Home & Living

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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Driven to help the less fortunate
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KLANG: They belonged to different professions and backgrounds but were brought together by their compassion for the less fortunate. Calling themselves 4×4 Relief Malaysia, the group of four-wheel drive enthusiasts built cabin homes using containers and helped out in any way to ease the burden of those in need. One of the group’s stalwarts, Datin…

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Smart Guide to Choose the Perfect Sofa
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Purchasing a beautiful new house or apartment is one thing, the next step is to decorate it. One major purchase you will need is a couch (or sofas if you have a large living space) and it is worth putting in the time and effort to find just the right one for your space and…

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Small space, cosy vibe
The owner of this one-bedroom apartment added space in the living room by incorporating the patio as part of his living area. Photos: ST  

  Naval architecture graduate Jay Chia has always had an interest in design and an eye for detail, so when it came to designing his own home in Singapore, he knew what he wanted: a cosy, contemporary-style space with dark hues and earthy tones, even if the apartment was only 56sq m. Because the space is…

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Simple ideas for modern lifestyles
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BY JAROD LIM   SPRUCE up your home with modern and contemporary concepts from Crown Livin, which will feature several trendy collections at Perfect Lifestyle ‘17, home and living exhibition. The three-day exhibition will be held at Mid Valley Exhibition Centre (MVEC) from Jan 6 to 8. Crown Lifestyle Marketing Sdn Bhd marketing director KK…

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Colourtopia 2017: New Year tones
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Experts share an exclusive sneak peak at the 2017 colour trends.   By CAITLYN NG LI YUIN and NURUL ASMUI MD AZMI WE see colours in every nook and cranny of the world. They have become a major part of our lives and we cannot deny that colours play a significant role in our lives and our…

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