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7 Best HDB-Approved Contractors Based On Experience & Budget For A Fuss-Free Job

18 May 2022 | BY

For you struggling homeowners, here’s 7 of the best HDB-approved contractors who will keep your renovation as smooth sailing as possible. 

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With sub-par workmanship and shady contractors, renovating your home can easily turn into a nightmare. Not to mention choosing not to hire an interior designer can be a very daunting decision to make. If you want to avoid pandemic-induced problems like delays, getting an experienced, certified contractor can make all the difference.

For you struggling homeowners — new or old — we’ve found 7 of the best HDB-approved contractors who will keep your remodelling work as smooth sailing as possible. 

Note: All prices listed are for approximately 646sqft 3-room BTO flats. 

1. Designscale – Competitive quotes, quality materials 

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Lauded for their reliable and prompt service, Designscale has successfully renovated over a thousand homes since its incorporation. With awards such as the Top 25 Prestige Brand Award and Top 100 Singapore Excellence Award under its belt, the company has helped to build sophisticated and cosy homes that reflect the owners’ distinct characters and visions. 

On top of services ranging from space planning to project construction and management, Designscale provides free quotes and real-time customer support online – including a WhatsApp hotline. Their 4.9/5 rating on facebook is also testament to their great work ethic and reliability.

Address: 8 Jalan Kilang Barat, #04-05, Central-Link, Singapore 159351
Price Range: From $20,000

2. Majestic Construction Engrg – Specialises in minimalist, airy homes

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For those who fancy a clean, airy, Scandinavian feel to their homes – look no further than Majestic Construction Engrg, a contractor that has over 20 years of experience and has worked with celebrity homeowners and interior designer houseofchais

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So whether you’re going for boho chic with rattan and wood carpentry, or something more whimsical like terrazzo and mermaid tiles, you can set your sourcing worries aside as Majestic Construction Engrg is extremely familiar with the aesthetic.

Address: 3 Lor Bakar Batu, #02-04A, Singapore 348741
Price range: From $10,000

3. Teng Hong Renovate – 1-year post-reno services 

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Having garnered rave reviews from a number of clients on Facebook, this contractor boasts over 40 years of experience – its scope ranges from mechanical and sanitary modifications to masonry, painting and tiling.

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The team at Teng Hong Renovate are able to give realistic advice based on your proposed vision and requirements. They also provide a 1-year warranty period on their services and are known for their prompt responses.

Address: 65 Ubi Road 1, #01-60, #1 Oxley BizHub, Singapore 408729
Price: From $10,000

4. Larry Contractors – Provides custom furniture and security suppliers

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On top of the reviews praising its high responsiveness and the quality of its services, Larry Contractors has been featured on The Best Singapore with a rating of 4.2/5 – an indication of their clients’ satisfaction.

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Larry Contractors’ services range from providing customised furniture to reinstatement works, helping you to revert your property back to its original state – something super handy if you’re intending to sell after you’ve done a lot of hacking. Unlike most contractors, they also have in-house contractors that source and install surveillance and door access systems for you.

Address: 5 Kaki Bukit Road, 2 City Warehouse, #02-08, Singapore 417839
Price range: From $6,000

5. Home Reno Pte Ltd – Fast response rate & skillful carpentry

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Quotes can sometimes be drastically different from what you’re meant to pay at the end of your home reno. If this is something you wish to avoid, Home Reno Pte Ltd is one such contractor that is transparent about their prices with no GSTs or sneaky costs to bump up your bill.

On top of its competitive pricing – just $8,000 for a HDB Basic Package for 4 rooms, Home Reno Pte Lte’s fast and smooth engagements are also solidified by its 5/5 rating and rave reviews

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Home Reno Pte Ltd offers free quotes and transparent price comparisons via an online search engine for past projects – one of the only contractors out there to provide the latter. They also specialise in bathroom and vanity renovation works. 

Address: 116 Lor 2 Toa Payoh, #01-150, Singapore 310116
Price range: From $8,000

6. I-Max Design – Promotional packages for partial renovation 

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Want to revamp your living room or just your kitchen? I-Max Design offers a variety of promotional packages for clients seeking to do partial building or remodelling works – so that you can remodel any part of your home at an affordable price.

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From as low as $3,888 for kitchen renovation and $23,000 for a resale 3-room flat renovation, I-Max Design is a contractor that is reliable and easy to liaise with.

Address: 482 Tampines Street 43, Singapore 520482
Price range: From $3,888 for kitchen renovation, from $23,000 for entire flat works

7. T&T Design Artisan – Specialising In mansionettes

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Proud owners of maisonettes are probably bursting at the seams with ideas on how to transform their new homes, and an experienced contractor can help you avoid costly – or even illegal – mistakes like concealing piping or removing your staircase balustrade.

T&T Design Artisan is one such firm that has a decade’s worth of experience in renovating mansionette units to maximise the living space for these 2-storey homes. 

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On top of using top-grade materials, this contractor has also been praised by satisfied clients for being flexible and responsive towards their requirements, even giving timely updates for any last minute changes that you might have.

Address: 9 Yishun Industrial Street 1 North Spring, Bizhub, #02-68, Singapore 768163
Price range: From $15,000

Sourcing the best contractor for your home reno

Whether you’re looking to construct your new home from the ground up, or renovate your current one, deciding to go solely with a contractor is a big decision to make. You can make your life easier by identifying your needs before starting your search. This will help you to pinpoint the qualities that you’re looking out for in them – be it reliability, budget, or experience.

For more guides on home renovation and contractors, check out these articles:


Cover image adapted from: @thelimhaus, @tenghongrenovate, Larry Contractors Pte Ltd

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