These days, you can pretty much DIY stuff around your home. You just need to do some research and maybe watch a few videos to do things like fix a faucet or remodel your study. Of course, this would take time but if you are bored and you are in for a challenge, then you can definitely try doing this.
Aside from reading up on what you plan to do, you also need to gather some supplies. There is nothing more annoying than starting a project and realizing that you are missing one item to complete it. This means you will have to go to your local hardware store and buy what you need, right? Well, things are not as easy as that. You need to consider a lot of factors like the prices and quality of the products, and how convenient it is to go to that store. Lucky for you, we have made a list of the best hardware stores in Singapore.
Note: This list is strictly not in order.
Incorporated in 1998, this wholly-owned company offers an extensive array of products which include general building materials, rebar and welded mesh, structural steel, cement and masonry cement, ready-mix concrete, construction chemical, sand and granite, timber and plywood, bricks and blocks, construction and power tools, welding, hardware, UPVC pipes and fittings and safety products, electrical products, paint and chemicals, packaging, and cleaning supplies, among others.
Buildmate is the perfect one-stop solution for all your construction needs. From humble beginnings, they now serve not local construction firms and export to neighboring countries. To better serve their customers from different parts of Singapore, they have strategically positioned themselves in both the Eastern and Western parts of the country. They also have a strong fleet of lorries. Buildmate is committed to meeting the expectations of their customers. They are registered with the BCA (Building and Construction Authority of Singapore) and have an L6 License.
A place for hardware and building materials with reasonable price. Got almost everything you need for renovation or construction use. Staffs are patience to give you advice on what materials to be used for different situation.
I always go there whenever I need to get any hardware or building materials. Cheaper than all other hardware shops in shopping centres. Open on weekends which is a plus for me. Friendly and good customer service.
Contact: +65 6589 5388
Location: 3 Eunos Ave 8A, Singapore 409458
Opening Hours: Mon–Fri 8AM-6PM | Sat 8AM-5PM | Closed Sun
2. NBS Group
These retailers are ready to meet all of your household and industrial needs. The NBS Group offers a wide variety of products, which range from hardware and housewares, sanitary wares and bathroom accessories, and furniture sets and home appliances. Back in 1996, Mr. Ng Eng Hock together with his wife, Iris Lim, founded the family business. Now, the business is known for the comprehensive range of products they offer and their excellent customer service.
The NBS Group is committed to providing every customer with quality service and the best solution. The combination of a comprehensive selection of products, and experienced, knowledgeable, and dedicated team make the NBS Group stand out among its competitors. Past customers praise their very helpful and approachable staff. Also, the prices of products at NBS are quite competitive. This is definitely a plus in anyone’s book.
Very reasonable price for buying hardware things for homes.
Small but you can practically everything in here!!
Contact: +65 6792 0811
Location: Gek Poh Shopping Centre, 762 Jurong West Street 75, #01-262, Singapore 640762
Opening Hours: Daily 9.30AM-9.30PM
3. Li Fong Hardware Enterprise
Li Fong Hardware Enterprise provides the materials that are needed for home renovation and repair projects. Whether the project involves professional remodeling or simple repairs, Li Fong Hardware Enterprise has the right products and equipment. They are one of the leading stores in Singapore for construction materials and supplies. For more than 20 years, they have provided contractors, builders, repairmen, and homeowners with expert services and quality products.
They have an experienced team who can offer you sound advice, great recommendations, and even creative ideas. Li Fong Hardware Enterprise can also provide hands-on assistance with your projects. With a commitment to helping remodelers, builders, and even those who are dealing with minor repairs, Li Fong Hardware Enterprise is at your service no matter how big or small your project is. They also offer branded doors, windows, and flooring at affordable prices.
I must say the service provided by Li Fong Hardware is super good. I received prompt responses to my online inquiry from their website on the same day. I even had whatsapp follow-up from their staff (I think it is BK) the day and next day to inform me when my order was coming in so that I could head down to collect.
Teck Chye Tan
Hidden gem where you can buy your regular hardware stuff and also timber. They serve mostly contractors but the staff are friendly enough for you to ask questions.
Contact: +65 6444 6220 | +65 6444 6231
Location: EastLink, Block 3018 Bedok North Street 5, #01-18, Singapore 486132
Opening Hours: Mon–Fri 8AM-5PM | Sat 8AM-2.30PM | Closed Sun & Public Holidays
4. Soon Teck Hardware & Trading Pte Ltd
Soon Teck Hardware & Trading began as a one-store business located at Kings George Avenue. They moved to Kitchener Road and now, they are at Woodlands Close. They are determined to not only meet customers’ requirements but also achieve total customer satisfaction and build up long-term customer relationships. Soon Teck Hardware has over 20 years of experience and is fully committed to providing quality products and services at competitive prices.
Soon Teck Hardware was founded as a trusted one stop shop for all of your supply needs. Gone are the days when customers would complain about having to travel to different suppliers to gather materials for a project. By offering various products from categories like construction, furniture hardware, and electrical and lighting, among others, Soon Teck Hardware ensures that all the materials are ready to go. They even offer same day delivery for urgent orders.
I was in urgent need of getting a trolley so I found this seller and man oh man they replied to me in less than a minute. I went down to the shop and the seller explained the different types of trolley. Overall I am satisfied with their customer service and the item that I bought is tip top.
Staff are friendly and are able to help me to find the correct parts required for my DIY. Delivery and assembly service available too.
Contact: +65 6292 3302 | +65 6292 3009
Location: Woodlands Horizon, 31 Woodland Close, #06-33, Singapore 737855
Opening Hours: Mon–Fri 9AM-5PM | Sat 9AM-12PM | Closed on Sun
5. Kak Guan Hardware
Established in 1988, Kak Guan Hardware was a family-owned hardware store located at the Ubi Avenue 1shophouses. They catering mainly to contractors and businesses. Kak Guan Hardware is also a wholesaler and retailer of construction and hardware products that are imported from various countries like Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, China and Turkey. Because of the wide variety of brands and products that they offer and their strategic location (in the vicinity of the Ubi industrial area), Kak Guan Hardware has been able to build a loyal customer base throughout the years.
They are an exclusive distributor and authorized dealer of many international brands (Bosch, Makita, ALI Tools, Okatsune, Chikamasa, Mikisyo, Expert, Tiger Shears Mano, Beisit, Kingjet, Prosper etc.) Not only that, they have their own line of products under the MIC® registered trademark, including different models of foldable trolleys and pruning shears.
Best DIY Hardware Store with reasonably priced products and knowledgeable staff. Have been buying my hardware products for the past 12 years and have always gotten good prices especially during tough times. I also recommend them for their high quality and well curated goods that last for a long time.
Prices are cheap. Very nice and friendly staff. Well stocked with different variety of quality hardware. Have tried ordering from their e-commerce store, fuss-free, fast delivery of items. Very pleasant experience.
Contact: +65 9688 5857
Location: Blk 302 Ubi Avenue 1, #01-21/23, Singapore 400302
Opening Hours: Mon–Fri 8AM-5PM | Sat 8AM-12PM | Closed on Sun
No matter the size of your project, you will need quality materials for it. Using substandard materials can affect the quality of the results. This is why you should go to a hardware store that offers top-notch products. The local stores listed above specialize in providing customers with good quality items.
What’s more, they offer convenience because they offer a wide variety of products. This means you do not have to go to many places to get the items on your list. So, what you just need to do is check these stores out.