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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
Fix It 101: All In My Grill
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!
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!