Ask This Old House Previous Broadcasts

Exterior Lighting Install/Main Water Shutoff Replacement (Episode #1321H)

KQED Life: Thu, Aug 27, 2015 -- 1:30 PM

Electrician Scott Caron heads to Cleveland to install some landscape lighting. Kevin, Tom, Richard and Roger ask, "What is it?" Then Richard replaces a water main shutoff.

Lightning Protection/Reverse Osmosis Water Filter Install (Episode #1320H)

KQED Life: Thu, Aug 20, 2015 -- 1:30 PM

Kevin and Roger meet with meteorologist Jim Cantore to discuss Jim's biggest weather fear: lightning. Roger heads to Orlando to see a lightning protection system installed. Richard helps a homeowner install a reverse osmosis filter for drinking water. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

Ceiling Fan Replacement/Bonsai Tree (Episode #1319H)

KQED Life: Thu, Aug 13, 2015 -- 1:30 PM

Electrician Scott Caron helps a homeowner replace an undersized ceiling fan with a more appropriate one. Kevin, Tom, Richard and Roger ask, "What is it?" Later, Roger visits a bonsai nursery to learn the art of sculpting trees.

Entry Shelf Build/Rough Electric Install (Episode #1318H)

KQED 9: Sat, Aug 1, 2015 -- 4:30 PM

Tom and Kevin build a basic entry shelf from poplar and plywood. Electrician Scott Caron helps a homeowner wire a basement room for outlets and lighting. Then, Kevin, Roger, Richard and Tom ask, "What is it?"

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Aug 6, 2015 -- 1:30 PM

Episode #1308H

KQED Life: Sat, Aug 1, 2015 -- 10:00 AM

Roger follows up with a beekeeper regarding honey harvesting. Then, Kevin, Roger, Richard and Tom ask, "What is it?" Afterward, electrician Scott Caron adds outlets to a homeowner's home.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Aug 1, 2015 -- 11:30 AM
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TV Technical Issues

    TV Technical Issues
    • Comcast channel moves, Monterey/Salinas & Sacramento/Fairfield

      As of Tuesday 8/25, Comcast/Xfinity has moved four of KQED’s channels to new numbers in two of its service areas. The new info is: Monterey-Salinas: 371 – KQED World 372 – KQED Kids 373 – KQED Life 374 – KQED V-Me Sacramento, Fairfield, Rio Vista, Travis AFB and Vacaville: 390 – KQED World 391 – […]

    • Sutro Tower Annual Maintenance, week of 8/24 daytime

      (may affect Over the Air signal for KQED DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) The Sutro Tower team will be doing their annual tower check and maintenance work this week, meaning that all stations may be switching back and forth from their main antenna to their auxiliary antenna between 9am and 4pm. Work should conclude no later than […]

    • Comcast/Xfinity Ch10 audio, Monday 7/20 evening

      UPDATE: Comcast was able to resolve their technical glitch apx 10:45pm * * * * * We are aware that at least during the early part of the evening of Monday 7/20, the audio is out of sync on Comcast/Xfinity channel 10, their basic cable service. This problem still exists as of 8:10pm. We have […]

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