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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! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Language:

English

Contact:

6014326364


Episodes

Fix It 101: Granite vs. Vinegar

5/27/2020
Fix It 101 is the place where ideas are spread and problems are solved. Or at least that's the picture we paint. Ever ready to get back in the studio Pam, Jason, & Jeff tackle what ever questions that come from our phone lines or email inbox. Today they talk about the differences between an appraiser and an inspector, debate the many uses of vinegar, and get advice from listeners about the best way to clean granite. Just a regular day in the handyman hangout. Let's work! See...

Duration:00:49:32

Fix It 101: All In My Grill

5/20/2020
This Weekend we celebrate Memorial Day. A time to acknowledge the men and women of the armed forces who made the ultimate sacrifice. It is also the unofficial beginning to summer. So we have some hacks to make sure your grill is ready for summertime barbecue. And when is the last time your burped your grill? Also Jason, Pam, and Jeff rate some diy projects by level of difficulty. Is it more difficult to replace a window or replace a door? Let's work! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and...

Duration:00:48:18

Fix It 101: Really Clean

5/13/2020
Today on the show we welcome Michael Keeton from Green Home Solutions. Every day he is treating mold, odors, and other moisture issues in homes and businesses. At this moment, do you know the air quality of your home? Also what is the difference between sanitizing and disinfecting? We look at these questions and other home improvement issues throughout the show. Let's work! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:50:39

Fix It 101: Mower Power

5/6/2020
On this episode of Fix It 101 we welcome one of our good friends of the show, Andrew Hitchcock from Fondren Small Engine. He always has great advice and tips when it comes to mowers and other small engines. Also with this being Hurricane Preparedness Week we will look into your home emergency kits. The best time to have an emergency kit is before the emergency hits. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:50:35

Fix It 101: Any Questions?

4/29/2020
As always the handyman hangout is here and ready for another round of home improvement questions. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:50:28

Fix It 101: Staycation 2020

4/22/2020
The coronavirus pandemic is roaring on and the home has become everyone's sanctuary. Some guidelines are being relaxed but social distancing is still the norm. So on this episode we look at the backyard and potentially your next staycation destination. Travel will be really light this summer, so we have some tips to make your backyard a great place to visit. Also we are ready for your general home improvement projects. Let's work! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:49:13

Fix It 101: Toilet Time

4/15/2020
Most of this episode of Fix It 101 focuses on your toilet and easy fixes for those common problems. We also talk about the parts of Mississippi that recently experienced a deadly tornado outbreak. The Governor even issued a state of emergency in response to this natural disaster. Jason, Pam, and Jeff talk about how to get relief if you were affected and the best way to choose a contractor to help you repair and rebuild. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:48:33

Fix It 101: Still At Home

4/8/2020
Sheltering in place is the law of the land, so let us help with your home improvement projects while you have more time at home. Jason, Pam, and Jeff are physically apart but are still ready to help you get things done. Let's work! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:48:16

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! See...

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! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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! See acast.com/privacy for privacy...

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! See acast.com/privacy for privacy...

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! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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! See acast.com/privacy for privacy...

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