With all the different variables we have listed in our previous articles, we hope you have a better idea of how much you need and should spend and also how to keep the budget low.

We have compiled all the renovation cost from the previous articles into this article for easier reference. To give you a full breakdown of renovation cost for a resale unit.



679c Punggol Drive by Fineline Design Pte Ltd



Using a renovation calculator without knowing the details such as type of materials or length and area of work done can be quite redundant. The renovation cost that appears might range from thousands of dollars apart. Does that really help with your budgeting?

A lot of details are involved in planning for a renovation, and such details might cause you to go over budget if you are not aware. Lest to mention the numerous types of materials out there in the market.




HACKING WORK:

Miscellaneous item such as haulage fee and removing floor skirting is usually not included in the overall hacking cost. When quoted with a lump sum (for this instance) hacking of the whole house, it’s good to check what are the list of items that are included. This is to avoid potential miscommunication and possible additional cost to your initial budget.




Le Crescendo by Fineline Design Pte Ltd






301 ubi ave 1 by Fineline Design Pte Ltd



Kitchen and bathrooms are the most common area in a resale house to undergo hacking work. Mainly because these are considered a wet area and you need to pay extra attention.

If you are intending to overlay instead of hacking, make sure that the waterproofing membrane is functioning as it should and the tiles are in a suitable condition to be overlaid.



LIVING ROOM MASONRY WORK:


There are many different types of flooring material in the market. The price range is huge even for the same type of flooring material. Floor material is charged by per square feet so it’s helpful to know the floor area for better knowledge of the final cost.


Tip: Factor in 10% more for the floor material on top of the actual floor area for material wastages and skirting.




Punggol Field by Fineline Design Pte Ltd



The total cost of tile feature wall and hollow block wall depends on the length and size. So the longer or bigger the area is, the more it will cost.




LIVING ROOM CARPENTRY WORK:


Carpentry works require many details and these details will ultimately affect the final cost. As a rule of thumb, most carpentry cost is quoted base on a standard set of specification. Special add-on or design is strongly encouraged to list down in the contract as it will affect the final cost.



334 Woodlands st 32 by M2 Decor




LIVING ROOM CEILING WORK:


The following table shows the cost of the standard ceiling work. For mixture of ceiling work or unique ceiling design, do consult with your appointed designer for the final cost as it will not be charged by per square feet or per foot run.




Tampines by M2 Décor



KITCHEN MASONRY WORK:


There are many different types of flooring material in the market. The price range is huge even for the same type of flooring material. Floor material is charged by per square feet so it’s helpful to know the floor area for better knowledge of the final cost.


Tip: Factor in 10% more for the floor material on top of the actual floor area for material wastages and skirting.



455 Hougang ave 10 by Goodman Interior



Reno tip: As cabinet covers most of the kitchen wall (depending on cabinetry design), one way to save cost is to lay tiles only on the expose walls or walls that is not covered by cabinetry works.




KITCHEN PLUMBING WORK:


Copper and stainless steel are the most commonly used water piping material. There’s not much of a difference in term of cost. So it depends on the aesthetic look of the piping if it suits your bathroom or kitchen.



101 Jalan Rajah by Fineline Design Pte Ltd




KITCHEN CARPENTRY WORK:


For kitchen cabinet, it’s always good to check with your designer what items and specification are included and not included in the kitchen cabinet that was quoted to you. Items such as dish rack, how many set of drawers etc.



126b Canberra by M2 Decor




KITCHEN COUNTERTOP WORK:


The selection for countertop is vast as there are many patterns and design from different types of countertop material. Different countertop material has a wide price range as well.



Riverbank by Fineline Design Pte Ltd




KITCHEN BACKSPLASH WORK:


The table below is based on the height between the top and bottom cabinet. If you do not have a top cabinet, and your backsplash is above the height of the top cabinet, do check with your appointed designer for the final cost.



Buangkok crescent by Ideal Haus




BEDROOM MASONRY WORK:


The table below is calculated based on the master bedroom of individual flat type. There are many different types of flooring material in the market. The price range is huge even for the same type of flooring material. Floor material is charged by per square feet so it’s helpful to know the floor area for better knowledge of the final cost.


Tip: Factor in 10% more for the floor material on top of the actual floor area for material wastages and skirting.



257 bishan st 22 by Fineline Design Pte Ltd



Other masonry costs such as labour and raw material for the master bedroom is usually calculated together with the other bedrooms. To have a more accurate cost, do check with your appointed designer.




BEDROOM CARPENTRY WORK:


Carpentry works require many details and these details will ultimately affect the final cost. As a rule of thumb, most carpentry cost is quoted base on a standard set of specification. Special add-on or design is strongly encouraged to list in the contract as mentioned it will affect the final cost.



Punggol Field by Fineline Design Pte Ltd



BATHROOM MASONRY WORK:


The table below is based on master bathroom of individual flat type. There are many different types of flooring material in the market. The price range is huge even for the same type of flooring material. Floor material is charged by per square feet so it’s helpful to know the floor area for better knowledge of the final cost.


Tip: Factor in 10% more for the floor material on top of the actual floor area for material wastages and skirting.




Pinnacle @ Duxton by Fineline Design Pte Ltd


The final cost of bathroom masonry work depends greatly on the price of the tiles you select. Other masonry cost for bathroom is more or less fixed.




BATHROOM PLUMBING WORK:


The cost of plumbing in the bathroom is pretty straightforward. The following table should cover most of the common plumbing works in the bathroom.



122 Toa Payoh by Fineline Design Pte Ltd




BATHROOM CARPENTRY WORK:


The 2 most common carpentry work in the bathroom. The following table are quoted as casement vanity door, for sliding vanity door do check with your appointed designer.



455 Hougang ave 10 by Goodman Interior



BATHROOM COUNTERTOP WORK:


Some countertop material has a minimum order of 4 feet, do check and clarify with your appointed designer if there’s a fixed cost for countertop that is less than 4 feet. If your choice of countertop is the same as your kitchen countertop, then the minimum order of 4 feet for the bathroom doesn’t apply.



65 Jalan lengkok by Albedo Design



BATHROOM SHOWER SCREEN WORK:

The type of shower screen will largely depend on the layout of your bathroom. The shower screen in the following table is 10mm tempered glass (frameless).



Skyline residence by Albedo Design




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