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Fix It 101

Airs Wednesdays at 9 a.m. on MPB Think Radio


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  • Fix it 101 | Peculiar Pam and Jarred Jeff

    47:03
    HOSTS: Lacey Alexander, Pam Pybas, ASHI certified inspector at Inspect It Like a Girl and licensed contractor Jeff Salmons from House Works.TOPIC(S) DISCUSSED: It's an open-topic show this week so any chances of staying on a certain subject are out the window, BUT we do open the show with a mystery that Pam needs help with and some things that irritate Jeff. Other topics include Bondo and cleaning plumbing spaces (which Lacey particularly did not enjoy.)Email fixit101@mpbonline.org at any time to have your DIY questions answered on the show!

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  • Fix it 101 | Summer, Snakes, and (Washing) Soda!

    47:50
    HOSTS: Lacey Alexander, Pam Pybas, ASHI certified inspector at Inspect It Like a GirlTOPIC(S) DISCUSSED: Mississippi summers are no joke, so we're talking about the heat and pests that come with May in the Magnolia State. Pam talks about how to make a better-than-bleach cleaning solution at home, and we talk about snakes for a LONG time (This is what happens when Jeff leaves us unsupervised).Email fixit101@mpbonline.org at any time to have your DIY questions answered on the show!
  • Fix it 101 | How Refreshing!

    47:27
    HOSTS: Lacey Alexander, Pam Pybas, ASHI certified inspector at Inspect It Like a Girl, and licensed contractor Jeff Salmons from House Works.TOPIC(S) DISCUSSED: Let's talk about refreshing your space! Painting is a very easy way to bring new life to a house or a room. But all paints are not the same and there some tips to follow make your next painting job a breeze. Also, we’ll touch on old stuff lying around and when its time to treat/replace old stuff like wood.Email fixit101@mpbonline.org at any time to have your DIY questions answered on the show!
  • Fix it 101 | Roofs, Etc.

    48:29
    HOSTS: Lacey Alexander, Pam Pybas, ASHI certified inspector at Inspect It Like a Girl, and licensed contractor Jeff Salmons from House Works.TOPIC(S) DISCUSSED: The roof on your house will not last forever, but keeping your roof in good shape can extend its life well beyond its years. And on the opposite side if you neglect your roof, there could be problems all throughout your house. Also, Pam talks about some wild things she saw at her recent inspections.Email fixit101@mpbonline.org at any time to have your DIY questions answered on the show!
  • Fix It 101 | DIY Terms, Phrases, and Words

    48:16
    HOSTS: Lacey Alexander, Pam Pybas, ASHI certified inspector at Inspect It Like a Girl, and licensed contractor Jeff Salmons from House Works.TOPIC(S) DISCUSSED: When it comes to home improvement and construction there are many terms, phrases, and words that can leave people and projects lost in translation. On today's show we break down the meaning of all the strange jargon you sometimes hear when going on DIY adventures!Email fixit101@mpbonline.org at any time to have your DIY questions answered on the show!
  • Fix It 101 | Spring Maintenance List

    43:50
    HOSTS: Lacey Alexander, Pam Pybas, ASHI certified inspector at Inspect It Like a Girl, and licensed contractor Jeff Salmons from House Works.TOPIC(S) DISCUSSED: Spring is a season when lots of renovations and changes happen around the house, and we're here to help! If you don't know where to start, we've got a nice simple spring maintenance to-do list to get you started on all your spring projects.Email fixit101@mpbonline.org at any time to have your DIY questions answered on the show!
  • Fix It 101 | Air Conditioning Maintenance

    45:59
    HOSTS: Lacey Alexander, Pam Pybas, ASHI certified inspector at Inspect It Like a Girl, and licensed contractor Jeff Salmons from House Works.TOPIC(S) DISCUSSED: We've made it to April which means the unpredictability of the spring months is among us. Join Pam and Jeff as they break down how to best maintain your air conditioning units as we rapidly approach the scorching Mississippi summer.Email fixit101@mpbonline.org at any time to have your DIY questions answered on the show!