Top 5 Things to Consider for Insect Screens

Though insect screens are not yet very common in Singapore, it is considered a necessity for most homes elsewhere in the world, so it’s really quite strange why this is not yet the case in Singapore. With the increasing occurrence of dengue fever over the years, now Zika and even midges and the mystery insects at Pandan Gardens and Bukit Batok - who knows - maybe HDB & NEA will do something soon. Meanwhile, if you’re thinking about insect screens, here is our compilation of the Top 5 things to consider when you decide to install this “invisible shield” at home. Why Insect Screens? Types of Insect Screens available To DIY or Not-to-DIY? Cost & Service Quality How to Choose...

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Holy Bats! — Why Are They Flying Into Our Homes?

Even though Singapore is a city, there's so much wildlife amongst us. Think otters, the jungle fowls, wild boars and even snakes! What people do not realize is that we have many bats living amongst us too. Being the only mammal that can achieve full flights, these nocturnal creatures are actually very good for us, flying around in the evenings and nights eating up insects and other creepy crawlies and resting during the day in trees, under dark corners of buildings, and increasing now - as we noticed - under the solar panels now being installed by HDB all over the island. [caption id="attachment_86958" align="alignleft" width="300"] HDB Solar Panels @ AMK[/caption] [caption id="attachment_86959" align="alignleft" width="300"] We're seeing more bats in...

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