BudgetReno

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Tag Archives: hardware

How my online purchases have fared

It’s been nearly ten months since I first placed an order on the world’s biggest online store AliExpress. Some readers have asked me how it has been so far, after … Continue reading

March 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Fan of the Artemis – Part 3

A reader reminded me to share about our Artemis fan and so, happy to report that it is ALL DONE! We have used it now for about a month, and … Continue reading

August 5, 2014 · 18 Comments

Connected and alive (again!)

In this world of devices and IoT, the first thing a new apartment needs isn’t the electronic appliances (I don’t mind laboring over household chores), it’s not the bed (I … Continue reading

June 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Do’s and Dont’s About Sourcing From China – Learning from experience

Contrary to common perception that sourcing from China is risky, I’ve actually had a pleasant experience so far, purchasing more than USD1500 worth of goods from lamps, LED lights, kitchen … Continue reading

May 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Moving Mountains / Toilet Bowls

My mum always said I was a dreamer and indeed I am. I had a vision of how our bathroom can look like (see post here), we managed to achieve … Continue reading

May 6, 2014 · 3 Comments

A fan of the Artemis

When things are so expensive in Singapore, what else can we do? Ans: Look outside Singapore, and I don’t just mean Malaysia. We were shopping for a ceiling fan for … Continue reading

April 15, 2014 · 13 Comments

Another Online Purchase – Taps You’ll Drool Over

If I tell you I bought this vintage looking oil-rubbed bronze bathroom faucet for US$40 (SGD50) including shipment, you’ll probably not believe me. The hardware shops in Balestier and Geylang … Continue reading

March 28, 2014 · 16 Comments
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