Installing Aluminium Window in Singapore
When we are renovating our homes, we usually play a lot of attention on our sofa, bed, kitchen cabinets.
We are generally willing to spend money on these items as we feel that it will is very crucial in setting the tone of our home renovation.
However, most homeowner in Singapore tend to overlook one of the very important element in our home decor - Window.
Why Is Having The Right Window So Important?
Choosing the right types of window give your room and home ample lighting and ventilation.
If you are staying in HDB, homeowner also need to ensure that the window install in their HDB flat comply with HDB safety requirement and regulation. Otherwise, penalty will be involved. By engaging Ho Ho, we will help you ensure that all safety requirement are met and applied for all necessary HDB permit.
HDB Aluminum Casement Window Requirement
Three most important requirements for newly installed casement window in HDB flat:
1) Casement window cannot be installed along the common corridor
2) Maximum width of casement window must not exceed 700 mm
3) Friction stay used in casement window must be stainless steel grade 304 with a minimum thickness not less than 2.50 mm and the length not less than 1/2 width of window leaf
For more information, you can read the full requirement of the casement window on the HDB website.
One of the most common problem with old HDB's casement window installed is that they are too wide and exceed the new requirement of 700 mm. It is ideal to have the width of the casement window to be 700 mm or less as your friction stay will be more lasting due to less weight loading.