38k malaysian home renovation budget

How To Get Home Renovation Done Within 38k Budget?

In a ever increasing inflation impacts on construction workers and material costs, home owners always lack of sufficient renovation savings needed for their new home renovation.

With limited budget, how can we make a good choice on expending at the right renovation items that will make a comfortable home?

Tips For Getting Home Renovation Done 

Throughout our tremendous design experience with our customers who came with different demands, here are our tips for home owners who wish for getting things done with minimum costs.

1. Identify Essential Items

First and foremost, home owners need to wisely allocate their available costs onto the essential and feel good items such as nice dining table set, comfortable sofa, soft beddings, multi functional kitchen cabinet, adequate storage space, a few designer lighting and cooling air condition that is important for Malaysian in particular.

Do thorough searching and comparisons to different qualities and costs of each items on the market, create a simple excel sheet to records and get the estimated total costs on these important items.

2. Ready Made Furniture

Since the budget are limited, it is good choice to opt for ready made furniture instead of build ins cabinets, IKEA, Muji and some online shopping websites are good sources for  valuable home furniture.

One thing needed to take note are the size and material of these furniture should able to fit in our home space and colour scheme.

3. Simplify Colour Scheme

Speaking about colour scheme, we suggest cleverly limiting overall colours to 3 main colours on each room. Mono and earth tone materials or colours like black, white, grey and brown can blend into the design scheme effortlessly.

For more clues on how to blend in a good colour scheme for your house, read this Freshome article about 3 Most Important Interior Design Colour Scheme Rules.

Take note especially the rule of 10/30/60 for selecting the right accent, secondary and main colours.

4. Embrace Expose Ceiling

Plaster ceiling is one of the first thing come across our mind when thinking about home renovation. While it is nice to have them with conceal light cove, yet they will also take away a large sum of our limited costs.

Thus, why don’t we think differently to find ways on appreciate the bare natural beauty of existing ceiling slabs and beam structures and adapt our home design with them?

Made good use of track lightings and pendant lights on different areas, you will be surprised how minimum cost you can achieve the desired living ambiance.

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Malaysian Airbnb Home Design Guidelines

Airbnb Home Design Guidelines

Let’s take a deep look into Malaysian Airbnb Home Design thingy, don’t we?

What is the comfortable investment cost ones should put on their first
batch of design and renovation expenses?

Rationally it should be around 30k for a 900 sqft unit. The Ideas behind is we can break even in less than 2 years if execute properly.

Not forget Airbnb home owner still need to set aside some funds for normal day operation, upgrading and maintenance costs.

Malaysian Airbnb Home Design Ideas

Here are our suggestions for getting professional Airbnb home design done within the budget range:

1. Minimize Plaster Ceiling Covering Ratio

Plaster ceiling is popular among home owners while thinking of renovation. Yet with a mind on budget, It is wise not to fully cover the whole unit with plaster ceiling.

There are some extra benefits for not having plaster ceiling. As It will lower down ceiling height that will make the space feel small.

Secondly, expose ceiling is getting design trend currently especially for hospitality leisure home. It has more visualy attractions.

2. Make Use of Track Lightings

So how can we do with general lighting if without plaster ceiling? No place for standard LED downlight?

First rule of thumb is to make full use of existing natural sunlights. Try consider double layer window curtains of silk screen and night curtains. This will brighten up the interior spaces with minimum efforts.

Then, we can explore the beauty of trendy track spot lightings. when properly organized and blend into the overall design colour scheme, Track lightings can create a wow appealing lighting effects together with the natural light source.

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GetIDonline Kitchen Layout Space Planning Guideline

We spend many hours at home in dining area and kitchens for various household activities. It is wise to take profound considerations into the space planning to maximize usage value and interior design of these areas.

best kitchen layout plan Malaysia

First and foremost, we need to analysis our daily routines and make sure a smooth unclustered space planning are done to these areas.

As dining area and dry kitchen are the intimate gathering space for family members everyday. A well organized layout plan that encourage smooth walk flow between these areas can improve the household usage ratio and family interaction too.Read More »