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Fix It 101

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Do you have a leaky faucet? Would you like to put a ceiling fan in your bedroom? Or maybe you want to mount a flat screen TV to the wall? Welcome to Fix It 101! Whether it’s a plumbing problem or an electrical question, call in and find out if you can do that home repair yourself or if you need to call a professional. You may be handier than you think you are! Have a question or comment? Email the show: fixit101@mpbonline.org. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Location:

Jackson, MS

Description:

Do you have a leaky faucet? Would you like to put a ceiling fan in your bedroom? Or maybe you want to mount a flat screen TV to the wall? Welcome to Fix It 101! Whether it’s a plumbing problem or an electrical question, call in and find out if you can do that home repair yourself or if you need to call a professional. You may be handier than you think you are! Have a question or comment? Email the show: fixit101@mpbonline.org. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Language:

English

Contact:

6014326364


Episodes
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Fix it 101 | Water Here, Water There, Water Everywhere!

6/12/2024
HOSTS: Lacey Alexander, Pam Pybas, ASHI certified inspector at Inspect It Like a Girl TOPIC(S) DISCUSSED: We talk a lot about water today and how it can be bad for your home- standing water, condensation in the foundation, plumbing issues and more. Email fixit101@mpbonline.org at any time to have your DIY questions answered on the show! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:47:06

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Fix it 101 | Electric Slide

6/5/2024
HOSTS: Lacey Alexander, Pam Pybas, ASHI certified inspector at Inspect It Like a Girl TOPIC(S) DISCUSSED: Storms in Mississippi are a brewin', so Pam and Lacey chat about generators and tips to protect your electric systems while power outages are possible. Email fixit101@mpbonline.org at any time to have your DIY questions answered on the show! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:48:08

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Fix it 101 | Summer Stuff

5/29/2024
HOSTS: Lacey Alexander, Pam Pybas, ASHI certified inspector at Inspect It Like a Girl TOPIC(S) DISCUSSED: No Jeff again this week so Pam and Lacey talk about summertime projects, staying safe in the heat, roofs, etc. Email fixit101@mpbonline.org at any time to have your DIY questions answered on the show! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:47:38

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Fix it 101 | Interior Design w/ Pam Rogers

5/22/2024
HOSTS: Lacey Alexander, Pam Pybas, ASHI certified inspector at Inspect It Like a Girl and special guest Pam Rogers. TOPIC(S) DISCUSSED: It's the double-Pam show! Jeff is out this week so we brought in Madison County-based interior design guru Pam Rogers to talk about design elements and how a designer works to help you live in the home of your dreams. We also get an update on the dishwasher conundrum from the last episode and talk about smoking indoors (bleh)! Email fixit101@mpbonline.org at any time to have your DIY questions answered on the show! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:47:38

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Fix it 101 | Peculiar Pam and Jarred Jeff

5/15/2024
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: It's an open-topic show this week so any chances of staying on a certain subject are out the window, BUT we do open the show with a mystery that Pam needs help with and some things that irritate Jeff. Other topics include Bondo and cleaning plumbing spaces (which Lacey particularly did not enjoy.) Email fixit101@mpbonline.org at any time to have your DIY questions answered on the show! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:48:15

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Fix it 101 | Summer, Snakes, and (Washing) Soda!

5/8/2024
HOSTS: Lacey Alexander, Pam Pybas, ASHI certified inspector at Inspect It Like a Girl TOPIC(S) DISCUSSED: Mississippi summers are no joke, so we're talking about the heat and pests that come with May in the Magnolia State. Pam talks about how to make a better-than-bleach cleaning solution at home, and we talk about snakes for a LONG time (This is what happens when Jeff leaves us unsupervised). Email fixit101@mpbonline.org at any time to have your DIY questions answered on the show! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:47:50

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Fix it 101 | How Refreshing!

5/1/2024
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: Let's talk about refreshing your space! Painting is a very easy way to bring new life to a house or a room. But all paints are not the same and there some tips to follow make your next painting job a breeze. Also, we’ll touch on old stuff lying around and when its time to treat/replace old stuff like wood. Email fixit101@mpbonline.org at any time to have your DIY questions answered on the show! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:47:27

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Fix it 101 | Roofs, Etc.

4/24/2024
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 roof on your house will not last forever, but keeping your roof in good shape can extend its life well beyond its years. And on the opposite side if you neglect your roof, there could be problems all throughout your house. Also, Pam talks about some wild things she saw at her recent inspections. Email fixit101@mpbonline.org at any time to have your DIY questions answered on the show! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:48:29

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Fix It 101 | DIY Terms, Phrases, and Words

4/17/2024
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: When it comes to home improvement and construction there are many terms, phrases, and words that can leave people and projects lost in translation. On today's show we break down the meaning of all the strange jargon you sometimes hear when going on DIY adventures! Email fixit101@mpbonline.org at any time to have your DIY questions answered on the show! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:48:16

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Fix It 101 | Spring Maintenance List

4/10/2024
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: Spring is a season when lots of renovations and changes happen around the house, and we're here to help! If you don't know where to start, we've got a nice simple spring maintenance to-do list to get you started on all your spring projects. Email fixit101@mpbonline.org at any time to have your DIY questions answered on the show! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:43:50

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Fix It 101 | Air Conditioning Maintenance

4/3/2024
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: We've made it to April which means the unpredictability of the spring months is among us. Join Pam and Jeff as they break down how to best maintain your air conditioning units as we rapidly approach the scorching Mississippi summer. Email fixit101@mpbonline.org at any time to have your DIY questions answered on the show! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:45:59

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Fix it 101 | General Topic 03/27/2024

3/27/2024
HOSTS: Lacey Alexander, Pam Pybas, ASHI certified inspector at Inspect It Like a Girl, and licensed contractor Jeff Salmons from House Works. It's a general topic show this week on Fix It 101 as Pam and Jeff take on any questions brought on in this post-drive time week of MPB Think Radio programming. Join us as we answer questions about many topics from shingles to chicken coops and so much more! Email: fixit101@mpbonline.org Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:45:51

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Fix It 101 | Pool Maintenance

3/13/2024
HOSTS: Lacey Alexander, Pam Pybas, ASHI certified inspector at Inspect It Like a Girl, and licensed contractor Jeff Salmons from House Works. Guest: Sheri Derden of Bob's Pools. TOPIC(S) DISCUSSED: Today on the program we want to prepare Mississippi for the hot summer months and offer information on pool maintenance. What do you need to keep your pool, in or above ground, clean and working right? Do you need any sort of permits? How do you know your water is safe? What are some good tools to have to best maintain your pool? Tune in with "Peff", Lacey, and Sheri as we discuss any and all things pools! Email: fixit101@mpbonline.org Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:45:55

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Fix It 101 | Adding On

3/6/2024
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: Today on the program we discuss taking on new additions. From reboarding your deck to renovating your kitchen we have just the advice to go ensure you take just the right steps to make your add on the best it possibly can be! As always, we welcome any home questions you may have. EMAIL: fixit101@mpbonline.org. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:45:10

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Fix It 101 - BONUS | LIVE! From The Home Show

3/4/2024
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: Happy Home Show to all who celebrate! We are LIVE at the Clyde Muse Center today! Home and garden shows are always a great place to find home improvement inspiration and the certified builder to help with that project. The three of us are here to enjoy all of the booths and vendors that are available and talk about home improvement on a SATURDAY! Also, we are here for any home improvement or DIY questions you may have during this spring season. EMAIL: fixit101@mpbonline.org. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:43:23

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Fix It 101 | Organization

2/28/2024
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: Getting organized can seem like a monumental task, but if everything has a space to call its own, organization can be achieved very easily. So let’s talk new shelving and cabinets. We will discuss the do’s and don’ts when putting up new shelving and cabinets and answer any home improvement questions you may have this morning. EMAIL: fixit101@mpbonline.org. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:47:46

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Fix It 101 | Home Owners' First Impressions

2/21/2024
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: 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. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:46:57

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Fix it 101 | Wood Rot Woes

2/14/2024
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: 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. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:45:24

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Fix It 101 | Safety First

2/7/2024
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: 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. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:47:03

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Fix It 101 | Back to the Basics

1/31/2024
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: 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. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:47:28