Fix It 101
Fix It 101 | After The Storm
After an unexpected off week, the Fix-It 101 crew is back together with plenty to talk about. The historic ice storm that kept the handyman hangout from opening last week has home generators and busted pipes on everyone's mind. While answers this week of home improvement questions Pam, Jeff, and Jason talk about the proper generator you might need for the next power outage at your home. Also, Jeff talks about how disasters remind us why new tradespeople are always in demand for the construction industry.
Fix It 101 | The Combo
Shane McClendon from Shane McClendon Builders LLC joins the handyman hangout today, while Jeff is somewhere with his feet in the sand. As one of the original members of the Fix-It 101 crew, Shane joins Pam and Jason to help with your home improvement questions. To start the show they look for the reason a listener's energy bill has suddenly spiked then move to the importance of handy shut-off valves. Also, Pam makes a great discovery about her washing machine that really hangs her out to dry. Let's work!Show LinksShaneTheHomeBuilder.comMississippi State Board of Contractors
Fix It 101 | Making Records
Knowing where the essential valves and switches in your home is very important. This piece of information is the difference between a little bit of water from a busted pipe or $50,000 in repair cost from a flooded home. As Pam, Jeff, and Jason talk about these shut-off valves a rare conversation about Jeff's record collection comes to the forefront and takes things in a totally new direction.
Fix It 101 | Getting Organized
Getting organized for the new year is great to tackle during this weird time for the seasons here in Mississippi. You have plenty of time to tackle inside organizing before the outside of your house starts calling your name. Today on the show, in between talking about microbial growth, finding the right contractor, and set-n-forget it sprays, we share tips for hanging new cabinets and shelves. Getting organized is better when everything has a space to call home. Let's work!
Fix It 101 | Kitchen Style
With a few weeks between live shows, it is only right that one of our hosts comes to the back with a remodeled kitchen. What else would a handyman do with so much time off? Now that Jason, Pam, and Jeff are back together to answer another round of home improvement questions they also share the reasons "new" does not always mean "best".
Fix It 101 | Hello 2021
The new year is here and now is the time to plan your year of home improvement.As the saying goes, “Rome was not built in a day”.If you start now and plan your fixes or improvements, it will not seem like a rush job when it is time to do the work. Pam, Jeff, and Jason are all back for the first handyman hangout session of the year. After catching up on Pam's holiday ramp build and Jason's shower fix, they dive into one of Jeff's favorite topics, the tankless water heater. Let's work!
Fix It 101 | Bye 2020
The year known as 2020 is ending, and if you want to start the new year off in the right direction, now is the time to plan your 2021 DIY projects out.The holidays are a great time to take an inventory of your home spot the places you want to change.On this edition of Fix It 101 Jason and Pam answer your DIY questions about repurposed doors, leaky roofs, and explain the difference between drill bits and the materials they are made of.
Fix It 101 | Insurance Season
Most homeowners do not think of insurance until it's time to file a claim. So today, Fix It 101 brings homeowners insurance front and center with agent Spencer Radcliff from the Rusty Healy Agency. He along with Pam, Jeff, and Jason talk about coverage options, the always crafty flood insurance policy, and which deductible is right for you. Also, the handyman hangout answers your general home improvement questions.
Fix It 101 | Open Season
It is December in Mississippi and the weather is just perfect for any home improvement projects you can think of. Today on the show Pam, Jeff, and Jason field calls about the proper way to remodel older homes, reangling doors, and removing excess moisture from a house. They also discuss the proper uses for a sawzall and share timely tips to keep your home nice and toasty all winter long.