Fix It 101
Fix It 101: Aging In Place
In 2019, older adults are staying in their homes longer than ever. So the phrases "aging in place" and "universal design" come with simple modification to homes that make it easier for this aging population to function independently. One modification is adding grab bars in the bathroom and at the end of the show we go through this project, step by step. Also on this episode Jeff and Jason get asked a few head scratching questions but luckily a few pros call in and set them straight. Lets work!
Fix It 101: Finally Fall
The temperature has finally reached a place that feels like fall and your projects are calling. Jeff thinks this is the weather where all things are possible, so we start with the deck. Now that it's not blazing hot the deck looks more inviting and lets give it the once over before some fall gatherings. Then Jason shares a few kitchen projects that you can complete in a weekend. Also we revisit one of our most popular DIY projects, the fire pit. Let's work!
Fix It 101: Respect the Electric
The electricity in your house is being used to power more appliances and devices ever. And right now you probably have all 5 of the top energy vampires inside your home. Today on Fix-It 101 Hank Perot from Perot Electrical joins the show to talk about your electrical usage and needs in your home. He also answers your questions and talks about the tools every DIY'er should have before tackling any electrical problems. Let's work!
Fix It 101: Fall Fixes & Cool Apps
Its the last week in September and some stores have Christmas decor ready for consumption. October always gets skipped over but do not take the next month off when it comes to your home maintenance. The holidays do come fast, so now is the time to tackle those fixes around the house before it's too late. Also we take a look at some home improvement apps that will help along the way. On the program today we welcome Steve Smith from Charter Builders to help out with your home improvement projects. Let's work!
Fix It 101: Dry Wall, Copper Shingles, and More
The handyman hangout is making its way through another endless summer and welcomes our friend Shane McLendon (shanethehomebuilder.com) to today's program. Topics today ranged from making sure your house is up to code, copper shingles, drywall repair, and more. Lots of Google worthy terms as Jeff and Shane get real construction nerdy for a while, which allows Jason to show off his amateur handyman prowess later in the show. Let's work!
Fix It 101: It's Not Yet Fall Maintenance
Today on Fixit 101 the handyman hangout is taking all comers. It's an open topic show and no fix is too big or too small. From two car garage conversions to ceiling fan repair, Jeff and Jason are ready to help. Also Jeff is thinking about cutting the cord and Jason has all the reasons why. Let's work!
Fix It 101: Summer Chimney Check
During the summer not much thought is placed toward the fireplace, but when is the last time you had it checked. Having your chimney checked and cleaned should be an annual occurrence and the summer is the perfect time to make this happen. Today on the program we have Sed Bledsoe from Fireplace Chimney Sweep Solutions and filling in as our general contractor, Shane McClendon from ShaneTheHomeBuilder.com. The handyman hangout is running over with advice and even a funny story about what happens when your chimney has been neglected (for five years)! Let's work!
Fix It 101: Air Conditioners and More
Today on the show Jason welcomes long time friend of the program, Timmy McClendon. As the owner of AC Remedies (Jackson, MS) Timmy and his crew have been really busy with the extremely hot weather this summer. Between answering calls about air conditioner maintenance and general home improvement, the malfunctioning ice machine rears its ugly head. Also Jason and Timmy talk about how appliances these days might have too many bells and whistles. Let's work!
Fix It 101: Custom Metal Solutions
From Custom Metal Solutions Ronnie Spears joins the handyman hangout to talk metal. We often get questions about metal roofing so we brought in Ronnie to tell us how metal roofing can be beneficial to a home and the differences between other types of roofing. Also did you know that during major renovations and remodels some couples consider divorce because the process is such a strain on the relationship. Jason and Jeff discuss this phenomenon and answer your general home improvement questions. Let's work!