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.

Length/Area To convert: To: Multiply by: Metres Centimetres 100 Centimetres Millimetres 10 Metres Feet 3.28 Metres Yards 1.09 Kilometres Miles 0.62 Square Metres Square Feet 10.8 To convert: To: Multiply by: Inches Centimetres 2.54 Feet Centimetres 30.48 Yards Centimetres 91.44 Yards Inches 36 Feet Inches 12 Square Feet Square Metres…
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…
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…
Colours can change your mood, so why not go for something that relieves the stress of a long day? When you come home, you can feel immediately relaxed in a calm environment. Or if you are bored, choose more daring combinations to get your creative juices flowing!Hot coloursRed and Orange…
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…
Find out how you can easily pamper your car in these easy steps using various automotive care products!   Step 1 Use a bodywork shampoo conditioner for cars. Generally, use 1 or 2 capfuls of the conditioner to a bucket of water. Always check the instructions before use.   Step…