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3 things to watch out in your renovation contract

Besides life events like buying a house and getting married, renovating your new home is also a very important part of it. If you choose a trusted design firm, you can save tons of time and effort to finish the renovation.

A written contract is very important even when it is just a small-scale improvement project. Omni Design provides you a few tips that will help to go through your renovation contract detail.

  1. Details of the renovation project
  2. Ensure that your personal information in the renovation contract is correct. Contracts need to be specific and detailed to ensure that both you and the interior design firm’s interests are protected in the event of a disagreement. This prospect of drafting a contract may seem daunting. However, the more details you put into a contract, the more complex your contract gets.

  3. Renovation project scopes and pricing
  4. When choosing a design firm, don’t just look at the total price. The format of each contract is different, so make sure that the items are the same when comparing prices. Moreover, this section should also breakdowns the different stages of your home renovation other than only providing a list of materials used. For example, the contract should also list down the task that will be undertaken, such as general services, hacking, and demolition work, electrical works, plumbing, carpentry, etc.

  5. Details of the design firm
  6. There are numerous interior design firms in Singapore. But not all of them can live up to your renovation expectations. You probably have heard some stories that homeowner being stuck with half-done renovation projects when the firms they hired fled with their money. This leaves them with the dual headache of losing a lot of money and having to search for another firm to complete the work. Therefore, you need to be very careful when selecting an interior design firm. Your first rule is to check the details of the design firm, and only select these interior design firms with trusted accreditations from the interior design industry. A credible design firm will guarantee you a smooth process of renovation.RCMA Singapore Renovation Contractors and Material Suppliers Association (RCMA) is a trade association formed and registered since 1980 for renovation businesses and building material suppliers. (https://rcma.org.sg/casetrust/)
    Omni Design is proud to be a member of RCMA as we have a strong market reputation and good track record. In addition, we have received zero negative feedback from clients or suppliers.

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