Share

cover art for Fix It 101 | In Case of an Emergency

Fix It 101

Fix It 101 | In Case of an Emergency

HOSTS: Kevin Farrell, Pam Pybas, ASHI certified inspector at Inspect It Like a Girl, and licensed contractor Jeff Salmons from House Works.


TOPIC(S) DISCUSSED: Today we'll get back to basics of homeownership 101. If there were an emergency, could you locate your water shut off valve? How about gas? Do you know how to kill the power to your entire home?


EMAIL: fixit101@mpbonline.org.

More episodes

View all episodes

  • Fix It 101 | Home Owners' First Impressions

    46:57
    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: Today on the program we want to take advantage of this pleasant spring weather and talk about curb appeal. From rejuvenating your front porch to adding eye-catching windows we have just the advice to create a lovely first impression. Let’s see if we can’t fix up that front porch, maybe even install some new windows and make your curb appeal even better than before. And as always, we welcome any home questions you may have.EMAIL: fixit101@mpbonline.org.
  • Fix it 101 | Wood Rot Woes

    45:24
    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: Wood rot can ruin a deck faster than a pack of termites and be really damaging to your home. Between your home improvement calls and emails we will talk about wood rot and other home improvement checklist items that would be great to tackle this Spring season.EMAIL: fixit101@mpbonline.org.
  • Fix It 101 | Safety First

    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: Many DIY Projects start with a spark, an idea, on making your home better and more efficient, or after binging your favorite home makeover show. However, some projects can come with a risk of harming yourself, so matter how inspired you are, remember safety first! Today we look at common DIY injures and how you can avoid them. Also, what projects require a permit before you start working?EMAIL: fixit101@mpbonline.org.
  • Fix It 101 | Back to the Basics

    47:28
    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're back after a brief hiatus and we want to take you back to the basics. When it comes to home improvement and renovations, you do not have to be a licensed professional to complete some awesome DIY projects and fixes.EMAIL: fixit101@mpbonline.org.
  • Fix It 101 - Instant Classic | Happy New Year 2024

    47:40
    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 new year is here and now is the time to plan your year of home improvement. ‘tis the season to start planning the future and there’s no time like the present, so Pam, Jeff, and I are gonna chat about what big projects you can go ahead and start planning. We’d love to take your calls today about your home-related New Years resolutions and what big projects you have in store.EMAIL: fixit101@mpbonline.org.
  • Fix It 101 - Classic | Inspections with Pam and Lacey

    47:59
    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: When was the last time your home underwent a professional inspection conducted by a licensed home inspector? If your response begins with hesitation or uncertainty, then this is the program designed for you. From the most apparent issues to the tiniest imperfections, a Home Inspector's role isn't to critique your residence but to ensure that your home and its various systems are functioning optimally to provide a comfortable living environment.EMAIL: fixit101@mpbonline.org.
  • Fix It 101 | Inspections with Pam and Lacey

    47:59
    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: When was the last time your home underwent a professional inspection conducted by a licensed home inspector? If your response begins with hesitation or uncertainty, then this is the program designed for you. From the most apparent issues to the tiniest imperfections, a Home Inspector's role isn't to critique your residence but to ensure that your home and its various systems are functioning optimally to provide a comfortable living environment.EMAIL: fixit101@mpbonline.org.
  • Fix It 101 | Happy New Year 2024

    47:40
    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 new year is here and now is the time to plan your year of home improvement. ‘tis the season to start planning the future and there’s no time like the present, so Pam, Jeff, and I are gonna chat about what big projects you can go ahead and start planning. We’d love to take your calls today about your home-related New Years resolutions and what big projects you have in store.EMAIL: fixit101@mpbonline.org.
  • Fix It 101 | Uninvited Guests

    43:43
    HOSTS: Kevin Farrell, Pam Pybas, ASHI certified inspector at Inspect It Like a Girl, and licensed contractor Jeff Salmons from House Works.TOPIC(S) DISCUSSED: It is the holiday season and you’re probably having guests over soon, but is there something in your home you didn’t invite? For our last live show of 2023, we’re focusing on a popular topic- unwelcome critters in and around the home. We’ll talk about deterrents, preventive measures, and what you can do if you find some invasive species around the house. We’ll be asking for home improvement experts about how to handle insects, rodents, and maybe even some bigger animals.EMAIL: fixit101@mpbonline.org.