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.

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…
1) When you charge the batteries for the first time, or if the batteries have been stored for a long time, it normally takes about 3 charge and discharge cycles for the batteries to reach full capacity.    2) Discharging rechargeable batteries till they hold no charge at all can damage or…
General Safety for Your ChildFix up gates to keep your baby from wandering into dangerous areas such as the kitchen, staircases, outer doors, etc. These are available in pressure-mounted (portable) and wall mounted (permanently) models. Stick on Finger Pinch Guards – This is a sponge attached to the edge of…
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,…
Rotary MowerThese work with a horizontal rotating blade. Ideal for cutting long grass. Good for cutting coarse tropical grass. Blades are very tough. Easy to maintain. Hover MowerThese mowers float on a cushion of air. Light and easy to move around the garden. Suitable for gardens with slopes. Good for…
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…