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Think Before Throwing

By Kim Wong / 3 years ago

For those people who live in KL, Putrajaya, Melaka, Perlis, Negeri Ssmbilan, Pahang, Kedah and Johor, you should know by now that Solid Waste and Public Cleansing Management (SWCorp) have been announced that every family are required to segregation the household waste as of 2015 September 1, or you will be received warning letter and possibly be imposed a […]

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The Tiny House Movement

By Kim Wong / 3 years ago

Growing in popularity over the last decade, tiny houses are popping up around the country as more people decide to downsize their lives. While the structures often measure less than 300 square feet, the tiny house movement isn’t necessarily about sacrifice. While, some homeowners have discovered a small house actually leads to a simpler yet fuller […]

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5 Cheap Ways to Improve Your Rental Home Without Breaking the Lease

By Kim Wong / 3 years ago

When you rent a property instead of owning it, it can be difficult to make the place feel like your own without violating the terms of your rental agreement. Fortunately, there are some simple, non-permanent ways to add a little personality and flair to your home without busting your budget. Start by reviewing your contract […]

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Green Features: Do They Sell a Home?

By Kim Wong / 3 years ago

Your home’s solar panels and geothermal system probably seem like big selling points to you, but buyers may feel differently. Whether they’re environmentalists or not, today’s home buyers appreciate hearing about a home’s geothermal system, solar panels, Energy Star-rated appliances or LEED certification. Home builders and sellers of upgraded homes with “green” features want their […]

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Simple Romanian Garage Transformed Into a Cozy Lounge Space

By Kim Wong / 3 years ago

London-based designer Manuel Teicu recently sent us these photos of a project he recently completed in Brasov, Romania. The owners of the home wanted a warm and cozy lounge space with an eclectic vibe that would suit their young family well. Teicu turned their simple garage into their fantasy room. He covered the ceiling, flooring, and one main wall with […]

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5 Stylish & Organized Mini Apartments

By Kim Wong / 3 years ago

In today’s market, and many of the world’s major cities, space is a luxury. But that doesn’t mean your tiny apartment can’t feel beautiful, and can’t function perfectly. These designer didn’t sacrifice style for space in these tiny flats, and you don’t have to either. Transform your tiny space into one that is not only fits […]

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Famously Foldable Apartment

By Kim Wong / 3 years ago

TreeHugger and LifeEdited founder Graham Hill made headlines in 2012 with his incredible folding 420-square-foot studio, which can be shifted around and rearranged to accommodate a 12-person dinner party, two overnight guests, a home theater, and more. Now Hill has put the microdwelling on the market for $995,000—$2,369 per square foot, although those square feet […]

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Keeping A Neighbourhood Safe Through Environmental Design

By Kim Wong / 3 years ago

Safety in a neighbourhood has become a major concern by any potential home buyer, current residents and property developers alike as the value of a property can be affected if the crime is rampant in the neighbourhood. Many might think that staying in a gated and guarded neighbourhood would be sufficient to reduce the risk […]

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Finally Bought My Dream Home. What Next?

By Kim Wong / 3 years ago

Now that you have finally bought your dream home, it is time to ‘beautify’ it to make it the perfect “Home Sweet Home”, a phenomenon that can be experienced nowhere else except your one true Home.   Why Should I Renovate My Home? A house is the reflection of its owners, whether the pearl white […]

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A Window Morphs Into A Spacious Balcony

By Kim Wong / 3 years ago

There’s now a way to transform boring glass window into a balcony that will add more living space to any apartment or condominium unit. Amsterdam-based design firm HofmanDujardin has designed a “convertible” window that transforms into a balcony just by touching a button, Domain.com.au reports. The prototype was announced around seven years ago, according to […]

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