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.

Read the instructions that come with the lock set carefully before installing a new lock set:Step 1:   Position the lockset template on the door. Step 2:   Use a nail or an awl to mark the centre points of the cylinder and the latch bolt hole. Step 3:   Use a hole saw and a…
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…
Temperatures To convert: To: Multiply by: Degrees Celsius Fahrenheit Celsius (*1.8)+32 Fahrenheit Celsius Degrees Celsius (-32)*0.556 To convert: To: Multiply by: Litres Millilitres 1000 Quarts Litres 0.946 Gallons Litres 3.785
Forgot to switch off your headlights or signal lights when you were in a rush and came back with your car's battery totally flat? You can either call for recovery or follow some of this D.I.Y tip to jump start your car. To jump start your car, you can either…
It wasn’t a pretty sight out there recently! The forest fires in Indonesia had become so bad that many Singaporeans were actually wearing oxygen masks to venture outside, or not go out at all!   While the air inside your home might not be as polluted as the air outside,…
Here’s how to replace a worn-out tap washer:Step 1:   Turn off the water supply for the dripping tap. Then turn on the tap to release any water in the pipes. Putthe plug of the sink in place to stop any screws or other small objects from going down the plughole.Step 2:   Most…