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.

Some of us try to save on regular servicing and will drive our car until it breaks down. But there are many things you should check regularly to make sure that you are not wearing your car engine out. Here are a few essential conditions for longer engine life. You…
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…
Before you venture into the great outdoors, make sure that you are properly equipped.  Here’s a basic kit: CompassesThis helps you locate positions on a map or in your surroundings. Swiss Army KnifeAn all-purpose camp knife with different blades such as basic blades, screwdrivers, awls, corkscrews, saws, scissors, pliers, etc.…
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…
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…
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:…