Fix It 101: At Home Remedies
In this episode of Fix It 101 we focus on the inside of your home. We talk about those fixes that can be done while everyone is practicing social distancing in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. In studio ( a healthy distance apart) is Jason and Pam, while Jeff helps with your home improvement questions from his mobile office/command center. Let's work!
Fix It 101: Poly Foam Fixing
Poly foam concentrate lifting is the type of fix that you really have to see to believe. So today on the show we welcome J.R. Crowell from Helms Polyfoam to paint the best picture of how this procedure works and holds up over time. Everything from uneven driveways, to garage floors, and just recently helped out Pam at her home. So we talk J.R. about how they are able to do what some call a magic trick and miracle for the home.
Fix It 101: It Must Be March
March has arrived and the seasons are changing. At least they are suppose to. The rain is still falling and temperatures are fluctuating,but that's Mississippi weather for you. If you don't like it, just wait ten minutes. On this episode of Fix It 101 Pam, Jeff, and Jason look toward spring and proper cleaning around your home. Mold, mildew, and other things bleach should take care of. Also, with daylight saving time ending this weekend what are you doing with the extra daylight hours? Tell us your spring home projects by sending an email to Fixit101@mpbonline.org
Fix It 101: Turn The Valve
Today on the program we got back to the basics of home ownership 101.If there was an emergency could you locate your water shut off valve?How about the gas?Do you know how to kill the power to your entire home? We share tips to help you with this critically important information and your latest home improvement project. From shower leaks to non-flaky paint, Fix It 101 is always here to help. Let's work!
Fix It 101: Safewatch Security Systems
Safewatch Security Systems has been protecting homes for over 20 years. Owner Jimmy Jones joins the show to talk the advances in technology when protecting your home and why a smart home is the right home. Also with the recent flooding in Jackson by the Pearl River the Fix It 101 crew talks about how to approach re-entering a recently flooded home and the advice on the insurance process. Let's work!
Fix It 101: House Pest
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!