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.

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:…
Whether you live in a flat, apartment or landed property, you ought to have some basic security features that will protect your family and valued possessions.Install LightsGood lighting is one of the greatest deterrents to crime. It is one of the least expensive and most effective ways to reduce break-ins.Install…
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…
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…
Get a monitored security alarm.ContactsThese are installed on your doors or windows and are wired up to the alarm system. When your system is armed, any breach in those areas, it will trigger an alarm. Remember to disarm in the morning and when you arrive home to avoid setting off…
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…