Fix It 101
Fix It 101 | Cleaning Registers
This spring season really has a summer-type feel with lots of 90-degree days arriving before June. Yet there are still home improvements to be done around the house. Jason starts the show with a "fix" that gets Pam and Jeff in a real laughing mood and the show only gets better after that. Today the crew handles questions about polybutene, residential code, and the meaning of cracks in sheetrock. Let's work!
Fix It 101 | Kitchen Time
The kitchen is the universal gathering spot and often the most used room in the kitchen. Joining the show today is Carlos Lloyd from Kitchen Tune-up, who has helped many homes upgrade their kitchen in record time. Pam, Jeff, and Jason talk with Carlos about his work in the kitchen and helps callers with their home improvement projects about proper drainage, foundation issues, and more. Let's work!
Fix It 101 | Moving House
One of the final callers on this episode of Fix It 101 was having a problem moving his house. Yes, the entire house! He has done it once before but this time he has some new challenges and wanted to hear from Pam, Jeff, and Jason. But before that, the crew shares their takeaways from last weekend's Home Show and answers questions about yard drainage, cracked pipes, and whole-house generators. Let's work!
Fix It 101 | Solar Homes
Solar power has been in Mississippi for a while but is it right for your energy needs? To help with this question we welcome John Wilbanks from MS Solar LLC to talk about the benefits of solar power and how an initial investment can save your pockets plus help the environment. Also right before a pair of home shows in Tupelo and Jackson, we hear from the Executive Director of the Mississippi Housing Institute, Kim Jent.
Fix It 101 | Dial 811
April is National Safe Digging Month and 811 is the number you should call before you dig. There are real hazards when you dig without having your utility lines properly marked. In this episode, we welcome Linda Waters from Atmos Energy to talk about calling before you dig and staying legal when you get ready to put the shovel in the ground. Let's work!
Fix It 101 | Storm Days
Mississippi weather is always unpredictable so the best way to be prepared is to stay prepared. Jason beings the show with some tips for your emergency preparedness kit as severe weather starts to threaten the area. Also, Pam and Jeff share how they approach storms at their home and answer a listener's question about fallen tree removal and insurance. Throughout the show, the crew also answers questions about insulation, roof shingle placement, and how bad (or not) asbestos is to a home. Let's work!Show Links:Create an Emergency Kit
Fix It 101 | Make It Work
Spring is the perfect time for projects around the house but first, let's tackle those nagging fixes around the house that could cost more if they go unchecked. From leaky roofs to checking building codes, and even solar panels there are many things to do this season now that the outside is back open. Let's work!
Fix It 101 | Shane Steps In
On this episode of Fix It 101 Shane McClendon from ShaneTheHomeBuilder.com steps in as a guest host while Pam is out for another week. From the jump, Shane and Jeff get into some high-level contractor talk. They are talking about spec building, floor plans, overhead, etc. Yet throughout the show we bring it back down to the actual nuts and bolts as they help with a noisy metal roof, vent-a-hood lights, and copper plumbing pipes. Let's work!
Fix It 101 | Jeff vs Timmy (Sort of)
Pam Pybas is away for a while and stepping in this week is a very good friend of the show, Timmy McClendon from A/C Remedies. Always ready to give his brand of home improvement advice Timmy sometimes differs with Jeff on which way is best. Yet one thing, they both agree on is no matter your choice of fix it must be done (installed) properly. Inside this episode, Jason, Jeff, and Timmy talk about p trap 101, door frames, and venting. Let's work!