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.

Here’s how to replace a worn-out tap washer:Step 1:   Turn off the water supply for the dripping tap. Then turn on the tap to release any water in the pipes. Putthe plug of the sink in place to stop any screws or other small objects from going down the plughole.Step 2:   Most…
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…
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…
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…
Slippery floors are a common problem in many households in Singapore. It doesn’t matter if you are staying in a HDB flat, condominium or landed property, as long as the surface is smooth, there is always a risk of falling down. Smooth and slippery areas in the house includes you…
Now that the Lunar New Year has passed, it's always good to keep your home in tip-top condition, so that you won't need to go on a mad-rush to stash away clutter and replace faulty items should guests drop in unannounced!  More often than not, slippery floors are a major…