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  1. Hi everyone, we are a young couple who recently got a resale flat. This is a rather long story about our nightmarish experience with an ID, from a certain ID firm in Singapore, whom we have dropped recently. Before we go any further, I want to say that this is NOT a bad review of the ID firm, but a honest retelling of our experience with one of their IDs. This is not because of what their boss has requested of us as you will see later, but because we want to be as objective as possible about this. We will start by giving you guys some context on our predicament, and then highlight some of things he did. We shall also use “he” to refer to the ID, to protect his identity. Furthermore, there will be numbering, so that you guys can keep up. I will give credit when credit is due, but I will also spare no detail when describing these less-than-pleasant experiences. For those who know me, I am a quiet guy and I really hate to draw attention to myself. My social media presence, naturally, is basically non-existent. Unfortunately, this experience has been so massively bad that I now feel the strong need to communicate this experience to all you people out there. Then, you can be more prudent if you still decide to work with any ID firms in Singapore, for your future home projects, especially if you are a young couple with no experience like us. Then, you might be able pick up the telltale signs of something going wrong. I should emphasise that despite our bad experience, other IDs from this company have produced good work for other people too. Our grievances are mainly directed at our ID, and not at his company. Before we begin (and for those tldr), here is a summary of the main problems I have raised here, for greater clarity: 1. We overpaid for lights and bathroom fixtures, and he did not take our design preferences into account during the selection process. 2. He made us wait one month for two 3d drawings, with little or no updates unless we prompted him. 3. He gave minimal design inputs, even though he had access to our mood board and whatnot. 4. He spent another two months to do up the 2d technical drawings, and there were still some errors because he did not take notes. 5. Up till when we decided to drop him, he still hasn’t produced the revised quotation. 6. He was willfully withholding photos of his old projects, but was able to spontaneously produce them when asked by a prospective client. 7. Took almost one month to source for tiles, even though it could have been done within a day. 8. Took forever to update us on OneWood, even though they were also contactable throughout CB. 9. Did not make any real attempt to improve on response time, despite being told on multiple occasions. So, like all other young couples getting their first home, we were excited about crafting our own space. After some discussion, and after compiling some materials, which comprised of a Pinterest mood board and a google drive folder filled with design ideas, for our prospective ID, we went to the renotalk hangout session in Feb 2020. In short, we wanted a cosy, country-style look to our place. Bear this point in mind. There was where we met our ID from this ID company. In that meeting, he spontaneously gave us useful inputs, and suggested some practical ideas. He told us that he had 20 years of experience as an ID, and certainly made an impression on us. He was also very responsive, and constantly kept us updated after the meeting. So, we eventually settled on him. In fact, we were excited to begin, and sent him the google drive and pinterest links way before we signed the contract. He immediately followed us upon receiving the link, and hence, gave us the impression that he already scrutinised our mood board. This was also where the nightmare began. A few days before CB was announced, he asked us to head down to his showroom to pass him some forms, and to select lightings and bathroom fixtures. We waited a few days for his design inputs, or for him to ask us about our preference, but it never happened. Little did we know, the response rate would only get slower as time went by. Soon after, PM Lee announced that CB will begin from the following Monday. Our ID then advised us to do the lighting/bathroom fixture selection as quickly as possible, so that we might be able to do some renovation during CB. We were busy with some stuff because of the sudden announcement, and there was the real possibility that we could not make it for our arranged meeting, but he insisted that it was necessary. Fine. No one understood what the CB entailed exactly. He cannot be blamed for pushing us to proceed with the selection. Fine. Since our meeting was scheduled for Saturday, we proceeded with those plans and headed to his showroom. He sat us down and spent 15 minutes telling us the number of lights we need, and where we should place them in our flat. Then, he immediately brought us to a place nearby to get our stuff. So here is point 1: At the lights shop, he told the saleperson that we were going for a MODERN theme even though our mood board had country-style references and left her to recommend lighting designs based on that. He even went on to say, very confidently, that “I know what you want”. Remember, earlier, that we had a Pinterest mood board and google drive containing material about a more cosy/country-style theme. We went along with his ideas, trusting his 20 years of ID experience, and made do with what the shop had. In the end, we ended up paying almost three times as much for similar lightings we can find on Lazada, and we settled for his design. Then, CB started, and all renovation work was halted as a result. There was no point getting any more stuff. Instead, we thought we should focus on getting the off-site details confirmed first, so that we can proceed with actual physical work when renovation work can restart. For some extra context, just before CB, He said he’ll get started with his 3d drawings. However, it is understandable that because of the sudden announcement of CB, he had many personal and administrative matters to attend to, and so it was likely impossible for him to have began working on those drawings at all. So, for simplicity, we shall take 31st March to be the day he promised to start on his drawings. Here is point 2: Throughout the first half of the CB, we asked him about the drawings, but received minimal replies. He would say that he was still working on them, but never once provided any reason, nor did he take any initiative to give us updates. On 25th April, he finally produced the drawings. We looked at it, and were quite pleased with them overall. Still, he made us wait almost one whole month for two drawings, and never explained to us why he needed so much time. We then asked him for a Zoom meeting so that we can discuss the minor tweaks we wanted. Mind you, we had to initiate the meeting. He finally explained that as IDs, they rely on the draftsman to do up 3d drawings, and that the typical home computer takes significantly longer to render these images. Fine. We would have accepted that explanation if he just told us about it. We also asked him about the other carpentry for the kitchen, but he waved if off, saying “don’t have what”, until we pointed out that it was stated clearly in the quotation we signed. In the same Zoom meeting, we also asked for 2d technical drawings, which he had also already done up. We discussed about the dimensions of the kitchen island, and also about extra features we were thinking of. Point 3: Interestingly, too many of these design inputs came from us, which made us feel as though his initial creativity streak have fizzled out. We also told him that we did not need him to update the 3d drawings because of the difficulties they are facing. We only need 2d drawings just so we understand how much space we really have. So, we requested only for that. At the same time, we also asked him to amend the quotation, as there were some items that we thought were unnecessary. He said he would do those things, immediately. So we waited, like fools, for “immediately” to happen. This brings us to points 4 and 5: It was only on 5th July, long after CB ended, that we got the updated 2d drawings when we met in person, and even then, some of the details were wrong, because he did not take notes during the Zoom meeting. So, he spent another two months to come up with 2d drawings, and with little or no explanation why he took so long. Up to the day he asked for a face-to-face meeting, he also did not take the initiative to tell us what he intended to do for the meeting. We had to ask him again the night before, and he only replied after we prompted him again in the morning. Up to the point to just before we decided to drop him, he still hasn’t produced the updated quotation. To describe point 6, let us go back to 4th May, during the CB. We finally asked if he could give us photos of his old projects, but he refused to show us, telling us that he has not taken up any projects for the past three years. What kind of a designer does not have a portfolio? It was only later, after CB ended, on 5th July, that we found out that he had readily shown those photos to a prospective client during a F2F meeting. The guy had contacted us with regards to a post my fiancée put up on a telegram group chat. She asked on the group chat if what we’re experiencing with our ID company is normal. So, he did have photos after all, but refused to show them to us for some reason. So, prior to CB, we also gave him the codes for the existing tiles in our resale flat. He said he would order these tiles, so that he can make minor repairs during the renovation. Near the end of CB, on 27th May, we asked him for updates about the tiles again. He said that he already sent the codes to the tiles company. Time went by, and he never updated us. My fiancée got impatient and decided to look for the tiles herself. On 16th June, she found the company that manufactures those tiles within a day, contacted them, and got a reply on the very same day. That brings us to point 7: He was only willing to update us on the tiles, on 21st June, and only after my fiancée updated our Whatsapp group about her own findings. So, starting from 27th May, he spent almost one whole month to source for tiles, even though LSH was fully contactable even during CB. Point 8: Also prior to CB, we told our ID that we would like to consider OneWood for our kitchen worktop, and so he told us that he would contact them. Long story short, he took too long, gave little or no updates, and we decided to contact OneWood ourselves just to get an idea. The ID only managed to update us about OneWood when we met him in person on 5th July. Let us go to point 9, which is our final point. Despite several requests for him to be responsive, he never really improved. The following screenshots are, unfortunately, the norm for the majority of our interactions with him. Quite honestly, the highest contributing factor to our decision to drop our ID is tied between points 3 and 6. Point 3, because it feels as though we are doing the majority of the work, and point 6, because it really made us question his integrity. Go back to the top of this post, or scroll all the way down, for a summary of these points. We went down to one of their branches on 7th July, and requested that they get someone else to take over our ID. The duty staff got the boss of the ID company, to call us, and he did so the very next day. On the phone call, he listened to my grievances about the ID, and seemed somewhat sympathetic. However, he defended the ID on a few occasions, which I thought was quite admirable – having a boss fight for his employee. However, it was clear to me that the ID already got the chance to first tell the boss his side of the story. The boss offered us two solutions – either we change to another ID within the company, or we get a full refund. Initially, I thought it’d less cumbersome if we stuck with this ID company and have another ID take over, instead of starting all over again. But that changed, towards the end of the phone call, when the boss commented that it takes two to clap which implied that we have not been cooperative. It was already clear that they are now pinning the blame on us. So, we decided that the refund was a better deal for us, since there was no longer trust between us and the company. I proceeded to send a message of goodwill to the ID, but he ignored it. Fine. He is upset after all. However, the boss is now telling us that the refund can only be processed if we promise not to post any negative comments about his company. We had no intention to post anything at all, before his strange and unethical request. The trigger that got us to write this post was when we found out that it is clearly stated on their website that we can get our deposit back WITHOUT any additional conditions. As of this writing, we have rejected his offer, and will be getting in contact with CASE. I have sent him an email, asking the company to honour their promise, but have gotten no response so far. Here is a summary of the main problems I have raised here, which I have repeated for greater brevity: 1. We overpaid for lights and bathroom fixtures, and he did not take our design preferences into account during the selection process. 2. He made us wait one month for two 3d drawings, with little or no updates unless we prompted him. 3. He gave minimal design inputs, even though he had access to our mood board and whatnot. 4. He spent another two months to do up the 2d technical drawings, and there were still some errors because he did not take notes. 5. Up till when we decided to drop him, he still hasn’t produced the revised quotation. 6. He was willfully withholding photos of his old projects, but was able to spontaneously produce them when asked by a prospective client. 7. Took almost one month to source for tiles, even though it could have been done within a day. 8. Took forever to update us on OneWood, even though they were also contactable throughout CB. 9. Did not make any real attempt to improve on response time, despite being told on multiple occasions. This is the end of our story. I shall remind you, the prudent reader, that this ID company has many other competent IDs, and has completed several good projects. I personally believe that the majority of their IDs are good. So, I leave it to you to exercise caution when hiring an ID from any ID company, so that you will not go through the same experience. All the best for your renovation journey, and thank you for reading.
  2. Hi everyone, just wanted to share this small company with you guys that i happen to stumble upon looking for contractors to renovate my house. This company i found was referred to me by my friend. Which he find very reliable for doing their house not long ago too. From what i know its a family business and have been in this industry for over 30 years. I found their website but not much were stated. I was very impress by the way he gave their quotation. He will come to my house and show me the quote. Explained to me all the quoted items and how they are going to coordinate their project. Because i was living in the house during the course of renovation. I was very happy how they clean up my house and even mopped my house at the end of every work day. Every evening when i come back home, he would ask if there's any issue with the renovation before going off. Overall the coordination was very pleasant and satisfying that i came home everyday and there's progression done. Design of the house were mostly done by us. He will tell us if designs were impractical and give us a more practical design. He was very honest and not like others that will just say its impossible to be done without explanation. Overall i was really pleased with how the work turn out. I think that sometimes small company have more sincerity in doing stuff. I would love to post the pictures that they done here but my house is currently very untidy from all the stuff. Maybe once i have unpacked i will share it with everyone. Cheers Updates. Here are some of the photos for my house
  3. Have just finished my home reno works recently, mine is a 5room resale. However before tht I have been spending about 3 months looking for ID with lowest quote and all. I happened to came across this ID Belle during a event at gain city. So we had a small discussion and she asked for my number to follow up with me. Infact I have forgotten to reply her for about a week as I was really busy with work. But she was really patience, a few ID that I have met didn't even bother to follow up with me. When I tell her about my requirements, she was v honest, she told me what is necessary to do and what is not. Honestly her quote wasn't the lowest one but during the discussion I felt that she was able to understand what I want, and it allows me to have a better understanding on which area to spent on. And for the v least she is v responsive. I was really comfortable with her and decided to go with her as my ID after doing some research on interior times. Everything went well during the reno, there are some Minor issues but Belle is v efficient with handling and getting back to me with either a solution or alternative, I really appreciate the hard work she have put in. Overall I'm glad that to have her as my ID, as there is no renovation night mare for me hahah.
  4. As a noob when it comes to renovating, I had restless nights since the day I got quotations from various IDs ( some quotation are quite confusing tho ) But that's when I started to learn and slowly becoming a so called "expert" in it. Comparing and finalising from few quotations I had in hand was really difficult and mind-taxing. That is when I met up with my designer from Ben Design Firm. The meet-ups was always comfortable and relaxing. Not only, did my ID patiently listen to my Husband and mine ideas and requests. he also slowly guided us throughout our discussions. He also proposed good and constructive ideas to meet our requests. Aside he is responsive to calls and most of our discussion was over the phone, so things were settled quickly. He always does his best and do not over commit and give empty promises. Though, it is the initial stage of the whole renovation, I am very impressed with his professionalism and responsibility. In addition,. he is also very knowledgeableand often advise us the pros and cons during discussion. Just did my handover last week and my whole renovation process with him will be an enjoyable and hassle free one. So far, I am very satisfied, I would definitely recommend Ben Design Firm to others. I am proud to announce my new home. Cheers to all. If u require my ID contact , you may drop me your email or contact number.
  5. Don't trust this contractor! When we first met him, he seemed genuine, helpful and sincere. The wall between our master bedroom and one of our common rooms were hacked previously in our resale flat to make a huge room. Because we were expecting our child, we decided to put it back and open up the original doorway. We only needed to build a wall, hack another wall to open a door. He assured us that he would personally check daily to ensure that the job was done properly. But we realised he cut corners, and damaged many of our existing structures including the parquet floor (he promised at the beginning that it wouldn't happen). There were several indentations in our wooden floor, and less than 2 weeks after we build the new wall, we could see visible cracks. When we told him about it, he shirked all responsibilities, came up with a million excuses and told us that such damage was very common. He refused to address our problems and deliver on his promise, and became very rude. At many points during our conversations, he even managed to blame the damage on us even though we brought it up right after the project was done. Granted, we were foolish to pay up in full even before all the rectifications had been done. We are very disappointed, and would like to warn others not to entrust their beloved homes to this hooligan. I still have nightmares about this guy and the work provided. Full disclosure: This is a simple renovation job after we've lived in the house for five years. We weren't expecting pristine conditions but that Robin would at least deliver on his promises to not damage our floor.
  6. Hi guys, I want to share with you guys my own experience with this ID. I was introduced by a very good friend of my who has their house renovated by Ms Daphne. She is very patient and meticulous, willing to listen to what my mother and i want for our new home. I emailed her our floorplan and roughly discussed over the phone. She was so accommodating and agree to my idea. During the very 1st appointment at her office at Taiseng. We have a comfortable time discussing. I have many ideas for the new house renovation however thanks to Ms Daphne explaining to me some of my ideas are not practical. Unlike some ID as they aim to earn consumer money and not want to chase the customer away so they will compliance with the ideas given to them. This impressed me, as she took time and effort to plan my house furniture layout properly by understanding me and my mother living lifestyle. Further, she had his own ideas and suggested come which really more practical. We also gave our budget for the renovation. She was very straightforward told us while she is doing quotation she will try to fit into our budget however there will be some example that based on the quality of a product where there might extra cash need to be forked out. She assure us that the quality will be there as she is renovating the house that hope we will stay for long not only 5 years lifespan. In addition, our key concern was not about the renovation cost only but most important is a clean, reliable and quality workmanship. Finally, after going through procedures finally we got our keys. 2nd appt we meet at our new house. She has a habit of taking pictures of the whole house to take note where is the columns or beam and an extra mile to take site measurement to make sure measurement is tally with floor plan. Indeed there is difference, luckily she take site measurement. Therefore, she able to quote more accurately. Unlike other ID, will only requires floor plan to do quotation. Which I was impressed how meticulous is she. Initial plan we wanted to overlay the toilet to save some costs but when we go up the house, she checked out the toilet it has been over lay 2 times alrdy by checking the floor trap. Therefore no choice we have to hack and re do waterproofing and lay new tiles. I would say she is a ID that is very responsible and honest. Sharing us which is a must to do and which are the ones we can do in future if there is a budget constrain and explain in detail. For eg. why cannot overlay 3rd layer. I must say she is very responsible and passionate about her job through 2 meetings with her. Whole renovation process lasted near 2 months which consist of full house hacking, plumbing, electrical, painting and carpentry work. During whole renovation process, we were updated through whatsapp with frequent jobsite photos. It is a really very good experience with frequent update of my house renovation while I am working. I have a ease of mind experience with her. After all, we are satisfied with her carpentry workmanship and we happily handover our last 10% payment and planned house warming! I will be happy to share my ID contact details with you all.
  7. Hi! I am looking to engage DRD for my 4 room BTO. Anyone has engaged their services? How are they? I can't seem to find much reviews on them online. Would preferably like to read some reviews before committing to them!
  8. hi all, I am new to this forum. Been checking out various ID/Contractors recommendations. Also been to a few referral sites. Met or spoke to some ID/contractors to discuss. Starting to receive quotations. But some quotation seems quite substandard. E.g. Missing Registration number, missing HDB licence number, missing terms and conditions, missing warranty details, and of cos items details like brand, material, size not stated. There is even 1 ID send me a quote with another similar company name who is newly registered (and not a HDB approved) Is this the norm?
  9. Hi everyone, We are looking for renovation IDs/contractors for our 4rm new flat and received some quotes from IDs. Our experiences so far are OK, they all tend to miss out our design requirements here and there, even after meet up and re-quote. They are all so far out of our ideal budget. Please help us review and advise us.
  10. Hi everyone, would like to enquire if anyone out there had done reno with A & D interior previously? How's their workmanship and ID? many thanks in advance!
  11. This is my personal experience. FYI You will never see any negative reviews on their fb page because they moderate it as such.
  12. Hi, need help on recommendation for glass curtains/ ziptrak blinds for balcony. wallpaper, ID furniture shops recommendation would be much appreciated as well. Thank you and Blessed 2018! maverick
  13. Hi, need help on recommendation for glass curtains/ ziptrak blinds for balcony. wallpaper and ID recommendation would be much appreciated as well. Thank you and Blessed 2018! maverick
  14. Hi all, I just received my keys to my 5room bto premium flat. I haven't found an ID or contractor that i like. Most ID quoted me 40k which exceeded my budget (30 -35k include overlay of 2 bathrooms) and some told me that they are unable to complete before chinese new year. Can anyone intro their contractor or ID that is able to finish before cny and with good workmanship? Thanks in advance.
  15. We applied for BTO in 2013 and we were expecting to collect our keys in Q2 2017. Despite the long wait which we could have started brainstorming for reno ideas, we procrastinated: (i) wedding prep seems more exciting, (ii) we dont look forward to research abt tiles.etc. So definitely at the beginning of 2017, we were feeling jittery abt having to start planning for our reno! We started to look at various websites for inspiration and pinterest is definitely one of them! Our pinterest boards shared between hub & me. We started out wanting our home to have the Scandinavian feel...minimalist as well. We contacted about 10 IDs and contractors to meet up to discuss our plans and to see how much they quote us for what we wanted. After meeting IDs and contractors, we were burned out. It's really tiring to meet especially after work in the east (we stayed at the extreme west of sg) and to repeat what we hope to achieve for our home to each and every IDs/Contractors that we arranged to meet.Some IDs seemed genuine and easy to talk to, while some...perhaps because of the many good reviews they have received, they came across as arrogant and doesnt provide any rooms for nego for their price. One of them didn't follow up with us at all after the meeting After discussing, we decided on Jade Cham from The Local.Innterior - (i) The quotation was comparable with other IDs, (ii) i have a friend who had contracted them for her house and she strongly recommend them for their great carpentry work, (iii) Jade was prompt in replying to our emails (iv) we seen her designs and love it and last but most importantly, (v) we spoke the same frequency...she was able to relate to what we wanted for our home and provide many suggestions to improvise our ideas. So we signed the contract with her in March!On the day of signing the contract, we started to discuss about the table top materials for the 3d design! *EXCITED* so while waiting for our key collection, we went pinterest to look for inspiration. One of the crazy ideas we had was to have a service yard basin! Subsequently, we also shifted from scandinavian designs to nordic designs! We also decided to switch from vinyl to wood grain tiles! THANKFUL for this decision...although tiles are more expensive than vinyl, but it is more durable and especially when we have gotten a new pupz..it was a decision we didnt regret! Prior to key collections, we had many discussions with Jade on the types of design we wanted and we also went for tiles shopping tgt! Tiles shopping can be a headache! And so glad that Jade was with us to help us shortlist the tiles that fit our home style. On our part, we also try to visualize our home using the 3d app and working out what we wanted for our kitchen carpentry. Furniture shopping at Castlery, Taka, Taobaoing our furnitures (e.g. basins, lights, bedside tables). Jade also send us the 3d design and we were really impressed! Choosing our tiles with Jade Fast forward...we collected our keys in July and we were so excited to enter our new home! Jade came down to do defect checks with us. Key collection day! Jade helping us with defects checking! And BSC settled within 2 weeks. RENO STARTS! I shall let the photos do the talking! Tiles delivered on the day when reno started! Kitchen wall hacked! Alt MBR wall hacked! MBR toilet tiles! MBR toilet tiles laid Mortars up! Efficient tiler laid the whole house within 3 days! Loving our wood grain tiles! View from main door with cardboard laid to protect our tiles! Aircon installation Carpentry discussion! We were so glad that the carpenter who is working with Jade is so capable and provided expert advice to us on what we should/should not fabricate for our kitchen, shoes cabinet and wardrobe! The discussion went for hours cos' carpentry is not as direct as it seems to be! There were many considerations and so glad that Jade highlighted some practical issues we need to take note of! First layer of painting! MBR wall with taobao light Carpentry up within 2 days! Concealed bomb shelter with settee Painted pipes and hidden away! Requested from Jade that we wanted to fabricate this for our jewelleries! too excited hence we visited at night to check out the carpentry Glass screen up! FINAL LOOK! Kompacplus table top THIS IS SO USEFUL! Service yard basin to soak clothes as we didnt want our toilets to be filled with pails! Settee with led light Built in plug to store & charge our dyson vacuum Guest room toilet! We converted the original MBR to a wardrobe & study area Pull out mirror Study table with led lights installed MBR toilet! Overall, we were really satisfied with our new home! I'm in love with both of our toilets. One of our initial discussion with Jade was...to make the toilet don't feel like a toilet. I'm kind of a clean freak...so i wanted our toilets to give off the cozy feel as well. It felt surreal that we have moved in to our dream home! I thought i should also add this here. When i went to look up on reviews about Jade before signing contract with her, I came across a negative review about her. It kinda made us contemplate whether to engage her but we thought to be fair to her, we should clarify with her although it was a bit awkward to bring up the issue. I must say...we are so glad that we hear her side of story and went ahead to engage her. No regrets! Jade was really devoted and professional in making our dream a reality. Thankful for the advices given to us and her candid feedback esp when we chose furnitures/decors that deviated from our home style hahah. Jade took the extra mile to assist us in many ways, for instance making extra trips (at no extra costs) to help us install our taobao loots. Greatly recommend their carpentry workmanship as well! Although there were minor hiccups, Jade helped us to resolve them all immediately and we don't have to worry at all! Jade also constantly update us about the reno progress with photos! SO GLAD OUR RENO JOURNEY IS OVER ALL THE BEST TO THOSE WHO JUST STARTED! If you have any questions, feel free to ask, we are more than happy to help
  16. Hi looking for a furnishing Contractor? Having issues with overseas contractor or overseas furniture quality? Dont Fred anymore. We are a local company on the 2nd generation with my first generation still in business till now for the past 35 years. We Provide free onsite visit and consultation and free quotation as well. As well as a ONE STOP FULL SERVICE, meaning everything you need from scratch in a house till fully furnished and staying condition. We have our own furniture factory based in woodlands supporting local materials and also suppliers. We do collaboration with "Gancity" to offer better deals to shave off a little more savings for you. Lastly we also work with "May Bank" providing Renovation Loans for people who want to pay by instalments. Do look and find us on our FB, if need any do not hesitate to contact us https://www.facebook.com/RedefineSpacePteLtd/
  17. Hi looking for a furnishing Contractor? Having issues with overseas contractor or overseas furniture quality? Dont Fred anymore. We are a local company on the 2nd generation with my first generation still in business till now for the past 35 years. We Provide free onsite visit and consultation and free quotation as well. As well as a ONE STOP FULL SERVICE, meaning everything you need from scratch in a house till fully furnished and staying condition. We have our own furniture factory based in woodlands supporting local materials and also suppliers. We do collaboration with "Gancity" to offer better deals to shave off a little more savings for you. Lastly we also work with "May Bank" providing Renovation Loans for people who want to pay by instalments. Do look and find us on our FB, if need any do not hesitate to contact us https://www.facebook.com/RedefineSpacePteLtd/
  18. 3D Innovations (Sin Ming Branch) Designer’s Name: Allan Chee (self titled $2M award winning ID man) Date of Renovation: Aug 2017 Designer We paid 50% of the total reno cost to get work started. The promised 3D drawings was delayed more than a week. When eventually it arrived, the drawing was totally out of dimension, distorted and simply ugly. I believed the images- copied and pasted from other projects. Allan blamed his draftsman whom he claims was sacked. Demolition work already started and we had to proceed with out any design. Service Allan Chee, was always late for appointment. And even if he turns up – he was always on the phone, chatting. I was overseeing the project more than him. We had to update Allan on the progress/mistakes of the renovation. Mistakes and workmanship Tiling workmanship is good but made many mistakes because ID Allan Chee did not give proper instructions. He was never at the work site and rely on the sub con to feed back on dimensions. Two of my bedroom door frames were wrongly dismantled and when pointed out to Allan, he replaced them with a shorter frame. We had to re-redo the door frames again. Tiling at both bathroom redo several times due to no proper instructions. Infact, we were coordinating with the tiler directly Plumber laid the pipes wrongly. No provision for pipings for Storage Heater. Had to hack off some tiles to relay the pipes again. Conclusion We spoke to his team leader on many occasions. When he did not even turn up for the final meeting, that we approached 3D’ management to terminate the contract. His team leader Denn Lim took over and complete the outstanding renovations as we cancelled the electrical and woodworks. Denn did a marvellous job and show much responsibility which Allan Chee has none. Opinion on Designer (Allan Chee) Allan Chee, inigtially, strikes out to be a nice and smooth talker. During initial discussion, he was able to get quotations within 10-15mins. He showed many images of projects (I doubt it is his projects, maybe copied from other projects). Claiming to be an award winning designer. Immediately after the deposit paid, Allan showed his true character. Arrogant, boastful, irresponsible, showoff and most of all, he is not knowledgeable and is not able to follow through the renovations. I doubt his qualification.
  19. 3D Innovations (Sin Ming Branch) Designer’s Name: Allan Chee (self titled $2M award winning ID man) Date of Renovation: Aug 2017 Designer We paid 50% of the total reno cost to get work started. The promised 3D drawings was delayed more than a week. When eventually it arrived, the drawing was totally out of dimension, distorted and simply ugly. I believed the images- copied and pasted from other projects. Allan blamed his draftsman whom he claims was sacked. Demolition work already started and we had to proceed with out any design. Service Allan Chee, was always late for appointment. And even if he turns up – he was always on the phone, chatting. I was overseeing the project more than him. We had to update Allan on the progress/mistakes of the renovation. Mistakes and workmanship Tiling workmanship is good but made many mistakes because ID Allan Chee did not give proper instructions. He was never at the work site and rely on the sub con to feed back on dimensions. Two of my bedroom door frames were wrongly dismantled and when pointed out to Allan, he replaced them with a shorter frame. We had to re-redo the door frames again. Tiling at both bathroom redo several times due to no proper instructions. Infact, we were coordinating with the tiler directly Plumber laid the pipes wrongly. No provision for pipings for Storage Heater. Had to hack off some tiles to relay the pipes again. Conclusion We spoke to his team leader on many occasions. When he did not even turn up for the final meeting, that we approached 3D’ management to terminate the contract. His team leader Denn Lim took over and complete the outstanding renovations as we cancelled the electrical and woodworks. Denn did a marvellous job and show much responsibility which Allan Chee has none. Opinion on Designer (Allan Chee) Allan Chee, inigtially, strikes out to be a nice and smooth talker. During initial discussion, he was able to get quotations within 10-15mins. He showed many images of projects (I doubt it is his projects, maybe copied from other projects). Claiming to be an award winning designer. Immediately after the deposit paid, Allan showed his true character. Arrogant, boastful, irresponsible, showoff and most of all, he is not knowledgeable and is not able to follow through the renovations. I doubt his qualification.
  20. 3D Innovations (Sin Ming Branch) Designer’s Name: Allan Chee (self titled $2M award winning ID man) Date of Renovation: Aug 2017 Designer We paid 50% of the total reno cost to get work started. The promised 3D drawings was delayed more than a week. When eventually it arrived, the drawing was totally out of dimension, distorted and simply ugly. I believed the images- copied and pasted from other projects. Allan blamed his draftsman whom he claims was sacked. Demolition work already started and we had to proceed with out any design. Service Allan Chee, was always late for appointment. And even if he turns up – he was always on the phone, chatting. I was overseeing the project more than him. We had to update Allan on the progress/mistakes of the renovation. Mistakes and workmanship Tiling workmanship is good but made many mistakes because ID Allan Chee did not give proper instructions. He was never at the work site and rely on the sub con to feed back on dimensions. Two of my bedroom door frames were wrongly dismantled and when pointed out to Allan, he replaced them with a shorter frame. We had to re-redo the door frames again. Tiling at both bathroom redo several times due to no proper instructions. Infact, we were coordinating with the tiler directly Plumber laid the pipes wrongly. No provision for pipings for Storage Heater. Had to hack off some tiles to relay the pipes again. Conclusion We spoke to his team leader on many occasions. When he did not even turn up for the final meeting, that we approached 3D’ management to terminate the contract. His team leader Denn Lim took over and complete the outstanding renovations as we cancelled the electrical and woodworks. Denn did a marvellous job and show much responsibility which Allan Chee has none. Opinion on Designer (Allan Chee) Allan Chee, inigtially, strikes out to be a nice and smooth talker. During initial discussion, he was able to get quotations within 10-15mins. He showed many images of projects (I doubt it is his projects, maybe copied from other projects). Claiming to be an award winning designer. Immediately after the deposit paid, Allan showed his true character. Arrogant, boastful, irresponsible, showoff and most of all, he is not knowledgeable and is not able to follow through the renovations. I doubt his qualification.
  21. 3D Innovations (Sin Ming Branch) Designer’s Name: Allan Chee (self titled $2M award winning ID man) Date of Renovation: Aug 2017 Designer We paid 50% of the total reno cost to get work started. The promised 3D drawings was delayed more than a week. When eventually it arrived, the drawing was totally out of dimension, distorted and simply ugly. I believed the images- copied and pasted from other projects. Allan blamed his draftsman whom he claims was sacked. Demolition work already started and we had to proceed with out any design. Service Allan Chee, was always late for appointment. And even if he turns up – he was always on the phone, chatting. I was overseeing the project more than him. We had to update Allan on the progress/mistakes of the renovation. Mistakes and workmanship Tiling workmanship is good but made many mistakes because ID Allan Chee did not give proper instructions. He was never at the work site and rely on the sub con to feed back on dimensions. Two of my bedroom door frames were wrongly dismantled and when pointed out to Allan, he replaced them with a shorter frame. We had to re-redo the door frames again. Tiling at both bathroom redo several times due to no proper instructions. Infact, we were coordinating with the tiler directly Plumber laid the pipes wrongly. No provision for pipings for Storage Heater. Had to hack off some tiles to relay the pipes again. Conclusion We spoke to his team leader on many occasions. When he did not even turn up for the final meeting, that we approached 3D’ management to terminate the contract. His team leader Denn Lim took over and complete the outstanding renovations as we cancelled the electrical and woodworks. Denn did a marvellous job and show much responsibility which Allan Chee has none. Opinion on Designer (Allan Chee) Allan Chee, inigtially, strikes out to be a nice and smooth talker. During initial discussion, he was able to get quotations within 10-15mins. He showed many images of projects (I doubt it is his projects, maybe copied from other projects). Claiming to be an award winning designer. Immediately after the deposit paid, Allan showed his true character. Arrogant, boastful, irresponsible, showoff and most of all, he is not knowledgeable and is not able to follow through the renovations. I doubt his qualification.
  22. We appointed the wrong ID man 3D Innovations (Sin Ming Branch) Designer’s Name: Allan Chee (self titled $2M award winning ID man) Date of Renovation: Aug 2017 Designer We paid 50% of the total reno cost to get work started. The promised 3D drawings was delayed more than a week. When eventually it arrived, the drawing was totally out of dimension, distorted and simply ugly. I believed the images- copied and pasted from other projects. Allan blamed his draftsman whom he claims was sacked. Demolition work already started and we had to proceed with out any design. Service Allan Chee, was always late for appointment. And even if he turns up – he was always on the phone, chatting. I was overseeing the project more than him. We had to update Allan on the progress/mistakes of the renovation. Mistakes and workmanship Tiling workmanship is good but made many mistakes because ID Allan Chee did not give proper instructions. He was never at the work site and rely on the sub con to feed back on dimensions. Two of my bedroom door frames were wrongly dismantled and when pointed out to Allan, he replaced them with a shorter frame. We had to re-redo the door frames again. Tiling at both bathroom redo several times due to no proper instructions. Infact, we were coordinating with the tiler directly Plumber laid the pipes wrongly. No provision for pipings for Storage Heater. Had to hack off some tiles to relay the pipes again. Conclusion We spoke to his team leader on many occasions. When he did not even turn up for the final meeting, that we approached 3D’ management to terminate the contract. His team leader Denn Lim took over and complete the outstanding renovations as we cancelled the electrical and woodworks. Denn did a marvellous job and show much responsibility which Allan Chee has none. Opinion on Designer (Allan Chee) Allan Chee, inigtially, strikes out to be a nice and smooth talker. During initial discussion, he was able to get quotations within 10-15mins. He showed many images of projects (I doubt it is his projects, maybe copied from other projects). Claiming to be an award winning designer. Immediately after the deposit paid, Allan showed his true character. Arrogant, boastful, irresponsible, showoff and most of all, he is not knowledgeable and is not able to follow through the renovations. I doubt his qualification.
  23. 3D Innovations (Sin Ming Branch) Designer’s Name: Allan Chee (self titled $2M award winning ID man) Date of Renovation: Aug 2017 Designer We paid 50% of the total reno cost to get work started. The promised 3D drawings was delayed more than a week. When eventually it arrived, the drawing was totally out of dimension, distorted and simply ugly. I believed the images- copied and pasted from other projects. Allan blamed his draftsman whom he claims was sacked. Demolition work already started and we had to proceed without any design. Service Allan Chee, was always late for appointment. And even if he turns up – he was always on the phone, chatting. I was overseeing the project more than him. We had to update Allan on the progress/mistakes of the renovation. Mistakes and workmanship Tiling workmanship is good but made many mistakes because ID Allan Chee did not give proper instructions. He was never at the work site and rely on the sub con to feed back on dimensions. Two of my bedroom door frames were wrongly dismantled and when pointed out to Allan, he replaced them with a shorter frame. We had to re-redo the door frames again. Tiling at both bathroom redo several times due to no proper instructions. Infact, we were coordinating with the tiler directly Plumber laid the pipes wrongly. No provision for pipings for Storage Heater. Had to hack off some tiles to relay the pipes again. Conclusion We spoke to his team leader on many occasions. When he did not even turn up for the final meeting, that we approached 3D’ management to terminate the contract. His team leader Denn Lim took over and complete the outstanding renovations as we cancelled the electrical and woodworks. Denn did a marvellous job and show much responsibility which Allan Chee has none. Opinion on Designer (Allan Chee) Allan Chee, initially, strikes out to be a nice and smooth talker. During initial discussion, he was able to get quotations within 10-15mins. He showed many images of projects (I doubt it is his projects, maybe copied from other projects). Claiming to be an award wining designer. Immediately after the deposit paid, Allan showed his true character. Arrogant, boastful, irresponsible, showy and most of all, he is not knowledgeable and is not able to follow through the renovations. I doubt his qualification.
  24. 3D Innovations (Sin Ming Branch) Designer’s Name: Allan Chee (self titled $2M award winning ID man) Date of Renovation: Aug 2017 Designer We paid 50% of the total reno cost to get work started. The promised 3D drawings was delayed more than a week. When eventually it arrived, the drawing was totally out of dimension, distorted and simply ugly. I believed the images- copied and pasted from other projects. Allan blamed his draftsman whom he claims was sacked. Demolition work already started and we had to proceed without any design. Service Allan Chee, was always late for appointment. And even if he turns up – he was always on the phone, chatting. I was overseeing the project more than him. We had to update Allan on the progress/mistakes of the renovation. Mistakes and workmanship Tiling workmanship is good but made many mistakes because ID Allan Chee did not give proper instructions. He was never at the work site and rely on the sub con to feed back on dimensions. Two of my bedroom door frames were wrongly dismantled and when pointed out to Allan, he replaced them with a shorter frame. We had to re-redo the door frames again. Tiling at both bathroom redo several times due to no proper instructions. Infact, we were coordinating with the tiler directly Plumber laid the pipes wrongly. No provision for pipings for Storage Heater. Had to hack off some tiles to relay the pipes again. Conclusion We spoke to his team leader on many occasions. When he did not even turn up for the final meeting, that we approached 3D’ management to terminate the contract. His team leader Denn Lim took over and complete the outstanding renovations as we cancelled the electrical and woodworks. Denn did a marvellous job and show much responsibility which Allan Chee has none. Opinion on Designer (Allan Chee) Allan Chee, initially, strikes out to be a nice and smooth talker. During initial discussion, he was able to get quotations within 10-15mins. He showed many images of projects (I doubt it is his projects, maybe copied from other projects). Claiming to be an award wining designer. Immediately after the deposit paid, Allan showed his true character. Arrogant, boastful, irresponsible, showy and most of all, he is not knowledgeable and is not able to follow through the renovations. I doubt his qualification.
  25. 3D Innovations (Sin Ming Branch) Designer’s Name: Allan Chee (self titled $2M award winning ID man) Date of Renovation: Aug 2017 Designer We paid 50% of the total reno cost to get work started. The promised 3D drawings was delayed more than a week. When eventually it arrived, the drawing was totally out of dimension, distorted and simply ugly. I believed the images- copied and pasted from other projects. Allan blamed his draftsman whom he claims was sacked. Demolition work already started and we had to proceed without any design. Service Allan Chee, was always late for appointment. And even if he turns up – he was always on the phone, chatting. I was overseeing the project more than him. We had to update Allan on the progress/mistakes of the renovation. Mistakes and workmanship Tiling workmanship is good but made many mistakes because ID Allan Chee did not give proper instructions. He was never at the work site and rely on the sub con to feed back on dimensions. Two of my bedroom door frames were wrongly dismantled and when pointed out to Allan, he replaced them with a shorter frame. We had to re-redo the door frames again. Tiling at both bathroom redo several times due to no proper instructions. Infact, we were coordinating with the tiler directly Plumber laid the pipes wrongly. No provision for pipings for Storage Heater. Had to hack off some tiles to relay the pipes again. Conclusion We spoke to his team leader on many occasions. When he did not even turn up for the final meeting, that we approached 3D’ management to terminate the contract. His team leader Denn Lim took over and complete the outstanding renovations as we cancelled the electrical and woodworks. Denn did a marvellous job and show much responsibility which Allan Chee has none. Opinion on Designer (Allan Chee) Allan Chee, initially, strikes out to be a nice and smooth talker. During initial discussion, he was able to get quotations within 10-15mins. He showed many images of projects (I doubt it is his projects, maybe copied from other projects). Claiming to be an award wining designer. Immediately after the deposit paid, Allan showed his true character. Arrogant, boastful, irresponsible, showy and most of all, he is not knowledgeable and is not able to follow through the renovations. I doubt his qualification.
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