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ROIDMI Vacuum Cleaner X20S

We decided to get a vacuum cleaner. To simplify the selection and comparison, we zoomed into 2 brands – Xiaomi / Roidmi and Dyson. We eventually decided on the Roidmi X20S, primarily because it also...

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New Sonos Speakers and Table from IKEA

Symfonisk Speaker I have been eyeing the IKEA Symfonisk bookshelf speakers since they were launched in 2019. These are in fact Sonos speakers. I was so keen that I even went ahead to buy speaker...

Home Automation – Zwave and Vera Plus

Zwave Decided to go into Home Automation with our new home. Selected zwave as the primary technology, primarily because it seems more established and mature. Pros Open standard with encrypted communication Good interoperability between hubs...

Home Printer

We have not had a working printer at home for a long time. This is simply because we did not print that often and it just did not seem to make sense to maintain a...

Home Automation with BroadLink

These 2 products from BroadLink are part of my home automation set-up (bought in 2018). BroadLink RM Pro Plus IR and RF (315 / 433 MHz) Wifi 2.4GHz b/g/n BroadLink RM Mini3 IR only Wifi...

TV Wall Mount

Realised that I forgot to post information on the TV wall mount. This blog also serves as an archive of sorts in case I need to retrieve old information on the specifications of various items...

Sonos Beam

Bought a Sonos Beam in Dec 18. I had been hoping for a Playbar update but still no news. There was an offer at Harvey Norman, and decided to take the plunge. If an updated...

Solar Film

We replaced the original solar film that came with our place as it was old and peeling. I got a few quotations and decided to go with Zenith Ceramic 70. This is supplied by http://zenithfilms.com.sg...

Beds

Since our first home, we’ve bought our mattresses online. We buy our mattresses from http://www.fortytwo.sg (previously known as http://www.beds.sg). I would attribute this to a variety of reasons Price : It is generally cheaper to...

Ceiling Fans

We got this fan from Decor Fan SEA. Same design (and colour) for the entire home. 52″ for Living Room and Master Bedroom 48″ for Dining Room and the remaining 2 bedrooms ( The fans...