Cement Screeding Process FAIL

Actually right,

Throughout the whole reno process, the one thing that got me really pissed off up till now is the dang cement screeding.

Because of Jason’s shitty work, my poor vinyl had to be changed 3 times (the vinyl people was very kind to come down and change it 3 bloody time because of the cement screeding what did you do with my floooring ah Jason?!) And already, want to get through to him also super difficult. ( But when asking for money, cepat pulak reply. pffffft)

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It’s Hacking Time!

As you know, the BTO flats nowadays are not very big. *sobs* .. so we thought we wanted to play cheat abit and make our house more spacious  by hacking certain areas.

Discussed it with Shafee and the first thing he asked to see, was our floor plan. There are certain structural walls that can’t be hacked so we had to work around the restrictions lor. Le sigh.


The walls marked with a bold black line are structural walls so we can’t do anything to it. We hacked the walls with the red lines.

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Cement Screeding, done!

As per my last post, the cement screeding appointment was set for 4-6th Jan. Called the lady from the HDB Bedok Branch that I’ve been liaising with and she advised us to call Jason (HDB appointed contractor) to confirm our dates.
So, as suggested, we called Jason a day prior to confirm the screeding. He didn’t pick up so the next best thing was to just message him and hope for the best. Apparently, he doesn’t like to pick up calls. Sigh. ( This Jason is really a character. Headacheee and unneccessary stress ah with him!)

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Updates! – Cement Screeding appointment done!

A quick update!

So, we collected our keys on the 13th and submitted our cement screed application/appeal at the HDB – Bedok Branch.  (I told the nice lady in charge of our case to expedite our case, if possible, Coz’ wanna beat the CNY timeline haaah!) She gave disclaimer lor when we submitted it. The application might take 3-4 weeks! NOOOOOO…

And on Tuesday, 19th Dec, she called back and gave me the number of HDB’s appointed contractor for cement screeding. Didn’t want to jump for joy yet coz’ skali contractor say can only do in Feb then jialat. I’ve also heard of people who have had to wait 1-2 months to get an appointment! *gasps*

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