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This Old House Previous Broadcasts

Essex 2012/13, A Home for Mom & Dad (Episode #3226H)

KQED Life: Sun, Mar 31, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

After a little antiquing at The White Elephant, Norm and Kevin help Tom install interior screens and a Dutch door. Electrician Allen Gallant shows off the exterior lighting and generator, and homeowners John and Julie Corcoran give a grand tour of the beautifully decorated "English cottage" with interior designer Keith Musinski.

Cambridge 2012, Secondary Spaces (Episode #3214H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Mar 30, 2013 -- 11:00 AM

Finishing touches are coming together: the driveway, walk-in closets, home automation and some remarkable wallpaper in the powder room. Norm visits local glass artist Carrie Gustafson to see how she's making the foyer light, and Tom's helping the homeowner John Stone build a quick and easy workbench with one trip to the home center.

Essex 2012/13, Design for Everyone (Episode #3225H)

KQED Life: Sun, Mar 24, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Richard and son Ross Trethewey recap the geothermal system's installation with Norm. Tile installers Mark and Erik Ferrante lay reclaimed marble tile in the foyer and designer Keith Musinski's custom-ordered hand-painted border tile in the kitchen. Kevin learns about universal design touring the Seattle home of architect Emory Baldwin.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Mar 29, 2013 -- 1:30 PM

Cambridge 2012/Rounding The Corner (Episode #3212H)

KQED 9: Sat, Mar 23, 2013 -- 5:00 PM

After a visit to "this old record store," Kevin helps Roger install plastic drywells to keep the yard from flooding in heavy rains and checks out the sleek new cabinets with kitchen designer Kathy Marshall. Learn about thermostats that program themselves and Ipe deck tiles that go right over an old deck.

Cambridge 2012/Hearthstone, Waterfall Island Top (Episode #3213H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Mar 23, 2013 -- 11:00 AM

Roger is getting the plants in despite the rain; the hearth and woodbox are lined with rustic sandstone. Norm visits Paul Grothouse in Pennsylvania to see how he's fabricating the huge butcher block countertop with waterfall edge and dovetail key detail. Richard installs wall-mounted lavatory faucets.

Essex 2012/13, Clam Flats & Lightning Rods (Episode #3221H)

KQED Life: Sat, Mar 23, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Kevin and Roger dig for clams, then finish up the barrier-free walk that leads to the house, using both granite and bluestone, but no steps. The standing-seam metal roof goes on, and Richard's creative ducting and plumbing will minimize the number of holes that need to go through it. A non-reactive lightning protection system is installed.

Essex 2012/13, from Our House to Daryl's House (Episode #3224H)

KQED Life: Fri, Mar 22, 2013 -- 1:30 PM

Kevin points out the exterior details that bring the outside into the sunroom, like the slate floor tile installer Mark Ferrante is laying. Parged plaster, salvaged hearth tile and carefully stained quarter-sawn oak floors all work to revive the look of the original cottage. Norm visits music icon and old house buff Daryl Hall at his antique home and studio.

Essex 2012/13, Wooden Ships & Shiplap Boards (Episode #3223H)

KQED Life: Fri, Mar 15, 2013 -- 1:30 PM

Norm visits Essex's last shipyard. Kevin and Tom build shiplap barn board walls and a mantel. Landscape architect Kellie Connelly and Roger show off the finished yard, and project architect Sally DeGan gives a tour of a home with accessible retrofits. Designer Keith Musinski lays out the reclaimed tile hearth.

Essex 2012/13, Rustic Plaster, Advanced Septic (Episode #3222H)

KQED Life: Fri, Mar 8, 2013 -- 1:30 PM

Wallboard installer Brian Jones shows how he uses a panel lift to install ceilings singlehandedly. Rustic plaster and old beams complete the Old World look of the walls. Richard surveys what's new in the world of septic systems, and installs a self-contained membrane bioreactor system in the basement. A granite and cobble border adorns the driveway.

Essex 2012/13, Clam Flats & Lightning Rods (Episode #3221H)

KQED Life: Fri, Mar 1, 2013 -- 1:30 PM

Kevin and Roger dig for clams, then finish up the barrier-free walk that leads to the house, using both granite and bluestone, but no steps. The standing-seam metal roof goes on, and Richard's creative ducting and plumbing will minimize the number of holes that need to go through it. A non-reactive lightning protection system is installed.

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TV Technical Issues

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    • Mon 11/03/14: Work on KQED Plus tower (DT54)

      Another station needs to do maintenance on its equipment on the tower on Monument Peak, requiring that we switch our DT54 Over the Air signal from the main antenna to the auxiliary when the work starts, then back to the main antenna at the conclusion. These switches should cause momentary outages only, and most receivers […]

    • Wed 10/15 morning: KQED Plus (KQEH) Over the Air signal down

      UPDATE: This problem has been resolved, and the OTA signal for the DT54 channels restored. (DT54.1 through 54.5) KQED Plus’ Over the Air transmission is currently off air via our KQEH transmitter on Monument Peak northeast of San Jose. Technicians are working on the problem. No current estimate regarding how long this will exist. We […]

    • KQET (DT25) Over the Air: Wed 8/27

      We are aware of the break-up issues for our DT25 Over the Air signal in the Monterey/Salinas area. This will also affect viewers of any cable or satellite signal provider using that transmitter as their source. Engineers are working on the problem.

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

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