Home & Living

Top Malaysian Interior design company bags 5 Star accolade at Asia Pacific Property Awards
The people behind Metrics Global. Image source: Metrics Global Facebook  

Metrics Global is a victorious winner the Asia Pacific Property Awards 2017-2018, one of the most prestigious industry events in the region. THE company walked away with five awards, three 5-star awards within the category ‘Interior Design Private Residence for Verge 32 Three Storey Bungalow’, ‘Interior Design Residence Show Home for Damansara City Type B1′ and…

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Opening the door to suite home living
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BY WANI MUTHIAH   PICTURE this scenario. You are away in London and in need of an important document which is in your home. No one has a spare key to your place, meaning your friends or family have no access into the premises to get the document for you. But that will not be…

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Call to create more rooftop gardens
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BY SHALINI RAVINDRAN WHEN a city needs green space but there is no room, what can it do? Go up, of course. Urban regeneration organisation Think City has embarked on a pilot project to promote the creation of rooftop and vertical gardens in Kuala Lumpur. Targeted at building owners within a 1km radius of Masjid…

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Positive energy enhances ‘Good Living’ appeal at The Estate
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Feng Shui consultant Dato’ Joey Yap gives South Bangsar’s latest luxury address the thumbs-up with a high ‘QI’ scoreboard With a strong commitment to delivering a wholesome “Good Living” environment to modern home seekers, developer Bön Estates Sdn Bhd has put tremendous focus on crafting spaces that connect with people through balance, harmony, artistry and…

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A Smarter way to upgrade home security
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What should you know about Smart Home Security Systems With so many choices in properties, there are still a few clear distinctions when it comes to connectivity, location, property pricing, as well as the safety and security features. A property owner can control the level of security applied in one’s home, such as using a…

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The do’s and don’ts of selling a home
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BY CATHY HOBBS When it comes time to prepare a home for sale, there are a number of quick and affordable fixes that can help seal the deal, while some so-called improvements may sink a sale. When it’s time to put your home on the market, there are some definite do’s and don’ts. DO: Give…

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Running out of space to keep your kitchen utensils?
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BY CINDY DAMPIER Kitchen overflowing? Try modern take on Julia Child-style pegboard Great storage solutions are born in one of two ways: in a frantic effort to make sense of an ever-expanding universe of things, or as a surrender to the knowledge that space is, in the end, limited. In the case of most of…

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Building your dream wardrobe
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CREATING your own wardrobe with the help of a builder or by buying components and putting them together means you get exactly what you need. First, measure the space you have. You need to measure the height of the walls as well as the width. Your builder can measure to fit but if you’re buying…

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Greater connectivity for better affordable living
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The largest property exposition of the nation; MAPEX by the Real Estate and Housing Developers’ Association Malaysia will be making its debut for the year from 14 to 16 April at Mid Valley Exhibition Centre, Kuala Lumpur. Opening hours is from 10.00 am to 9.00pm daily. This national level MAPEX will be participated by more…

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A quick guide to using a personal loan for home renovations
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You are a new home owner or you are looking to upgrade the home that you have been living in for the past 10 or 20 years. What financing options do you have? Unless you have carefully set aside savings for your home renovation plans, you could probably use some financial help from a home…

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