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Installing A Clawfoot Tub with Shower/Installing a Permanent Fire Escape Ladder in a Bedroom (Episode #1216H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Apr 11, 2014 -- 1:30 AM

Richard visits a historic home in Mobile, Alabama, and installs a clawfoot tub with shower. Tom installs a permanent fire escape ladder in a bedroom. Roger shows the best way to prune trees. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

Fitting A Mattress Up A Narrow Staircase/Repairing a Light-Switch in Seattle (Episode #1215H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Apr 11, 2014 -- 1:00 AM

Tom helps a homeowner fit a box spring mattress up a narrow staircase. Kevin and an electrician repair a light switch in Seattle. Richard shows many options for filtering drinking water. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

Installing A Clawfoot Tub with Shower/Installing a Permanent Fire Escape Ladder in a Bedroom (Episode #1216H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Apr 10, 2014 -- 7:30 PM

Richard visits a historic home in Mobile, Alabama, and installs a clawfoot tub with shower. Tom installs a permanent fire escape ladder in a bedroom. Roger shows the best way to prune trees. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

Fitting A Mattress Up A Narrow Staircase/Repairing a Light-Switch in Seattle (Episode #1215H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Apr 10, 2014 -- 7:00 PM

Tom helps a homeowner fit a box spring mattress up a narrow staircase. Kevin and an electrician repair a light switch in Seattle. Richard shows many options for filtering drinking water. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

Replacing a Kitchen Faucet with a Hands-Free Model/Installing a Channel Drain to Divert Rainwater (Episode #1203H)

KQED Life: Sun, Apr 6, 2014 -- 2:30 PM

Richard replaces a leaking kitchen faucet with a new hands-free model. Kevin explains rechargeable batteries. Roger installs a channel drain in a driveway to divert rainwater. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Apr 10, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

Starting Plants from Seed/Building a Moveable Kitchen Island (Episode #1219H)

KQED 9: Sat, Apr 5, 2014 -- 5:00 PM

Roger shows Kevin how to start plants from seed. Richard replaces an outdoor hose spigot with one that will never freeze. Tom builds a moveable kitchen island with Kevin. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

Planting a Low-Cost Privacy Screen/Sealing Ductwork from the Inside (Episode #1220H)

KQED 9: Sat, Apr 5, 2014 -- 4:30 PM

Roger helps a homeowner plant a low-cost, low-maintenance privacy screen. Tommy demonstrates many uses for a speed square. Richard uses new technology to seal ductwork from the inside. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

Building A Garden Bed In New Mexico/Repairing A Leaky Toliet (Episode #1202H)

KQED Life: Sat, Apr 5, 2014 -- 10:00 AM

Roger builds a garden bed for chili pepper plants in New Mexico. Richard repairs a leaky toilet with a worn-out flange. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Apr 5, 2014 -- 11:30 AM

Repairing A Rotted Porch Post/Dealing with High Indoor Humidity (Episode #1214H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Apr 4, 2014 -- 1:30 AM

Tom repairs a rotted porch post. Richard visits New Orleans, Louisiana, to help a family deal with high indoor humidity. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

Waffle Gardening In Santa Fe/Adding Mechanical Dampers to a Forced-Air Heating System (Episode #1213H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Apr 4, 2014 -- 1:00 AM

Roger visits Santa Fe to learn about "waffle gardening," a method of growing vegetables in an arid climate. Richard adds mechanical dampers to a forced-air heating system. Tom shows how to bisect angles. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

Repairing A Rotted Porch Post/Dealing with High Indoor Humidity (Episode #1214H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Apr 3, 2014 -- 7:30 PM

Tom repairs a rotted porch post. Richard visits New Orleans, Louisiana, to help a family deal with high indoor humidity. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

Waffle Gardening In Santa Fe/Adding Mechanical Dampers to a Forced-Air Heating System (Episode #1213H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Apr 3, 2014 -- 7:00 PM

Roger visits Santa Fe to learn about "waffle gardening," a method of growing vegetables in an arid climate. Richard adds mechanical dampers to a forced-air heating system. Tom shows how to bisect angles. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

Building A Garden Bed In New Mexico/Repairing A Leaky Toliet (Episode #1202H)

KQED Life: Thu, Apr 3, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

Roger builds a garden bed for chili pepper plants in New Mexico. Richard repairs a leaky toilet with a worn-out flange. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Apr 5, 2014 -- 11:30 AM
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TV Technical Issues

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    • KQED DT9 planned, very short outages, Tues 4/15 (& possibly Wed 4/16)

      (DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) KQED DT9′s Over the Air (OTA) signal from Sutro Tower will experience a few extremely brief outages on Tuesday 4/15 between 10am and 5pm (and possibly on Wed 4/16 if the work cannot be completed in 1 day). Each outage should be measurable in seconds (not minutes). This work will not affect […]

    • KQET DT25 Planned Outage: early Tues 4/15 (btwn 5am-6am)

      (DT 25.1, 25.2, 25.3) At some point between 5am and 6am early Tuesday 4/15, KQET’s signal from the transmitter on Fremont Peak northeast of Monterey will shut down for a short period of time to allow AT&T to do work on our fiber interface. The outage should be relatively short, but its precise start time […]

    • Occasional sound issues, Comcast Cable, Black remote control

      Originally posted 6/19/2013: Some Comcast Basic Cable customers around the Bay Area have reported audio issues with KQED and KQED Plus, on channels 9 and 10. The problem is not related to KQED’s transmission but may be caused by the language setting on your Comcast remote control. If your Comcast remote control is black, please […]

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

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