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…
Putty KnifeUseful for applying putty, glue, etc. and for scraping residual substances when cleaning a surface for painting.Adjustable wrenchFor holding items firmly and for twisting.Combination (ring and open ended) wrenches/spannersFor specific nut sizes, in imperial and metric.Adjustable SpannerUsed for unusual sized nuts or in place of a standard, fixed, open-ended…
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:   Always remove all of the soil from your digging tools after use.Step 2:   Thoroughly clean any tools that have been used for chemical applications.Step 3:   Allow tools to dry completely before storing them, to prevent rusting.Step 4:   After each use, wipe the metal parts of pruners and shears with an oily rag…
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…
Never use a screwdriver as a cold chisel, or for prying, punching, chiseling, scoring or scraping. Ensure that the tip fits the slot of the screw. If you use a screwdriver that is too large, you may damage the slot in the screw. Use a long-shanked screwdriver only for jobs…