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Maine Tropical Houseplants/USA Flag Build (Episode #1324H)

KQED 9: Sat, May 16, 2015 -- 4:30 PM

Roger heads to Maine to help a homeowner plant an indoor tropical garden with plants from Jamaica. Richard, Roger, Kevin and Tom ask, "What is it?" Richard shows how to change the temperature on water heaters. Then Tom and Kevin build an American flag out of reclaimed wood.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, May 23, 2015 -- 10:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Fri, May 22, 2015 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Plus: Thu, May 21, 2015 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Life: Thu, May 21, 2015 -- 1:30 PM
  • KQED Life: Sun, May 17, 2015 -- 2:30 PM

Noisy Baseboard Heating Fix/Recessed Kitchen Lighting Install (Episode #1323H)

KQED Life: Sun, May 10, 2015 -- 2:30 PM

Tom and Kevin discuss kitchen island dimensions. Richard helps a homeowner quiet a noisy baseboard heating system. The guys ask, "What is it?" Electrician Scott Caron helps a homeowner add light to a kitchen by installing three new recessed cans.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, May 16, 2015 -- 11:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Sat, May 16, 2015 -- 10:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, May 14, 2015 -- 1:30 PM

Mailbox Replacement/Indow Anatomy/Old Door Re-Use (Episode #1322H)

KQED Life: Thu, May 7, 2015 -- 1:30 PM

Roger helps a homeowner replace a mailbox that was damaged by a snowplow. Kevin shares some information about window anatomy and Tom helps a homeowner reuse an old door in a new opening. The guys ask, "What is it?"

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, May 9, 2015 -- 11:30 AM

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

KQED Plus: Fri, May 1, 2015 -- 1:30 AM

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.

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    • KQET planned overnight outage, early Friday 3/13

      (DT25-1 through 25-3) Another station on Fremont Tower needs to perform more maintenance work overnight, requiring other TV stations to shut down their signals for the safety of the workers. KQET’s signal will turn off late Thurs/early Friday between midnight and 12:30am, and should return by 6am Friday morning. Many receivers will be able to […]

    • KQET planned overnight outage, early Wed 3/11

      (DT25-1 through 25-3) Another station on Fremont Tower needs to perform maintenance work overnight, requiring that other TV stations shut down their signals for the safety of the workers. KQET’s signal will turn off late Tues/early Wednesday between midnight and 12:30am, and should return by 5am Wednesday morning. Many receivers will be able to recover […]

    • Thurs 3/05, DT54-1 thru DT54-5: 2 planned, extremely brief Over the Air outages

      (DT54.1 through DT54.5) Our Over the Air signals from our KQEH transmitter on Monument Peak (the DT54s) will need to be switched from our Main antenna to our Auxillary antenna while climbers inspect the tower for possible maintenance needs. Once the inspection is done, we will switch back. The two switches will account for two […]

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