Like all renovations works, landed renovation for private residential property would take a substantial amount of money, effort, time as well as attention.
Doing some research is good for a headstart. You will to have figure out what to look for in an interior design firm in Singapore (find out more from our first article on finding an interior designer). You may have also gotten inspired by the top interior design styles of landed houses in the other article. Hopefully, you have done up a few mood boards, have a rough idea or sketch of the dream landed house interior design you want for your private residential property.
Here are we have some landed renovation tips for you to consider on interior designs of your private residential or landed properties.
Since we covered what to look for in an interior design Singapore in our first article, you have probably done your homework and asked around your friends for recommendations. Or perhaps, did a thorough online search on renovation companies whose renovation portfolio, reviews and recommendations seems impressive and reliable. You might even have one renovation company in mind that you find suitable and feel trusted to deliver your dream design.
Communicate the perfect home
Communicate your vision for the perfect dream home to the interior designers with references.
A picture speaks a thousand words. So show your mood boards, saved images and research ideas to the interior designers and let them do the planning, rendering and actual renovating.
Decide on the renovation style and theme for your landed home
The next tip is to decide on the landed renovation style and theme. Go back to the mood boards you have created, the ideas and the images you have collected to build the dream home you have envisioned. You may use the following questions as a guide:
- What or how exactly do you want your landed house interior design to be;
- the theme
- the style
- the overall colour palette
- the materials and texture used
- What kind of ambience do you want the various areas of your house or the entire house to have?
- Master room
- Living room
- Dining space
- Corridor, front pouch, etc.
Homeowners can also start looking at their space, visualise and picture out what kind of furniture might go to accentuate their overall concept and setting.
Approval of Landed Renovation from the authorities
Renovation works in private homes would constitute additions or alterations to existing landed dwelling houses, additions or modifications to existing apartments or existing residential units of subdivided buildings and reconstruction of existing landed dwelling houses. While most renovation works would not require an approval of plans from the Building and Construction Authority (BCA), it is best for you to check with your contracted interior design Singapore firm. Where the proposed building or renovating works are not exempted, renovation plans, even structural plans, would have to be submitted if there are structural works involved in the proposed renovation.
Last but not least, there are other remaining miscellaneous aspect of renovation. Since the renovation company is doing the heavy lifting and tough workloads, homeowners should be actively involved in selecting and making the choices for the paint colour, wallpaper, types of flooring, lights as well as furniture.
You may head to our residential and landed projects for more inspiration about home spaces (such as kitchen, living space, bedrooms and others) to create the desired home. If you are running out of ideas, or feeling overwhelmed by the reference to go through, we’ll be glad to help! Reach us via Whatsapp Enquiry (at bottom right of the screen), our email or contact form.