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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Fix It 101: Summer Wash and Paint

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

Fix It 101: Energy Savers

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.

Fix It 101: Are You Hot?

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.

Fix It 101: Fix The Work

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: Fixit101@mpbonline.org. Let's work! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Fix It 101: Granite vs. Vinegar

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

Fix It 101: Really Clean

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.

Fix It 101: Mower Power

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.

Fix It 101: Any Questions?

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.

Fix It 101: Staycation 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.

Fix It 101: Toilet Time

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.

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