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.

The type of drill bit you need to use depends on what kind of material you are drilling.Metal Drill BitsThese bits are for drilling different kinds of metal, but they can also be used to drill wood. High-speed steel (HSS) is the most common material used in metal drill bits.…
Read the instructions that come with the lock set carefully before installing a new lock set:Step 1:   Position the lockset template on the door. Step 2:   Use a nail or an awl to mark the centre points of the cylinder and the latch bolt hole. Step 3:   Use a hole saw and a…
Forgot to switch off your headlights or signal lights when you were in a rush and came back with your car's battery totally flat? You can either call for recovery or follow some of this D.I.Y tip to jump start your car. To jump start your car, you can either…
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…
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…
When doing a full detail grooming for your car, try starting with the interior.   Start by Pulling Out the Floor Mats There are many types of floor mat available in the market. They have the upholstery type or more commonly the rubber/vinyl type. They also come in various designs.…