Ask This Old House Previous Broadcasts

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

KQED Life: Sun, Nov 22, 2015 -- 2:30 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, Nov 26, 2015 -- 1:30 PM

Butterfly Garden, Dark Closet (Episode #1407H)

KQED 9: Sat, Nov 14, 2015 -- 4:30 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 Life: Thu, Nov 19, 2015 -- 1:30 PM

Sink Mistake, Security Light (Episode #1406H)

KQED 9: Sat, Nov 7, 2015 -- 4:30 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Nov 14, 2015 -- 10:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 13, 2015 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 12, 2015 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Nov 12, 2015 -- 1:30 PM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Nov 8, 2015 -- 2:30 PM

Home Composting, Steam Boiler (Episode #1405H)

KQED Life: Sun, Nov 1, 2015 -- 2:30 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 Plus: Sat, Nov 7, 2015 -- 11:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Nov 7, 2015 -- 10:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 6, 2015 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 5, 2015 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Nov 5, 2015 -- 1:30 PM
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    • Wed 11/10: KQEH Over The Air planned short outages

      (DT54-1 through 54-5) Wednesday 11/10, 11am The DT54 Over the Air signal will need to switch from main to auxiliary levels late Wednesday morning for the safety of the crew working on another station’s equipment on the tower, then back to the main antenna mid-afternoon when work is completed. The change should be for a […]

    • Tues 9/29: Planned outage for KQET DT25 Over the Air signal

      (DT25.1, 25.2 & 25.3) The Fremont Peak transmission tower will be undergoing one of its routine maintenance inspections Tuesday. We expect to shut down the KQET DT25 signal at approximately 2pm (along with other stations on the tower), and expect to return around 3pm. Most TVs will automatically recover the signals after an outage of […]

    • KQED DT9.1 ? 9.3, Sunday 9/20: Over the Air signal down

      UPDATE: KQED’s Sutro Tower signal was restored to full power shortly after 3pm on Monday. If your TV set has still not re-acquired the signal automatically, a rescan is probably in order. – – – – – – – – – UPDATE: Our over the air signal was restored at 50% power apx 4pm Sunday. […]

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