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.

Before you venture into the great outdoors, make sure that you are properly equipped.  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.…
DO - Rinse off the vehicle before washing. It cools down the metal, removes loose dirt, cakes of mud, etc.DO - Rinse off your vehicle after it has been rained on, to minimise the effects of acid rain.DO - Wash your car if you see bird droppings, dead bugs or other obvious contaminants…
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…
General Safety for Your ChildFix up gates to keep your baby from wandering into dangerous areas such as the kitchen, staircases, outer doors, etc. These are available in pressure-mounted (portable) and wall mounted (permanently) models. Stick on Finger Pinch Guards – This is a sponge attached to the edge of…
Here are three ways to unblock your drainage: using a plunger, using a hand auger and using chemicals. Try the plunger way first before you resort to the other two methods.Use a PlungerThe sink plunger creates an alternate pressure and vacuum in order to dislodge clogs. There should be enough…
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…