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Saturday, 16 Nov 2019 10:11 AM

Plastering a wall

By Kevin EichenbergerInstead of tiles or paint, you might consider going the artistic route and giving your wall a luxurious bespoke treatment with a Venetian plaster finish worthy of the Renaissance mastersPhoto by Mona Eendra on Unsplash.You could pick up a ready-made Venetian plaster mix from...

Saturday, 16 Nov 2019 10:11 AM

Painting a wall

By Kevin EichenbergerPaint is one of the easiest ways to add some of your personality onto the wallsPhoto by David van Dijk on Unsplash.If you’re bored with the colour on your walls, or if you’ve just repaired a wall and made it nice and smooth, you might want to paint it before trying out...

Friday, 15 Nov 2019 15:11 PM

Why download StarProperty Connect?

According to various marketing intelligence and research centres around the world, over half of all internet users access online services via a mobile device as opposed to a laptop or desktop computerIf you want a direct connection to your users, you are better off with a dedicated mobile app. But...

Friday, 15 Nov 2019 15:11 PM

How to use StarProperty Connect

We know why you're here – you're here because you intend to sell or rent a propertyWe can definitely help with that. You would have to begin by downloading StarProperty Connect from Google Play or the Apple App Store.Look out for this logo.In order to ensure the safety of users and the quality of...

Friday, 15 Nov 2019 11:11 AM

Factors that affect the value of your property (part 2)

For the average individuals, a house may be the most significant investment, and it will either reward them or exist as a millstone around their necks. Various factors will influence the value of your house, whether it be capital appreciation, tenancy rate or rental yield. Here are a few points to...

Friday, 15 Nov 2019 10:11 AM

Grouting tiles

By Kevin EichenbergerIf flakes of a whitish, powdery substance are popping out between tiles, or if you’ve just replaced a tile, you may need to fill in the gaps with groutPhoto by Lazy_camera_girl on Unsplash.The natural consequence of choosing tiles for an architectural finish would be the gaps...

Friday, 15 Nov 2019 10:11 AM

Repairing a wall

By Kevin EichenbergerIf your wall is damaged, or if you’ve been aggressive with removing a tile, the wall plaster may be crumbling and will not hold the weight of any finishesPhoto by Dave Webb on Unsplash.You’ll need to repair your wall before proceeding with any architectural finishes. Tiles,...

Friday, 15 Nov 2019 10:11 AM

Replacing tiles

By Kevin EichenbergerAfter removing a tile, you might want to put a new tile in its place to cover the unsightly patch of bare wall you’ve just createdPhoto by Charles 🇵🇭 on Unsplash.Most hardware stores carry varieties of mortar for adhering your tiles to surfaces. You could get a premixed...

Thursday, 14 Nov 2019 13:11 PM

To hire or not to hire?

That is the question: Whether you want to hire a professional to inspect your homeBy Joseph Wong josephwong@thestar.com.mySo you have been given your keys to your own home after faithfully waiting for it to be completed, from the day you signed your Sales and Purchase (S&P) Agreement. The...

Thursday, 14 Nov 2019 11:11 AM

Factors that increase the value of your property (part 1)

For many, the act of purchase entails the outflow of cash to procure benefits. However, the reverse is possible when it comes to buying a property. For starters, the value of properties in most cases increases as time goes by, and owners can benefit from capital appreciation. On the other hand,...

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