Ask This Old House Previous Broadcasts

Home Brew Beer, Rain Barrel (Episode #1408H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jul 23, 2016 -- 4:30 PM

It's a recipe thousands of years old. Watch Kevin learn about ales and lagers from Bridget Lancaster of America's Test Kitchen. Tom loves rainy days - see his DIY project to conserve water that costs only $40. How to avoid holiday disposal disasters!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Jul 28, 2016 -- 1:30 PM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Jul 24, 2016 -- 2:30 PM

Butterfly Garden, Dark Closet (Episode #1407H)

KQED Life: Thu, Jul 21, 2016 -- 1:30 PM

Butterflies take flight. Watch Roger track the path of Monarchs and set up a garden just for them in Fort Worth. No need to separate lights from darks. See Scott bring some luster to an under-lit closet. And the must-have tools for every woodworker.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Jul 23, 2016 -- 11:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 23, 2016 -- 10:00 AM

Sink Mistake, Security Light (Episode #1406H)

KQED Life: Thu, Jul 14, 2016 -- 1:30 PM

The sinking feeling of regret. Watch Richard rescue an Atlanta homeowner by replacing a trendy mistake in the bathroom. See Scott make an unusual find in an old attic, then shine a light on a dark driveway. And "What is it?" goes to the mattresses.

Home Composting, Steam Boiler (Episode #1405H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jul 2, 2016 -- 4:30 PM

It's trash day and Jenn is ready to recycle. See how homeowners can use organic garbage to create soil. Watch Richard play detective to figure out why a steam boiler is losing so much water. One of the guys breaks into song on "What is it?"

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Jul 7, 2016 -- 1:30 PM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Jul 3, 2016 -- 2:30 PM

Renewable Energy (Episode #1404H)

KQED Life: Sat, Jul 2, 2016 -- 10:00 AM

Watch Richard and Kevin investigate mechanical rooms on their trip to Germany and explain why the country is a world leader in energy efficiency. Follow Kevin's return to the states to help Ross install a residential wind turbine in Texas.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Jul 2, 2016 -- 11:30 AM
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    • Mon 6/27: DT9 PSIP issue for Over the Air viewers

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