Fix It 101 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! Tune in Wednesdays at 9am and let's get some of those home projects done! 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! It's Fix It 101, Wednesday mornings at 9 on MPB Think Radio.
Fix It 101

Fix It 101

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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! Tune in Wednesdays at 9am and let's get some of those home projects done! 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! It's Fix It 101, Wednesday mornings at 9 on MPB Think Radio.

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Energy Efficiency

How efficient is your home energy use? Do you think you spend too much on your energy bill? Today on the program we talk with Blake Poindexter from Seal Energy Solutions. We discuss simple ways to help with energy efficiency and saving money on your monthly bills.

Any Questions?

In 2017 home improvement spending climbed to $424 billion and many of these projects are not flashy overhauls but minor improvements that make an impact. Today in the handyman hangout it's an open topic show and the guys answer questions from callers. During the show, Jeff, Del, and Jason answer questions about the proper permits for doing a renovation, lift gates, and more. Also, Jeff leaves us with a "costly" Fixit 101 Tip of the Day.

Window Work

Replacing windows may seem like a job for a pro, but with some confidence and the right tools, it can be a DIY project for just about anybody. Jeff, Del, and Jason share their knowledge of replacing windows and answers your home improvement questions during today's session inside the handyman hangout. Let's work!

Bug Out

John Abel, from Abel's Premier Pest, is back in the handyman hangout giving you the tips you need to keep unwanted pest out of your home. Do you know to tell an ant from a termite? What are the ways to keep rodents out the attic? John answers these questions while Del and Jeff assist with your general home improvement projects. Let's work!

Plumbing Solutions

Our resident plumber, David Ray Sayles, stops by the handyman hangout to give some much-needed plumbing advice. (Original Airdate: January 30, 2019)

Mississippi Ready

The seasons are changing and your house needs to be ready for whatever this Mississippi weather has for it. Today Jason, Del, and Jeff are back in the handyman hangout talking with callers about drainage, mold problems, and the always fun popcorn ceiling. Also, the Fixit 101 Tip of the Day will have you finding studs in no time. Let's work!

Appliance Fix

Appliances don't last forever, but how long is that quick fix going to hold? Or is it time to upgrade? Timmy McLendon, from A/C Remedies, is here in the handyman hangout to take a look at your appliances and Del Moore has your Fixit 101 tip of the day. Let's work!

Flooring 101

The handyman handout will help out with any part of the home but today we focus on the floors. The flooring is one of the most important aspects of any structure. Keith Sims from Ashley's Floor Ashley's Flooring and Decorating joins the show to help with your flooring needs. Also, Jeff gives us our first Fixit 101 Tip of the Week. Let's Work!

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Major vs. Minor

Minor problems can quickly become big situations when it comes to home maintenance. We look at those fixes that could prevent big issues down the road. Also, we will show you how to ditch your cell phone charger by installing wall sockets with USB ports. Time to work!

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