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.

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,…
CleaningClean your lights occasionally to ensure a long-lasting and brighter light.Replacing LampsSome lamps may burn out more quickly than others: this is normal. Save money on bills by choosing energy saving lamps.Avoid CorrosionSeal and tape exposed wires to prevent oxidation of copper fittings in the lights.PruningPrune your garden periodically to…
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…
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 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. The more adventurous you are, the more comprehensive your knife should be. LED Torchlight…
There are times when the young ones scribbles all over your home, what happens if they leave the ink marks on your sofa? The best bet is to hire a professional, if not, you may try our DIY tips below.   First, you need to identify what type of leather…