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.

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…
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…
Here's an item checklist: SandpaperTo smooth out uneven surfaces. Sanding blockTo wrap the sandpaper around. TurpentineFor cleaning spills and brushes with oil-based paint. Cleaning ragsFor wiping surfaces clean before painting and cleaning up any spills. Masking tapeTo protect light switches, sockets and surfaces from accidental paint splashes. CoversUse special drop…
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…
Digital door locks are not adopted by many because of the misconceptions people have. Hence, Home-Fix is here to tell you 5 things you need to know about digital door locks. 1. Battery-powered » They still work during blackouts. This is one of the major hesitations people have about changing…
With Singapore’s aging population, it is not uncommon to have a senior relative staying in our homes. However, the seniors are more prone to accidents such as slipping in the bathroom and wet kitchen floors. To someone young and healthy, a fall in the bathroom may just result in a…