Following my last post regarding renovation tips, I got a few enquiries on the comparison between interior designers and contractors. Most people would be more familiar with ID because they have showrooms or are located at shopping malls for walk in enquiries. For contractors, it’s always word-of-mouth because they don’t publicise their services to end customers and mostly do projects for businesses and even IDs.

To get everyone more familiar with both terms, I am listing the differences here.

1) Price

I was pretty hardworking and went to 5 different IDs to get a price indication of renovation. Boy, was I completely shocked. A basic 4 room for cost around $40k to $50k is no joke for any couple. Not including the banquet, photography …