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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

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

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

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

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

Fix It 101 - Instant Classic | Happy New Year 2024

1/24/2024
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 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. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:47:40

Fix It 101 - Instant Classic | Happy New Year 2024

1/24/2024
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 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. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:47:40

Fix It 101 - Classic | Inspections with Pam and Lacey

1/17/2024
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 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. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:47:59

Fix It 101 | Inspections with Pam and Lacey

1/10/2024
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: 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. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:47:59

Fix It 101 | Happy New Year 2024

1/3/2024
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: 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. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:47:40

Fix It 101 | Uninvited Guests

12/20/2023
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. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:43:43

Fix It 101 | The End of 2023

12/13/2023
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: 2024 is rapidly approaching so we know you have questions about closing out the year and preparing for any projects in the New Year. From getting your home ready for winter to making sure all the Christmas lights don't blow a fuse. EMAIL: fixit101@mpbonline.org. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:43:57

Fix It 101 | The End of 2023

12/13/2023
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: 2024 is rapidly approaching so we know you have questions about closing out the year and preparing for any projects in the New Year. From getting your home ready for winter to making sure all the Christmas lights don't blow a fuse. EMAIL: fixit101@mpbonline.org. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:43:57

Fix It 101 | The End of 2023

12/13/2023
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: 2024 is rapidly approaching so we know you have questions about closing out the year and preparing for any projects in the New Year. From getting your home ready for winter to making sure all the Christmas lights don't blow a fuse. EMAIL: fixit101@mpbonline.org. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:43:57

Fix It 101 | Buyer's Regret

12/6/2023
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: A recent study showed that 90% of this year’s homebuyers had some kind of regret. Many first-time buyers say they felt rushed into the process because of homes selling fast and they had to compromise on what they truly wanted. Today we want to talk about things you should know about buying a new home and how you can avoid buyer’s remorse. EMAIL: fixit101@mpbonline.org. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:47:24

Fix It 101 | Buyer's Regret

12/6/2023
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: A recent study showed that 90% of this year’s homebuyers had some kind of regret. Many first-time buyers say they felt rushed into the process because of homes selling fast and they had to compromise on what they truly wanted. Today we want to talk about things you should know about buying a new home and how you can avoid buyer’s remorse. EMAIL: fixit101@mpbonline.org. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:47:24

Fix It 101 | ROI for Home Improvements

11/29/2023
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: Return on investment or ROI is always important to think about when doing a home improvement project. Adding value to your home with a kitchen upgrade or new deck, can set your home apart especially if you are looking to put your home on the market ore make your holiday visitors jealous. So today we are answering your home improvement questions and looking at holiday prep around the home. EMAIL: fixit101@mpbonline.org. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:44:17

Fix It 101 | Winter Is Coming

11/15/2023
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: ‘Tis the season for colder temperatures, freezing weather and maybe even some snow depending on where you are. Today I’ll be asking our home improvement experts what homeowners need to know as Winter looms closer and closer. We’ll cover a variety of topics including protecting your plumbing, how different home exteriors handle cold weather, and what new homeowners who’ve never sustained a winter in their new place can expect. EMAIL: fixit101@mpbonline.org. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:44:18

Fix it 101 | Remodeling

11/8/2023
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 are discussing the do’s and don’ts of renovations. We are asking our in-house home repair experts what projects might be more trouble than they’re worth- what renovations are easier to DIY, and what do they suggest bringing in an expert? Are there any kind of renovations that could lead to repair needs later on? And, while we’re here, we might as well talk about renovation trends that we love and dislike. EMAIL: fixit101@mpbonline.org. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:44:47

Fix It 101 | Have Your House Inspected

10/18/2023
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: 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 today's show is designed for you. EMAIL: fixit101@mpbonline.org. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:27:12

Fix It 101 | Plumbing Problems

10/11/2023
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're going to put the focus on your home's plumbing to make sure that the water around your property is flowing properly. This includes addressing issues like leaky faucets, blocked pipes, runny toilets, and any other plumbing-related concerns. So we invite Crockett Ford from Ford Plumbing & Gas to help with your plumbing problems. GUEST(S): Crockett Ford EMAIL: fixit101@mpbonline.org. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:44:44