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Friday, 29 May 2020 14:05 PM

Preventing a termite infestation in your house

Termites are found throughout the world, and they play a vital role in the ecosystem by recycling dead organics. However,  few property owners would appreciate the termite’s ability to recycle wood materials, especially when it involves the structural integrity of one’s property.Even though...

Thursday, 28 May 2020 16:05 PM

Impress guests with these simple interior design tips

Home is more than a refuge. It is an identification of your social status and a tangible symbol that defines your family unit. Therefore, it is normal for us to feel pride in the house we live in, and hence the need to create the best impression with our visitors. Here are a few simple and...

Friday, 15 May 2020 17:05 PM

20 winners chosen for StarProperty’s cooking and baking contest

By Vigneswar RajasurianTwenty winners were chosen among more than five hundred entries for the StarProperty Stay At Home Contests.The cooking and baking competitions were the first in a series of homebound contests organised by omni-channel property platform provider StarProperty Sdn Bhd to lift...

Monday, 27 Apr 2020 19:04 PM

Compact kitchen designs

By Nur Fairuza SyahiraHaving a comfortable space in a home is a great satisfaction for every homeowner. But with the size of houses and apartments becoming smaller, compact designs will become more mainstream than before.For people who love cook and for those who are cooking for themselves during...

Saturday, 11 Apr 2020 13:04 PM

5 Home Appliances To Combat Bacteria, Germs and Most Viruses

By Vigneswar RajasurianWith the progress of technology, a new wave of home appliances has upped the game when it comes to helping you minimise the spread of bacteria germs and most viruses.First, it’s best to note that products and appliances are often advertised as 99.9% effective against...

Friday, 10 Apr 2020 17:04 PM

Managing your house during the MCO

By Viktor Chong viktorchong@thestar.com.myWith the movement control order (MCO) being extended for another two weeks, Malaysians will be spending an unprecedented amount of time at home. These are trying times, and despite the inconvenience, we must do our part in battling the virus by staying at...

Thursday, 09 Apr 2020 12:04 PM

8 ways to create a healthier home, according to science

BY SOPHIE MIURAPicking out new dinnerware or buying fresh linens might seem like a purely aesthetic decision, but a string of studies suggest the way you style your home can have a subtle but powerful impact on your health. From the color of your plates to where you charge your phone, we chart the...

Monday, 06 Apr 2020 17:04 PM

Top five activity ideas with the family during MCO (Part 2)

By Nur Fairuza SyahiraFollowing up on the last article, here are another top five fun activities with the family at home. You can read Part 1 of this genre at https://www.starproperty.my/news/117293/top-five-activity-ideas-with-the-family-during-mco-part-1ExerciseBeing in the house for too long...

Monday, 06 Apr 2020 17:04 PM

5 Ways to safeguard your identity while shopping online

This is one of those times of the year when shopping is expected to increase due to the upcoming festivities, and for many of us short on time, that shopping may happen online.Seasoned online shoppers are probably aware of some dangerous corners of the world wide web to avoid, and some predators to...

Monday, 06 Apr 2020 09:04 AM

Cleaning with care

BY ELLEN WHYTEWHEN those "easy care, easy cook pans" don't last as expected, you may be unintentionally damaging your cookware. Here are some tips to avoid damaging non-stick pots, pans and baking trays.Avoid hot water and a scrubbing brushNon-stick cookware typically has a surface that is...

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