In Singapore, all the interior design firm and contractors who are providing renovation or construction services need must obey the HDB-approved guidelines. HDB’s House owners are required to follow the Housing & Development (Renovation Control) Rules to engage an HDB Registered Renovation Contractor like Albedo Design Pte Ltd to carry out renovation works which shall be taken to mean alteration and addition work (Works) to the Unit.
In a Singapore home interior design, electrical work includes the wiring of lights, air-conditioning systems, switches, and other products. If you're searching for a new electricity source, the HDB guidance on electrical works will walk you through the process. They also explain what you must do to obtain an upgrade to your current electricity supply. The instructions include a step-by-step procedure.
Sanity Plumbing /Gas Works
You may forget the importance of this. All of the plumbing and gas works listed in here do not require permit from HDB. However, the works subject to the technical terms and conditions. Some examples need to apply permit: water pipes points, repositioning of sink and wash basin, and installation of portable grease trap, concealing of pipes in walls or floors.
The installation of air conditioners must be installed by a BCA certified air conditioner installer. The HDB guidelines lay out all of the requirements for an approved air-conditioning installation. For the effective installation of any of these two units, there are a number of terms and conditions that must be followed.
Feel trouble on the rules? Don't worry! The best interior design firm in Singapore is measured of all the stringent guidelines. We completed over hundred HDB renovation project over the years. Albedo Design is a HDB’s Registered Renovation Contractor. So that we can apply all the permits easily.
Before you decide engaged with an interior design firm or contractor, ensure they is HDB’s Registered Renovation Contractor. Don't be fooled by unlicensed contractors who suggest ways to get around the scheme, such as borrowing a partner company's license. Hiring a non-HDB-licensed contractor to do construction work on your HDB flat is illegal and a criminal offense. A fine of up to $5000 and other fines is the punishment.
*** Your contractor must also display your Notice of Renovation on the HDB notice board.
How to find a HDB’s Registered Renovation Contractor
We’re guessing that by now, you want a quick way to check if your contractor is registered with HDB. You can do so by sending an SMS to 90112222, just follow the steps outlined
here. Alternatively, click here to check the full list HDB’s Registered Renovation Contractor.
Every HDB home owner responsible for the renovation in your flats to ensure your interior design firm/ contractor carries out all works in line with HDB guidelines.
Albedo Design is a Registered HDB Renovation Contractor in Singapore. We have over 20 years’ experience in apply permits for all specifications that need get the approval Housing and Development Board in a short time.