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Recommendations needed renovations/kitchen designer + other

Post by queenie71 » Tue, 12 Apr 2011 9:17 pm

Are looking at buying a condo but the kitchen is really poorly designed and the space allocation is not so "hot"

I need a good kitchen designer who can think a bit more out of the box.
Want a modern efficient kitchen but with a slight twist - using one or 2 new materials and somebody who really undersatnd what a cook needs...
I spend a lot of time in there!

Have seen loads of ads but nothing appeals to me.
Where do I even start?

Has anyone tried the Ikea service?
Trouble is I actually needed some specific cabinetry and housing made so don't think Ikea will be suitable. Am happy to use Ikea cupboards for majority if can find a good contractor though...

also need genereal contractor for other jobs such as lighting, painting and draining of existing fish pond and decking over....

all feedback welcome

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Post by Mad Scientist » Thu, 14 Apr 2011 4:58 am

The IMM building near Jurong house a number of renovation contractors and kitchen designers. I think there is one at Capitol too. Not sure . Try there and get a few quotes to compare
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Post by Mary Hatch Bailey » Thu, 14 Apr 2011 6:01 am

I put an IKEA kitchen into our B&W a few years ago. I too spend a lot of time in the kitchen and knew exactly what I wanted, so I really didn't need a designer. They have a nice little free program to help you plan out the cabinets that allows for 3D viewing and bird's eye ~ and lots of add-ons to really customize the space. It came out great and they were easy to deal with with two exceptions:

1. It's really hard to get people on the phone after the installation

2. There is a 10 year guarantee, but the cabinets do depreciate 10% per year, so we didn't opt to replace some of the doors which had cracked laminate.

I used granite on the counter tops and really nice faucets, not IKEA for those items.

I dealt with Peter Chua, he was excellent.

Good luck!

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Post by wwww » Sun, 17 Apr 2011 10:44 am

I recently hired Leonard from Koong Yee ( to renovate my condo and he has done a great job so far. PM me for his mobile if interested.

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Post by FaeLLe » Mon, 25 Apr 2011 12:39 pm

You should seriously consider checking out

Their quality is impeccable and personally used them to get my condo done up. Accommodate a lot of change requests and did a lot of them for free.

Highly recommended, check out their past work and credentials on their website.

Look up for Vera Poh she is the Director.

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