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Ask This Old House Previous Broadcasts

Future House, Nick Offerman (Episode #1514H)

KQED Life: Thu, Feb 16, 2017 -- 1:30 PM

Kevin heads to Los Angeles to visit comedian Nick Offerman and tour his woodworking shop. Ross Trethewey takes the pulse of a home's energy consumption using new technology in Future House. And Richard makes a dish soap blunder, on purpose.

Radiator, Saws, Garage Lights (Episode #1512H)

KQED Life: Sun, Feb 12, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

Richard to the rescue - see him diagnose a malfunctioning hot water radiator and give a lesson on diverter tees. Tom demonstrates different types of handsaws. Watch Scott brighten up a driveway with LED garage lights. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

Future House, Nick Offerman (Episode #1514H)

KQED 9: Sat, Feb 11, 2017 -- 4:30 PM

Kevin heads to Los Angeles to visit comedian Nick Offerman and tour his woodworking shop. Ross Trethewey takes the pulse of a home's energy consumption using new technology in Future House. And Richard makes a dish soap blunder, on purpose.

Rooftop Garden, Stains, Shed (Episode #1513H)

KQED Life: Thu, Feb 9, 2017 -- 1:30 PM

Landscape designer Jenn Nawada climbs the ladder to learn about rooftop and small-space gardening. Scott turns a shed into a homeowner hangout by bringing power to the outside storage space. Tom has tips on how to get rid of stubborn ceiling stains.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Feb 11, 2017 -- 11:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Feb 11, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Bluestone, Mead, Wire Splices (Episode #1511H)

KQED Life: Sun, Feb 5, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

Out with the flagstone and in with the bluestone - Roger changes a dilapidated entrance into a welcoming walkway. Scott explains how to make wire connections. And feeling the need for mead, Kevin gets a lesson on creating the centuries-old elixir.

Rooftop Garden, Stains, Shed (Episode #1513H)

KQED 9: Sat, Feb 4, 2017 -- 4:30 PM

Landscape designer Jenn Nawada climbs the ladder to learn about rooftop and small-space gardening. Scott turns a shed into a homeowner hangout by bringing power to the outside storage space. Tom has tips on how to get rid of stubborn ceiling stains.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Feb 11, 2017 -- 11:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Feb 11, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Radiator, Saws, Garage Lights (Episode #1512H)

KQED Life: Thu, Feb 2, 2017 -- 1:30 PM

Richard to the rescue - see him diagnose a malfunctioning hot water radiator and give a lesson on diverter tees. Tom demonstrates different types of handsaws. Watch Scott brighten up a driveway with LED garage lights. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Feb 4, 2017 -- 11:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Feb 4, 2017 -- 10:00 AM
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TV Technical Issues

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    • KQED TV All Channels: Planned outage late Fri/early Sat 1/14 midnight-2am

      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

    • Wed 12/28: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal restored

      UPDATE: signal was restored apx 6pm (DT25.1 through 25.3) We are aware that our transmitter servicing the Watsonville/Monterey/Salinas area, KQET, is off the air. Engineers are on their way from San Francisco to check it out. Estimated time for repairs not yet known.

    • Planned KQET (DT25) outage: early Sun 12/18 apx 1am

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Due to maintenance and software update work being done by one of the paid signal providers, KQET-25 will need to go off the air for apx 15-30 minutes at apx 1am.

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

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KQED 9, KQET

KQED 9 / KQET

Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
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KQED Plus / KQEH

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
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KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
Unique programs including the best British dramas, mysteries, and comedies.

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PBS Kids

(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
54.4, 25.3
XFINITY 192
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of arts, food, gardening, how-to, and travel.

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KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
Wave: Channel # may vary.
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