In Shanghai, a homeowner typically spends at least 100,000 yuan renovating a new apartment. Photo: AP In Shanghai, a homeowner typically spends at least 100,000 yuan renovating a new apartment. Photo: AP
In Shanghai, a homeowner typically spends at least 100,000 yuan renovating a new apartment. Photo: AP

Wealthy Chinese turn to high-end materials as they seek value for money in home renovations

Homeowners are shunning the traditional bricks and mortar and embracing materials that are easier to install, such as premium plasterboards

In Shanghai, a homeowner typically spends at least 100,000 yuan renovating a new apartment. Photo: AP In Shanghai, a homeowner typically spends at least 100,000 yuan renovating a new apartment. Photo: AP
In Shanghai, a homeowner typically spends at least 100,000 yuan renovating a new apartment. Photo: AP
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