No.62, Ubi Road 1, Oxley Bizhub 2 #01-37, Singapore 408734
Reviewed by Mr Chia / Mrs. Loy Joon Hwa・Submitted 15 Jul 2019・Project completed Mar 2018・Designer Mint Ng
No matter how reputable the company is, without an efficient and competent worker or coordinator, it will not be able to succeed and stay sustainable. I met Ms Mint Ng, the Interior Designer (ID) for renovation of my resales flat in Dec 17, who has been assigned by Mr A, partner of Meter Square. We know Mr A since end 2011, who was the then carpenter of our 4-BR BTO flat in Punggol. After 6 years, we bought a 5-BR flat in the same area and approached Mr A again on the renovation work. The first impression of Mint was different from my previous ID, who was a petite and gentle lady. In contrast, Mint seems to be rugged and loud. There is a saying that can’t judge a book by its cover. After a few rounds of encounters with Mint, she is indeed a workaholic and responsible person. She jotted down every single detail that we discussed and acted on it instantly after the discussion. She listened diligently to our ideas, preferences and views. Having said that, it was not a one-way communication, she gave her opinions and provided turnaround solutions taking into consideration our interests. In Feb 18, while she had to go back to her hometown for CNY, she remained contactable throughout her holiday. During the festive season, most of the works had to be put on hold and only left with two workers to carry on with the painting works. Immediately she touched down the first day after CNY holiday, she went straight to my house before reporting to work, just to make sure that everything was in order. Given her sincerity, I fully rely on her in terms of colour scheme and materials selection. Like most of the working individuals, we are busy with our office works and did not have much time on the nitty gritty items. She kept us posted on the progress of the renovation with photos taken on site etc. With her ability and trust worthy personality, the renovation had met our targeted completion timeline! After the hand-over and move-in to the house, there have been quite a handful of defects/problems which I felt quite upset about it. However, with Mint’s coordination, the issues have been settled one by one. Though the problems do occur even till now, Mint has, without fail, responded and attended to my feedback promptly; and arranged for the issues to be resolved within a week. Most of us have bad experiences with the irresponsible contractors and vendors, especially the after-sales service. As a customer, I deem after-sales service is as important and it really depends on the integrity of the service provider. I am glad to have Mint as my ID and coordinator, that makes the renovation (before and after) of my house, smooth and less painful. Thank you, Mint for being a thoughtful and responsive ID that I ever met. Hope to continue receiving the excellent service from you even after the 1-year on-site warranty!
|Property Type||Projects||Average Cost (New)||Average Cost (Resale)|
|HDB||6||S$ 47,833.33||S$ 84,566.67|
|3 Bedrooms||2||-||S$ 114,500.00|
The information is based on the projects we received in the past year and may not represent the firm's full portfolio and capability.
Reviewed by Willee・Submitted 21 Dec 2020・Project completed Dec 2020・Designer Mint Ng
2020 was an unprecedented year. I started looking for my resale flat right before the whole pandemic started and sourcing for an ID company. Meter Square (MS) was one of the companies I was discussing with. I met up with several IDs and Mint from MS was one of them. This journey was not easy to begin with because everything was blurry in terms of policies and processes. I met with Mint for the 2nd time few days before the great "Lock-Down" happened. I guess the ID plays an important role less of the ID firm itself. Mint has been very forthcoming and assuring since the beginning. No airy-fairy type of stories. What I appreciated about Mint was her candidness. She was not giving me assurance for the sake of closing the deal and that she was very genuine about the whole situation which sets her apart from the 6-7 other IDs I have met. Most importantly, we have the chemistry to discuss what I wanted and worries. She was not at all pushy. We reconvened the whole reno discussion after months of lock-down. My reno journey will not be as smooth sailing as it could be without Mint’s dedication. I have heard so many scary stories on the public domain around renovation works being delayed and bad handling of works/workers by some ID firms but I am glad Mint kept to her promise and made it a reality. Her design of the house and scheduling of work in the midst of this pandemic situation have won several praises from my friends and family members. Of course, I think I wanted to also give credit to her workers. The workers supporting an ID is equally important. I could sensed that Mint has a great working relationship with them. I met with some of them too when I was always visiting my unit during the renovation. What makes a great ID is also the very good and dedicated set of contractors who have been all so helpful and dedicated. They dont simply work blindly but I am impressed with how proactive they are in giving their opinions. Thumbs Up to them too. So a great ID firm is made up of a great reputation thru its dedicated and responsible ID cum workers. Thks MS, Mint and all that made this renovation journey less painful and so much more enjoyable in this incredible year. Not an easy feat!
Reviewed by Serene・Submitted 20 Dec 2020・Project completed Dec 2020・Designer May Chang
Read good review about May's portfolio and engage her service. We required alot of storage space and she had designed and created ample storage cabinet for us and given helpful advice on other storage alternative. She will update us upon every job done thru wat apps. During this covid period with tight manpower, they able to complete the renovation within the timeline. Thank you May and team for the good job done.
Reviewed by Sheane Natasha・Submitted 16 Dec 2020・Project completed Dec 2020・Designer May Chang
This is our second time engaging Meter Square and they have never let us down. Our ID, May, is experienced, reliable, organised and efficient. Carpentry works are of high quality and their workers are polite and well-mannered. With May handling our project, our minds are at ease in terms of deliverables and ability to meet project timeline. May also provided good suggestions and alternatives throughout the design process. We do however find the prices a tad on the high side. We also had to incur some additional charges, eg when the plumber had to make another trip to install the bathtub when the delivery of the bathtub was delayed. We felt that the project schedule could have been shared with us earlier so that we can ensure our vendors for lights, bathtub, bathroom accessories are able to deliver according to their project schedule. It was challenging at our end to coordinate with the vendors delivery of items to ensure we meet their project schedule and not having to incur additional costs due to additional trips. Coordination and communication with our vendors could also be tighter. This may not be an issue if u work with their partnered vendors but prices may be higher than if u source your own suppliers. Overall, we would still highly recommend Meter Square.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What are Meter Square's reviews like?
Based on 80 reviews left for Meter Square, the firm achieved an average rating of 4.58. Read homeowners’ reviews of Meter Square.
Where is Meter Square's showroom?
Meter Square has 1 showroom in Singapore, mainly in North-East and East. See all of Meter Square's showroom addresses.
Is Meter Square an HDB-registered or a Casetrust-accredited firm?
Meter Square is currently not an HDB-registered firm. They do however work with sub-contractors licensed by HDB. You may want to check with the interior firm for more information.
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