Fix It 101
Fix It 101 | Pam, Shane, and The Remodel
Contractor Shane McLendon was one of the first few guests on Fix it 101 and always is the first call to fill in when someone is out. Today Shane steps up again while Jeff Salmons is out and shares his advice for a kitchen remodel, including the do's and dont's, for your average homeowner tackling a kitchen remodel. Along with Pam and Jason sharing their stories of recent fixes and kitchen remodels of yesteryear, another Fix It 101 podcast is here for you. Let's work!
Fix It 101 | Hiring After a Storm
The recent storms that hit Mississippi provided the perfect opportunity to revisit a popular topic: hiring a contractor. There are several do's and don'ts when hiring a contractor, but hiring after a storm can come with its own set of circumstances. Between phone calls and emails Pam, Jeff, and Jason discuss the factors to consider when hiring a contractor after a storm.Show Links: Mississippi State Board of ContractorsMississippi Housing Institute
Fix It 101 | Pest Control with John Able
One of our favorite guests, John Able from Able's Premier Pest joins the show to talk about keeping your home safe from pest. Show LinksDo It Yourself Pest Control
Fix It 101 | Earth Day
A well-maintained home is one of the best ways to help the Earth stay healthy. Planting a home garden, not wasting utilities, and cleaning with more natural products are just a few ways to help out at home. Earth Day is April 22nd but helping the planet does not have to be a one-day event. Inside this edition of Fix-It 101 Pam, Jeff, and Jason talk about Earth Day, the latest on Milwaukee Tools, and help with your home improvement projects. Let's work!
Fix It 101 | Listen Up
The handyman hangout is more than a place full of advice for your next home improvement project. It is a an oasis in a world of uncertainty where a little knowledge, will power, and the right tools will take you along way. Every project does not have to be difficult to be worthwhile or big to have a major impact on your home. Pam, Jeff, and Jason share this message today and every episode whenever they are not laughing at each other. Let's work!
Fix It 101 | Spring Fever
Spring is the season of new growth and new home renovations and we are here to help.If you don’t know where to start this season, we have some easy spring maintenance task to get you started. Also during this open topic show we talk about flooring, best practices for putting up a fence, and more. If you ever want to email your home improvement questions to Fix It 101 send them: FixIt101@mpbonline.org.
Fix It 101 | Lawnmower People
The sounds of lawnmowers are filling neighborhoods everywhere because keeping your lawn nice and neat is a must. Unless you do not mind being the talk of the neighborhood. Our resident small engine expert, Andrew Hitchcock from Fondren Small engine Repair, joins this episode of Fix It 101 to talk about your lawnmowers and other small engines.
Fix It 101 | Spring Drills
The Fix-It 101 crew has an opinion about everything. And choosing the right drill is no exception. Should you choose the orange drill or the yellow drill? Cheap drill or expensive drill? How much is an expensive drill? Today Pam, Jeff, and Jason tackle these questions and answer another round of home improvement questions. Also, we revisit the answer Pam gave to a question about taking the door off an oven. Let's work!
Fix It 101 | Marching On
March has come around the bend and brings with it more fixes to be done around the house. Winter is getting ready to end but you might have a few more inside home improvement projects before you move to the exterior of the house. Today the handyman hangout is here to help with oil spills, loud doors, and which method is best to find the elusive stud behind the wall. Also, Pam, Jeff, and Jason open up Women's History Month by highlighting Women in Construction Week.Show Links: National Association of Women in ConstructionWomen in Construction Week - March 7 - 13, 2021