The HDB recommends a range of preventative measures to avoid some of the most common problems affecting the condition of apartment walls.
Maintaining the flat properly ventilated is one of the biggest essentials. The accumulation of moisture inside can lead to a wide range of problems – from mould formation to peeling walls and even cracks.
Getting walls re-painted regularly is another essential. A fresh coat of paint with a new colour scheme will transform the appearance of your apartment and and the same time can prevent an array of common issues.
If you’re already dealing with a wall problem, you should get in touch with an HDB licensed team to have the wall assessed and repaired in the best possible way.
Cracks along the joints in the block wall and reinforced concrete elements are one of the most common wall-related issues. The reason for such issues is simple – different material will expand and contract differently on the basis of temperature changes. Over time, the movement will contribute to wall damage and cracks.
Hairline cracks are more of an aesthetic problem. Applying a fresh coat of paint over them will renew the appearance of the flat’s interior.
Wider cracks will necessitate some filling and repair work.
Hire Singapore interior design professionals to take a look at the issue and figure out if repainting the wall will be sufficient to overcome the cracking.
While these are some of the most important HDB home maintenance recommendations, there’s a whole host of other suggestions you can benefit from as an apartment owner. The complete home maintenance guide is available on the official HDB website.
If you don’t have the knowledge or the experience to inspect and maintain the different elements inside your home, you should seek professional assistance.
Hiring an interior designer or a home renovation company will cost you a lot less than ignoring the issue and having to solve it after it’s become a major problem. In addition, if you postpone maintenance projects, you may have to deal with costly HDB fines in the future.
Home Guide is an HDB licensed interior design company that can advise you about the best maintenance measures and the projects that will result in regulatory compliance. In addition, you will benefit from a comfortable living space that meets all of your expectations.
Contact us today to have your HDB flat examined or to begin a renovation project quickly and efficiently.