Fancy yourself a DIY kind of person, want to dabble in a bit of furniture restoration, or putting up some new artwork on your walls?
The key to getting the job done well is to have the right tools and equipment, and Singapore has DIY stores aplenty to help make even the clumsiest among us skilled superheroes.
Located throughout the island, Homefix stores have a wide selection of products to meet your needs, in addition to workshops, DIY guides and Do-It-For-You services. Well stocked, well known and reliable, Homefix can do exactly as the name suggests. Shop online or in store for more personal service and advice.
NEXT: Selffix →
Selffix is another chain store with convenient locations offering products for everything from flooring to car care and paint to pest control. They stock well-known brands such as 3M, Black & Decker and Philips and offer online shopping as well. Their website has an “ask an expert” feature that allows you to submit embarrassingly simple questions for a Mr Fix-it to answer. There’s also a Selffix app for speedy orders and delivery.
NEXT: Zener DIY Store →
Zener stores are well equipped with garden tools, plumbing, electrical, and even home décor and hobby supplies to help you with nearly any kind of DIY project. They offer a “handyman” service, online shopping with free delivery for larger orders and expert assistance, even if that means helping you repair the hole in the wall that mysteriously appeared after you picked up a hammer.
#01-07 Orchard Towers, 400 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238875
NEXT: DIY Essentials →
As their name suggests, this store has all your typical DIY essentials. They also have unique auxiliary services like key duplication and name tag engraving. Maybe most importantly, DIY Essentials listens to its customers and will ensure your needs are met – even sourcing what you need from other suppliers, if necessary.
#B1-22 Sun Plaza, 30 Sembawang Dr, Singapore 757713
NEXT: Handyman Centre →
It’s worth a trip to this surprisingly large store for affordable yet hard-to-find and rare items. Knives and swords mingle amongst hammers, piping equipment and paint. The helpful staff will assist with any questions but also love chatting all things DIY. Come for a quick stop and lose an hour in the self-proclaimed “Most Unique & Interesting Hardware & D-I-Y Centre” in Singapore.
#03-01 Lucky Plaza, 304 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238863
NEXT: Hoe Kee Hardware →
Specialising in kitchen and bath supplies, Hoe Kee Hardware has four locations across Singapore. It stocks everything from ceiling fans, kitchen hobs and hoods and bathroom accessories to small parts, and the product range will fit any budget. The knowledgeable staff will help you find exactly what you need and will even give you useful tips to improve your kitchen and bathroom design.
The Blue Building, 8 Genting Rd, Singapore 349472
NEXT: Horme Hardware →
Touted as Singapore’s largest DIY hardware store, Horme Hardware’s Ubi location is sure to have what you need. With over 22 categories of supplies including fasteners, drills, paints and power tools, Horme will supply your job from start to finish. Keeping their core values at the heart of their operation – honesty, reliability, efficiency – this shop has come a long way from its humble beginnings.
#02-01 Number One Building, 1 Ubi Crescent, Singapore 408563
NEXT: HomeFix →
Got a real serious project? One of the oldest hardware stores in Singapore – you wouldn’t even be wrong to call it a warehouse – has got tools for all sorts of DIY digs, from carpentry work to gardening to ventilation. They also offer wood-cutting services to cut your planks and fencing to your desired size and shape.
369 Changi Rd, Singapore 419969
NEXT: HomeFix →
By Kathleen Siddell, last updated September 2017
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