Our mission is to make home design & renovation expertise accessible to all
Why We Exist
We believe that everyone should have access to the advice they need to create a home they love.
Why should professional home renovation support be available only to the top 1%? We all deserve to have the guidance and support we need throughout our home renovation journey. And we've found a way to make this possible.
We believe there are some things that technology can't replace.
We love technology, and we love people too! We see a world where both can co-exist to make the other stronger — it's the best of both worlds!
We believe that there is an incredible amount of under-leveraged talent around the world.
There are tons of talented designers and home professionals who are entrepreneurs themselves and have the desire to support homeowners like you. We're here to help you connect!
We strive to build a positive, open, respectful and safe environment for Gurus & Homeowners alike.
Positivity is contagious. We hope that all interactions with HiiGuru leave you if not happy, at least in a better place than you were previously.
The best way to learn is to keep an open mind and listen actively. Learning is about collecting your dots, so that you can one day connect them.
Honesty without tact is cruelty. This doesn't mean we don't believe in having fun or having a sense of humour, but context is everything.
Both emotional and physical safety are basic foundations for learning. Our Gurus are highly trained to guide you in their area of expertise with physical safety as a prerequisite. Emotional safety is equally important: no question is a stupid question!
I bought my first flat in 2018 and was filled with excitement about updating it to my personal taste and moving in and enjoying a new space I could finally call my own.
What I didn't expect, however, was that the process of renovating my flat was going to be one of the most stressful things I had ever experienced. I felt completely lost, with a million decisions to make, and no one to go to for support!
What was the right flooring for my kitchen? What colour sofa would I be happy with? Could I complain to my builder about some of the imperfections I noticed?
I tried researching online, but that just turned into hours of browsing with no clear solutions. When I looked into hiring professionals, they all seemed way over my budget and required big contracts. All I wanted was some experts I could chat with who could guide me through the process.
And that's how HiiGuru was born... a place where you can find trusted experts to speak with, anytime, anywhere, without breaking the bank!
With HiiGuru, my hope is that no one else needs to suffer through the process of making changes to their home on a budget, but rather, to enjoy the special experience of creating a home that they love.
Dara Chen, Founder & CEO