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.

WeightFluid/Liquid   To convert: To: Multiply by: Kilograms Grams 1000 Kilograms Pounds 2.2 Grams Ounces 0.035 To convert: To: Multiply by: Litres Millilitres 1000 Quarts Litres 0.946 Gallons Litres 3.785
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…