Prevent mould growth and unpleasant odours with the use of exhaust fans or windows to circulate the air in the bathroom.
Important tips to guide your renovation
Redesigning your bathroom is not just about choosing the right tiles and making a pretty vanity. Ensure that your bathroom is safe and practical to use with some useful tips from the experts.
Common mistakes to avoid
Apart from ambient lighting, be sure to cater ample lighting throughout the space to ensure visibility and functionality.
Ensure that materials used in the wet area and vanity are not prone to water damage and are easy to clean.
New BTO flats come complete with wall and floor finishing that have waterproofing membranes laid between the cement screed and floor tiles, which will become void if you remove it.
Make sure that your water heater and fittings are planned at the right locations and are of the correct dimensions.
Set a dedicated power point and use a heater switch, instead of a 3-pin socket, to ensure that power does not trip at home.
Make sure that the water inlet and outlet are connected correctly for your water heater, otherwise its heating function will not be able to operate properly.
Comparison of water heaters
There are three main types of water heaters to choose from for water heating in HDB apartments. When deciding which one to get, what is important that you get something that suits your needs. Use this chart to decide on the type of water heater that suits your lifestyle and household needs.
Getting your perfect shower
Nothing beats coming home to a comforting warm shower after a long day and every water heater is made different to cater to varying needs.