Fix It 101 show

Fix It 101

Summary: 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.

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 Fix It 101 | New Studio Smell | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 50:20

Moving into a new house really should come with a manual. Name another significant purchase that does not come with a manual? With Jeff Salmons back on the boat, Pam Pybas, and Jason Klein are breaking in a brand new studio while helping you with your home improvement questions. From plumbing to air ducts Pam and Jason help get your summer projects done. Let's work! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 Fix It 101 | Sealed Up Tight | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 50:30

Jason Klein, the competent amateur handyman of the Fix-It 101 trio is out this week. Producer Java Chatman steps in on this episode and helps keep Pam Pybas and Jeff Salmon on task. With a wave of cool temps sweeping the state, there are lots of projects going on and the Fix It 101 crew is here to help. From house wrap to insulation in the attic, Pam and Jeff work through another round of home improvement questions. Let's work! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 Fix It 101 | Oh So Summer | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 50:22

The summer sun has people waking up really early to beat the heat. Today Pam, Jeff, and Jason are fortunately sitting inside an air-conditioned studio answering another round of home improvement questions. From roofs to sandboxes, and even heat swollen doors they share their insights on your latest home project. Let's work! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 Fix It 101 | Summer Time Fixes | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 48:48

Pam, Jeff, and Jason answer and differ (Lol) another round of home improvement questions. It's summertime and working in the heat is an issue, so stay safe and get those projects done. Let's work! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 Fix It 101 | Shane The Homebuilder (dot) Com | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 48:47

Jeff Salmons is out again this week and we tap the other half of the McClendon brother duo, Shane McClendon, to step in. Pam, Jason, and Shane help with another round of home improvement questions and share about their latest home improvement adventures. Some of which include a pressure washer, repurposed wood, and new tires. Let's work! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 Fix It 101 | Timmy Steps In | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 50:05

The life of a contractor moves very fast and things are constantly changing. With Jeff Salmons having to step away for this episode of Fix It 101 we welcome back our good friend Timmy McClendon from A/C Remedies. Timmy joins Pam and Jason for this latest edition of Fix It 101 and his timing is perfect with summer temps starting to settle in for the long haul. So they talk about a/c units, Pam's latest project, and answer another round of home improvement projects. Let's work! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 Fix It 101 | Mowing Season | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 48:22

Memorial Day is almost here and there is nothing worse than welcoming summer with an unkempt lawn. Lawn care is a must in Mississippi during the summer, so we welcome back Andrew Hitchcock from Fondren Small Engine Repair, to talk about your mower.  We will talk about carburetor rebuilds, bad gas, and answer your general DIY questions. Let's work! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 Fix It 101 | Cleaning Registers | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 50:24

This spring season really has a summer-type feel with lots of 90-degree days arriving before June. Yet there are still home improvements to be done around the house. Jason starts the show with a "fix" that gets Pam and Jeff in a real laughing mood and the show only gets better after that. Today the crew handles questions about polybutene, residential code, and the meaning of cracks in sheetrock. Let's work! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 Fix It 101 | Kitchen Time | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 48:46

The kitchen is the universal gathering spot and often the most used room in the kitchen. Joining the show today is Carlos Lloyd from Kitchen Tune-up, who has helped many homes upgrade their kitchen in record time. Pam, Jeff, and Jason talk with Carlos about his work in the kitchen and helps callers with their home improvement projects about proper drainage, foundation issues, and more. Let's work! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 Fix It 101 | Moving House | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 49:09

One of the final callers on this episode of Fix It 101 was having a problem moving his house. Yes, the entire house! He has done it once before but this time he has some new challenges and wanted to hear from Pam, Jeff, and Jason. But before that, the crew shares their takeaways from last weekend's Home Show and answers questions about yard drainage, cracked pipes, and whole-house generators. Let's work! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 Fix It 101 | Solar Homes | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 50:00

Solar power has been in Mississippi for a while but is it right for your energy needs? To help with this question we welcome John Wilbanks from MS Solar LLC to talk about the benefits of solar power and how an initial investment can save your pockets plus help the environment. Also right before a pair of home shows in Tupelo and Jackson, we hear from the Executive Director of the Mississippi Housing Institute, Kim Jent. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 Fix It 101 | Dial 811 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 50:15

April is National Safe Digging Month and 811 is the number you should call before you dig. There are real hazards when you dig without having your utility lines properly marked.  In this episode, we welcome Linda Waters from Atmos Energy to talk about calling before you dig and staying legal when you get ready to put the shovel in the ground. Let's work! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 Fix It 101 | Storm Days | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 50:07

Mississippi weather is always unpredictable so the best way to be prepared is to stay prepared. Jason beings the show with some tips for your emergency preparedness kit as severe weather starts to threaten the area. Also, Pam and Jeff share how they approach storms at their home and answer a listener's question about fallen tree removal and insurance. Throughout the show, the crew also answers questions about insulation, roof shingle placement, and how bad (or not) asbestos is to a home. Let's work!Show Links:Create an Emergency Kit See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 Fix It 101 | Make It Work | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 47:56

Spring is the perfect time for projects around the house but first, let's tackle those nagging fixes around the house that could cost more if they go unchecked. From leaky roofs to checking building codes, and even solar panels there are many things to do this season now that the outside is back open. Let's work! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 Fix It 101 | Shane Steps In | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 48:41

On this episode of Fix It 101 Shane McClendon from ShaneTheHomeBuilder.com steps in as a guest host while Pam is out for another week. From the jump, Shane and Jeff get into some high-level contractor talk. They are talking about spec building, floor plans, overhead, etc. Yet throughout the show we bring it back down to the actual nuts and bolts as they help with a noisy metal roof, vent-a-hood lights, and copper plumbing pipes. Let's work! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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