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 1Use a scraper or a knife to scrape away any old caulk, grout and dirt.Step 2Clean the surface with detergent.Step 3Apply masking tape to both sides of the area you want to caulk (to prevent the caulk from spreading into other areas). Fill the joints with the caulk. Maintain…
Now that the Lunar New Year has passed, it's always good to keep your home in tip-top condition, so that you won't need to go on a mad-rush to stash away clutter and replace faulty items should guests drop in unannounced!  More often than not, slippery floors are a major…
Length/Area To convert: To: Multiply by: Metres Centimetres 100 Centimetres Millimetres 10 Metres Feet 3.28 Metres Yards 1.09 Kilometres Miles 0.62 Square Metres Square Feet 10.8 To convert: To: Multiply by: Inches Centimetres 2.54 Feet Centimetres 30.48 Yards Centimetres 91.44 Yards Inches 36 Feet Inches 12 Square Feet Square Metres…
Step 1:The international color codes for electrical wires are Green/Yellow, Brown/Red and Blue/Black. Green / Yellow – Earth Brown / Red – Live Blue / Black – Neutral Step 2:Most plugs are supplied with instructions as to where to attach the respective wires. If not, unscrew the outer screws of the plug and take a look inside:…
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
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…