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August 5, 2020
It may seem fun to get together with a couple of friends, a couple of beers, and build a deck. But if not done properly that afternoon of merriment can create major problems and not so fond memories. On this episode of Fix It 101 Pam, Jason, and Jeff talk about the joys (and troubles) of building a home deck and answer your home improvement questions. Let's work! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
July 29, 2020
Your kitchen is the hangout, the restaurant, and where you come for those late night snacks when you should be sleeping. From Kitchen Tune-Up, Carlos Lloyd joins the show to talk about how he helps homeowners transform kitchens with as little mess as possible. Also Pam, Jeff, and Jason let you know about their latest projects and why vents are a good thing for your home, in whatever form they take. Let's work! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
July 22, 2020
Mississippi summers are hot, but water is also wet. During this time of year the porch is still a great gathering place and also an easy portion of the house to renovate and make new. On this episode of Fix It 101 Pam, Jeff, and Jason help a caller figure out a new approach to tuning up her back porch. Also they talk about their latest projects and ways to be safe while working in the heat. Let's work! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
July 15, 2020
David Ray Sayles from D Ray’s Plumbing, Heating, and AC has not been to the handyman hangout in a while but is always a welcomed voice. With experience in many different areas of keeping your home running properly, he joins Pam, Jeff, and Jason to share a few laughs and help with home improvement questions. Also the debate about insulating your attic is back in the conversation. Let's work! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
July 8, 2020
Yes! 2020 is half way gone, but their are still projects on your to do list. On this episode of Fix It 101 Jeff, Pam & Jason discuss their disdain for pocket doors, when you should use latex paint, and the many uses of WD-40. Did you know it can be used to clean your child's crayon masterpiece off the wall? Let's work! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
July 1, 2020
The summer is a great time to get outside and enjoy nature but not when it’s too close to your home. Bees can be an unwelcome guest so today we talk with beekeeper and bee remover Ali Pinion from DreamingtheBee.com. She will talk about how you can properly remove bees from your home and how you can build your very own hive.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
June 24, 2020
The summer solstice has officially ushered in the long days of summer and this is the perfect time to start a new project. Or at least complete the one you started during the early days of social distancing. During this episode of Fix It 101 Jason, Pam, and Jeff take on questions about microbial growth, power washing siding, and picking the right paint for your steps. Also we share the reasons your home improvement projects include more than one trip to the hardware store. Let's work! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
June 17, 2020
On this episode of Fix It 101 we are trying to save you money. The summer months can bring with it high temperatures and high energy bills. We have some tips that can help lower you bill like switching your light bulbs and learning the proper direction your ceiling fan should blow. Also we have a few home improvement projects that will let you get the kids involved. Let's work!   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
June 10, 2020
When is the last time you changed your air filter? If you have to think about it, take the next few minutes to go and look at it. Then come back and join the handyman hangout for another round of home improvement advice and DIY fixes. On this episode Jason and Pam welcome our favorite A/C technician, Timmy McClendon from A/C Remedies to talk about keeping the house cool during these famous Mississippi summers. Let's work! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
June 3, 2020
Working on your home does not have to be a big task. With every third person having advice for how to approach your home improvement project, let our two experts and one jovial amateur give it a shot. Pam Pybas our expert home inspector, Jeff Salmons our expert contractor, and Jason Klein the jovial amateur are always ready to help with your project. And when the time comes, tell you to put the hammer down and call a professional. Send your home improvement questions to: Fixit101@mpbonline.org. Let's work! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
May 27, 2020
Fix It 101 is the place where ideas are spread and problems are solved. Or at least that's the picture we paint. Ever ready to get back in the studio Pam, Jason, & Jeff tackle what ever questions that come from our phone lines or email inbox. Today they talk about the differences between an appraiser and an inspector, debate the many uses of vinegar, and get advice from listeners about the best way to clean granite. Just a regular day in the handyman hangout. Let's work! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
May 20, 2020
This Weekend we celebrate Memorial Day. A time to acknowledge the men and women of the armed forces who made the ultimate sacrifice. It is also the unofficial beginning to summer. So we have some hacks to make sure your grill is ready for summertime barbecue. And when is the last time your burped your grill? Also Jason, Pam, and Jeff rate some diy projects by level of difficulty. Is it more difficult to replace a window or replace a door? Let's work! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
May 13, 2020
Today on the show we welcome Michael Keeton from Green Home Solutions. Every day he is treating mold, odors, and other moisture issues in homes and businesses. At this moment, do you know the air quality of your home? Also what is the difference between sanitizing and disinfecting? We look at these questions and other home improvement issues throughout the show. Let's work! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
May 6, 2020
On this episode of Fix It 101 we welcome one of our good friends of the show, Andrew Hitchcock from Fondren Small Engine. He always has great advice and tips when it comes to mowers and other small engines. Also with this being Hurricane Preparedness Week we will look into your home emergency kits. The best time to have an emergency kit is before the emergency hits. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
April 29, 2020
As always the handyman hangout is here and ready for another round of home improvement questions. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
April 22, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic is roaring on and the home has become everyone's sanctuary. Some guidelines are being relaxed but social distancing is still the norm. So on this episode we look at the backyard and potentially your next staycation destination. Travel will be really light this summer, so we have some tips to make your backyard a great place to visit. Also we are ready for your general home improvement projects. Let's work!  For information regarding your data privacy, visit Acast.com/privacy
April 15, 2020
Most of this episode of Fix It 101 focuses on your toilet and easy fixes for those common problems. We also talk about the parts of Mississippi that recently experienced a deadly tornado outbreak. The Governor even issued a state of emergency in response to this natural disaster. Jason, Pam, and Jeff talk about how to get relief if you were affected and the best way to choose a contractor to help you repair and rebuild.  For information regarding your data privacy, visit Acast.com/privacy
April 8, 2020
Sheltering in place is the law of the land, so let us help with your home improvement projects while you have more time at home. Jason, Pam, and Jeff are physically apart but are still ready to help you get things done. Let's work! For information regarding your data privacy, visit Acast.com/privacy
April 1, 2020
The uncertainty of the coronavirus pandemic has everyone practicing social distancing and working from home. Or at least it should! Jason starts the show with a plea for everyone taking their extra time to visit the home improvement stores, while Jeff and Pam share how the coronavirus has them changing the way they operate their businesses. Along with your DIY questions, we also talk about a new roofing technique, making a home office, and if your clean is really that clean. Let's work! For information regarding your data privacy, visit Acast.com/privacy
March 18, 2020
In this episode of Fix It 101 we focus on the inside of your home. We talk about those fixes that can be done while everyone is practicing social distancing in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. In studio ( a healthy distance apart) is Jason and Pam, while Jeff helps with your home improvement questions from his mobile office/command center. Let's work! For information regarding your data privacy, visit Acast.com/privacy
March 11, 2020
Poly foam concentrate lifting is the type of fix that you really have to see to believe. So today on the show we welcome J.R. Crowell from Helms Polyfoam to paint the best picture of how this procedure works and holds up over time. Everything from uneven driveways, to garage floors, and just recently helped out Pam at her home. So we talk J.R. about how they are able to do what some call a magic trick and miracle for the home.   For information regarding your data privacy, visit Acast.com/privacy
March 4, 2020
March has arrived and the seasons are changing. At least they are suppose to. The rain is still falling and temperatures are fluctuating,but that's Mississippi weather for you. If you don't like it, just wait ten minutes. On this episode of Fix It 101 Pam, Jeff, and Jason look toward spring and proper cleaning around your home. Mold, mildew, and other things bleach should take care of. Also, with daylight saving time ending this weekend what are you doing with the extra daylight hours? Tell us your spring home projects by sending an email to Fixit101@mpbonline.org For information regarding your data privacy, visit Acast.com/privacy
February 26, 2020
Today on the program we got back to the basics of home ownership 101. If there was an emergency could you locate your water shut off valve? How about the gas? Do you know how to kill the power to your entire home? We share tips to help you with this critically important information and your latest home improvement project. From shower leaks to non-flaky paint, Fix It 101 is always here to help. Let's work!
February 19, 2020
Safewatch Security Systems has been protecting homes for over 20 years. Owner Jimmy Jones joins the show to talk the advances in technology when protecting your home and why a smart home is the right home. Also with the recent flooding in Jackson by the Pearl River the Fix It 101 crew talks about how to approach re-entering a recently flooded home and the advice on the insurance process. Let's work!
February 12, 2020
Last week our show was overrun with stories of squirrels and other non domesticated animals making their way into the home. So today we bring in the expert, our favorite critter catcher, John Abel from Abel's Premier Pest. Not that Jeff and Jason handled their squirrel situations wrong, but John is here to set them straight. From squirrels, rats, and even bats John tells us what works and what is not worth your time when dealing with house pest. Let's work!
February 5, 2020
It's fair to say that squirrels should not be in the house. But today Jason and Jeff start the show with two stories about how they dealt with this critters in their attic and walls. This sets off a chain reaction of listeners telling their most horrid tales of squirrels and other creatures in their humble abode. Also Timmy McClendon from A/C Remedies joins the show to talk about the R22 refrigerant phase out, that took effect January 1, 2020. Let's work!
January 29, 2020
With many DIY projects after the inspiration, you gather the materials, then get to work. But what if you need a permit? When do you know if you need a permit? Today we look at a couple fixes that you might not know need a permit and welcome Pam back to the show after a short absence. Let's work!
January 22, 2020
Getting inspiration for your next home improvement project is not always easy. But one place that is full of ideas is your local home show. This weekend the Home Builders Association of Jackson is gearing up for their annual Home Show at the Mississippi Trademark Building. Kim Jent, from the Mississippi Housing Institute is here to talk about her role with the Home Show and how the Mississippi Housing Institute helps the construction industry. Also Jeff and Jason answer your home improvement questions. Let's work!
January 15, 2020
There are many things that can get you into the DIY spirit. Everything from a front door refresh, to putting down a fresh bead of bathroom caulk. Today Jason and Jeff talk about getting into the DIY spirit with some simple shelving to help organize your home and talking about the latest home gadgets from the Consumer Electronics Show. Also they tackle the latest round of listeners emails and calls about their latest home improvement projects. Let's work!
January 8, 2020
2020 is here and so is Fix It 101! Jeff, Pam, and Jason are ready to start the year off right and help with out with all the new year home improvement projects. With the last live Fix It 101 being almost a month ago there is plenty to talk about and catch up on. Also we are looking to make 2020 the year of the DIY'er, so we have some basic skills that every handy-person should have in their toolbox. Plus Jason shares a gift from a listener that really shows how times have changed. Let's work!________Pam and her caulking shirtFirst entry into the Fix it 101 Historical Library
December 11, 2019
Officially two weeks away from Christmas, do you know what to get the handy-person in your life? According to Jason you only have a few options to choose from. On today's show he breaks down where to find your next tool time Christmas gift. And during the winter months are you looking to remodel? We also share some tips on why the winter months are a great time to make some home improvements. And last but defiantly not least we are happy to welcome are newest member to the Fix It 101 team, Pam Pybas from Inspect It Like A Girl. Let's work!
November 20, 2019
Jason, Jeff, and Pam may sound like the name of a cool band from the 70's but today on Fix It 101 they are only helping with your home improvement questions and leaving the singing to the professionals. Now when it comes to home improvement you don't always need a pro. As Jeff states early in the show, changing out windows can be a fairly easy project but make sure you have a buddy. Even Pam shares a story of needing a buddy, if only to dial 911. Also in this episode we get electrical safety tips from the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI.org).
November 6, 2019
Pam Pybas has been inspecting homes since 2003. She is ASHI (American Society of Home Inspectors) and with her company Inspect It Like A Girl she is looking to provide her clients with the best home inspection possible. Even if it is alerting them to issues they did not want t hear or deal with. Today in the handyman hangout Jason Klein is out so Jeff, Pam, and guest host Java talk about the reasons for home inspections and why your home need one today. Let's work!
October 30, 2019
It is common knowledge that most home improvement projects do not go as planned. There are pitfalls and accidents that happen all the time but sometimes those pitfalls and accidents become full-on nightmare situations. Today Jason and Jeff share some personal nightmare situations they endured and hear from some callers who share their not so happy endings to home improvement. Also Jason talks about a brand new podcast from This Old House, titled Clearstory. But not before bragging about Fix It 101 making a top ten podcast list. Let's work!
October 23, 2019
Every episode of Fix It 101 we are looking to help you with your home improvement projects and give tips that make DIY a little easier. From the big to the small making sure your home is maintained and happy brings us a great joy. Today on the show we open the phone lines to whatever questions you had. So we talked about everything from sticking front doors, backyard decks, all the way to vinyl flooring. Let's work!
October 16, 2019
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!
October 9, 2019
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!
October 2, 2019
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!
September 25, 2019
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!
September 18, 2019
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!
September 11, 2019
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!
August 21, 2019
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!
August 14, 2019
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!
August 7, 2019
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!
July 31, 2019
Its the end of July and in a couple weeks school will be in session. For may households that means packing up and sending kids off to college. Now the questions is: what should be done with the empty bedroom? New office? Maybe a hobby room? Today the handyman hangout shares some ideas on transforming the empty nest and answers questions from listeners in need of some home improvement solutions. Let's work!
July 17, 2019
The heat index this time of year is well above 100 but home improvement projects and construction continues. With Jeff away from the handyman hangout today Del and Jason run the gambit of ways to stay cool while working in this Mississippi summer heat. Then answer questions about broken appliances, busted water heaters, and mysterious leaks. The summer always comes with a specific set of fixes and we are always here with advice and more. Let's work!
July 3, 2019
Entertaining for the 4th of July can be a challenge without a designated space and activities to keep your guest busy. Today on the show we share tips for laying brick pavers to create a nice patio area for the back yard and mention a few DIY projects that are fun to make and will not take long to complete. Let's work!Discussed This Episode:How to build a picnic table (This Old House)How to Build a Cornhole Game Set (This Old House)Doug Rye
June 26, 2019
The roof on your house will not last forever, but extending its life is not hard to do. With routine checks and attention to detail you can stop the small problems before they lead to big trouble. On this episode we discussed the benefits of a metal roof, how to keep it clean, and why you should remove the old roof. Also Del comes up with a new invention to help paint hard to reach areas. Let's work!
June 19, 2019
Most people do not think about homeowners insurance until they really need it. But how do you know if you have enough coverage? What do you do if you have a dispute with your insurance company? One resource is the Mississippi Insurance Department and today the handyman hangout welcomes Ryan Blakeney, Deputy Director of Consumer Services. This episode covers homeowners insurance from the side of the consumer and the contractor. And if you can believe it Del and Jeff even sneak some DIY advice throughout the show. Let's work!
June 12, 2019
Every season brings a different set of maintenance items for your home and the summer season is no different. Today Jason, Del, and Jeff are in the handyman hangout helping you work through some summer maintenance items and answering your home improvement questions. Also we show you how to add more USB ports to your home and get an update from a listener who followed advice he received a few months back. Let's work!
June 5, 2019
During the summer in Mississippi, lawn care is a must and nothing is more frustrating than a lawn mower that won't start when you need it. So we called in our small engine repair guy Andrew Hitchcock to join today's show. From his shop, Fondern Small Engine Repair, Andrew works on mowers, string trimmers, chainsaws, and other small engines in need of service. Today he helped our callers with maintenance tips, purchasing advice, and the benefits of non-ethanol gas. Let's work!
May 29, 2019
Memorial day has come and gone, so now summer is officially here. Is your air conditioner ready for it? The summers in Mississippi keep many A/C technicians busy, but we were lucky to have our resident A/C guy stop by and answer your questions. Timmy McLendon from A/C Remedies is no stranger to the program and always has great advice for your air conditioner and appliance questions. Also Del and Jeff share there dismay about a news story that taints their profession. Let's work!Discussed This EpisodeA/C RemediesAmeitech SouthMadison man arrested for stealing money from home repair customers (WLBT)
May 22, 2019
It’s not quite summer but the high temps are here and unlike school, home improvement does not get a summer break. So the handyman hangout serves up some tips on staying hydrated and protecting yourself while working in this Mississippi heat. Also the guys answer your home improvement questions, touching on topics from mold removal, proper uses for caulk, fluorescent light ballast, and more. Jason even shares some news about a government approved tornado shelter that you can actually build yourself. Let's work!Discussed this episode:Home Innovation Research Labs Tornado Shelter
May 15, 2019
The summer season is on the way and having a great entertaining space can make your home the ideal spot for a staycation. Everybody needs a place for relaxation, so why not the backyard. Del and Jason share some tips for making sure your deck is ready to entertain and answer your home improvement questions. Also, Jason starts the show with a story about why he has a bandage on his finger and gets "tasty" advice from a caller. Let's work!
March 6, 2019
John Abel, from Abel's Premier Pest, is back in the handyman hangout giving you the tips you need to keep unwanted pest out of your home. Do you know to tell an ant from a termite? What are the ways to keep rodents out the attic? John answers these questions while Del and Jeff assist with your general home improvement projects. Let's work!
March 4, 2019
Our resident plumber, David Ray Sayles, stops by the handyman hangout to give some much-needed plumbing advice.(Original Airdate: January 30, 2019)
February 27, 2019
The seasons are changing and your house needs to be ready for whatever this Mississippi weather has for it. Today Jason, Del, and Jeff are back in the handyman hangout talking with callers about drainage, mold problems, and the always fun popcorn ceiling. Also, the Fixit 101 Tip of the Day will have you finding studs in no time. Let's work!
February 20, 2019
Appliances don't last forever, but how long is that quick fix going to hold? Or is it time to upgrade? Timmy McLendon, from A/C Remedies, is here in the handyman hangout to take a look at your appliances and Del Moore has your Fixit 101 tip of the day. Let's work!
February 13, 2019
The handyman handout will help out with any part of the home but today we focus on the floors. The flooring is one of the most important aspects of any structure. Keith Sims from Ashley's Floor Ashley's Flooring and Decorating joins the show to help with your flooring needs. Also, Jeff gives us our first Fixit 101 Tip of the Week. Let's Work!
February 6, 2019
Spring and summer are often looked at as the right time for home improvement projects, but what about the rest of the year. The handyman hangout talks about some worthy off-season projects and answers your calls. From replacing windows to a mystery "water" handle. Time to work!
January 23, 2019
Minor problems can quickly become big situations when it comes to home maintenance. We look at those fixes that could prevent big issues down the road. Also, we will show you how to ditch your cell phone charger by installing wall sockets with USB ports. Time to work!
January 16, 2019
Today in the handyman hangout Jason, Del, and Jeff answer questions about every corner of the house. Is it okay to add a new story to a garage? Why LED lights? How often should have my house checked for termites? And these are just a few of the questions thrown at the guys today. Let's work!
January 9, 2019
When it comes to many home improvement projects there is a fine line between going DIY and hiring a pro. But how do you know when its time to put down the hammer and pick up the phone? Today we talk about some of the top home improvement regrets (so you don't repeat them) and answer your home improvement questions.
December 20, 2018
In 2019, new year's resolutions are for more than just a new gym membership. How about a new year's resolution for your home. Want your house to lose some weight? Well, lets cut your energy use. Its time for a new year, new house feeling for 2019.
December 12, 2018
A new toolbox is a great gift for any handyperson in your life. But how about a new heater for the workshop? Or a new pair of work coveralls? The handyman hangout looks at some good gifts any shop rat would love and answers your home improvement questions.
December 5, 2018
As the year comes to an end, Fix It 101 looks back at 2018 and the home improvements you made to your home. Also, the garbage disposal makes its way into the program for the second week in a row. We even give a step by step guide for proper disposal removal.
November 28, 2018
As the Fixit 101 crew looks toward Christmas, Timmy McLendon from A/C Remedies joins the show to help with our appliance and heating questions. Also, we get tips about holiday electrical safety from the Electrical Safety Foundation International.
November 14, 2018
The cold weather is creeping back to the state, just in time for the holidays. So the guys are talking about making sure your fireplace is ready for that first fire and also looking to protect your pipes from the bitter winter.
November 7, 2018
November brings the holidays, colder temperatures, and more visitors to your bathroom. Today we get your home ready for the influx of visitors and pay some special attention to your bathroom. From leaks, tile, grout, and the wobbly toilet we make sure your bathroom is ready for the holiday traffic.
October 31, 2018
Every fix does not always go as planned and today's show starts with two repair stories that are sure to make your wallet cringe in fear. Also later the debate between gas and propane makes another appearance on the show.
October 17, 2018
We welcome back to the handyman hangout Andrew Hitchcock, from Fondren Small Engine Repair. He talks about how to prepare your mower for winter and ways to keep it running in tip-top shape.
October 10, 2018
The fall season brings a new set of home maintenance worries and the handyman hangout wants to ease those worries with advice about your home improvement projects. Also, a listener in need of fire ant removal encourages lots of different methods to get rid of these nuisance insects.
October 4, 2018
The handyman hangout is always full of home improvement advice and today is no exception. On this episode, we add real estate appraiser Wyatt Roberts into the conversation as he tells us how he places a proper value on properties.
September 26, 2018
Its the last week in Septemeber and fall season is here. Let's take some time to tackle the little fixes before they become major projects. Also today in the handyman hangout we share tips on unclogging drains and keeping your tools rust free.
September 19, 2018
Today in the handyman hangout we welcome Shane McLendon from Shane McLendon Builders, LLC. back to the show. We talk about home remodels, ductless a/c units, and take you step by step through a drywall repair.
September 12, 2018
Fixit 101 welcomes, for the last time, Allison Walker. Known as the Lady Auto Mechanic, Allison now has her own show, AutoCorrect. The handyman hangout is losing a member but not before one last fix.
September 5, 2018
Many natural disasters leave little time to properly prepare, so it's best to already have a plan. Today in the handyman hangout we discuss tips for hiring a contractor after a storm, important documents you should have, and DIY ways to inspect your home for storm damage.
August 29, 2018
The man cave is a great place to entertain but your bathroom is one place that gets a lot of action. Let's take a look at your entertainment space and add some DIY touches. Also now is a great time to refresh your bathroom before all the fall guest. The handyman hangout is ready to help.
August 22, 2018
Today in the handyman hangout everything is electrical. Hank Perot from Houseworks Electrical Services joins the show and answers your home electrical questions.
August 15, 2018
Today on the program we get a quick visit from Timmy McClendon with A/C Remedies and try to get Jason's ice maker to work. Also, the handyman hangout gives tips for longer lasting appliances and talks air conditioner maintenance.
August 8, 2018
The handyman hangout is checking off their August maintenance list and have a surprising conversation about restoring antique furniture.
August 2, 2018
The handyman hangout is full of timely advice as we approach the end of summer. Jason, Del, and Jeff answer questions about mold, load-bearing walls, and if a spiral staircase is a good idea. Also, the question of flat head vs Philips makes its way into the conversation.
July 25, 2018
Universal Design is changing the way many aging individuals are staying in their homes and living full lives. With a few modifications, any home can become more accessible to those with physical limitations.
July 19, 2018
In 2018 having a smart device in your home is easier (and more affordable) than easier. The handyman hangout gives out tips about updating your home and answers your questions about various summer projects.
July 11, 2018
Del and Jason are in the handyman hangout answering questions about your summer projects and sharing tips about keeping your outdoor space ready for entertaining.
June 27, 2018
With heat advisories being issued every day, staying cool during your home improvement projects is a major priority. Today the handyman hangout is full of advice to help stay cool while working and once again ask the age-old question: Which way does the ceiling fan spin during the summer?
June 20, 2018
This summer you probably want to use more than your ceiling fan to keep cool. Our friend, Timmy McClendon from A/C Remedies is here for your a/c and appliance questions. And you know we can not have an appliance show without the customary ice maker questions.
June 13, 2018
It's time to pop the hood and do a little car maintenance. Our resident mechanic, Allison Walker is ready to help make sure your car is road trip ready and your a/c is blowing cold.
June 6, 2018
Home improvement and little fixes don't take summers off and we don't either. Today is an open topic episode and the handyman hangout is full of advice about everything from leaky faucets to repairing floors. Also, Jason gets advice from some listeners about his chomp happy puppy.
May 30, 2018
The Moore Community House Women in Construction Program is helping meet the industry's demand for a trained workforce. Program director, Julie Kuklinski and Simone Agee join the handyman hangout and talk about the success of the Biloxi based program.
May 23, 2018
Memorial day is coming, but summer has already arrived. It's time to check off your summer maintenance checklist and brush up on your fire safety habits with the National Fire Protection Association.
May 16, 2018
Architect and founder of Tiny House Life Space, James Polk joins the handyman hangout to talk about the tiny house movement.
May 2, 2018
What type of home improvement ideas deserves a contractor? Which ones deserve a handyman? And which ones can be handled by a Youtube video and a few tools? The handyman hangout is full of tips for these and more home improvement questions.
April 18, 2018
The handyman hangout is busting at the seams with advice for your home improvement projects and appliances. Timmy McLendon is back from A/C Remedies and Jeff even brought a friend to join the table. Also, who knew Chrysler made air conditioners?
April 11, 2018
Everybody makes mistakes, but sometimes it includes a nail gun and a trip to the clinic. Today we talk about these mistakes and how to avoid them during your next DIY project.
April 4, 2018
The handyman hangout walks through the steps of converting a garage into a livable space. Also, they lend advice about putting up a new fence and other home improvement projects.
March 28, 2018
Back for another round of small engine maintenance, we have Andrew Hitchcock from Fondren Small Engine Repair.
March 21, 2018
According to the calendar, spring is here so your lawnmower is about to get back to work. Andrew Hitchcock from Fondren Small Engine Repair is here to answer your questions and Jason also tells us how excited he is about the upcoming Home Show.
March 14, 2018
The seasons are changing and your house is in need of some TLC. We answer your home improvement questions and share tips to refresh your home for spring.
March 8, 2018
The Home Builders Association of Jackson is gearing up for their annual Home Show and our very own Jeff Salmons is back in the builder's challenge. We talk about this year's Home Show with Kim Cole from Contractors Millwork.
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