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.

Colours can change your mood, so why not go for something that relieves the stress of a long day? When you come home, you can feel immediately relaxed in a calm environment. Or if you are bored, choose more daring combinations to get your creative juices flowing!Hot coloursRed and Orange…
DO - Rinse off the vehicle before washing. It cools down the metal, removes loose dirt, cakes of mud, etc.DO - Rinse off your vehicle after it has been rained on, to minimise the effects of acid rain.DO - Wash your car if you see bird droppings, dead bugs or other obvious contaminants…
The type of drill bit you need to use depends on what kind of material you are drilling.Metal Drill BitsThese bits are for drilling different kinds of metal, but they can also be used to drill wood. High-speed steel (HSS) is the most common material used in metal drill bits.…
CleaningClean your lights occasionally to ensure a long-lasting and brighter light.Replacing LampsSome lamps may burn out more quickly than others: this is normal. Save money on bills by choosing energy saving lamps.Avoid CorrosionSeal and tape exposed wires to prevent oxidation of copper fittings in the lights.PruningPrune your garden periodically to…
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,…
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…