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Hi, am planning to do full reno, but HIP polling is planned for end of the year. One of the essential items of HIP would be to replace the toilet waste pipes, so am trying to see how to 'design' my toilet works to accomodate HIP. I have some specific questions, hoping experts can reply to this post or via private message 1) Is it possible to reuse the old toilet bowl ? I am not sure how toilet bowls are fixed onto the ground, but if they are just bolted down, perhaps can reuse after the replacement of waste pipe 2) Is it possible to replace the waste pipes without hacking the floor tiles ? If floor tiles need to be hacked, would the whole floor be hacked or just a portion. Concern is the waterproofing 3) There is some mention of liability on the part of owners who do not wish to change the waste pipes - they will be 100% liable should their downstairs neighbour suffer from ceiling water leak coming from my unit (as opposed to 50%:50% share). Can someone share what exactly is the extent ? After all, warranty from HDB is supposed to be x years (I think 5), so what happens after that ? Any other suggestions on how to minimize the 'damage' from HIP would be welcomed. Thanks in advance
Hi. My HDB estate is expected to poll for HIP soon. One of the improvements is the upgrade of the electrical load from 30A to 40A. May I ask if any experts know what is the impact on choice of aircons ? Am living in 4room place and looking to install a System 4 (probably Panasonic or Daikin). Intuitively I expect I can use a more powerful system, but that means I will need to wait another two years. Tried asking a couple of aircon sales people but didn't get any headway. Thanks in advance for enlightenment.