Given the high cost of home renovations in Singapore, homeowners want to be sure that they don’t incur unnecessary expenses and aren’t surprised by additional costs once they finish renovating. In order to help these individuals, we’ve identified potentially costly issues that homeowners should be cognisant of before they decide to renovate.

Last Minute Changes

To the extent that it is possible, it is important to avoid making last minute changes to your renovation plans. Besides creating a headache for your contractor, you can increase the total cost of your project beyond its original quote. For example, a seemingly innocuous adjustment such as requesting a different type of flooring material can drive up the cost of your renovation. For instance, choosing different materials, or even a different variant of the same material, can increase the cost of your renovation by hundreds of dollars. This problem can be easily avoided through