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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: Water Displacement

7/8/2020
Yes! 2020 is half way gone, but their are still projects on your to do list. On this episode of Fix It 101 Jeff, Pam & Jason discuss their disdain for pocket doors, when you should use latex paint, and the many uses of WD-40. Did you know it can be used to clean your child's crayon masterpiece off the wall? Let's work! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:50:45

Fix It 101: No Bees In The House

7/1/2020
The summer is a great time to get outside and enjoy nature but not when it’s too close to your home. Bees can be an unwelcome guest so today we talk with beekeeper and bee remover Ali Pinion from DreamingtheBee.com. She will talk about how you can properly remove bees from your home and how you can build your very own hive. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:50:13

Fix It 101: Summer Wash and Paint

6/24/2020
The summer solstice has officially ushered in the long days of summer and this is the perfect time to start a new project. Or at least complete the one you started during the early days of social distancing. During this episode of Fix It 101 Jason, Pam, and Jeff take on questions about microbial growth, power washing siding, and picking the right paint for your steps. Also we share the reasons your home improvement projects include more than one trip to the hardware store. Let's work! See...

Duration:00:50:14

Fix It 101: Energy Savers

6/17/2020
On this episode of Fix It 101 we are trying to save you money. The summer months can bring with it high temperatures and high energy bills. We have some tips that can help lower you bill like switching your light bulbs and learning the proper direction your ceiling fan should blow. Also we have a few home improvement projects that will let you get the kids involved. Let's work! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:50:56

Fix It 101: Are You Hot?

6/10/2020
When is the last time you changed your air filter? If you have to think about it, take the next few minutes to go and look at it. Then come back and join the handyman hangout for another round of home improvement advice and DIY fixes. On this episode Jason and Pam welcome our favorite A/C technician, Timmy McClendon from A/C Remedies to talk about keeping the house cool during these famous Mississippi summers. Let's work! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:50:26

Fix It 101: Fix The Work

6/3/2020
Working on your home does not have to be a big task. With every third person having advice for how to approach your home improvement project, let our two experts and one jovial amateur give it a shot. Pam Pybas our expert home inspector, Jeff Salmons our expert contractor, and Jason Klein the jovial amateur are always ready to help with your project. And when the time comes, tell you to put the hammer down and call a professional. Send your home improvement questions to:...

Duration:00:50:57

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