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!
Fix It 101: Feeling Squirrely
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!
Fix It 101: Permits and Fixes
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!
Fix It 101: The Home Show
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 questions. Let's work!
Fix It 101: The DIY Spirit
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!
Fix It 101: Back for 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 work!________Pam and her caulking shirtFirst entry into the Fix it 101 Historical Library
Fix It 101 | Tool Time & Winter Fixes
Officially two weeks away from Christmas, do you know what to get the handy-person in your life? According to Jason you only have a few options to choose from. On today's show he breaks down where to find your next tool time Christmas gift. And during the winter months are you looking to remodel? We also share some tips on why the winter months are a great time to make some home improvements. And last but defiantly not least we are happy to welcome are newest member to the Fix It 101 team, Pam Pybas from Inspect It Like A Girl. Let's work!