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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!

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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!

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Fix It 101

Latest release on Feb 19, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Solar Power

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Solar power can start off complicated but with time and guidance, you can have solar panels provide electricity to your home. Solar energy professional Patrick Hogan joins the program and gives a good breakdown of solar energy and how it can work for you.

Dec 21 2017

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Rank #2: Plumbing Problems

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David Ray Sayles from D Ray's Plumbing, Heating & AC is back on the program answering questions about your plumbing problems. With help from Jason and Del, they tackle topics ranging from leaky faucets to the benefits of a tankless water heater.

Aug 02 2017

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Rank #3: Fix It 101: Small Engine Maintenance

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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!

Jun 05 2019

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Rank #4: Summer Heat and the Ceiling Fan

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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?

Jun 27 2018

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Rank #5: Appliance Repair

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Timmy McLendon from A/C Remedies is back on the program helping you with your broken appliances. This jam-packed show gives advice about washers, refrigerators, air conditioners and other appliances that might need some attention.

Jul 05 2017

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Rank #6: DIY Mistakes

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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.

Apr 11 2018

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Rank #7: Christmas Lights

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The holidays are in full swing! Which means it’s time to decorate the house! But you have to be careful when you’re hanging up those lights. How many strands of lights is safe to connect? What type of extension cords and power strips should we use? And how do you know your lights are safe for bad weather?

Dec 08 2016

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Rank #8: Fix It 101: A/C Remedies

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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!

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May 29 2019

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Rank #9: Plumbing and Everything Else

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Fix It 101 is taking advantage of some decent weather and ready for your home improvement projects. We also have David Sayles from D Rays Plumbing to help figure out what's wrong with your pipes.

Feb 28 2018

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Rank #10: Foundation

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Do you have cracks in your bricks or walls? You might have a problem with your foundation. Mac Chunn from Structural Solutions joins the table to give insight and advice about your foundation.

May 24 2017

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Rank #11: DIYer Gift Ideas

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It’s time to go shopping for the Mr. or Mrs. Fix It on your holiday list. But what do you get them? How do you know what tools they have already? How do you know what they need without asking them? Well we’ve got some suggestions for you. It’s also an open topic show so feel free to ask about the problems in your home.

Dec 01 2016

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Rank #12: Keeping the Lights On

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Most of us are used to flipping a switch and having the lights come on. But what happens when they don't? From House Works Electrical Services we welcome Hank Perot to the handyman hangout to help with these and more of your electrical questions.

Oct 11 2017

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Rank #13: Little Fixes

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Jay White fills in for this open topic episode to help get your home summer ready

May 31 2017

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Rank #14: Pest Control

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With this particularly cold winter, rats and other small rodents are keeping pest control specialist very busy. Our friend John Abel from Abel Pest Control stops by and talks about how to protect your home from these rodents and other unwanted pests.

Jan 31 2018

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Rank #15: A New Toolbox

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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.

Dec 12 2018

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Rank #16: Lawnmowers & You

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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.

Mar 21 2018

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Rank #17: Roaches, Ants, & Things That Fly

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John Abel from Abel's Premier Pest is in the handyman hangout talking about fall bugs and how to keep them out of your house. The guys talk about all the usual home bugs (ants, roaches, etc.) but they also dive deep into the bug John gets called about the most, bed bugs.

Sep 27 2017

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Rank #18: Let's Work

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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!

Jan 16 2019

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Rank #19: Flooring 101

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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!

Feb 13 2019

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Rank #20: Lawnmowers and You 2

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Back for another round of small engine maintenance, we have Andrew Hitchcock from Fondren Small Engine Repair.

Mar 28 2018

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