How much does it cost to renovate a 3-room HDB in Singapore?

When it comes to home renovations, the sky is often the limit. But not everyone is a millionaire, and in fact, most people do not have that sort of money lying around. So what can you do if you want some renovations done without breaking the bank? You hire an HDB renovation contractor of course!

Why do people renovate their homes?

Home renovation is a big business, and it has been for some time. The housing market comprises a large part of the economy in many countries around the world. There are many reasons why people renovate their homes, and all of them boil down to the same thing: money.

More specifically, home renovation is an investment in your future. In most cases, homeowners renovate their homes because they anticipate that they’re going to sell their home one day, and they want to make it as appealing as possible.

Other homeowners renovate because they simply want to enjoy living in a new and improved house that. Here another reasons:

– To raise property prices -Not true, Singaporean properties are very affordable, especially if you compare them to properties in the U.S.A. or Europe. The main reason people renovate here is because they fall in love with the place and want to make it their home

– To get tax benefits -Not true again. There are no tax breaks for buying and renovating property in Singapore

– To make a profit -Maybe, but not often. Renovating a home to increase its value is much more of a “fun” way to make money than trying to sell it at a higher price

– Because they can -True, but not often enough. If you have the ability and means to renovate your home, you should do it because it gives you a sense of pride and accomplishment, and makes the place you live in a better place


The costs of renovations will vary based on your home’s location, size and condition

In addition to deciding which projects are a priority, it is important to determine how much you can afford to spend on each project. In general, the cost of renovations can range from a couple hundred dollars to tens of thousands of dollars, depending on the scope of the project.

When deciding how much to spend on a project, you should consider your financial situation and the long-term value of the improvements. If you are considering renovations that will improve the value of your home, it may be worth spending more money upfront.

For example, if you are planning to sell your home in the next few years, it may be worth spending more money on a renovation that will increase the value of your home.

What are the costs involved in a 3-room HDB renovation?

The cost of a typical 3-room HDB renovation in Singapore will range from SGD26,888 to SGD44,000. This can fluctuate depending on the size and condition of your unit, as well as how many rooms you want to renovate.

Before you take the plunge, here are resale 3 Room HDB flat packages,that usually you can find in SIngapore:

  • Design consultation & Space planning
  • Sketch Design proposal & 3D perspective drawings
  • Selection of color, material & accessories
  • Site co-ordination & Supervision
  • Decoration advice and Submission of HDB Renovation Permit


  • 1. Hack Off Existing Flooring & Skirting At Living, Dining And Storeroom
  • 2. Hack Off Existing Skirting in All Bedrooms
  • 3. Hack Off Existing Flooring Tiles At Kitchen And 2 Bathrooms
  • 4. Hack Off Existing Wall Tiles At Kitchen And 2 Bathrooms
  • 5. Hack off Existing Cement Mortar Bases & Concrete Slob Support
  • 6. Hack Off Existing Kitchen & 2 Bathrooms Doors and Frames
  • 7. Hack Off Existing 2 Bathroom’s Fitting And Accessories
  • 8. Hack Off Existing Kitchen Cabinet


  • 1. Stainless Steel Piping At Kitchen And 2 Bathrooms Area
  • 2. Provide Labour To Connect Inlet/Outlet Pipe For Kitchen Sink & Tap
  • 3. Provide Labour To Connect Inlet/Outlet Pipe For Washing Machine
  • 4. Provide Labour To install kitchen Sink & Tap (Accessories not provided)
  • 5. Provide Labour To Install 2 Nos Toilet Bowls (Accessories not provided)
  • 6. Provide Labour o Install Bathroom Accessories Set For 2 bathroom (Accessories not provided)
  • 7. Provide Labour to instal 2 Nos, Wash Basins (Accessories not provided)
  • 8. Provide Labour ro install 2Nos. Instant heaters (Accessories not provided)
  • 9. Provide Labour To Install 2 Nos. Bidet Sprays (Accessories not provided)
  • 10. Provide Labour To install 2 Nos. Two Way Taps (Accessories not provided)


  • 1. Construct False Ceiling At Foyer Area
  • 2. Construct L Box Light Holder At Dining Are
  • 3. Construct L Box Light Holder At Living Area
  • 3. Construct False Ceiling At Passage Way Leading to Bedrooms


  • 1. Design, Fabricate and Install 10ft Top Hung Kitchen Cabinet c w Abs-Trimmed Casement Doors
  • 2. Design. Fabricate and Install 10ft Bottom Kitchen Cabinet c/w Abs-Trimmed Casement Doors Kitchen Cabinet c/w: 10ft Any selection of solid surface Counter Top 2 Tier Stainless Steel Dish Rack 1 no. Aluminum Frame Frosted Glass Panel Anti Slam Hinges for All Doors nos. Soft Closing Track for Drawers PVC Cutlery tray
  • 3. Provide Labor to Install Hob and Hood (Accessories Provided By Owner)


  • 1. Supply & install Aluminum Frame Bi Fold Door At Two Bathrooms


  • 1. Panting of Internal Walls Using NIPPON Vinilex 5000 (4 Choice Of Colors)
  • 2. Painting of Sewage and inlet Pipes Using NIPPON High Gloss Finish Paint for Kitchen & 2 Bathrooms
  • 3. Painting of Ceiling With NIPPON Paint Matex White) for Kitchen & 2 Bathrooms


  • 1. Provide Protection Sheet After Masonry Works Are Completed
  • 2. Provide Haulage Service & Remove Debris to NEA Approved Dumping Ground
  • 3. Supply Post Renovation General Cleaning For Whole Unit

Renovating can help you increase the value of your property!

As a homeowner, you know the value of your home is an important aspect of your life. You are probably constantly looking for ways to improve the value of your property and make it more pleasing to live in.

There are many options to consider when it comes to renovating your home. You can buy new furniture or paint the walls, but if you really want to add value to your property, consider renovating your bathroom. Renovating your bathroom can be a great way to add value to your home

How much does it cost to renovate a 3-room flat HDB?

As expected, the renovation cost of a BTO increases as the size of your home grows. The estimated renovation cost for a 3-room flat is between $38,850 to $44,000. As compared to 5-room flats, less material is required to furnish your home which explains why it’s cheaper. What this does is give you more budget when renovating your home. You can either save or channel the extra money into fancier items such as built-in furniture or custom bathroom tiling. 

Depending on your needs, renovation costs and durations will vary. The following estimates are provided by the legitimate renovation portal in Singapore.

HDB flat type in SingaporeEstimated renovation cost 2022
3-room flat$35,850 to $47,000
4-room flat$40,000 to $55,000
5-room flat$45,000 to $62,000

To wrap things up…

Renovating a BTO flat does not have to be expensive. If you opt for the additional fittings and flooring when you buy the flat, then the renovation won’t cost as much.

Our renovation service can help you to renovate a 3 room HDB design Singapore with reasonable price and you still get the quality you want… without having to sacrifice on the price!

Renovating your house can be a nightmare. Especially if you are doing it yourself. I have personally seen DIYers tear their hair out, destroy the walls, floors and furniture, and literally scream  at the top of their lungs.

If you let us do the work for you, it will be a piece of cake. Even a child could do it. All you have to do is show us where to put our hands and feet. (Well, OK… you tell us where to put our hands and feet.)