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12 Defect Checking Tools Every Homeowner Should Know

For newly completed properties such as HDB and Condominium projects, Homeowners like you should inspect the house thoroughly after the collection of keys. This is because if you have started renovating in a house with defects, you might have to face with serious consequences such as popped tiles and flooded rooms.

 Therefore, it is pertinent that you complete the defect checking exercise before you start your home renovation. By doing so, you will minimize unpleasant surprises after your renovation has completed. Otherwise, you have missed the opportunity to repair defects. In most cases, you probably have to pay more to rectify these defects after the renovation works have been completed!

However, the defect checking exercise could be very daunting to some homeowners when they are first time homeowners. Nevertheless fret not! To help you start, here is a list of tools which you should pack before you conduct the defect checking exercise.

Quick Tip: Remember to turn on the water and electrical supply before the inspection exercise

To assist you, here are 2 simple infographics on what you should look out for during the defects inspection exercise.


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