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Do you have a leaky faucet? Would you like to put a ceiling fan in your bedroom? Or maybe you want to mount a flat screen TV to the wall? Welcome to Fix It 101! Whether it’s a plumbing problem or an electrical question, call in and find out if you can do that home repair yourself or if you need to call a professional. You may be handier than you think you are! For information regarding your data privacy, visit Acast.com/privacy

Do you have a leaky faucet? Would you like to put a ceiling fan in your bedroom? Or maybe you want to mount a flat screen TV to the wall? Welcome to Fix It 101! Whether it’s a plumbing problem or an electrical question, call in and find out if you can do that home repair yourself or if you need to call a professional. You may be handier than you think you are! For information regarding your data privacy, visit Acast.com/privacy

Location:

Jackson, MS

Description:

Do you have a leaky faucet? Would you like to put a ceiling fan in your bedroom? Or maybe you want to mount a flat screen TV to the wall? Welcome to Fix It 101! Whether it’s a plumbing problem or an electrical question, call in and find out if you can do that home repair yourself or if you need to call a professional. You may be handier than you think you are! For information regarding your data privacy, visit Acast.com/privacy

Language:

English

Contact:

6014326364


Episodes

Fix It 101: Working On Your Home (From Home)

4/1/2020
The uncertainty of the coronavirus pandemic has everyone practicing social distancing and working from home. Or at least it should! Jason starts the show with a plea for everyone taking their extra time to visit the home improvement stores, while Jeff and Pam share how the coronavirus has them changing the way they operate their businesses. Along with your DIY questions, we also talk about a new roofing technique, making a home office, and if your clean is really that clean. Let's work! For...

Duration:00:49:23

Fix It 101: At Home Remedies

3/18/2020
In this episode of Fix It 101 we focus on the inside of your home. We talk about those fixes that can be done while everyone is practicing social distancing in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. In studio ( a healthy distance apart) is Jason and Pam, while Jeff helps with your home improvement questions from his mobile office/command center. Let's work! For information regarding your data privacy, visit Acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:49:07

Fix It 101: Poly Foam Fixing

3/11/2020
Poly foam concentrate lifting is the type of fix that you really have to see to believe. So today on the show we welcome J.R. Crowell from Helms Polyfoam to paint the best picture of how this procedure works and holds up over time. Everything from uneven driveways, to garage floors, and just recently helped out Pam at her home. So we talk J.R. about how they are able to do what some call a magic trick and miracle for the home. For information regarding your data privacy, visit...

Duration:00:49:49

Fix It 101: It Must Be March

3/4/2020
March has arrived and the seasons are changing. At least they are suppose to. The rain is still falling and temperatures are fluctuating,but that's Mississippi weather for you. If you don't like it, just wait ten minutes. On this episode of Fix It 101 Pam, Jeff, and Jason look toward spring and proper cleaning around your home. Mold, mildew, and other things bleach should take care of. Also, with daylight saving time ending this weekend what are you doing with the extra daylight hours? Tell...

Duration:00:48:45

Fix It 101: Turn The Valve

2/26/2020
Today on the program we got back to the basics of home ownership 101. If there was an emergency could you locate your water shut off valve? How about the gas? Do you know how to kill the power to your entire home? We share tips to help you with this critically important information and your latest home improvement project. From shower leaks to non-flaky paint, Fix It 101 is always here to help. Let's work! For information regarding your data privacy, visit Acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:49:35

Fix It 101: Safewatch Security Systems

2/19/2020
Safewatch Security Systems has been protecting homes for over 20 years. Owner Jimmy Jones joins the show to talk the advances in technology when protecting your home and why a smart home is the right home. Also with the recent flooding in Jackson by the Pearl River the Fix It 101 crew talks about how to approach re-entering a recently flooded home and the advice on the insurance process. Let's work! For information regarding your data privacy, visit Acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:49:44

Fix It 101: House Pest

2/12/2020
Last week our show was overrun with stories of squirrels and other non domesticated animals making their way into the home. So today we bring in the expert, our favorite critter catcher, John Abel from Abel's Premier Pest. Not that Jeff and Jason handled their squirrel situations wrong, but John is here to set them straight. From squirrels, rats, and even bats John tells us what works and what is not worth your time when dealing with house pest. Let's work! For information regarding your...

Duration:00:50:57

Fix It 101: Feeling Squirrely

2/5/2020
It's fair to say that squirrels should not be in the house. But today Jason and Jeff start the show with two stories about how they dealt with this critters in their attic and walls. This sets off a chain reaction of listeners telling their most horrid tales of squirrels and other creatures in their humble abode. Also Timmy McClendon from A/C Remedies joins the show to talk about the R22 refrigerant phase out, that took effect January 1, 2020. Let's work! For information regarding your data...

Duration:00:50:13

Fix It 101: Permits and Fixes

1/29/2020
With many DIY projects after the inspiration, you gather the materials, then get to work. But what if you need a permit? When do you know if you need a permit? Today we look at a couple fixes that you might not know need a permit and welcome Pam back to the show after a short absence. Let's work! For information regarding your data privacy, visit Acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:50:51

Fix It 101: The Home Show

1/22/2020
Getting inspiration for your next home improvement project is not always easy. But one place that is full of ideas is your local home show. This weekend the Home Builders Association of Jackson is gearing up for their annual Home Show at the Mississippi Trademark Building. Kim Jent, from the Mississippi Housing Institute is here to talk about her role with the Home Show and how the Mississippi Housing Institute helps the construction industry. Also Jeff and Jason answer your home improvement...

Duration:00:50:11

Fix It 101: The DIY Spirit

1/15/2020
There are many things that can get you into the DIY spirit. Everything from a front door refresh, to putting down a fresh bead of bathroom caulk. Today Jason and Jeff talk about getting into the DIY spirit with some simple shelving to help organize your home and talking about the latest home gadgets from the Consumer Electronics Show. Also they tackle the latest round of listeners emails and calls about their latest home improvement projects. Let's work! For information regarding your data...

Duration:00:49:06

Fix It 101: Back for 2020

1/8/2020
2020 is here and so is Fix It 101! Jeff, Pam, and Jason are ready to start the year off right and help with out with all the new year home improvement projects. With the last live Fix It 101 being almost a month ago there is plenty to talk about and catch up on. Also we are looking to make 2020 the year of the DIY'er, so we have some basic skills that every handy-person should have in their toolbox. Plus Jason shares a gift from a listener that really shows how times have changed. Let's...

Duration:00:49:19

Fix It 101 | Tool Time & Winter Fixes

12/11/2019
Officially two weeks away from Christmas, do you know what to get the handy-person in your life? According to Jason you only have a few options to choose from. On today's show he breaks down where to find your next tool time Christmas gift. And during the winter months are you looking to remodel? We also share some tips on why the winter months are a great time to make some home improvements. And last but defiantly not least we are happy to welcome are newest member to the Fix It 101 team,...

Duration:00:49:18

Fix It 101 | Jason, Jeff, and Pam

11/20/2019
Jason, Jeff, and Pam may sound like the name of a cool band from the 70's but today on Fix It 101 they are only helping with your home improvement questions and leaving the singing to the professionals. Now when it comes to home improvement you don't always need a pro. As Jeff states early in the show, changing out windows can be a fairly easy project but make sure you have a buddy. Even Pam shares a story of needing a buddy, if only to dial 911. Also in this episode we get electrical safety...

Duration:00:49:56

Fix It 101 | Inspect It Like A Girl

11/6/2019
Pam Pybas has been inspecting homes since 2003. She is ASHI (American Society of Home Inspectors) and with her company Inspect It Like A Girl she is looking to provide her clients with the best home inspection possible. Even if it is alerting them to issues they did not want t hear or deal with. Today in the handyman hangout Jason Klein is out so Jeff, Pam, and guest host Java talk about the reasons for home inspections and why your home need one today. Let's work! For information regarding...

Duration:00:51:05

Fix It 101 | Nightmare Projects

10/30/2019
It is common knowledge that most home improvement projects do not go as planned. There are pitfalls and accidents that happen all the time but sometimes those pitfalls and accidents become full-on nightmare situations. Today Jason and Jeff share some personal nightmare situations they endured and hear from some callers who share their not so happy endings to home improvement. Also Jason talks about a brand new podcast from This Old House, titled Clearstory. But not before bragging about Fix...

Duration:00:48:34

Fix It 101 I Open Topic

10/23/2019
Every episode of Fix It 101 we are looking to help you with your home improvement projects and give tips that make DIY a little easier. From the big to the small making sure your home is maintained and happy brings us a great joy. Today on the show we open the phone lines to whatever questions you had. So we talked about everything from sticking front doors, backyard decks, all the way to vinyl flooring. Let's work! For information regarding your data privacy, visit Acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:48:47

Fix It 101: Aging In Place

10/16/2019
In 2019, older adults are staying in their homes longer than ever. So the phrases "aging in place" and "universal design" come with simple modification to homes that make it easier for this aging population to function independently. One modification is adding grab bars in the bathroom and at the end of the show we go through this project, step by step. Also on this episode Jeff and Jason get asked a few head scratching questions but luckily a few pros call in and set them straight. Lets...

Duration:00:48:43

Fix It 101: Finally Fall

10/9/2019
The temperature has finally reached a place that feels like fall and your projects are calling. Jeff thinks this is the weather where all things are possible, so we start with the deck. Now that it's not blazing hot the deck looks more inviting and lets give it the once over before some fall gatherings. Then Jason shares a few kitchen projects that you can complete in a weekend. Also we revisit one of our most popular DIY projects, the fire pit. Let's work! For information regarding your...

Duration:00:49:06

Fix It 101: Respect the Electric

10/2/2019
The electricity in your house is being used to power more appliances and devices ever. And right now you probably have all 5 of the top energy vampires inside your home. Today on Fix-It 101 Hank Perot from Perot Electrical joins the show to talk about your electrical usage and needs in your home. He also answers your questions and talks about the tools every DIY'er should have before tackling any electrical problems. Let's work! For information regarding your data privacy, visit...

Duration:00:50:57