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 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…
Never use a screwdriver as a cold chisel, or for prying, punching, chiseling, scoring or scraping. Ensure that the tip fits the slot of the screw. If you use a screwdriver that is too large, you may damage the slot in the screw. Use a long-shanked screwdriver only for jobs…
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…
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…
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…