D.I.Y Guides

We believe empowering our customers with the skills to DIY is the best way you would enjoy shopping at Home-Fix. With the various home improvement tips posted, ranging from lightings, electrical, car care, gardening, security, deco, power tools and etc, we aim to equip you with adequate knowledge to DIY.

Step 1 Turn off the power to the light fixture at the main service panel.Step 2 Remove the diffuser to expose the fluorescent tube(s).Step 3Remove the tube by rotating it. Twist and turn the tube in any direction to disengage the tube and gently slide it out of the sockets.Step…
Step 1 Prepare the surface Wash and clean the wall. Fill up any holes with filler. Scrape away any areas of old or loose paint. Brush off any sand debris. Step 2Tape up the light fixtures, sockets and other fittings with masking tape to prevent them from being splashed with…
Rotary MowerThese work with a horizontal rotating blade. Ideal for cutting long grass. Good for cutting coarse tropical grass. Blades are very tough. Easy to maintain. Hover MowerThese mowers float on a cushion of air. Light and easy to move around the garden. Suitable for gardens with slopes. Good for…
With Paint Remover Apply thick layers of paint remover and spread evenly with a paintbrush. Remove as much paint remover as possible with a metal scraper. Steel wool helps to remove more stubborn patches of old paint. When finished, wipe the surface with white spirit. With Sanding An electric sander…
General Safety for Your ChildFix up gates to keep your baby from wandering into dangerous areas such as the kitchen, staircases, outer doors, etc. These are available in pressure-mounted (portable) and wall mounted (permanently) models. Stick on Finger Pinch Guards – This is a sponge attached to the edge of…
Here's an item checklist: SandpaperTo smooth out uneven surfaces. Sanding blockTo wrap the sandpaper around. TurpentineFor cleaning spills and brushes with oil-based paint. Cleaning ragsFor wiping surfaces clean before painting and cleaning up any spills. Masking tapeTo protect light switches, sockets and surfaces from accidental paint splashes. CoversUse special drop…