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Fix It 101

Fix It 101 - Instant Classic | Happy New Year 2024

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.

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