you can easily cut down on renovation costs without having to sacrifice too much on creating your dream home.